Onguma Bush Camp

Within the Onguma Game Reserve's 34,000ha the Onguma Bush Camp is an ideal safari destination for families. Positioned on the edge of a natural watering hole which is frequented by many species of wild animals the old-world safari style lodge offers guests the chance to dine with a view, in safety, with the waterhole only metres away.

Waterhole breakfast Pool view Sundowner

The 16 guest rooms are close to the main lodge building and swimming pool area, which also looks out across the spectacular waterhole. Accommodation consists of comfortable double or twin rooms, three of which have a twin bed loft ideal for small families, one family unit with four beds and the Settlers room with its own lounge. All rooms have their own bathroom and shower.

The main camp building has indoor and outdoor dining with an adjacent lounge bar area, all of which overlook the waterhole. The nearby pool area has loungers and a small covered 'sala' for shade. For safety, the garden area is fenced off, offering families some peace of mind.

The reserve boasts a wide variety of wildlife including giraffe, zebra, kudu and other game, as well as the predators, lion, cheetah and leopard. Onguma has also recently added a family of rare black rhino to the reserve. In the Namibian summer months, as the rainy season brings life to the wetlands, bird-watchers are well catered for with a hundreds of bird species migrating through the reserve annually.

Getting There

Onguma Game Reserve is located on the Eastern edge of the Etosha National Park, approximately 5 hours drive from Windhoek, or a 1 hour 20 minute flight.


Etosha game drives, Onguma sunset and night drives, interpretive guided bush walks and rhino tracking.

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