Planning a trip to Namibia?

Kiripotib is the perfect destination for astronomers and their families.

Welcome
to Namibia

The one-stop address for the perfect balance of astronomy and exciting activities.

We will spoil you astronomically with outstanding stargazing equipment, luxurious accommodation, exceptional cuisine and exciting activities.

For Claudia and Hans von Hase, your comfort and enjoyment are our top priority. Together with our excellent team, we look forward to making your stay on Kiripotib a pleasure as well as a long-lasting memory.

Why Kiripotib is the perfect destination for astronomy:

Limited size – no mass
tourism

You will find peace and tranquillity at Kiripotib without feeling lonely. With a maximum of 12 astronomers in general, Kiripotib has a comfortable and homely atmosphere that will cater to you and your family’s needs.

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Perfectly maintained
quality instruments

We keep all instruments in mint condition. The up-to-date mountings and telescopes are mainly property of Kiripotib, meaning that no third-party contracts are required. Our carefully planned facilities and extensive assortment of instruments and accessories speak for themselves, making Kiripotib the perfect destination for astronomers.

Affordable prices

Even though the flight will cover a large part of the cost, it will become clear that our competitive prices for accommodation, transfer and equipment rental won’t require a huge budget. Kiripotib will give you great value for your money.

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We enjoy the company of
our guests!

No matter what – our guests come first! Making you feel at home is our priority.
We enjoy spoiling our guests, even in the little, unexpected things. Your well-being is our motivation and reward. Good food and good sleep form the basis of a relaxing holiday – not only for astronomers. At Kiripotib you will find both. Be inspired by what we have to offer here on the farm.

Our offers can be tailored to accommodate every wish, while remaining reasonably priced.

At Kiripotib, Namibian hospitality is at the core of what we do. We are looking forward to making your stay with us an unforgettable one.
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References

May 2017
Erfahrungsbericht über den 24“GND Dobson von ICS auf Kiripotib Der nagelneue 24“ Dobson auf der Astrofarm Kiripotib hatte am 28.05.2017 sein First Light. Wir, eine kleine Gruppe der Astronomischen Gesellschaft Buchloe eV., hatten die Chance/Ehre, den24“GND von Intercon Spacetec erstmalig in Be...
June 2018
Namibias Süden – wo der Himmer die Erde berührt Aufenthalt auf der KIRIPOTIB-Astro-farm im Juni 2018 Beim Verlassen des Flugzeugs in Windhoek war es um 5.30 Uhr morgens kalt und noch stock-dunkel. Der Winter im Süden Afrikas ließ grüßen. Aber schon nach kurzer Zeit dämmerte es, und es ka...
July 2017
Mit Sohn unter den Sternen des Südens Viele Nächte wenig Schlaf mit einem 11jähringen Jungen? Weit weg in Afrika, auf einer Farm am Rande der Khalahari, um „nur“ Sterne zu gucken?! Vor 2 Jahren hatte ich einfach gebucht, ohne grosse Vorbereitungen in Sachen Astrofotografie und wollte nun „mehr“. ...
June 2017
Hi Having recently returned from what can only be described as one of the most amazing experience’s we have ever had. This was our first trip to Kiritopib Astro Farm in Namibia and we were a little apprehensive about what to expect. It was a joy, from the moment of our arrival and setting u...
May 2018
Im August und September 2016 hatte ich erstmalig das Vergnügen, zusammen mit Paul Hombach auf Kiripotib den Südhimmel zu beobachten. Zuhause in Deutschland habe ich berufsbedingt wenig Gelegenheit zur Himmelsbeobachtung, weshalb es sich anbietet, dieses Defizit dann konzentriert bei einem Astrourlau...
August 2018
Kiripotib und Safari Tag 1: 03.08.2018 AnreiseUm ca. 15:30 starteten wir unsere Reise mit dem Taxi zum Bahnhof, wo wir noch genügend Zeit hatten um den richtigen Bahnsteig zu finden. Mit der Bahn ging es dann um 16:30 mit c. 15 min. Verspätung wegen Unwetterschäden auf der Bahnstrecke los in R...