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    Hi,

    I am busy planning our Dec trip thru Namibia and one of the places we would like to visit is Ai Ais/Hobas. My question is where should we camp? At Ai Ais or Canon Roadhouse? If we stay at Hobas can we visit the hot springs as day visitors and will we be allowed into the spa?

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    The Spa is for residents only, lodge or camping, as far as I am informed.
    But to be sure check with NWR there might be a day entry arrangement for the Spa.
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    A while back we stayed at Canon Roadhouse and took a day drive down to Ai-Ais and paid a day entry fee and swam in the indoor spa.

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    Day entry fee at the spa is R30pp. Sometimes they don't even bother to ask.
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    We camped at Hobas during May 2014. Also did a day trip down to Ais Ais.
    If you want peace and quiet, Hobas is the place to go. Camping facilities were great.
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    my choice is the Canyon Roadhouse. Professionally run, good service and they act like they appreciate your visit. Very different to Ai-Ais....
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    Quote Originally Posted by cft View Post
    If you want peace and quiet, Hobas is the place to go. Camping facilities were great.
    Unless you have to share the camp with an overland truck, whose passengers have no idea how to behave or consider other campers But yes, otherwise a surprisingly nice campsite.
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    Roadhouse.

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    Canyon Roadhouse.
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    Thanks for all the advice guys!

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