Little Ongava, Etosha, Namibia

Little Ongava is a Premier Camp

Things to do at Little Ongava

Activities at Little Ongava revolve around day and night wildlife-viewing drives and walks with experienced guides all on the private Ongava Game Reserve. Daily excursions into the neighbouring Etosha National Park are exciting wildlife experiences while a hide at neighbouring Ongava Lodge’s waterhole provides superb photographic opportunities.


Game drives on Ongava Game Reserve

Guided morning and afternoon/evening game drives take place on the 30 000 hectare private Ongava Game Reserve. Private vehicles can be booked at an extra cost (subject to availability).


Excursions into Etosha National Park

Full- or half-day guided morning and afternoon game drives in Etosha, Namibia’s prime savannah wilderness area (with a picnic); see the massive saltpan as well as the perennial springs that provide the water required by the Park’s high-density big game population.


Rhino tracking on Ongava Game Reserve

Ongava holds one of the largest rhino custodianships in the country and is one of the few private game reserves in southern Africa where guests can see both black and white rhino.


Guided Nature Walks

A walk with a professional guide through the area takes in the abundant array of life, small and large.

Latest News From Little Ongava

  • Little Ongava - September 2013
    Oct 29, 2013

    Rhino Notching ProgrammeThe Ongava Reserve did its annual rhino notching during September. The Research Centre and Anti-Poaching team dart young rhino between two and three years old. They get a small mark on their ears so they can be...

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  • Little Ongava - March 2013
    Apr 5, 2013

    Just spending the day at a waterhole can often produce sightings of zebra, eland, oryx, impala, springbok, red hartebeest, giraffe and wildebeest, all arriving at the waterhole at different times of the day.

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  • Little Ongava - November 2010
    Dec 1, 2010


    The rain has also brought with it the emperor moth, also known as the mopane worm. These young moths have been spotted hovering above lights at night. The female adult mopane moth lays its eggs on the leaves of the mopane tree,...

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ Nothing can prepare you for the luxury of Little Ongava... The rooms are simply breathtaking. In the winter a nice fire is made in your room. A private pool on your terrace. An outside bed. AN inside huge fairy-tale like bed. A bathroom full of luxury and splendour. ”
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Reviewed by: Steve C, 2013.04.29