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Onguma Tented Camp
Onguma Tented Camp
Onguma Tented Camp
Onguma Tented Camp

Reviews of Onguma Tented Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

79 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Onguma Tented 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 May-2018, 7 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Onguma Tented Camp.
Lion

67% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

57% success

Zebra

100% success

Giraffe

86% success

Elephant

83% success

Oryx

83% success

Wildebeest

67% success

Eland

40% success

Sable antelope

33% success

Spotted Hyena

33% success

Brown Hyena

25% success

Roan antelope

25% success

Black Rhino

17% success

White Rhino

17% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Showing 11-20 of 79
Duration
Arrival date
Mr K
Hexham

"sumpttuous"

2 nights Arrived 28 Sep 2017
"A little too posh for us. Unnecessarily so. But thats just a personal feeling." See all these reviews: 25n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Nick & Kate
London

"Superb luxury camp"

2 nights Arrived 27 Sep 2017
"We stayed here a few years ago and enjoyed it. If anything, the service and food has improved still further, and the guiding was of a high quality for the pleasant sundowner drive around the property's own park (where we saw lion).

Beautiful rooms, excellent restaurant, and a delightful waterhole frequented by many antelope and giraffe.

All in all, a really good choice for exploring the eastern end of Etosha, located as it is a 20 minute drive from the eastern gate to the park." See all these reviews: 9n in Botswana; 5n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Dr & Dr A
Cleveland

"Very comfortable, great waterhole"

2 nights Arrived 13 Sep 2017
"Another camp located just outside Etosha. Décor in the main area is luxurious with canopied roof and dining tables looking out over the large natural waterhole.

The tents too are lovely, each of them also looking out over the waterhole. We woke one morning to the sound of a herd of zebra crunching the gravel on their way to drink!

Food and service were excellent.

We self-drove, so didn't take part in camp activities. Driving round eastern Etosha / Fisher's Pan was easy from here, and gave us a chance to see a variety of animals and birds." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs H
Bath

"Superb"

2 nights Arrived 12 Sep 2017
"We stayed in the Tented Camp, which was luxurious and wonderful. Swimming in their little plunge pool while watching the animals at the waterhole.

We went on a morning walk with a guide, which was great fun, and well worth doing" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 1n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr P & Mrs E
Camden

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 10 Sep 2017
"Very good walking safari but mostly quiet waterhole. Slightly variable service, sometimes over-fussy." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 1n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mrs H & Mr M
Madrid

"A pity about our guide"

2 nights Arrived 8 Sep 2017
"The tents were the best in Namibia, with direct views to a lovely waterhole, which was regularly visited by a leopard at night.
We were offered a private dinner by the pool for our anniversary , a nice surprise :-) and the food was excellent.

A pity that all this was ruined by our game drive experience which was a complete disaster as the guide was rude and did not show any interest. He didn't even ask in advance about our sundowners drinks, which it is not a problem if you have more than one coke available for a group of four.

He managed to find a cheetah mother with her cubs, but off-road is not allowed on any occasion on their private game reserve, so we could not see them. We reported all this to the lodge." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Poor
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Ms K
Brisbane

"Onguma Tented Camp"

2 nights Arrived 16 Aug 2017
"Beautiful tents, fantastic waterhole view from tent and restaurant. Did a sundowner drive - not many animals to see. Spent the morning at another waterhole in a hide - a few animals, relaxing way to spend a morning." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
buckets
UK

"Onguma Tented Camp"

2 nights Arrived 7 Nov 2016
"Fantastic. Loved every minute.

Game Drives were expensive.

Although everything was fully paid for, our wine bill was expensive as they were not local wines - suggest that this is checked out before ordering.

Would recommend this lodge to anyone - brilliant." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs Judd
London

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

3 nights Arrived 8 Sep 2016
"We would struggle to fault Onguma and their staff.

We were well looked after during our time there, the food was some of the best we have eaten in Namibia and the tents contained everything that you could possibly need.

The staff were friendly and attentive whilst maintaining their professionalism through out. We will certainly go back and stay there again." See all these reviews: 6n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms C
London

"Tents but not as you have seen them before!"

2 nights Arrived 30 Jul 2016
"This was a surreal experience!

The level of attention to detail, the personal service, the level of luxury all deserve credit.

We drove ourselves in and out of Etosha and the reserve cannot offer what Etosha can so was limited in comparison but the sun-downer drive and morning walk were interesting and informative." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 9n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Showing 11-20 of 79
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79 reviews of Onguma Tented Camp by travellers since August 2007
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