River Canyon & Hobas
The Ai-Ais Hot Spring Resort offers and ideal stay over right
along-side the Fish River at the lower end of the Canyon. The resort
is closed during the summer (and rainy season ) months owing to the
heat and possibility of flash flooding.
The Fish River Canyon is 2nd only to the Grand Canyon and is one
of 'Africa's Must Sees'.
Driving from the B4
Turn south onto the C12 gravel road. After 77km turn onto the
C37/(D324). After 32km arrive at Hobas Camp.
Ai-Ais: follow C37 road until junction with C10 road.
Turn west for 22km arrive Ai-Ais
Grunau to Hobas: Drive the
C12 gravel road for 51km and then turn south onto C37/(D324) for 32km
Ais-Ais: Drive B1 south for 30km. Turn west onto C10 for 73km.
Ai-Ais: Drive B1 road north for 37km then turn west onto
D316 for 71km then turn west onto C10 for 10km. Arrive Ai-Ais
Noordoewer to Hobas: Drive
the B1 road north for 37km then turn west onto the D316. After 71km
turn right onto the C10/D601 for 12km, then turn north onto C37 for
40km arrive at Hobas Camp.
Keetmanshoop: Drive the B4 west for
about 31km. Turn south onto the D545. After about 20 km turn onto
the D570 dam road.
This is the 2nd largest Dam in Namibia and
quite picturesque. There are camping area, but no electricity or
shower facilities. If you're equipped for 'camping out' this is a
good restful stopover place and reasonably priced.