Etosha village - taleni africa

The award-winning Taleni Etosha Village offers visitors to the area, especially families an affordable holiday combined with comfort close to Namibia's famous wildlife attractions. As it is only 2kms from the Andersson's Gate (the western entrance to the Etosha National Park), self-drive tourists can day trip to the outstanding waterholes in and around Okaukuejo Camp. (Taleni means view or vision.)

Be welcomed at reception with a refreshing drink to quench the thirst and a brief The well-stocked Cuca shop adjacent to reception has souvenirs, refreshments, groceries and other essential items for your stay or onward journey. The unique open-air bar has DSTV, just the job to catch up on all the news from home and those major sporting events. Instructions for the laundry service can be found in the rooms and there is a high-feeding chair and a cot available. Tea & coffee are available 24hrs at the buffet area..

The 3 swimming pools, (baby, medium sized and large) are great for all the family to have a splash and a dip on those hot, Namibian afternoons. The lawn areas are perfect for the kiddies to play, and the parents to relax and unwind.

Etosha Village offers traditional eating arrangements in a typical Ovambo settlement. After the call for food to be prepared in a kitchen area, meals would be presented to hungry villagers. Men, women, children and elders, would then take their meal to separate eating areas, laid out in a 'kraal-like' manner, built with local materials to create shelter. These customs are reflected in the Taleni's kitchen/buffet area of today. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served in outside Etosha Village restaurants. Buffet meals must be booked in advance. Lunch packs can be organized the evening before at reception to take along on a self-drive or guided excursions into Etosha Park.

Guests stay in 55 well-placed accommodation units set in a Mopane forest. They combine comfort and African charm and are arranged in such a way to ensure maximum privacy. Each individual accommodation unit offer an en-suite bathroom with shower, air-conditioned bedroom, a ceilingfan, an in-room safe, tea/coffee station, a fridge, shelves and hanging space. Adults sleep on twin beds and the sleeper couch is ideal for 2 small children under 12 years. Room Number 16 is the wheelchair friendly unit. Enjoy the beautiful surroundings from your private patio or outside seating area. Power is supplied from mains electricity.

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Activities include early morning and full day excursions to Etosha NP. There are 2 game viewing vehicles, seating a maximum of 10 passengers per vehicle, per trip. The morning drive lasts for approximately 5 hours, following a route through Andersson's Gate to Okaukuejo, and then on to various waterholes in a circular route, before heading back to Okaukuejo. We include light refreshments on the vehicles. Their knowledgeable and professional driver/guides, have extensive knowledge of the area and animals, giving a thoroughly enjoyable 'running commentary' en-route.

Full-day trips can also be organized. The knowledgeable and professional driver/guides, have extensive knowledge of the area and animals and will take different routes to ensure maximum game viewing opportunities for guests.

Taleni Etosha Village. Preserving land as a prime destination for nature lovers.

Etosha Park: Drive yourself into the Etosha Park and spend the day visiting the numerous waterholes in search of game.

Sundowner Trips: Weather permitting, the sundowner trips are a great favourite at Etosha Village. Guests are taken to a nearby hill to enjoy 'a sundowner in the bush,' whilst admiring the incredible Namibian sunset. Snacks and sundowner drinks included.

Game viewing to Etosha National Park: There are 2 game viewing vehicles, seating a maximum of 10 passengers per vehicle, per trip. Knowledgeable and professional driver/guides have an extensive knowledge of the area and animals, giving a thoroughly enjoyable 'running commentary' en-route.

Morning game drive: This safari lasts for approximately 5hrs, following a route through Andersson Gate to Okaukuejo, and then on to various waterholes in a circular route, before heading back to Okaukuejo. Light refreshments are included on the vehicles.

Full-day trips: All day game-viewing safaris into Etosha National Park can be arranged.

Dolomite Camp

Dolomite Camp

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.

Eagle Tented Camp

Eagle Tented Camp

Value for money accommodation in a well designed tented camp.

Epacha Game Lodge and Spa

Epacha Game Lodge and Spa

Traditional slightly formal up-market lodge. Situated on same property as Eagle Tented Camp.

Etosha Mountain Lodge - Natural Selection

Etosha Mountain Lodge - Natural Selection

Serene yetfull of character, the thatched chalets of Etosha Mountain Lodge are perched on a dolomite hill, offering panoramic views of the iconic namibian landscape with an abundance of big game and wildlife.

Etosha Oberland Lodge

Etosha Oberland Lodge

Etosha Oberland Lodge, at the southern entrance of EtoshaNational Park, combines luxury with a lot of privacy.

Etosha Safari Camp

Etosha Safari Camp

Only 10kms from the park, Etosha Safari Camp offers good quality budget accommodation.

Etosha Safari Camping2Go

Etosha Safari Camping2Go

The quirky Etosha Safari Camp should be on every camper’s travel itinerary, as the Camping2Go accommodation offers a vibrant introduction to versatile and colourful Namibia.

Etosha Safari Lodge

Etosha Safari Lodge

Within 10km of the Etosha entrance this mid-range lodge offers an ideal base from which to explore the park.

Etotongwe Lodge

Etotongwe Lodge

Etotongwe Lodge is situated in the northern Namibian town of Outjo. This is 94kms south of the world-famous Etosha NP. Stopover here on your way to explore the country's most visited tourist attraction.

Halali

Halali

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.

Hobatere Lodge

Hobatere Lodge

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.

Little Ongava

Little Ongava

Luxury accommodation, each unit with private pool, great place to spoil yourself. Guided tours on private nature reserve and inside Etosha Park.

Mondjila Safari Camp

Mondjila Safari Camp

Value for money self drive option situated 32km from the park.

Mopane Village Etosha

Mopane Village Etosha

Accommodation in permanently erected tents, 14km south of the park.

Okaukuejo

Okaukuejo

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.

Olifantsrus Campsite

Olifantsrus Campsite

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.

Ongava Lodge

Ongava Lodge

Upmarket accommodation, situated on private game reserve with easy access to the National Park.

Toshari  Lodge

Toshari Lodge

Once called Etosha Gateway lodge this is a budget accommodation option which has recently been renovated.

Vreugde Guest Farm

Vreugde Guest Farm

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.

Directions

Etosha Village is situated in Northern Namibia adjacent to Etosha - only 2km before the Okaukuejo entrance gate to the famous Etosha National Park. From Windhoek, follow the B1 via Okahandja and Otjiwarongo until you reach Outjo. From Outjo, follow the C38 towards Etosha / Okaukuejo. The entrance gate to Etosha Village is located on the lefthand side of the C38 road, approximately 96 kilometres from Outjo.

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