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Etendeka Mountain Camp
Etendeka Mountain Camp
Etendeka Mountain Camp
Etendeka Mountain Camp
Etendeka Mountain Camp
Etendeka Mountain Camp

Etendeka Mountain Camp


19°45’42.7"S 13°57’38.9"E

Reviews of Etendeka Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

110 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Etendeka Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Aug-2018, 5 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Etendeka Camp.
Lion

25% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Giraffe

100% success

Oryx

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Black Rhino

0% success

Brown Hyena

0% success

Elephant

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Wildebeest

0% success

Showing 1-10 of 110
Duration
Arrival date
Mrs C.
Crewkerne

"Wonderful spot in the middle of nowhere"

2 nights Arrived 4 Aug 2019
"Wonderful spot in the middle of nowhere.
This is a proper tented camp with outdoor bathroom and bucket showers.
We loved the communal dinner chatting with the other guests, Dennis the owner and the lovely guides.
Delicious, simple but real home cooked food with attentive staff.
Huge star filled skies (we had a brief star gazing lesson with a telescope)
Game viewing was a little disappointing due to the drought but the game walk with Bonny was fascinating and we learnt so much about animal tracks/poo etc.
" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Ludocie
Sheen

"African massage...great. "

2 nights Arrived 21 May 2019
"A bit of a reality check, being there for the 4pm pick up, the very rough 90minute drive to the camp and the very effective bucket showers. I loved it.

Suffering a bit from the extreme drought which has driven some of the larger wildlife away but the very high standard of the guides make up for it. (The Himba marriage arrangements stories are special)

It's a really special, wonderful place and the people are terrific esp Douw. " See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr J.
Warwick

"A magical spot"

2 nights Arrived 16 Feb 2019
"We loved Etendeka. Although the accommodation was more basic it sort of added to the experience as you really are out in the wilderness. The managers were a lovely friendly couple and excellent hosts. Our guide, Bonny, who has been at the camp for many years took us on all the excursions and was also excellent. We enjoyed the communal dining, sharing stories and experiences with our hosts and fellow guests over mealtimes added to the stay. The food was simple but very good" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Sightings Report

Giraffe

6 sightings

Lion

1 sighting

Oryx

4 sightings

Zebra

8 sightings

Dr & Mrs C
W Sussex

"Etendeka Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 31 Aug 2018
"This was our least favourite camp, unfortunately. The long-standing managers were away and the attitude of the relief manager, particularly towards the staff, was embarrassing. And his opinions on religion over supper were most inappropriate.

It was an unhappy atmosphere, and it was reflected in the walk and game drive.

We had no problem with the relative simplicity of the accommodation, although some matting between the tent and the bathroom would help to avoid bring grit back into bed! We subsequently met the manager at Erongo who is to take over Etendeka later this year, and he empathised with our concerns" See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Sightings Report

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

B family
Weybridge

"Etendeka Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 26 Aug 2018
"This is a really unique place. 50,000 hectares of private reserve with this camp the only concession. It is an 1.5hr drive in by land rover but that is a game drive in itself.

The tents and communal areas are quite utilitarian but this is all part of the magic. The guided walk and game drive are great but the scary skies and the fact that we were only 4 out of the 20 tourists staying in this vast area made it really special.

All night we could zebras snorting and neighing around our tent and it was lovely to get up first thing and see them grazing happily close by." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Sightings Report

Giraffe

7 sightings

Oryx

10 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mr & Mrs N
Queensland

"Etendeka Mountain Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 8 May 2018
"Etendeka is special.
" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs W
Winchester

"Etendeka Mountain Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 19 Apr 2018
"Extremely rough 18km (1 hour 20 minutes) drive from car drop off point – but quite good fun.
Basic tent, 2 beds, 2 tables, but comfortable
Outside toilet and bucket shower, fun to throw bucket of water over shower occupant to rinse off!
Nice communal dinners – food basic and cooked over wood fires; good to talk to other guests.
Good excursions and good guide (Boas)- well organised and interesting guided walks.
Good to sit round a camp fire with sundowners and after dinner with one of Dennis’ brandies.
Great stargazing with Dennis, informative, particularly with his use of the telescopes. First time we’d seen the four large moons of Jupiter.
Really felt that you were in the remote wilderness, single point of habitation in a huge area, but good Wi-Fi!" See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Mr & Mrs C
Cambridge

"Etendeka Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 24 Oct 2017
"We were a bit concerned about including this in our itinerary - no need to have worried!

The camp is lovely - you really do get away from it all (although there is wifi access if you really feel the need to catch up on the outside world).

Owner is very friendly and ensures everyone has a good time." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr K
Hexham

"Outstanding"

2 nights Arrived 9 Oct 2017
"very interesting ethos - all inclusive, no waterhole etc" See all these reviews: 25n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr K & Mrs N
UK

"Etendeka Mountain Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 25 Sep 2017
"Etendeka Mountain Camp surpassed our expectations. We were picked up on time at Palmwag Lodge by Boas who was to be our guide for the next two days. Drive in takes about an hour but depends on what you see, we saw giraffe, springbok, mountain zebra and jackals.

Etendeka is not a high density game area, you come here for the landscapes, night sky and being away in the wilderness. The owner, Dennis, was a great host and with his telescope educated us on the night sky.

Days here are filled with a morning walk after breakfast and a scenic game drive in the afternoon; on the walk we encountered springbok, mountain zebra and klipspringer. Numerous birds were spotted including Booted and Black Eagles.

The food was exceptional with main courses of oryx goulash and roast chicken during our stay (the chicken was exceptional!)

At night we could hear hyenas and lions vocalising in the surrounding area." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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110 reviews of Etendeka Camp by travellers since August 2007
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