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Omatako Camp

Community Campsites - Namibia

This camp in Bushmanland offers guided walks and tracking with the local !Kung San (Bushman) people. The guides will gather food and help you cook it.

Why visit the Omatako Valley Restcamp?

Here you will have an opportunity to meet with and experience the traditions & culture of the !Kung San people (Bushmen).

What can you experience?

  • Go on guided bush walks and experience the tracking of game
  • Witness the gathering & cooking of veld (bush) food
  • Enjoy traditional dance & music
  • Horse riding can be arranged

What facilities are available?

  • A variety of spacious campsites with braai areas and water taps
  • Very basic hut/shelter
  • Ablution block with flush toilet & hot shower
  • Craft shop & cold drinks

Nearby attractions include:

  • Nyae Nyae Pans (Nyae Nyae Conservancy, 1 hr 30 min)
  • Kaudom National Park (3-4 hrs, 4x4 required)

Where is it?

How do I get there?

  • From the south take the main Grootfontein-Rundu road (B8 tarmac) 55 km north of Grootfontein turn right onto the Tsumkwe road (C44 gravel). After 100 km you will reach the Veterinary fence and checkpoint. 11 km further down the road you will find the restcamp on your right hand side. Access is by 2 x 4 vehicle.

Unfortunately we are not able to book community campsites as there are no reliable contact numbers or booking offices in places.
The only way to get a site is to arrange it on arrival at the campsite.

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