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Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge
Ongava Lodge

Ongava Lodge: Information from the owner

General information

Type
Safari Lodge
No. of rooms
14
Check-in time
14h00
Check-out time
10h00

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Ongava Lodge, which contains our own observations and views.


Last updated by Owner
7 Jul 2022
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Facilities at Ongava Lodge

Property facilities
Bar, Chapel, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Library, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking
Room facilities
Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, Dressing Gowns, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Mosquito Nets, Outside Shower, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee
Activities on site
Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Viewing Hide, Game Walks, Rhino Tracking, Walks (Guided)
Languages
Afrikaans, English

Room types at Ongava Lodge

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Family Chalet

There is one family unit available, which consists of 2 bedrooms. Each unit / bedroom has two three quarter beds and their own en-suite bathroom with flush toilet, shower and double hand basin. The two units / bedrooms have a shared entrance and are joined by a boardwalk.

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Standard Chalet(s)

There are thirteen standard chalets, each with 2 twin three quarter beds.

Activities at Ongava Lodge

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Ongava Information System and Visitor Centre

Guests can interface with science and research across the Ongava Game Reserve and part of this experience is an immersion into the world of natural history and science at the new Ongava Visitor Centre. With dozens of in-depth displays that feature information on the geology, animals, plants and ecological functioning of this fascinating region, guests are encouraged to meander through the self-guided exhibition area.

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Ongava Lodge - Camp Hide

The hide is a fantastic place to relax and while the hours away up close and personal with wildlife slaking its thirst at the camp waterhole. This arid environment where little water occurs makes this a popular drinking spot for game.

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Ongava Lodge - Excursions into Etosha National Park

Full- or half-day guided morning game drives in the Etosha National Park, Namibia’s prime savannah wilderness area (with a packed lunch on full day). See the massive saltpan as well as the perennial springs that provide the water required by the Park’s high-density big game population, including its elephant population. Private vehicles can be booked at an extra cost (subject to availability).

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Ongava Lodge - Game drives on Ongava Game Reserve

Guided afternoon/evening game drives take place on the private Ongava Game Reserve. The reserve is famed for its population of rhino as well as lion and other game such as antelope, including endemic black-faced impala. Private vehicles can be booked at an extra cost (subject to availability).

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Ongava Lodge - Guided Nature Walks

Offered seasonally and subject to an available walking guide, nature walks through the area take in the abundant array of life, small and large; with a chance of potentially approaching white rhino.

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