Archives for "July 2013"

Aussenkehr Desert Extreme

Mission Statement Our purpose, driven by the commitment to achieve an extraordinary event, is fourfold: To responsibly organize a multi-day running event that attracts the interest of both local and international competitors. To raise funds for education and improvements to the local school, Aussenkehr Primary. Community aid by co-involvement of the local community members. To ...

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Social and eco commitment

Our Commitment to Conservation, Eco Tourism and Job Creation Free from tropical diseases like malaria, Southern Namibia is one of Africa’s favorite eco-tourism destinations. The Aussenkehr Nature Park is dedicated to preserve and conserve the delicate ecological balance of this fragile desert landscape. Norotshama has adopted green practices putting us on track to global ecological ...

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Brief History of the Aussenkehr Valley

Brief History of the Aussenkehr Valley The Aussenkehr Valley has had a colourful history. In the 1800’s it was an uninhabited area with little interest for the colonial powers of the day. Nama tribes traveled through the area but never settled in the valley due to their nomadic existence. However, during the late 1800’s, with ...

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River rafting & Canoeing: Fun for the entire family

The Orange River is the main draw card of this region and river rafting on the great Orange is undoubtedly the highlight of all the activities. Trips vary in duration from one to three-day trips and overnighting on the banks of the river. A truly memorable experience.  

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Fishing on the Orange river

Being situated next to the river, Norotshama of course lends itself to fishing and fly-fishing for those who prefer tranquillity and seeks a “getaway from it all” feeling.

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Birdwatching

The region boasts an abundance of birdlife and promise to be a birdwatchers paradise.

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Cultural Village

As a result of the innovative grape producing industry that has emerged in the region, a developing community exist close to Norotshama that serves the grape production project. A visit to this cultural community is a must see and one can’t help marvel at the enterprising construction of their village.      

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