Little Ongava, Etosha, Namibia

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Wildlife at Little Ongava

Little Ongava features almost all of the characteristic wildlife of the area, with plains game such as springbok, gemsbok, wildebeest, Burchell's zebra, Hartmann's mountain zebra, waterbuck, red hartebeest, giraffe, eland and endemic black-faced impala seen, while Etosha itself has elephant to add to the list. In Etosha, large herds of plains game concentrate around the waterholes in the dry season, making for exciting wildlife viewing. Lion move between the Park and the Reserve and both black and white rhino can be seen. 10 of Namibia’s 14 endemic bird species have been recorded in the 340 species on Ongava.


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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