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Desert Horse Inn, nestled in the rocky Aus Mountains, is famed for its extensive and lovely vistas, best seen from one of the mountain bike or hiking trails, a viewpoint above the campsite or from the secluded Eagle’s Nest Chalets.

Desert Horse Inn

Desert Horse Inn

Where the subtle colours of the grassy Pro-Namib merge with Namib sands in a lovers’ embrace, you’ll find Klein Aus Vista. Surrounded by the rocky Aus hills, Desert Horse Inn is an attractive base for a sojourn in south-western Namibia en route to the famed dunes of Sossusvlei.


Klein-Aus Vista Eagle's Nest

Eagle’s Nest Chalets

Forever landscapes, solitude, silence and sunsets. Klein Aus Vista’s Eagle Nest is a self-catering getaway with eight individually-built rock chalets. Keep to yourself or drive to Desert Horse Inn’s restaurant for delicious fare and congenial company. Return to dream of peace and wake to magnificent sunrise scenery.


Klein-Aus Vista Desert Horse Campsite

Desert Horse Campsite

Large old camel thorn trees greet camping guests at the Desert Horse Campsite in a small valley of the Aus Mountains. Each of the ten sites is equipped with a tap, table, grill and windbreak. Neat shower and toilet facilities are within easy reach of each site. Barbecue packs are available at the reception of Desert Horse Inn (1.5 km).


Klein-Aus Vista 'Geisterschlucht' Cabin

‘Geisterschlucht’ Cabin

Rustic Geisterschlucht Cabin nestles in a sheltered valley of the Aus Mountains. Ideally suited for families and groups, this down-to-earth cabin will be reserved for only one group at a time (a minimum rate is charged), ensuring privacy. Enjoy the fusion of wilderness, diamond dreams and peace, in the seclusion of ‘Ghost Canyon’, a true Klein Aus Vista adventure.


What to do at Klein-Aus Vista

Klein-Aus Vista beckons with great recreational opportunities ranging from mountain biking tours to trail running and nature drives.

Excursions & Drives

We gladly show you the fascinating plant and animal world of the Succulent Karoo on a scenic drive through Gondwana Sperrgebiet Rand Park.


If you want to explore the flora and fauna of the Succulent Karoo desert on your own you have six different hiking trails to choose from.

Mountain Biking

The mountain bike trails in the Aus Mountains are a mountain biker’s paradise.