Onguma Game Reserve

Onguma Game Reserve

Onguma game reserve is situated on the eastern side of Etosha Pan. It is  bordering Fisher’s Pan. Onguma Game Reserve is one of Namibia’s best kept secrets! Here you will be afforded the opportunity of experiencing Africa in all her beauty and diversity. Onguma Game Reserve has more than 34,000 hectares of protected land and wildlife.

Our nature reserve boasts over thirty different animal species consisting of plains game including kudu, giraffe, eland, oryx, hartebeest, zebra, impala and many more roam freely as well as predators such as lion, cheetah, leopard, being common residents of the area.

The latest addition to the already abundant wildlife at Onguma Game Reserve is a family of black rhinos! More than 300 bird species can also be viewed at Onguma Game Reserve. During the Namibian summer months the nature reserve becomes a bird-watcher’s paradise with thousands of species migrating to the wetlands created by the seasonal rains and ephemeral river systems.

Accommodation consists of:

  • Camping sites for those of you with your own camping equipment who really want to get close to nature.
  • Bush Camp for the medium budget traveller, with bungalows and rooms, perfect for the family.
  • Tented Camp for the more exclusive safari experience, in exquisitely styled tent.
  • Tree Top Camp for an intimate wildlife experience.
  • The Fort luxurious lodge famous for its breathtaking sunsets over Etosha Pan.
  • Etosha Aoba for a traditional bush lodge experience.

Guests can enjoy game drives on Onguma Game Reserve. Alternatively guests can also participate in a nature drive into Etosha National Park where you will be afforded the opportunity of viewing various game in the largest national park in Namibia.

Onguma Private Airstrip

Onguma Game Reserve now has a private airstrip. You safari starts the moment you touch down.

Airstrip Specifications

Latitude:               S 18 43.873’
Longitude:            E 17 02.881’
Elevation:             1085m
Width:                   20m
Length:                 1280m
Surface:                Clay and Gravel
Orientation:         East –West
Windsock:            Size: medium, Orange, located south of Runway, next to aircraft parking area
Tiedown cables : 6m spacing in parking area
Fuel:                      not available

General Information:

  • Facilities at the Onguma airfield include a 3 X 4m cement run-up apron and a thatched lapa with fire extinguisher.
  • The travelling time from the airfield to any of the Onguma camps is approximately 20min.
  • Please ensure that the correct ETA is forwarded to our reservations department.
  • Please ensure that the correct airfield is communicated to us when the booking is made.
  • Unfortunately no refuelling facilities.

From: N$1250

Etosha Aoba Lodge offers Hemingway style luxury within the onguma game reserve. Treat yourself and enjoy the 3 night special package. 

From: N$1060

Onguma Bush Camp is situated in Onguma Game Reserve on the eastern edge of Etosha National Park. The closest gate to Etosha Park is at Namutoni Camp.

From: N$275

Onguma Game Reserve offers onguma campsites. Well located and well serviced campingsites with excellent facilities. A great option when visiting Etosha. 

From: N$2970

Onguma Tented Camp is part of the Onguma Game Reserve Portfolio. Book this luxury tented camp and visit Etosha Park this Season. 

From: N$3470

Onguma Game Reserves has a one of a kind Lodge. Onguma the Fort is a unique design and allow for perfect in and out door living. 

From: N$2050

Onguma Tree Top Camp is built around a waterhole. Natural materials and open plan design. These Tree Top units are spectacular.