Reviews of GocheGanas
Wildlife sightings and reviews
36 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited GocheGanas and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Excellent lodge, great accommodation & staff"
The food was great and the staff were very friendly - it was a lovely place to introduce ourselves to Namibia. We went on one of their safaris and saw Giraffe drinking and a couple of Rhino before sundowners watching Giraffe.
The swimming pool was great, although kids are only allowed to use the outdoor pool, which wasn't really any hardship." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
"Gocheganas Lodge & Spa review"
Wonderful views and great food." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
"A wonderful first night stop"
Fantastic views, lovely chalet and excellent bar and restaurant area. From our chalet balcony we saw Giraffe, Buffalo, Ostrich, Springbok.
Definitely should have stayed more than one night." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
"Unexpected peace 30km south of Windhoek"
We did and saw warthogs, wildebeeste, giraffe, eland, meerkats, a fish eagle, zebra, harfebeest, kori bustard and moorhens. The driver was quite apologetic that we failed to find the rhino! We stayed only one night but two would have been better. There is a very smart swimming pool, massages available or you could just sit on your balcony and look out over the umpteen hectares of greenery, trying to spot the giraffes!" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
"Gocheganas Lodge & Spa review"
Armstrong our guide was very knowledgable and took us around the very large game ranch where we saw meerkats amongst many other game! The rooms are very nice - we had a lovely sunken bath and outdoor shower (our favourite). The pool and spa areas are very good, and the views from the terrace and bar are great." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
The Spa facilities are very good.
The restaurant is very good and the food was excellent, and the cake in the afternoons was wonderful.
We went on a guided walk which was very informative. Plus, we did our own self guided walk following way markers. We saw some game on all the walks.
It is a great place to unwind and relax either after the flight on arrival, or before flying back home.
" See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 5n in South Africa
"An excellent lodge and spa"
"A final Flourish"
The food is always enjoyable but the offering of a made to order 'stir fry' for our last night (because the lodge only had a few guests there was no dinner menu as such) was disappointing and seemed a bit 'lazy' and simple." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
"Unwanted at the Elegant Farmstead"
You will be greeted at the gate to the property by the friendliest gate-keeper we have ever met and he will wave you off frantically when you leave. Gocheganas is set on the top of a hill 5km from the gate; you leave your car at the bottom and are driven up to the top. Suites are beautiful with enormous bed, sitting area with TV (Martin found the rugby immediately) and huge bathroom with a ‘bath with a view’. Private decks provide wonderful views of the valley and hills around.
Food was excellent as were all staff we encountered.
We took an evening game drive with Ambrosius. Whilst the reserve is not huge it holds a good number of animals and we were fortunate enough to get a great Mummy and Baby rhino sighting. Compared to other lodges the drive was very good value.
Gocheganas would make a good first or last night stop as, if you turn right on leaving the gate, ther’s a quick back way to the airport.
" See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia; 4n in Botswana; 3n in South Africa
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