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Location:Caprivi, Namibia

Caprivi

Ngepi Camp

Ngepi Camp takes its fun seriously: with quirky features and rustic construction, this lively camp in the Caprivi is young at heart with a mature eco-conscience.

Scoring 10 out of 10 for location, Ngepi Camp is on an island in the Okavango River in western Caprivi between the Mahango and Bwabwata National Parks and bordered by flooded summer swamps and winter savannah plains.

Accommodation at 'Nnn-ge-pee' is in family-sized bush huts with en suite bathrooms and, our favourite, en suite tree houses right on the river. You can also camp along the river under the deep shade of the generous river canopy.

The huts and tree-houses are simply constructed with reed walls, thatch roofs and wooden floors. Mozzie nets ensure a comfortable night's sleep a few paces from your private balcony and river view. De?cor, in all its eco-friendly glory, is eclectic to say the least with open-air showers, handmade furniture, vivid colours and local arts and crafts at every turn.

The main lodge has a lively bar and restaurant, a curio shop, an education centre and free wi-fi.

While perfectly sited for an overnight stop, there is much to do at Ngepi to warrant an extra day or two.

Activities include guided river safaris and guided or self-drive game drives into the Bwabwata National Park across the river and the Mahango Game Reserve a short drive away. In the dry winter months, from May to October, you will have a fairly good chance of seeing elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, wild dog, zebra, giraffe, sable, roan, waterbuck and many other antelope. Birding in the Caprivi is exceptional year-round with over 400 species on record.

If you just want to relax, the jetty has a pool in the river or you can doze in your room to a backbeat of distant laughter - hippo and human alike.

Facilities

Family bush huts with double and twin bedrooms and en suite bathrooms; tree houses with en suite bathrooms and private balconies; campsite; bar; restaurant; shop; education centre; floating swimming pool; wi-fi

Activities

Guided and self-drive game drives; mokoro river safaris; sunset boat cruises; guided birding walks; village visits; guided and private fishing; canoeing; games


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About Us

Staff party photo from 2019 showing all staff smiling
  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Chantelle Chantelle
  • Ashlee Ashlee
  • Bonique Bonique
  • Tessa Tessa
  • Janine Janine
  • Carmen Carmen
  • Anja Anja
  • Kirsti Kirsti
  • Petra Petra
  • Leandrie Leandrie
  • Jessica Jessica

“NTS was AMAZING! Special thanks to Wilmari for the best trip we have ever taken. 100% recommend!”

“This was a "bucket list" trip for us. It could not have been better. HIGHLY recommend you ask for Bianca.”

Ulrike helped us plan our safari for 2 years... patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

“Ask for Chantelle, a true legend of patience, availability and efficiency. Will highly recommend.”

“I cannot say enough about this great company and Ashlee herself... best honeymoon we could have wished for!”

Bonique's recommendations were perfectly tailored to our needs with foresight and local knowledge... flawless.”

“The service and help we got from Tessa was fantastic, as a result we had a tremendous trip.”

Janine proposed us a great trip and it was nice to meet with her in Swakop. Definitely recommend!”

“I have no words to express my gratitude to Carmen and the NTS team for their excellent work.”

“Our family would like to thank Anja and everyone at NTS for organising such an incredible trip for us.”

Kirsti arranged the best family holiday we have ever had... highly recommended.”

“We worked with Petra and everything went flawlessly... can't recommend NTS highly enough!”

Leandrie was very patient listening to my needs and catering to my budget... Everything worked perfectly!”

Jessica was AMAZING and so helpful with all of our concerns and questions - we had the most amazing trip.”