Set west of Windhoek in the Khomas Hochland the Daan Viljoen Game Park is a popular getaway for the capital s residents. At 40 km Daan Viljoen is a comparatively small park but still offers a variety of animals including Hartmann s mountain zebra gemsbok eland red hartebeest eland kudu springbok blue wildebeest baboon klipspringer steenbok and rock dassie. Because Daan Viljoen is free from predators the park is ideal for explorations on foot. The variety of indigenous flora and 200 bird species are popular with hikers. Avid birders can look out for rockrunner white-tailed shrike Monteiro s hornbill and R ppell s parrot. A circular drive of 6.4 km provides good game viewing especially at sunset. Daan Viljoen has been a popular getaway since 1960 and is currently being redeveloped. The park is designated to be a modern tourism conference and health destination.
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