Reviews of Okonjima Bush Camp
Wildlife sightings and reviews
220 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Okonjima Bush Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Great seeing the leopards & cheetahs up close"
Everyone was very friendly but for our last night it would have been nice to have dinner a deux. Overall a very well worth doing." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
"Okonjima Bush Camp review"
"A glorious end"
Before we arrived, we were concerned about the artificiality of a setting in which big cats were compulsorily housed - we would see leopards because they are tagged and available. The sheer professionalism and dedication of the whole enterprise dispelled all that. The search for the animals was as exciting as any we had experienced in unconfined areas, the final discovery entirely fulfilling. And the opportunity to learn as well as to see was unique. These peple are doing a magnificent job of preservaton and education with no sense of exploitation or intrusion. Special mention of our guide Sanel - enthusiastic, fresh, informed, wholly committed. A model for the country and its tourist ambitions.
Just the smallest gripe; something of a traffic jam when brunch was being served after the morning drive. We had a suspicion that guests staying in the very super accommodation, the suites, were being given preferential treatment in the queue. If that's so, then even here, that won't do." See all these reviews: 26n in Namibia
"Okonjima Bush Camp review"
It was educational and informative and we were privileged to see and learn of the measures taken in preserving the co-existence of the animals with humans.
The evident enthusiasm and expertise of the staff shone through." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Subsequent to these comments, Okonjima Bush Camp has informed Expert Africa that one drink per sundowner activity should be complimentary for guests staying on a full board and activities basis. Any additional drinks on these activities will then be for the clients account. Expert Africa will now state this clearly on traveller’s accommodation vouchers.
"Fabulous service at Okonjima Bush Camp"
Albert, our guide, was superb, really professional, knowledgable but also with a great sense of humour, with his guidance we trekked two cheetahs and a leopard which was really exciting. Also the blankets on our vehicle were a treat, as was the expertly mixed G&T!
My main comment would be on the service, I have never had such good service before, everyone was really polite, courteous, friendly, charming, and seemed to enjoy their jobs and each others' company which made a big difference. I was also impressed with the attention to dietary requirements and how well the kitchen managed to meet these requests.
I would recommened a stay here to anyone who plans to visit Namibia" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
"Worth going just to visit Africat"
The lodge was also very impressive." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
"Okanjima Afrocat foundation"
However we found the main camp garden and setting a real oasis and enjoyed our stay. The guides were all very committed and we enjoyed seeing the cheetah and leopard." See all these reviews: 7n in Namibia
Expert Africa have taken full responsibility, and we will naturally refund these travellers for the difference in between Okonjima's Bush Camp (where they were meant to be) and it's Main Lodge (where they ended up)!
"A cat experience"
Welcoming and helpful staff who are completely dedicated to their cats. Time is fully occupied with the activities. Close contact with the cats is fascinating especially the cheetah tracvking on foot!
Your own individually located bungalow gives you the feeling of isolation but you are soon back in the midst with the short walk to the main building." See all these reviews: 22n in Namibia
"Great cat experience!"
Complimentary bottle of wine for honeymooners." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
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