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Plenty to enjoy at one of the watering holes


Lions in the reserve


Aerial view of the lodge


Sunset view


Abundance of game congregating at a water hole


Thirsty Zebras




Dining Deck


Game viewing deck at night


Main Lounge at Ongava Lodge


Rock and thatch chalet interior


Game drives

Ongava Lodge, Etosha National Park, Namibia

Perfectly located for enjoying the game rich environment of Ongava and Etosha

Available as part of your tailor-made tour of Namibia, designed for you by our safari specialists

The perfect choice of camp to explore the Etosha National Park staying in the exclusivity of the Ongava private game reserve. Ongava Lodge has 14 rock and thatch chalets and is set on top of a hill overlooking a very productive waterhole with impressive views of the surrounding plains.


Ongava Lodge comprises of 13 rock and thatch chalets and one family room. Each chalet is en suite, has air conditioning and its own private covered veranda overlooking the plains.

Activities & Experiences

Activities on offer are day and night game drives in the Ongava reserve and the Okaukuejo area of Etosha National Park. Desert adapted black and white rhino are often seen as well as a thriving lion population. There's an abundance of other animals in the Ongava Game Reserve as well as within Etosha National Park, including springbok, gemsbok, wildebeest, Burchell's zebra, Hartmann's mountain zebra, waterbuck, red hartebeest, giraffe, eland, black-faced impala, elephant and leopard.

Facilities & Services

Ongava Lodge has a swimming pool to relax by in the middle of the day, and there are plenty of seating areas in the main area to relax and take in the stunning views of the surrounding plains of this reserve. Dinner in the camp is either under the stars on the dining deck or inside the main dining area under thatch.

Weather & Seasons

The best time to visit Ongava and Etosha is from April to September when the temperature is tolerably cool, especially at night. From May to September the increasingly thirsty animals gather at waterholes, making it the best time to go to Etosha for game viewing. 

Getting Here

Windhoek Airport is the closest international airport. From here you take a light aircraft flight to an airstrip near the camp where you will be greeted and driven to the Lodge.

Consider Also

We cover 30 lodges and camps in Namibia, just featuring a handful of favourites on our website.

Please get in touch to discuss ideas with one of our Namibia specialists or, for inspiration, review our suggested 12 Night Classic Namibia Safari

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Time to Get in Touch?

Please call us on 0203 019 3722 or simply send us an email outlining your requirements.

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