The classic safari style camp is tucked in a hidden valley at the foot of a dolomite hill in Ongava Game Reserve bordering Etosha National Park.
Eight large comfortable Meru-style tents all have en-suite facilities, open air showers and private verandas. The main area, built of stone, canvas and thatch, fronts onto a much-frequented waterhole. Watching wildlife coming to drink from here or from the swimming pool is a favourite pastime.
Ongava’s proximity to Etosha allows for game drives in the Etosha National Park and on the Ongava Reserve itself. Other possibilities include guided walks, birding and visiting hides. Ongava holds one of the largest rhino custodianships for the Namibian government in the country and is one of the few private game reserves in Southern Africa where guests can see both black and white rhino.
Why we like it
Charming, classic Wilderness-style camp on a 30,000-hectare private reserve with convenient access into Etosha National Park
High densities of big game including lion, white and black rhino and plains game
Intimate camp with only 8 tents
Productive waterhole in front of camp with multitudes coming to drink
Guided Safari Walks
Namibia, Northern Etosha region