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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

80 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

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Arrival date
Ms W & Ms B
Alaska

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 29 Jun 2009
"We were well taken care of at the Onguma Tented Camp, going on wonderful game drives and enjoying luxury accommodations. David and Sandra made sure everything went well for us throughout our stay. They went above and beyond assisting us with a flat tire. While the tire couldn't be fixed the mechanic repaired the rim and contacted a tire shop in Tsumeb for us which we visited after we left to pick up a new tire.

Moses was a very knowledgeable guide and gave additional information about animal behavior which we appreciated. The kitchen staff did a wonderful job accommodating our vegetarian meal request. All the food was excellent and the presentation of the food made for outstanding dining experiences. When not on game drives we enjoyed the accommodations completely.

The setting for Onguma Tented Camp was extremely relaxing and the addition of the waterhole was neat. There is nothing like returning from a game drive to find zebra, gemsbok, etc...hanging out at the waterhole right outside the tent! Last but not least - Marcus and Thomas were GREAT as well and we'll always remember their fantastic smiles!" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 5n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr A & Ms G
Ireland

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

1 night Arrived 18 May 2009
"We arrived at Onguma and unfortunately had only one night here. We were there with another couple and that was it. We really had a fabulous time here.

It was extremely luxrious and sumptous in every way. The rooms were fantastic and comfortable. the food was amazing. we wished that we could have stayed for a second night and would really love to return to here again. it was a very relaxing place to reach after a long drive through the park from Halali." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mrs B & friend
Bodmin

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 10 Nov 2008
"A very intimate camp with a truly five star feel. The staff from the management down were all charming and helpful.

The decor in the tents was stunning, and it was nice to have the choice of game viewing in Etosha or on the private reserve where Onguma is situated.

The intimacy makes this camp stand out." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs I & Family
Keston

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

1 night Arrived 21 Oct 2008
"Although arrived there quite late and the drive from the gate to the tented camp was quite long the welcome we received was lovely.

Very warm and friendly staff, an amazing "tent", really very luxurious and the restaurant overlooking the water hole was magical." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs S
Southsea

"A first class camp"

2 nights Arrived 15 Oct 2008
"The service was personal and friendly. The camp was extremely comfortable with a charming view of the water hole although it was a very quiet one for animals.

It is a long drive along a rough road to reach the camp so limits the extent you would want to come and go. Walking from the camp was also restricted but it was very pleasant to just relax." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Average
Mr & Mrs W
Warwick

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

1 night Arrived 30 Sep 2008
"Supremely comfortable and stylish tents. The view of the waterhole from the spacious bed is outstanding, especially when the zebra visited and grazed a few metres from our doorway. Outdoor shower is a charming touch.

Service and food were excellent and the whole experience was a benchmark against which the rest of trip would be measured. The iced tea and cooling towels on arrival were a nice touch." See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Ms D & Mr C
Stockport

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 24 Sep 2008
"Technically the best place for the facilities, room the best, most relaxing place etc
HOwever there was absolutely no presence from a manager which let it down significantly. Sandra who seemed to be charge was absolutely delightful and very very helpful but the place had no 'presence' which was such a let down for it as on location and facilities it was absolutely the best. We had to go to the kitchen ourselves to find staff on 2 occasions.
Very good food.
Staff that were there were very pleasant in deed, really good but noone was really in charge, Sandra was technically but having come from Cameron and Wendy this was such a stark contrast.
Guding staff - Nicholas was great and very friendly but they were very short staffed and all very young - too young really. There was no real maturity across the whole staff spectrum.
Very shocked and disappointed that the staff appeared to not be treated very well, no set days off, no set holidays, manager apparently denied them holidays - all the other places seemed to be 6 weeks on 2 weeks off but not here - Really not impressive at all.
Such a pity because of these points as it would just be totally out of this world if only they had a manager and a presence to give the place some feeling.
For example - other places we were greeted at our car with drinks and cold towels - here we had to find our way in etc etc.
The staff who were there were lovely though - they just needed support!" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Honeymooners
Aberdeen

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

1 night Arrived 19 Sep 2008
"This was a lovely camp just on outskirts of the national park. The contrast with the government run camps was striking, from the luxourious tented rooms to the stylish central area.

We only stayed at the camp one night so did not partake in the activities, but we would definately return for a longer stay given the chance." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mr A & Mrs A
UK

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 19 Sep 2008
"Luxurious, but a slightly confined atmosphere due to remoteness. Possibly 1 night here is enough.

The tents overlook the waterfall which can give some amazing night-viewings, but can also mean you don't get much sleep!

Well appointed rooms and helpful staff, although no fridge was a bit of a shame.

Excellent food and the bar area and dining room are beautiful (and the small pool very "refreshing"!)." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs G
N London

"Onguma Tented Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 18 Sep 2008
"Onguma was good without being outstanding. Perhaps we were getting a little tired of the luxury camps by this time, and feeling nostalgic for the remoteness and pleasant simplicity of the Schoeman's camps." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
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80 reviews of Onguma Tented Camp by travellers since August 2007
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