We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Onguma Bush Camp

Certificate of Excellence
Prices from our online travel partners are not available
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Etosha National Park
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
Show Prices
Management photos
Onguma Bush Camp
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

298 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 148: English reviews
Start your review of Onguma Bush Camp
 Click to rate
San Diego, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Onguma Bush Camp is located in the private Onguma game park adjacent Etosha game park. It is one of several accommodations in the private park. Yes, it is easy to drive into Etosha via the nearby Lindequist Gate (extreme eastmost gate to Etosha). However, there is a daily entrance fee to Etosha. Also, there is a roughly 8 km drive...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank bajaya
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All facilities were up (and beyond) expectations. Our "small houses" were close to nature to see animals up to our doorsteps. Food was extremely good, service up to the right level and a nice swimming poolr to relax. (Weakest point - as the whole of Namibie: WiFi quality)

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lialis
Tiny, Canada
Reviewed April 5, 2017

This place was 5 Star all the way right from the easy drive in and the proximity to the Van Lindquist gate to Etosha National Park to the beautiful surroundings. The chalet was lovely, comfortable and clean. The service was excellent and the food delicious and beautifuly presented. They accommodated my dietary preferences with the chef even coming to our...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank CorrieChristiaan
Tunis, Tunisia
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Up at 6am to have coffee on the deck, watching the sun rise as giraffe's wander about in front of us. Awesome! After a few minute drive, we were at the Etosha gate as it opens, and were at the key waterholes by 730am. That is convenience. That is Onguma. After the long days of driving Etosha, back to the...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank wandering_canuk
Pender Island, Canada
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We booked a view room that was spacious and comfortable. The staff was friendly and the service was excellent. This is a first class place with a lovely pool, a restaurant overlooking a water hole and fields beyond that provide an opportunity to watch warthogs, kudus, impalas and even a wildebeest. There are a number of comfortable lounge areas to...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Bruce M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Beautiful views and sunsets over the Onguma Game Reserve. The animals came into the waterhole every evening... you could watch them from the swimming pool. The staff are super friendly and very approachable. In the mornings the staff feed the fish and turtles that literally swim under the restaurant and at night they point out the different animals at the...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Chloe S
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

We loved it at Onguma bush camp, we stayed in one of the huts for three nights. Great accommodation, friendly staff and we eat some really good food! Located just outside the gate of Etosha - amazing for safari!

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Hollie F
Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed January 24, 2017

My wife, son, and I spent three nights here and everything was fabulous. The service was impeccable, the food delicious, and the sunsets unforgettable. We especially enjoyed our sunset dinner. Special mention goes out to Simon and Opa. We will definitely be back.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank TourGuide-KEVIN
Rauland, Norway
Reviewed January 20, 2017

We were here to celebrate New Year. Romantic! Guests were treated to free 'champagne'. The dinner menu made us feel like lords/ladies (delete where applicable). We had a chalet "outside" the secure area -i.e. animals could come right up to our verandah - not that we experienced that, but exciting nevertheless. Very good management and staff. Not cheap. ok pool....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Bob D
Harare, Zimbabwe
Reviewed January 8, 2017

We spent two nights at Onguma Bush Camp during our month long holiday in Namibia. This was a lovely place to stay, both for the fabulous accommodation, as well as very successful game drives through the private reserve and Etosha. The staff were all very helpful and friendly, which makes a huge difference when on holiday. If you're planning on...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AndyLowePhotography
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

198 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (197)
Viewed
Dining (14)
Viewed
View from Room (11)
Viewed
Room/Suite (25)
Viewed
Bathroom (6)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (12)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (32)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (96)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (1)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (1)
06/04/2017 06/05/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Etosha National Park hotels
5.7 mi away
Mokuti Etosha Lodge
Mokuti Etosha Lodge
#2 of 35 in Etosha National Park
755 reviews
87.7 mi away
Etosha Safari Lodge
Etosha Safari Lodge
#5 of 35 in Etosha National Park
885 reviews
86.6 mi away
Eldorado Guest House & Camping
Eldorado Guest House & Camping
#28 of 35 in Etosha National Park
55 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
100.1 mi away
Epacha Game Lodge and Spa
Epacha Game Lodge and Spa
#4 of 8 in Etosha National Park
140 reviews
12.3 mi away
Emanya@Etosha
Emanya@Etosha
#24 of 35 in Etosha National Park
190 reviews
0.5 mi away
Onguma the Fort
Onguma the Fort
#1 of 35 in Etosha National Park
227 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Near Onguma Bush Camp

Top-rated Attractions Nearby
Top-rated Restaurants Nearby
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Laundry Service
  • Breakfast Available

Additional Information about Onguma Bush Camp

Address: PO Box 6784, Etosha National Park, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Oshikoto Region > Etosha National Park
Price Range: $70 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Onguma Bush Camp 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Onguma Bush Camp staff and other travelers.
5 questions
Ask a question
Windhoek, Namibia
over a year ago

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from Onguma Bush Camp staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“No parking outside rondavels. Have to lug luggage in. Attentive staff who will carry it. May be a schlep if you forget something.”
  • Ample shower enclosure and bathroom.
  • Cheetah on sunset guided drive.
  • Cheetah on sunset guided drive.
  • Rondavels (detached).
bajaya, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“All the rooms are nice. But perhaps ask for one by the waterhole.”
wandering_canuk, Apr 2, 2017 | Read review
“The view room we booked was very private, spacious and well appointed”
BruceM53, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
“The Bush Camp, the huts opposite the pool area.”
V1938BQchloes, Feb 27, 2017 | Read review
“All rooms good”
PIP3, Sep 1, 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question