Situated in the private Ongava Reserve, Ongava Tented Camp is an intimate property tucked away at the foot of a dolomite hill in a hidden valley to the south of Etosha National Park. The camp overlooks a waterhole that plays host to a wide variety of wildlife that frequent the oasis to quench their thirst. The Ongava Reserve boasts the rarity of both black and white rhino species being present a luxury to all wildlife enthusiasts and anyone with a passion for conservation.
The small camp consists of only 8 tents, some of which possess views over the waterhole. Designed in the Meru-style, wooden decking raises the spacious tents slightly off of the ground. There is a shaded veranda out the front of each tent which leads to double wooden doors, through which is the bedroom. Tent interiors possess an authentically rustic ambience with canvas walls and open shower in the en suite bathroom, juxtaposed by comfortable furnishings.
The main area is made of stone and thatch and houses many of the lodge's communal facilities, all of which overlook the waterhole. Guests are welcome to relax in the comfort of the bar and open deck area, which boasts a campfire; perfect for gathering around in an evening and sharing stories of the day's adventures with other guests. Adjacent to the main area is the swimming pool, a welcome addition to camp, particularly in the warm winter months.
Ongava Tented Camp is approximately 1h20 minute flight from Windhoek. The airstrip is located approximately 15 minutes drive from the camp.
Game drives in both Ongava Reserve and Etosha National Park, guided walks and white rhino tracking as well as private vehicle booking available at an extra cost.
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Great in every respect except when all the staff left to set up the bush barbecue and either the staff who was left did not make himself noticeable or there was really no one there. They also only had one staff person authorized to carry a rifle. They need more than one.
Simply wonderful. Great viewings at the camp waterhole and on drives.
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