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Location:Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park

Ongava Lodge

Ongava Game Lodge has a rustic overcoat that fails to conceal its underbelly of luxury and elegance. The 12 enormous thatched chalets each have an en suite bathroom - with a view - and a large verandah looking out over the reserve.

The main lodge is open-sided under a canopy of timber and thatch and has a split-level living area, a dining room and a bar. The swimming pool and large game-viewing deck look out over a floodlit waterhole.

Ongava is a 30,000ha private game reserve on the southern edge of Etosha. There are two other lodges in the reserve - Little Ongava Lodge, for complete luxury, and Ongava Tented Camp for an elegant sufficiency. The reserve has all of Namibia's wildlife except elephant, which you will no doubt find on your safaris in Etosha. A highlight of the private reserve is a walking safari in which you track both black and white rhino - with an armed ranger of course.

Facilities

Rock and thatch chalets; en-suite bathroom; air conditioning; ceiling fan; private verandahs; swimming pool; curio shop; reference library; spotting scope for game viewing; laundry; indoor and outdoor dining; airstrip

Activities

Overlooking a floodlit waterhole; game drives into Etosha; guided walks and safaris in the private reserve, which has game-viewing hides and waterholes; rhino tracking

Etosha National Park is Namibia's top wildlife attraction and one of Africa's great parks. Large herds of plains game concentrate around the natural waterholes making for excellent mixed sightings. Expect to see most of the big game including elephant and lion as well some of Namibia's endemics: damara dik-dik, black-faced impala, short-toed rockthrush, Hartlaub's francolin, rockrunner, Rüppell's parrot, white-tailed shrike and chestnut weaver.

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Onguma Tented Camp

Onguma Tented Camp is an elegant and stylish safari lodge at odds with the scrubby African bush that envelops it.

Mushara Outpost

Sophisticated and elegant, Mushara Outpost is a luxury addition to the Mushara collection of lodges on the eastern side of Etosha National Park.

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