Ongava Lodge

Situated on one of Namibia’s largest and most important private game reserves, Ongava Lodge offers boundless opportunities to encounter the country’s incredible wildlife. Lion, elephant, giraffe, endemic black-faced impala and handsome gemsbok are all found in abundance on the exclusive Ongava Game Reserve, which guests may discover on foot, from photographic hides, by vehicle or even whilst relaxing by the pool or on your private veranda. Game drives of course, can also be arranged inside Etosha, Namibia’s finest national park, which shares a boundary with Ongava.

Accommodation is offered at Ongava Lodge in 14 thatched chalets, including one family unit that can sleep up to four. Exteriors are deliberately rustic, so each unit blends into its natural surroundings, whilst inside, you’ll find modern luxuries including air-conditioning, overhead fans as well as both indoor and outdoor showers.

The main lodge contains a large dining area, generous lounge and a bar, where guests can enjoy a cold drink whilst observing wildlife at a floodlit waterhole. There is also a small curio shop and swimming pool in this area.

Location

How to get to Ongava Lodge

Guests can fly directly into Ongava Game Reserve by light aircraft, as the property has its own private airstrip. It’s also possible to arrive by vehicle from Windhoek, a relatively easy drive of just over 4 hours.

Activities at Ongava Lodge

  • Game drives in Ongava Game Reserve and Etosha National Park
  • Guided nature walks
  • Photography hides
  • Rhino tracking

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Ongava Lodge Highlights

  • A family-friendly luxury safari lodge
  • Set on a private game reserve west of Etosha National Park
  • Home to abundant large game, including elephant and lion
  • Opportunities for walking safaris and rhino tracking on foot
  • Photography hides and a floodlit waterhole visible from the bar

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Little Ongava

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Ongava Lodge

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Ongava Tented Camp

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Namibia Overview

Why should I travel to Namibia?
This land of deserts has some of the most photogenic landscapes in all of Africa. Although Namibia is not as famous for wildlife as some other southern African countries, it has many uniquely adapted and fascinating species that are well worth looking for. The country also has some fine wilderness lodges providing comfortable accommodation and excellent service in some of Namibia’s most remote areas.

When is the best time to go to Namibia?
Best during the dry season (May-Oct). Etosha is Namibia’s premier wildlife park. In the desert areas, you will not see large numbers of animals, but there are rare and interesting species to be found.

What is the culture of Namibia?
Herero, Baster, Himba, Bushmen and many other tribal groups with distinct individual cultures.

What is the climate in Namibia?
The cold Benguela current keeps the coast cool and rain-less. Rain falls inland during the summer (Oct-Apr) in thunderstorms. Summer days are hot and the nights cool, whilst winters are sunny and cold.

What can I combine Namibia with?
A big game wildlife safari in South Africa, Botswana or Zimbabwe, and the Victoria Falls.

How to get to Namibia?
The main gateway to Namibia is through Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek. Flights to Windhoek depart daily from Johannesburg, the city where most visitors begin their Namibia itineraries.

Do I need a Visa for Namibia? Please call us on 1300 363 302

Do I need vaccinations for Namiba? Please call us on 1300 363 302

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