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ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK

Onguma

Onguma

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Stay at Onguma, a Private Nature Reserve

Onguma Nature Reserve has more than 34,000 hectares of protected land and wildlife. Here you will have the opportunity of experiencing Africa in all her beauty and diversity. 

The reserve has a waterhole that is very popular with the animals and a lodge, The Bush Camp, that has a stunning view of the waterhole from its deck.

Onguma was built to make the most of the surroundings an is perfect for appreciating nature. See one of Namibia’s best-kept secrets!

 

Onguma, Lodge Accommodation at Etosha
Onguma Tamboti Campsite Facilities - The Lounge Area - Etosha National Park
Onguma Safari and Accommodation at Etosha National Park in Namibia
Accommodation at Etosha National Park: Onguma The Fort
Onguma Bush Camp's site
Enjoy outdoor dining at the Etosha Aoba Lodge in the Onguma Nature Reserve, Namibia
Onguma Spa, Etosha National Park
Onguma bush camp
Onguma Game Reserve Safari
Onguma Etosha Rhino - Wildlife Sighting in Etosha National Park
Onguma Game Reserve Onkolo Hide

 

Onguma boasts over thirty different animal species

You can spot many of the plains game coming to the Onguma water hole. These include kudu, giraffe, eland, oryx, hartebeest, zebra and impala. Big cats such as lion, cheetah and leopard have become everyday residents of the area.

The latest addition to the already abundant wildlife is a family of black rhinos!

More than 300 bird species are common here. During the Namibian summer months, the nature reserve becomes a birdwatcher’s paradise with thousands of species migrating to the wetlands created by the seasonal rains and ephemeral river systems.

 

Accommodation

The accommodation consists of five lodges that blur the line between lodge and camping. We call it glamping! You can be sure of a comfortable stay with all the facilities of a lodge but the views of a camp in the bush. There’s also an Onguma campsite for travelers who want to make it on their own!

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

Private Airstrip

Onguma Game Reserve now has a private airstrip. Your 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 the aircraft parking area
Tie-down cables:  6m spacing in the parking area
Fuel:                        Not available

General Information:

  • Facilities at the airfield include a 3 X 4m cement run-up apron and a thatched lapa with a fire extinguisher.
  • The traveling time from the airfield to any of the Onguma camps is approximately 20min.
  • Please provide the correct Estimate Time of Arrival to our reservations department.
  • Please ensure that you select the correct airfield and communicate with our reservations when booking.
  • Unfortunately no refueling facilities.

Safaris

Guests can enjoy game drives on Onguma Game Reserve. Alternatively, guests can also participate in safaris into Etosha National Park. Inside the park, you will have the opportunity to view the various game in the largest national park in Namibia.

You can tell us what kind of game drives you are interested in when booking your accommodation.

 


From: NAD1780

Etosha Aoba Lodge offers secluded accommodation in luxury chalets within the Onguma Nature Reserve. Check out our 3-night special. 

From: NAD1390

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: NAD255

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

From: NAD4000

Onguma Tented Camp is part of the Onguma Game Reserve collection. Book a luxury tent overlooking the waterhole. Near Namutoni, Etosha National Park. 

From: NAD5400

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: NAD2540

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

Location

The Onguma Nature Reserve is on the eastern side of Etosha Pan. It is bordering Fisher’s Pan. Most of the accommodation can be found right next to the gate of the Etosha National Park. The Tented Camp is more north and Etosha Aoba Lodge is to the south-east. The location is ideal for visitors who want to see an abundance of wildlife in their camp while avoiding over-crowded campsites.

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