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East Gate Rest Camp

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East Gate Rest Camp is situated 400 metres from the Buitepos Border Post, ideal stop-over between Namibia and Botswana. From R120.00 per person
Modified: 2019-01-09 12:22:39


East Gate Rest Camp is situated 400 metres from the Buitepos Border Post, ideal stop-over between Namibia and Botswana. From R120.00 per person


Type: Self-Catering, Bed and Breakfast, Camping

Bedrooms: 1 x Luxury Bungalow, 12 x Bungalows, 14 x Cabins, 7 x Campsites, 4 x Game Camps

Bathrooms: Depending on unit  

Kitchen Appliances: Grill, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer 

Features: Air-Conditioning, Satellite TV, Swimming Pool,  Curio Shop, Service/Petrol Station, Conference Facilities, Restaurant

Rate: From R120.00 per person (Depending on accommodation type)


East Gate Rest Camp is situated 400 metres from the Buitepos border post and proves as an ideal overnight stop for travellers between Namibia and Botswana. An oasis on the Trans Kalahari highway, nestled in the beautiful Omaheke region of Namibia. 


East Gate Rest Camp offers a true “home away from home” experience, although it’s just a self-catering rest camp, it proves to be so much more than that.


A variety of accommodation options are made available to suit a variety of budgets and travellers. The fully furnished 2 bedroom luxury bungalows can accommodate 4 adults and 2 children, comprises a fully fitted kitchen, television, barbeque pit and grill as well as air-conditioning (each bedroom has their own air-conditioning unit)


The 2 and 4 sleeper bungalows offer similar facilities and is equipped with a fully equipped kitchen, air-conditioning, shower, barbeque pit and grill. 


The simple A Frame Cabins comfortably accommodate up to 2 guests (twin beds), where one has access to a shared kitchen and ablution facilities.  


East Gate Rest Camp offers 4 standard campsites and 3 shaded campsites – equipped with electricity, ablution facilities and braai areas. Each campsite can accommodate up to 10 campers. 


For the nature lovers, the 10 sleeper game camps offer a small camping area set amongst a wildlife camp – 2 km’s from the main Rest Camp. The Game Camp is solar powered, where a lapa and kitchen area is available (as well as free self-guided game drives). 


East Gate’s on site facilities prove to fulfil any travellers overnight needs. The service station gives those the chance to full up on fuel before heading onto their next adventure (Diesel, Unleaded Petrol and 50ppm Diesel available). The curio shop sells fresh produce, basic groceries, beverages and ice. Breakfast, lunch and dinner is available at the restaurant, for those in a rush – lunch and takeaways can be prepared for the next leg of your journey.


There is no better way to refresh and cool down after a long, well-deserved drive, then taking a splash in the swimming pool! The Van Vuuren family wlecomes you to come enjoy East Gate Rest Camp!




Rates are a guide price and will be confirmed when making your reservation

Rates are subject to change without notice


4 - 6 Sleeper Luxury Bungalows

R1 600.00 per bungalow per night (self-catering)

3 - 4 Sleeper Bungalows

R1 400.00 per bungalow per night (self-catering)

2 Sleeper Bungalows

R950.00 per bungalow per night (self-catering)

2 Sleeper Cabins 

R200.00 per person per night (self-catering)

Campsites (Accommodates up to 10 guests per campsite)

R120.00 per person per night 

Shaded Campsites (Accommodates up to 10 guests per campsite)

R140.00 per person per night 

10 Sleeper Game Camp (Accommodates up to 10 guests per campsite)

From R300.00 per person per night 



Children under 10 years stay for free when sharing with parents

The Game Camp is located in a wildlife game camp 2km’s from the main rest camp. 


Curio Shop (Basic groceries, alcoholic beverages, ice)

Service/Petrol Station (Unleaded Petrol, Diesel and 50ppm Diesel)

Conference Facilities

Coffee Shop


Swimming Pool

Hairdryer (Some units)


Linen and Towels

Braai Facilities



Bring own swimming towels

Can exchange smaller amounts of Pula, Rand, US dollar, Euro, British Pound and Namibian Dollars for visitors

320 km from Windhoek

280 km from Hosea Kutako International Airport

110 km from Gobabis

730 km from Swakopmund

380 km from Khang, Botswana

1150 km from Johannesburg, South Africa



Enjoyed every moment - will definitely recommend to others. 

E.Amir (December 2018)



Omaheke Region - Gobabis At Buitepos border post on the Trans Kalahari Highway, Namibia

Specific details

Area Activities: 4x4 Trails, Bird Watching, Game Drives, Hiking Trails, Horse Riding, Restaurant, Swimming Pool
Facilities: Air Conditioning, Conferencing, Fire Place, Television, Housekeeping, Restaurant, Swimming Pool
Star Grading: Not Rated
Accommodation Type Bed & Breakfast, Chalet, Guest House, Guest Lodge, Holiday Resort, Self-Catering, Tented, Conference Venue


Gobabis, Omaheke, Namibia
Omaheke Region - Gobabis At Buitepos border post on the Trans Kalahari Highway, Namibia

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