Omatozu game farm

Omatozu Game Farm is located 100km north of Namibia's capital city Windhoek, and just 25km from the town of Okahandja. This central location means it is en-route to Waterberg Plateau and Namibia's main tourist attraction, Etosha National Park. This guest farm has easy access making it an ideal stop-over for self-drive tourists at the beginning or end of a Namibian holiday.

The location and relaxed atmosphere at Omatozu make it an idyllic place for those wanting to escape the rigours of modern life. The hosts Carla & Arthur are both very knowledgeable with regard to Namibian wildlife. Carla was one of the first woman trophy hunters in the country while Arthur is a retired vet who specialised in treating large game and was involved in cheetah research.

The entertainment area consists of a wooden deck with a bar, dining room and lounge. The braai area affords views of the farm dam with the opportunity to experience the incredible Namibian night sky around a camp fire. The cosy living room has an open fireplace, a popular winter night-time venue. Other facilities include a laundry service while dinner, breakfast and braai-packs are available on request.

Across the lawn from the main camp and nestled amongst thorn trees are 3 x luxury walk-in tents: En-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, electricity, bedside lights, plugs, linen and towels are standard.

Grazing land on the Omatozu Farm is gradually being reclaimed from alien invader bush. Wood is harvested to produce charcoal, a process that not only rehabilitates farmland but creates job opportunities and an export commodity.

Kudu, gemsbok, springbuck, impala, hartebeest, eland, zebra, giraffe, brown hyena, waterbuck and ostrich during the day and porcupine, ant-bear and honey badger at night. Cheetah and leopard frequent the farm, but sightings are very rare.

Omatozu Safari Camp offers a great opportunity to enjoy a boutique camping experience with the perfect mix of nature and serenity that will leave you feeling peaceful and recharged.

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Traveller Reviews

These are honest reviews, both good and bad, from our travellers who visited this property.

Lourens, Walter

24 Feb 2014

Fantastic, for an overnight stop we thought it was outstanding. Wished we had stayed here a bit longer.

Suleau, Marcel

25 Apr 2015

Excellent for the first day to rest close to the airport a get more familiar with the car and the country.

Hogan, Lesley

30 May 2017

Lovely camp near to Windhoek. The 3 luxury tents are very well appointed and stylish. Food and service excellent.

Molowny, Daniel

28 Nov 2014

Beautiful and relaxing site in the middle of nowhere. The chef is to be mentioned, and the views from the dining room also

Baldi, Michele

17 Jul 2013

Beautiful; very kind. For our honeymoon they prepared champagne and chocolate, and, for dinner, they prepared a private table for us.

Bartosik, Karen

5 Jun 2016

Very nice quiet place - perfect after a long travel. Good stopover to Etosha. Not sure there would be enough to do to stay another night.

Monbaliu, Sean

30 Nov 2014

Perfect for our last night in Namibia. The food was fantastic! Owners and staff were very warm, friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended!

Ratchelous, David

30 Sep 2013

We received a very warm welcome to a most relaxing environment. Ideal place to recover after the journey - loved the honey badger & porcupines!

Dean, Joe

29 Sep 2014

Best lodge of our trip. Excellent guided walk around the farm with some good wildlife spotting and information. Also the best food of the trip. Nice that the owners came and welcomed us too.

Phipps, Kathy

24 Oct 2019

We opted to stay at Omatozu to wind down after a whirlwind trip around Namibia. The lodge is very nice and we were the only guests. The dinner at Omatozu was one of the best we had in Namibia.

Nishizaki, Ricardo

31 Oct 2016

Omatozu is a good place to stop after a long flight to arrive in Windhoek. I was tired and certainly drive 400km to Etosha will be hard. To be honest for me was only a confortable place to rest, but the food was very good.

Glass, Robert

8 Jun 2016

My favorite stop in Namibia! It's a beautiful property with plentiful wildlife. Accommodations are in permanent tents that include both a/c and a built-in bathroom. The food was outstanding. I can't say enough about how great it was!

Dhenin, Sophie

29 Nov 2014

Lovely little place to stay with good intro to wildlife, I wanted to find my `own giraffe`, set off for a walk around the waterhole, and found one within minutes! Food was outstandingly good. Great staff, very friendly. Lovely `tent`

Isermann, Rita

2 Nov 2011

Omatozu has only 3 tented bungalows, so in the main building everything is in one large room: dining, relaxing, talking and the bar. Very friendly Alfred seemed to be responsible for everything. Good dinner and breakfast, cosy atmosphere.

Murray, Drew

13 Sep 2014

Great stop off for the night before a flight. Chris who runs the place for the owners is really good - very helpful, very knowledgeable. EVen thought he is running the rooms and restaurant he is actually a qualified guide and a great resource.

Tuytelaars, Tinne

29 Jul 2015

Nice place, friendly personnel, who did their best to please us (e.g. call us when there was some game). Some of the best food we got on the entire trip. However, not much to do. A walking trail or camp fire or pool table or petanque would have been welcome.

Duran,jose

5 Nov 2012

Perfect and wonderful place!!! Nice boss who came to visit us to see if all was OK. The employees also was friendly. The place is fantastic and has all the things you need for a camping. Has a beautiful pool and is very quiet!. Stay there! You will come back!

Directions

Omatozu Game farm is located 25km North of Okahandja on the B1 heading north towards Otjiwarongo. The camp is situated roughly 5 km from this main route and is reached via a gravel road. 

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