Norotshama River Resort

Norotshama River Resort offers 22 river-facing chalets. Two of these chalets are on the river (floating) and six are self-catering. There are also camping facilities, an on-site à-la-carte restaurant and bar and swimming pool.


  • 4×2 route;
  • 4×4 route;
  • Half-day canoe trips;
  • Bird-watching;
  • Village tour;
  • Sundowners tour;
  • Twelve sport-rock climbing routes;
  • Items for sale;
  • Retail stores in Aussenkehr Village; and
  • Central market place in the village.

The 1 200ha Aussenkehr Grape Valley was formed in 1992. Interesting sites in the area include a German post office dated 1897 and ancient German soldiers’ graves. Aussenkehr Nature Park is home to 30 Namib feral horses.

Norotshama, started in 2000, is named after a mountain in Aussenkehr. Noro in the local indigenous language means “melon” and tshama means “rock”. Aussenkehr Village is home to 10 000 people.

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