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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   PO Box 6784, Etosha National Park, Namibia
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Onguma Bush Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed July 2014 & had a ball! First time to Etosha so loved watching the watering hole at night. Great animal sightings with Eric--make sure you do the game walk one morning, it was interesting, we learned a lot. And the harrumphing of a lion nearby certainly added to the thrill!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We stayed in the smallest rondavel at Onguma Bush Camp and that was small for two persons. Beds were fine, bathroom was fine, but there was hardly any space left for the luggage, and you could not sit anywhere inside if you wanted to get away from the heat. The rating of the room is therefore based on how we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

An attractive spot just outside the Von Lindguist gate to Etosha, reachable by tarred roads. The main attraction is a waterhole with lovely views over the bush. Accommodation is simple but comfortable, and nice shower gel, shampoo etc is provided. Staff are friendly, food good (but nothing special) and there is a nice pool area overlooking the water hole with... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

As most of others wrote: location close to Namutoni gate, Etosha. Waterhole (Bush Camp) directly at restaurant/ bar boma. Friendly service people. ´Garden and pool area like an oasis. Little extras like the welcome hot towels or the good night story on your pillow. Rooms (rondavels) well maintained, clean and spacious. Bathroom top. Beds fine. Slept very well. Could have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I actually loved the one night we had at the Bush camp - the photo's I've seen don't do it justice. It is constructed of beautiful timbers and has a range of peaceful areas to sit and relax - together with the obligatory waterhole to attract animals to you while you eat or relax by the pool. The rooms are... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The bush camp is conveniently placed to explore the eastern sides of Etosha NP. Featuring a private landing strip (fairly close) with giant termite mounds and excellent rooms, one can relax besides the nicely managed water hole, have a cold drink and even lock eyes with a "pumba" (warthog) that just managed to break under the fence to graze on... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Nice clean rooms, good food and excellent service from Mattheus. Stayed two nights and spent a day lounging in the lounge area overlooking the waterhole, after 8 weeks of touring around. Our first evening, we had a bull elephant come visit for over 2 hours until some loud guests scared him away. During his visit, I was able to get... More 

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Yankee in the South
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46 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights in order to spend one morning checking out the eastern most water holes in Etosha since we still had until 12:00 on our Etosha permit. Our room was in one of the long buildings and was OK as far as decoration and a basic, working bathroom. It had a loft area where 2 children could sleep,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay at Onguma, set close to a large waterhole which the restaurant overlooks. We had a room which was also next to the water and it was particularly nice to sit outside and watch the antelope and warthogs in the early morning and late evening. It would be nice if there were a table and chairs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stayed at the campsite of onguma. The campsites were clean, and we had our private douche, toilet and lavatory space. We had dinner at the restaurant which served a perfectly grilles piece of game meat. The restaurant had a Nice view on the waterhole, and was during our dinner visited by an elephant! Don't spend your money on the... More 

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Address: PO Box 6784, Etosha National Park, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Oshikoto Region > Etosha National Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Onguma Bush Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19

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