Alte Kalköfen Lodge

Welcome to Alte Kalköfen Lodge Accommodation in Namibia

The road less travelled in this case, is truly the best route taken… Alte Kalköfen is a masterpiece. 

For an authentically unique place to stay, look no further than Alte Kalköfen. The “Old Lime Kiln” Lodge is arguably one of Namibia’s best kept secrets! Situated between Namibian towns of Keetmanshoop & Lüderitz, the lodge is the perfect central base for planning trips to surrounding attractions like the famous Fish River Canyon. Rich flora also calls all intrepid botanists (and novice onlookers alike), to come and marvel at the natural beauty of this region. The lodge is well known for its fascinating collection of Lithops (Cole Lithoparium), also known as “Flowering Stones”. We proudly host the biggest registered collection of Lithops in Namibia.

Alte Kalköfen is Owner Managed and offers a truly welcome respite from the long dusty roads.

It’s ideal for a lunch stop, overnight accommodation and provides an exquisite wedding & function venue!


Here’s what our guests have to say:

 “Everything was perfect. The location, the very clean and spacious rooms, the excellent food…” – Filip Rosselle, Belgium

“The food was delicious and we watched animals (springbok, gemsbok, etc.) taking their evening drink at the waterhole…” – Victoria R, United Kingdom

“This is just the little gem that makes travelling so much fun…” – Cape Town


German heritage and Namibian charm await you! Read more about the Alte Kalkofen story and our interesting history

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