Daan Viljoen Game Reserve
IUCN Category II - National Park
Daan Viljoen (all in the background Windhoek )
The Daan Viljoen Game Park (English Daan Viljoen Game Park ) is a 39.53 -square-kilometer nature reserve in Namibia on the main road C28 about 24 kilometers west of Windhoek. Augeigas the dam is with reservoir in it.
The Daan Viljoen Game Park was founded in 1962 and is part of the Khomashochlandes with numerous steep mountains, valleys, highlands, savannahs and thorn bushes. The park is known for the many species of birds that are found here. There are several hiking trails and two circular routes for vehicles, of which from many animal species, including Greater Kudu, Oryx, wildebeest and mountain zebra can be observed.
From 1 August 2008 to March 2012, the accommodations were closed for renovation and privatization. Since reopening bungalows and camping sites and a restaurant are available.