takes its name from the Swedish explorer – Charles Andersson – who first stumbled upon the shimmering green and white Etosha Pan. Set in the Ongava Game Reserve
, the family-orientated camp overlooks a waterhole frequented by plenty of thirsty wildlife, from lumbering rhino and elephant, to the diminutive Damara dik-dik.
Combined with the wildlife of the bordering Etosha National Park
’s premier wildlife destination – Ongava will have guests spoiled for choice of free-roaming game. Ramble along in your safari vehicle, keeping the binoculars in hand for sights of plains game, predators, and a profusion of birdlife. Guided bushwalks will take you closer to the unusual flora and arid-adapted fauna.
The former farmstead’s 20 Tents radiate outwards into the secluded mopane woodlands. The canvas, wood, and stone cladding structures are constructed on elevated wooden platforms and feature double-doors leading out on to small verandahs. Solar power heats the water for the semi open-air en-suite bathrooms, combining comfort with eco-friendly living. The old farmhouse forms the main area and contains the dining area, lounge, bar, and swimming pool.
Set in the Ongava Private Game Reserve, right next to the Etosha National Park
Overlooks an active waterhole, frequented by plenty of thirsty wildlife
Game drives and bushwalks reveal the area’s plethora of game and vegetation
Combines eco-friendly living with comfort
20 Tents radiate outwards into the secluded mopane woodlands typical of the region