If you love to soar with just the wind beneath your wings then you have to visit Aru Game Lodges. We now offer Veronica Flying – a full service airfield at Farm Veronica, which is available in the offseason period, from November to January. Veronica is the easternmost sailing center in Namibia. We fly in the summertime, when hot and arid weather induces thermals for the best flight conditions.
Excellent thermal conditions will easily carry you across the border to Botswana and back, in one day. Explore scenic landscapes from the air; the views from the glider cockpit are spectacular.
We have two extra length runways, making landing and take-off comfortable with easy safety margins. We maintain high safety standards by offering pilot briefing, navigational maps, flight information service, maintenance of runways, support by qualified runway staff, weekly glider and engine checks, and tracking on the Open Glider Network (OGN).
This is the opportunity for pilots to test their abilities and rack up their air miles. Flights of 300 – 500 km in distance are common, even though flights of 1000 km are achievable.
Guests are welcome to glide in on private aircraft and stay in our luxurious accommodation for some much needed down-time. Please note that our gliding facilities are only for qualified pilots, but we can arrange an Air Flight Experience (AFE) for interested parties.
Veronica is set in a typical Kalahari savannah landscape with red dunes and majestic shepherd’s and camelthorn trees complementing the breathtaking surroundings. The main building is superbly perched on the crest of a dune, and offers a tranquil setting with panoramic bushveld vistas. The luxurious en-suite chalets pay tribute to the great passion and personal touch that went into the construction and decoration of our family-run establishment. All twenty chalets offer privacy, which ensures a feeling of experiencing unspoiled Africa.
Our exceptional service and attention to detail is what sets us apart from other game lodges of the same caliber. Come experience the warmth of our Namibian hospitality, whilst using optimal facilities to enjoy sport gliding.
For bookings of more than 4 guests or for multi-room bookings, please fill in the form below and we will contact you to arrange a personalised booking.
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