Ongava Tented Camp, Etosha, Namibia

Ongava Tented Camp is a Classic Camp

Drinks at the waterhole - yours and theirs

Ongava Tented Camp is one of Namibia’s best kept secrets. Located in the private Ongava Game Reserve to the south of the world-famous Etosha National Park, it overlooks a waterhole at which a plethora of wildlife congregates to drink.

Relaxation typically takes place around the main area – made of stone, canvas and thatch with bar and swimming pool – watching the diverse wildlife happenings in front of camp. Eight large comfortable Meru-style tents, all with en-suite facilities, open air showers and private verandas, accommodate 16 guests. The family unit sleeps four.


  • An intimate safari camp discreetly hidden on Ongava Game Reserve
  • Intense wildlife sightings in and around the camp thanks to its popular waterhole
  • From one wildlife reserve to the next, Ongava is beautifully placed for excursions into the iconic Etosha National Park
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Some things to do at Ongava Tented Camp

  • First time to Africa
  • Travelled to Africa
  • Seasoned Traveller
  • Enjoy a full- or half-day game drive into the nearby Etosha National Park, with its spectacular saltpan views and busy waterholes.

  • Go on a nature walk on Ongava Game Reserve, searching for fascinating plant life and all creatures great and small.

  • Sip a pre-dinner drink while watching wildlife having their own drinks at the waterhole.

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ We just loved it! The open dining area and all the tent terraces have a view on the waterhole, which can get very busy with zebras, kudus, oryxes, and other types of antelopes. On our first night even a lioness came and rested at the waterhole for a while. ”
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Reviewed by: Maria_F111, 2013.10.03