Lodges near Etosha National Park
Andersson's Camp is located 8kms inside the Ongava Game Reserve. The close proximity to Etosha Park's western gate is also a major drawcard, especially for vistors who wish to game view around both of these excellent wildlife destinations. Andersson's Camps' boundaries are completely fenced which prevents large animals and predators from wandering through, making it relatively safe for guests with children. Other highlights inside the camp include a floodlit waterhole and an excellent hide.
This camp is beautifully set against the backdrop of a low range of dolomite hills, a feature that provides relief to the otherwise flat surrounding area. Good populations of a variety of Namibian wildlife exist here, this includes both black and white rhino, roam the surrounding plains and dominant mopane woodland within the reserve. Populations of the endemic Anchieta's dwarf python, striped tree squirrel and a localized subspecies of rock hyrax can also be found here.
The resurrected farmstead is the central focus of the camp. This model of eco-sensitive lodging provides an authentic, safe and down-to-earth experience for small groups, families and independent travellers to Etosha. There is a waterhole located directly in front of the farmhouse. Strategically placed seating areas throughout the main lodge area, enable you to watch a variety of visiting game.
On either side of the main farmhouse are 20 luxury tents. They are a mixture of calcrete stone-cladding, canvas and wood, elevated on wooden decks for a better view of the surroundings. The en-suite bathrooms, feature a uniquely designed open-air, solar-heated, private shower. Each tent has a fan, mosquito net and a tea/coffee station.
All meals and drinks are served in the restaurants lapa area. There is a breakfast buffet. Lunch and dinner can be ordered from the chef's 'a la carte' menu. Wine and dine under the stars, or have a nightcap or two around the inviting camp fire.
The Ongava Game Reserve is dominated by mopane woodland, whilst a low range of dolomite hills, the Ondundozonanandana Range break up the otherwise flat landscape. Ondundozonanandana is Herero for 'the place where a boy took the calves.' Andersson's Camp has been named after the trader Charles John Andersson (two s's not one!). He travelled through Namibia in the 1840's and 50's. The gate into Etosha National Park, Andersson's Gate, which is south of Okaukuejo Rest camp, is also named after him!
Andersson's Camp. Ideal for self-drive trips to Etosha National Park.
- No activities are offered on the Ongava property
- Guests may either self-drive into Etosha National Park or book (at extra cost) onto one of the camp's scheduled guided game drives into Etosha National Park
A mid market lodge, situated on the Ongava Private Reserve, very close to the main, Andersson, entrance to Etosha Park
On a small hill on the extreme western side of Etosha - Dolomite is the newest (and fifth camp) to open within the park boundaries. It is a smaller lodge as opposed to the traditional resort feel of the other camps within the park
Value for money accommodation in a well designed tented camp
Traditional slightly formal up-market lodge. Situated on same property as Eagle Tented Camp
Only 10km's from the park, Etosha Safari Camp offers good quality budget accommodation
Within 10km of the Etosha entrance this mid-range lodge offers an ideal base from which to explore the park
40 Room lodge only 4km from the park. Offers self catering units and a restaurant
Situated just north of the town of Outjo around 90km south of the Park
One of the five camps situated inside the park, generally less popular with visitors than Okaukuejo or Namutoni but has the advantage of a secluded quiet spot lit waterhole
On the far western edge of the park, just outside the Galton Gate, this is an excellent location to explore Etosha, Damaraland and the remote Kaokoland area
Luxury accommodation, each unit with private pool, great place to spoil yourself. Guided tours on private nature reserve and inside Etosha Park
Value for money self drive option situated 32km from the park
Accommodation in permanently erected tents, 14km south of the park
Extremely popular and busy accommodation inside the park with a good spot-lit waterhole, great choice if location is deciding factor on where to stay
A brand new campsite inside Etosha Park. No accommodation is available here and this only caters for self-sufficient campers. A highlight of the camp is the unique hide which overlooks the camps waterhole
Upmarket accommodation, situated on private game reserve with easy access to the National Park
On the same property as Ongava Lodge, but offering a more traditional tented safari style experience
Once called Etosha Gateway lodge this is a budget accommodation option which has recently been renovated.
This small family owned and managed guest farm is situated in easy driving distance of Etosha. The tranquil gardens and homely atmosphere make for a relaxed stay far from the crowds of the more commercial lodges
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