How to Get there and Visiting hours information - Harnas Wildlife Foundation


Location overview:

Harnas Gobabis is situated in the Omaheke Region in the Central East of Namibia.

Harnas Visiting Information:

Drive slowly

Gate Hours: Winter time: 07h00 - 19h00 Summer time: 07h00 - 20h00


Harnas Wildlife Foundation is located 307 km East of Windhoek. To get to Harnas Wildlife Foundation from Windhoek, drive east to Gobabis on the B6 for 204 km. Pass through Gobabis and exit on the B6 towards the Botswana border. Proceed for 5 km on the B6 and turn left on the C22 to Drimiopsis. Continue for another 40 km to Drimiopsis and turn right on the gravel road, M131, for 51 km. Harnas Main Gate will be on your left. Proceed through the gates for another 12 km to reach the lodge. Gravel roads are well maintained and sedan vehicles will easily be able to reach the destination.

Harnas for Pilots


4800 ft.


S 21°47’12.48”

E 19°22’18.21”

Radio frequency

124.8 MHz


17/35 1,5 km
09/27 1.6 km

From Botswana

As you enter Namibia, keep straight on the road to Gobabis. Travel for 90 km; you will be 6km from Gobabis. Turn right onto road C22. The road sign Harnas Wildlife Foundation indicates the direction and distance. Drive until you reach the small town of Drimiopsis. Here the tar road will end and change to gravel road. You will see the Harnas road sign. Turn right and drive for 7.5 km. You will see the Harnas Road sign. Keep left and drive for 38 km.The entrance to Harnas is on the left.

From Otjiwarongo ( Waterberg)

From Otjiwarongo, drive on the road to Windhoek, after 22 km, you turn left onto road C22 to Okakarara. After 19 km, turn right onto road C30 to Otjosondu (137 km).Go straight on this road C30 past Otjisondu to Hochfeld (23 km). Keep on the road C30 to Steinhaussen (54 km). Again keep on road C30 past Steinhausen to Gobabis.60 km after Steinhausen, turn left onto road 1663.Travel for 29 km and turn right onto road 1638, travel for 10 km on this road and turn left on road 1667 towards Drimihopsis (27 km). As you enter Drimihopsis, you will approach a T-junction. Turn left on road C22 and immediately turn right onto road 1668. You will see a Harnas Road sign. Drive for 7.5 km and you will see the Harnas Road sign. Keep left and drive for 38 km. The entrance to Harnas is on the left.

News & Events:

16/03/2020 -


- To all our guests and volunteers who have made bookings and have fully or partially paid but are unable to come due to the imposed travel ban by governments, Harnas cannot be responsible to make any refunds as this is a case of force majeure. Harnas however will offer the possibility to reschedule your confirmed booking to a later date depending on the course and time od the pandemic and availability. Thank you for your understanding. Let us hope and pray that this pandemic will pass soon and we can get on as normal. ...

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