Situated near to the Waterberg Plateau Park, Frans Indongo Lodge is 44km from Otjiwarongo, making it an ideal stopover between Etosha National Park and Windhoek and for exploring the Waterberg region. Surrounding the lodge is a 17,000ha game farm, home to an abundance of wild animals including species rarely seen in Namibia such as sable, roan and eland as well as white and black rhino, black wildebeest and hartebeest.
The rooms at Frans Indongo are modelled on traditional Ovambo thatched homesteads using a variety of natural building materials like stone, wood and reed. There are 2 double rooms (only a shower), 2 Family units and 8 generously proportioned chalets with luxurious, modern decor. All the rooms have their own bathroom, air-conditioner, fridge, hairdryer, telephone, TV and an electric kettle for tea and coffee.
The main lodge area contains a restaurant, a thatched lounge with bar, a swimming pool and a decked terrace. The entire area overlooks a floodlit waterhole. There is also an observation tower from where guests can catch the sun setting over the surrounding landscape.
How to get to Frans Indongo Lodge
Frans Indongo Lodge is situated 43 km north-east of Otjiwarongo, accessible without 4x4, making it an ideal stop on the way from Windhoek to Etosha or the country's north-east.
Activities at Frans Indongo Lodge
Game drives on the farm; walking trails; visits to the cheetah rehabilitation centre or the vulture information centre; day trip excursions to Waterberg Plateau Park and the OvaHerero Cultural Centre at Okakarara and half day excursions to Otjiwarongo with visits to a mineral shop, crocodile farm and local heritage museum.
Highlights of Namibia Self Drive
- Cost Per Person
- Cost Per Person: from $5,860 (Includes international flights from JFK)
- Etosha & Surrounds, Damaraland, Windhoek & Surrounds, Swakopmund & Walvis Bay, Sossusvlei & the Namib Desert, Central Highlands, Kalahari