from Bitterwasser

Bitterwasser wishes you a Merry Christmas!

Even in Bitterwasser, in the middle of the Kalahri Desert, Christmas Eve is something very special. On 24.12.23, 63 guests laughed, celebrated and sang Christmas carols together.

The first 1400s of the season!

The thermals are still turning up and with them comes a new distance record for the season so far!

Heading into the wind

Bitterwasser is lucky enough to always take off and land against the wind due to the large pan.


in Namibia

The best Gliding Site of the World*.

You will find exceptionally good conditions. The weather here is exceptionally good! (*quote Bruno Gantenbrink after his first stay in Bitterwasser).


As far as the wings will carry on 3.000.000 sqm flying area international pilots will find best conditions for outstanding flight performances.

Information for pilots

Flying in Namibia is very different from flying in Central Europe. This information should help you to make your stay in Bitterwasser as pleasant and above all as safe as possible.

Glider charter

We are happy to assist you in finding an aircraft. Most of the aircraft - charter in Bitterwasser runs through private individuals or companies.