Windhoek, 9 February 2019 – Late last night, Namibia Wildlife Resorts (NWR) Hobas lodge experienced flash floods which resulted in the rivers along the lodge causing damage to their office area, restaurant and camping site.


Mrs Zelna Hengari, who rushed to the scene said that “I can confirm that all our clients are safe; however, it is unfortunate that we lost one of our young staff members from one of our other camps. I would like to pass on my condolences to his family and assure them that they are in our prayers and have our support as a company”.

NWR would like to caution the public to be extra careful if they intend to visit Hobas lodge.

About Hobas Lodge

Hobas Lodge is located in the /Ai-/Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, near Fish River Canyon, one of the largest canyons in the world and the main attraction in Southern Namibia. Hobas Lodge sits at the start of the 90 km long Fish River Canyon Hiking Trail, ranked one of the best hiking trails in Southern Africa.

The lodge offers six en-suite rooms and 14 campsites nestled among shady trees at the top end of Fish River Canyon. Hobas is closely located to the Fish River viewpoint.