Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate
Nestled in the foothills of the majestic Naukluft Mountains, this unique winery, one of the world’s driest, clings to the edge of the Namib Desert. Fresh-water fountains and towering palm trees complete this romantic oasis where truly Namibian wines are produced.
A variety of activities, tailored to showcase the rugged terrain, vineyards, superlative desert sunsets, freshwater springs and cheetahs. It allows visitors to taste not only the hand-crafted, organic products and wines but also the crucial conservation work of the N/a’an ku sê Foundation.
And located just 80km from Sossusvlei, one of Namibia’s most visited landmarks, Neuras makes for the perfect overnight stop.
Special offer for Namibian locals:
Escape on your journey to the South and discover the hidden gems of our country, Kanaan Desert Retreat, and Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate. Click here for more information.
Offer is valid from 1 November 2022 to 28 February 2023.
To help conserve the planet, the whole of Neuras runs on solar power, so air conditioning units are not available, each room however has their own standing fan and mosquito shutters allowing for a cool breeze in the hotter months
Our 2 Luxury Units are large enough to accommodate families and can fit a maximum of 4 people in each. Both Units consist of a master bedroom with 2 beds, Unit 1 has a sofa bed in the living area and Unit 2 has a smaller second bedroom with 2 beds. Each unit has its own kitchenette, dining area, living area and patio with a barbecue, perfect for those who wish to self-cater.
We also offer 6 stone built Rustic Chalets, each with their own veranda and en-suite bathroom. All of our Rustic Chalets can accommodate 2 people and come equipped with a double wardrobe, desk and standing fan.
Neuras also offer their guests the opportunity to stay in private canvas tents that are each equip with two single beds whilst ablution facilities are shared. The tents are a 10-minute walk from the lodge for guests to experience a true bushveld experience.
Wine Tour & Tasting
Join a guided walk through our vineyards and visit our natural water springs, and lush palm trees. Along the way learning about the origin and history of our farm as well as the yearly management of the vines. Once at the wine cellar a full explanation of our wine production from start to finish is given to provide guests a real insight into how wines are made in the desert, topped off with a full tasting of our Neuras wines with the accompaniment of a cheese board at our lodge restaurant.
Wine Tasting & Cheese Platter
Taste the Neuras wines with the accompaniment of a cheese platter at our lodge restaurant overlooking one of our vineyards. We explain what cultivars are used to make each wine and the basic process involved.
Neuras is home to 7 cheetahs who were brought to here to live out the rest of their life in the most natural way possible after being rescued from conflict situations. Guests have the opportunity to witness these wild creatures in their 35 hectare enclosure and learn about their history, their behavior and why these cats are so precious to Namibia and the struggles they face to stay alive in the wild.
Enjoy a scenic drive through our Honey Canyon, stopping along the way for any photo opportunities of the beautiful landscape and plant life, ending with drinks of your choice and a snack platter at a perfect location while watching the sun go down.
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate
From Windhoek, direction South on B1 towards Rehoboth 89km: Drive through Rehoboth. After 3km, turn right onto the C24 road. Travel for 115km on the C24. Drive over the Rietoog river. After 1km, turn right onto the D1206 road. Travel 28km until you reach the C14 road. Turn left onto the C14 and travel 1km. Turn right onto the D854 road. Travel 38km along the Naukluft Mountains, then turn left onto the D850 and travel for 7km. You will see the Neuras signage board.
Latitude: 24° 27.724' S
Longitude: 16° 14.208' E
Neuras to Luderitz - 437km or 5.5 hrs
Neuras to Windhoek - 280km or 4 hrs
Neuras to Mariental - 214km or 3 hrs
Neuras to Sossusvlei - 105km or 1.5 hrs
Neuras to Kanaan Desert Retreat - 240km or 3 hrs
Neuras to Swakopmund - 362km or 5 hrs