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Book a Comfort Room

Book a Comfort Room

Here you can book a Comfort Room: You'll find a room description here .
Book a Economy/Budget Twin Room

Book a Economy/Budget Twin Room

Here you can book a Economy/Budget Twin Room: You'll find a room description here . Please note, that this room type can only accommodate a maximum of 2 guests.
Book the Mountain Chalet

Book the Mountain Chalet

Here you can book the Mountain Chalet: You'll find a description of our Mountain Chalet here .
Book a Rooisand Cabin

Book a Rooisand Cabin

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Book a campsite

Book a campsite

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Rent the observatory

Rent the observatory

Are you already an accomplished amateur astronomer? We invite you to follow your hoppy extensively in Rooisand’s own well-equipped observatory! Our state-of-the-art telescope/astrograph combination is, to date, the largest available for public viewing, w...
How does the booking procedure work?

How does the booking procedure work?

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Booking and cancellation policy

Booking and cancellation policy

Rooisand Booking and Cancellation Policy   Children Children under 6 years: free Children under 12 years: 50% Teenager over 12 years: 100% max. two children/teenager per room sharing with parents.   Cancellation...
Our Accommodation

Our Accommodation

We offer a variety of accommodation at Rooisand, catering for every need and budget: Enjoy the many amenities offered at the main house and relax in either one of our individually designed Comfort Double/Twin/Family Rooms or, alternatively in...
At the guest farm

At the guest farm

Nested with the central area of the farm are the guest quarters, the main building and the kitchen with the adjacent accommodation for the farm management, the technical buildings, the pool and the tennis courts . During the day, the lapa functions...
Comfort Rooms

Comfort Rooms

We offer our guests a choice of 5 spacious Comfort Double Rooms, close to the main house and amenities and with a great view of the beautiful garden and surrounds. Four of these rooms can be converted into family rooms.   Alternatively,...
Economy/Budget Twin Rooms

Economy/Budget Twin Rooms

The four economy/budget rooms are situated between the lapa area and the tennis courts . These twin rooms are ideal for singles, guides and budget travellers, while still offering two single beds each as well as an en-suite bathroom, a coffee station...
Mountain Chalet

Mountain Chalet

The Chalet is situated on a hill approximately 2,5 kilometres away from the ranch. It is fully equipped and comfortably furnished for a maximum of 4 self-caterers and offers 2 double rooms with en-suite bathrooms, a big living area including a verandah...
On the camping area

On the camping area

Our outdoor campsite, approximately 1.5km away from the main house offers you five very spacious adjacent campsites or our new 10 two-bunk Cabins .
Rooisand Cabins

Rooisand Cabins

Due to the ever-increasing popularity of self-drive campers travelling in groups and thus more than one vehicle, we have designed and built the Rooisand Cabins to allow for social or individual self-catering camping. 10 two-bunk Cabins are available...
Camping at Rooisand

Camping at Rooisand

Camping at ROOISAND Five very spacious adjacent campsites each with an electricity connection, running water, brick-walled barbeque facilities and sun-shelter are situated at the outdoor campsite, approximately 1.5km away from the main house. Ideal...
Activities

Activities

Activities at ROOISAND We offer a wide range of individual and family-orientated activities at Rooisand. Apart from the available amenities such as the outdoor pool and tennis court , we invite you to participate in the following interesting – and o...
Stargazing

Stargazing

Have you ever had the opportunity to observe the globular cluster Omega Centauri or the surface of the moon and its many craters? We offer you the chance of a lifetime – observations through one of the world's best amateur telescopes, a 430 mm P...
Astro Tour

Astro Tour

Astro Tour This unique activity is very popular with our guests and not to be missed! After having enjoyed dinner at the lapa restaurant, guests travel in open viewing vehicles to Rooisand’s very own observatory, situated way up on a hill a...
Observation Data

Observation Data

Here you’ll find some observation data for the next days.      
Inventory Observatory

Inventory Observatory

(Deutsch) Rooisand Observatorium Inventarliste Teleskope 430mm PlaneWave Astrograph 130mm Zeiss APQ 110mm TEC FL Allgemeines Fokuslage des CDK 17, Fokussierung ganz eingefahren = 117mm hinter der 2" Aufnahme OHNE M68 Verlängerung Durchgeschleifte ...
Scenic Drive

Scenic Drive

Rooisand stretches across an area of almost 12 000 ha and there is so much to see! During a scenic drive spanning a few hours, guests are given an overview of the diversified fauna and flora of the area. The experienced guide will explain many farming...
Sundowner Drive

Sundowner Drive

Join us on a drive to one of the many stunning viewing points Rooisand has to offer and enjoy an unobstructed view of the most fascinating African terrain. With a cold drink in hand, enjoy an (almost)guaranteed spectacular sunset until the first...
Rock-Art Hiking Trails

Rock-Art Hiking Trails

Well-preserved rock carvings created by Namibia's indigenous hunter-gatherer people have long been known on the farm grounds. Scientific research brought more elements to light in 2005. The paintings are mostly done in shades of red, the colour...
Mineral Site Visits

Mineral Site Visits

Rooisand offers various quarries that have exposed interesting mineral deposits, amongst others quartz, smokey quartz and amethysts. In addition, deposits of a very rare type of amethyst, that changes colour from violet-red to yellow-green when...
Clay Pigeon Shooting

Clay Pigeon Shooting

Experience this unique sporting activity discover the fascination with clay pigeon shooting! If you have always wanted to try clay pigeon shooting, Rooisand finally offers you this unique opportunity! Watch the "flying saucers" burst in the...
Fly Drone Safari

Fly Drone Safari

Fly Drone Safari Drone flying is not permitted in Namibian National Parks, but at ROOISAND an unique activity has been created, which allows guests to head out into the wilderness to capture aerial footage with their own drones. An experienced guide...
Guided Walking Tour

Guided Walking Tour

A knowledgeable guide will walk you through the grandiose scenery surrounding Rooisand Desert Ranch, there is so much to discover! Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views and, if you are lucky, you will encounter "other inhabitants" of the Rooisand...
Planet Hiking Trail

Planet Hiking Trail

Another quite unique activity offered by Rooisand is our planetary walk, completed in early 2018. A model of our solar system has been set up along the path stretching between the ranch and observatory, a distance of about 2.5km,. True to scale in size...
Amenities

Amenities

Whether you ache for some activity or simply want to rest after your journey to Rooisand, we offer a wide variety of amenities, - free of charge! Please note that these are reserved for rooming guests.  
Pool

Pool

Cool off and even exercise in our 16 x 5m pool, complete with underwater massage jets and massaging waterfall.  
Tennis Court

Tennis Court

We agree, it is very unusual – but our two tennis courts are very well maintained and even equipped with floodlights! Enjoy a match of tennis during the cooler hours of the day or even in the evening. We provide tennis racquets and balls – free of cha...
Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Finally! Since December 2018 we are also able to offer our guests Wi-Fi! A booster is required to receive the 3G-signal from the Gamsberg, thus Wi-Fi access may not be possible everywhere.
Table Tennis

Table Tennis

... indoor or outdoor – a special enjoyment!  
Darts

Darts

Darts at ROOISAND Test your marksmanship – either on your own or challenge others during a game of darts.  
Breakfast

Breakfast

Our continental breakfast buffet includes home-baked bread and bread rolls as well as our very special muesli-mix, various jams, various types of polony and sometimes even Rooisand’s own smoked game. Fresh farm eggs are prepared to order.   ...
Lunch

Lunch

Lunch packs or light lunches are only available upon request! Please let us know a day in advance should you arrive at Rooisand before lunchtime and wish to enjoy one of our scrumptious, freshly prepared meals.  
Coffee & Cake

Coffee & Cake

May we proudly present: crisply baked cake ideally partnered with a steaming cup of coffee - freshly ground from Rooisand's secret coffee bean mix.  
Dinner

Dinner

For dinner, we offer a 3-course buffet meal comprising of a mostly national starter, a main course with various side dishes, organic meat exclusively from our own stock, fresh salads and a delectable dessert. We kindly request that dietary preferences,...
Bar

Bar

End your day in good company at the bar, where we offer a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. The extensive wine list caters for all pallets and often an unknown wine from our selection surprises even the connoisseur.
Fireplace and Reading Corner

Fireplace and Reading Corner

On (very rare) cold evenings make yourself comfortable in front of our fireplace. Our reading corner is ready for rummaging. Here you will find literature about Africa and especially Namibia as well as light travel literature in German and English....
Laundry Service

Laundry Service

For a small fee, we happily wash, fold and iron your laundry.
How to find us...

How to find us...

How to find us...   Travelling from Windhoek (165 km) After arriving from , Windhoek is usually the first destination. Leave the center of Windhoek on the C26 (Mandume Ndemufayo Avenue) in a westerly direction. Continue along the C26, cross...
Our Ratings

Our Ratings

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