The Hideout lies about 5 hours’ drive south-west of Windhoek , and about 110 km south of Sossusvlei , Namibia , accessible in a normal 2×4 vehicle. It is a good halfway stop between Lüderitz and Swakopmund; day trips to Duwisib Castle and Sossusvlei are possible. Drive either west from Maltahöhe, north from Aus or south from Sesriem to the D826/C27, then take the Tok Tokkie Trails turn-off (400m. north of the intersection with the D827) and drive 16 km.  Please make a prior reservation.

Road conditions: mostly gravel (please drive carefully!)

Nearest shop (basic supplies only) and fuel station: Betta (where the D826 meets the C27), about 42 km south of the C27 turn-off to the Family Hideout; Sesriem (110 km northwards)

See also the Map on the Downloads page.

GPS co-ordinates:

Family Hideout: 25°17’14.28”S & 16°04’05.54”E

Campsite Orion – 25°17’23.90″S 16° 3’28.49″E – Campsite Venus – 25°17’22.80″S 16° 3’11.07″E