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Location:Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park

Onguma The Fort

With a range of desert-adapted architectural styles, The Fort in Onguma Game Reserve is an award-winning Namibian Safari Lodge near Etosha National Park.

The Fort at Onguma was refurbished and re-launched in 2008 to instant international acclaim. Taking the new safari brief to the edge of conception, South African architects Slee incorporated natural materials and dramatic simplicity to create one of the most striking safari lodges in Namibia.

Walls are untreated and partially clad in stone, the interiors are uncluttered and furnished with great care and all about are vast windows and doors that frame the wilderness and invite the cool air inside.

Attention to detail goes way beyond sublime d├ęcor and remarkable design. Moroccan meets classical African safari. The service and standards match international levels and the food, wine, staff and management as one complement the arresting grandeur of The Fort at Onguma.

And yet, not despite but perhaps because of the exceptional safari lodge and accommodation, the game viewing and wilderness experience remains the leading lady of this magnificent show.

Facilities

11 Bush suites overlooking Fischer's Pan in Etosha National Park; en suite bathrooms with 2 showers (one outdoors); bath robes & slippers; air-conditioning; mosquito nets; hairdryer; safe; coffee & tea facilities with Nespresso machine; mini bar; distilled water; fire place; large private deck

1 Honeymoon suite overlooking Fischer's Pan in Etosha National Park; en suite bathroom with indoor & outdoor showers and outdoor bath tub; bath robes & slippers; air-conditioning; mosquito nets; hairdryer; safe; coffee & tea facilities with Nespresso machine; mini bar; distilled water; fire place; large private deck; lounge; flat screen TV

1 Sultan Suite overlooking Fischer's Pan in Etosha National Park; en suite bathroom with indoor shower and bath tub; bath robes & slippers; air-conditioning; mosquito nets; hairdryer; safe; coffee & tea facilities with Nespresso machine; mini bar; distilled water; private verandah; lounge; flat screen TV

Wine cellar; 2 dining areas and lounge; swimming pool; game viewing tower; curio shop; WiFi; laundry (at a surcharge)

Activities

Guided nature walks and sunset game drives in Onguma Private Reserve; private guided Etosha safaris; game viewing tower; Onkolo Hide; massage therapy.

The Fort is in a private reserve 20,000ha in extent and sharing a border with Etosha National Park overlooking the shimmering expanse of Fischer's Pan. Most of Etosha's wildlife species pass through the private reserve and daily guided safaris in Etosha Park will take you to any that don't.

Similar Properties in Etosha National Park

Little Ongava Lodge

With a maximum of six guests Little Ongava is indeed little. There is nothing little about the scale of luxury or the footprint of the suites, however.

Villa Mushara

Exclusive. Private. Intimate. Just 8km from the entrance to Etosha National Park on the eastern side. The villas at Mushara are of elite class and a unique getaway of ultimate luxury.

About Us

  • WilmariWilmari
  • BiancaBianca
  • UlrikeUlrike
  • ChantelleChantelle
  • AshleeAshlee
  • BoniqueBonique
  • TessaTessa
  • JanineJanine
  • CarmenCarmen
  • AnjaAnja
  • KirstiKirsti
  • PetraPetra
  • LeandrieLeandrie
  • JessicaJessica

“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.”