Ongava Tented Camp

Designed to be an extension of its surrounding wild landscape, Ongava Tented Camp is located on the exclusive Ongava Game Reserve, which adjoins Namibia’s iconic Etosha National Park. The camp offers accommodation in just 8 tented suites in total, including one family unit that can sleep four. All are large and lovely, with views of a waterhole, popular with local wildlife. Inside every tent are indoor and outdoor showers, whilst every unit has a partially shaded veranda at the front, ideal for private gameviewing.

All meals are enjoyed in Ongava Tented Camp’s central dining area, where icy sundowner drinks can be enjoyed in the company of lion, gemsbok and other beautiful antelope. Right next to this handsome structure of stone, canvas and thatch is a small swimming pool, where you can also watch the endless parade of thirsty wildlife.

Ongava Tented Camp’s proximity to Etosha National Park allows for easy exploration of this famous park by vehicle. As it is privately run, Ongava Game Reserve permits guided walks and has hides in which guests can practise their wildlife photography. It is also one of the few places in southern Africa where visitors can see both black and white rhino with ease.

Location

How to get to Ongava Tented Camp

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 Tented Camp

  • 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 Tented Camp Highlights

  • A charming safari lodge constructed from stone, timber, canvas and thatch
  • With views over a popular waterhole from the dining area and swimming pool
  • Enjoy game drives in the exclusive Ongava Private Reserve and in Etosha National Park
  • Go rhino tracking and take nature walks
  • Hone your photography skills from wildlife hides

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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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