There is a variety of private lodges outside Etosha Park. These are perfect for the traveller that is looking for day visits to the Etosha Park. The popularity of visitors to the park is growing yearly. Due to the rising numbers of visitors, a selection of private lodges has opened along the borders of the park. These lodges are privately owned and provide an additional selection of camping sites and accommodations.
The disadvantage of these private lodges is the fact that they are outside the park’s borders. You can only enter the park from these lodges at certain gate opening times. The same applies to leave the park at certain gate closing times. However, these lodges come recommended and act as an alternative when visiting Etosha. A great deal of the Private lodges to have waterholes within their properties.
The rates are different between all these lodges and you can select them accordingly. A great deal of these private lodges has their own private game reserves. It is not as diverse as Etosha park itself, however still very good game viewing available. It has become very popular to visit the Etosha park and stay inside the park. You can treat yourself to a lodge evening outside the park before or after the visit.
These lodges are recommended for
- After or before visiting the park
- The long stay traveller that enjoys day trips into the park
- The discerning traveller that seeks more of an exclusive experience
- Wildlife enthusiasts that enjoy smaller groups of people
- People who enjoy walking and birding trip on foot
- Travellers who enjoy relaxing in comfort with no additional costs
In general, these are of a very high standard and offers a level of accommodation that the Etosha national park does not offer. Etosha Park is aimed at 2-3 star. These private lodges are aimed at 3-5 star.
Anderssons Camp is situated inside the Ongava Game Reserve. Here guests can stay in fully equipped, stylish chalets with en suite bathrooms.
Eldorado Guesthouse and Camping is 8km south of the Anderson gate of Etosha National Park. Here guests can see many predators while driving on the farm!
Etosha Aoba Lodge offers secluded accommodation in luxury chalets within the Onguma Nature Reserve. Check out our 3-night special.
Etosha Safari Camp is part of the Gondwana collection and offers value for money accommodation and campsites en route to Etosha National Park.
Etosha Safari Lodge is built on a hill top and overlooks some of the most pristine savannah and bushveld in Namibia. Best sundowners available.
Etosha Village is just 2km from the Etosha National Park. Rated the best value for money accommodation near Etosha. Come and stay in the Mopane forest.
Little Ongava is situated in the Ongava Game Reserve close to Etosha National park. It offers a very private and exclusive safari experience.
Mushara Lodge is the main lodge in the Mushara collection. Stylish, pristine and tranquil. Built around a beautiful green garden and swimming pool area.
Mushara Outpost offers luxurious accommodation within a natural environment. Only 8 km from the Von Lindequist Gate in eastern Etosha National Park.
Mushara Villa offers a luxurious and exclusive retreat only 8 km from the Von Lindequist entrance gate near Namutoni. One of the best lodges near Etosha.
Okutala Etosha Lodge is a family-friendly lodge. The grounds span 24ooo hectares, where they release animals back into their natural habitat.
Ongava Lodge near Okaukuejo offers chalets perched on a cliff, looking down at a waterhole. It is the most sought-after lodge in Ongava Game Reserve.
Ongava Tented Camp offers luxury tents made of stone, canvas and thatch. The entire camp sleeps only 16 people and is perfect for discerning travelers.
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.
Onguma Tented Camp is part of the Onguma Game Reserve collection. Book a luxury tent overlooking the waterhole. Near Namutoni, Etosha National Park.
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.
Onguma Tree Top Camp is built around a waterhole. Natural materials and open plan design. These tree top units are spectacular.
The stylish Safarihoek Lodge - an experience of Etosha National Park that you will never forget. Each unit has a private deck to view wildlife and relax.