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Zum Potjie

near Otavi - Namibia

Zum Potjie Restcamp offers a midway stop between the Namibian coast and the Zambezi Region or onto Etosha Park. Located between Otavi and Tsumeb (around 380kms from Windhoek) the camp is set on a 50ha small-holding. Guests can expect a warm welcome and a traditional farm atmosphere.

Meals can be ordered in the small restaurant in the main building. Drinks such as beer and wine can be ordered throughout the day and into the evening. Breakfast includes bread, cheese, butter, eggs, fruit juices, milk and home-made jams. A light lunch is also available. Lamb, turkey, duck and chicken can be ordered for your evening meal. Alternatively diners can enjoy a 'Potjie', a traditional Afrikaans stew made in a cast-iron pot with 3 legs, placed over an open fire.

The inviting crystal-clear swimming pool offers a welcome respite from the hot Namibian sunshine. After dinner enjoy a nightcap as you stargaze into the beautiful night skies.

The guest farm has 5 spacious bungalows. Each room has 2 single beds, an en-suite shower and WC, a table and chairs, a fan, mosquito net and a tea/coffee station. Secure parking is directly in front of the bungalows.

Activities include a Botanical walking trail, bird watching, a farm museum and a open-air Kavango kraal museum. Day trips to a traditional village, Tsumeb and Grootfontein Museums, the Hoba Meteorite, Otjikoto Lake and the Dripstone cave, can be organized.

Children of all ages are welcome at Zum Potjie Restcamp.

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wander around one of the not too taxing walking trails and encounter Nambian flora and a few birds on the way round. This can include a Botanical walking trail and bird watching
Farm museum
Some interesting artefacts and information relating to the history of the farm.
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Directions to the lodge

Zum Potjie is situated 8km north of Otavi on the B1 road.

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