YOUR PROGRAM

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AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT YOUR PROGRAM WILL LOOK LIKE:

ONE NIGHT @ OKONJIMA – BUSH CAMP AND PLAINS CAMP GUESTS
  • After afternoon coffee, tea and cake – ‘radio-track’ Leopards from our game-viewing vehicles. The leopards roam freely and catch their own prey within the 20 000 ha private, Okonjima Nature Reserve.
  • BUSH CAMP: After dinner – join us at the nocturnal hide where you may view ‘Nightlife’ such as porcupine, honey-badgers and caracal, amongst others OR join us for a guided night-drive into the Nature Reserve (ADDITIONAL COST)
  • PLAINS CAMP: No night-hide on offer at Plains Camp. Join us for a guided night-drive, after dinner into the Nature Reserve (ADDITIONAL COST)
  • The following morning (day of departure) – visit AfriCat’s ‘Information & Carnivore Care Centre’, which offers you valuable insight into the work of The AfriCat Foundation.
  • On your day of departure – you are welcome to book a second  ‘tracking trail’ and then join the DAY EXCURSION from the Day Centre to AfriCat’s Information & Carnivore Care Centre.
    READ MORE: Day Visits with Us
TWO NIGHTS @ OKONJIMA – BUSH CAMP AND PLAINS CAMP GUESTS

Day 1:

  • After afternoon coffee, tea and cake – ‘radio-track’ Leopards from our game-viewing vehicles. The leopards roam freely and catch their own prey within the 20 000 ha private, Okonjima Nature Reserve.
  • BUSH CAMP: After dinner – join us at the nocturnal hide where you may view ‘Nightlife’ such as porcupine, honey-badgers and caracal, amongst others OR join us for a guided night-drive into the Nature Reserve (ADDITIONAL COST)
  • PLAINS CAMP: No night-hide on offer at Plains Camp. Join us for a guided night-drive, after dinner into the Nature Reserve (ADDITIONAL COST)
  • The following morning – you are welcome to join the Bushman Trail – It constitutes an easy walking trail and is highly informative. You get to learn about the art of making traditional artefacts and how the San adapt and survive in an unforgiving wilderness environment. Participation is welcomed!ORGuests are invited to participate on foot in the radio-tracking of the rehabilitated Spotted Hyaenas on the Large Carnivore Tracking Trail.  These rehabilitated carnivores roam freely and catch their own prey within the 20 000 ha private, Okonjima Nature Reserve.

Day 2:

  • After brunch – you are welcome to go on one of our Self-guided Walking Trails, or do some birding – identify some of the more than 250+ species in the area, including Namibian endemics – Carp’s Black Tit, Hartlaub’s Francolin and the Damara Rock Runner. Self-guided Walking Trails on the surrounding mountains or in the bush-veldt are free of charge. Walking trails of 4 – 6 km’s, for those of you who want to spend some time alone in the solitude of the Okonjima wilderness. Walk amongst various game and enjoy glorious views. . . . However, most of the trails do not start from the lodge, but require a short drive with your private vehicle to the start of the trail.
  • After afternoon coffee, tea and cake – visit AfriCat’s ‘Information & Carnivore Care Centre’ , which offers you valuable insight into the work of The AfriCat Foundation. A guided drive to the Carnivore Care Centre allows you to meet some of our species ambassadors. Our guide will answer questions, explain the work we do with carnivores in Namibia and position the vehicle for that special photograph.
  • BUSH CAMP: After dinner – join us at the nocturnal hide where you may view ‘Nightlife’ such as porcupine, honey-badgers and caracal, amongst others OR join us for a guided night-drive into the Nature Reserve (ADDITIONAL COST)
  • PLAINS CAMP: No night-hide on offer at Plains Camp. Join us for a guided night-drive, after dinner into the Nature Reserve (ADDITIONAL COST)
  • The following morning (day of departure) – you are invited to participate on foot in the radio-tracking of the rehabilitated cheetahs / wild dogs on the Large Carnivore Tracking Trail. These rehabilitated carnivores roam freely and catch their own prey within the 20 000 ha private, Okonjima Nature Reserve.
  • On your day of departure – you are welcome to book a forth ‘tracking trail’ and then join the DAY EXCURSION from the Day Centre to AfriCat’s Information & Carnivore Care Centre.
    READ MORE: Day Visits with Us
PLEASE NOTE:
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, changes to the 1 or 2 day program may be necessary.
  • THE VILLA and BUSH SUITE: You will have your private guide, and therefore your guide will be flexible as to the wishes of the activities that you would like to participate in. (Within a ‘cat logic’ day. Cats are not active during the hot hours of the day.)
  • THE OMBOROKO CAMP SITE: Campers ONLY participate in the AfriCat’s ‘Information & Carnivore Care Centre’. If you are a camper and stay 2 nights, The Bushman Trail and self-guided walks in the Omboroko Mountains are also on offer.
ONE NIGHT @ THE OMBOROKO CAMPSITE
  • Self-guided Walking Trails on the surrounding mountains or in the bush-veldt are free of charge.
TWO NIGHTS @ THE OMBOROKO CAMPSITE

1st Day:

  • Self-guided Walking Trails on the surrounding mountains or in the bush-veldt are free of charge. Walking trails of 4 – 6 km’s, for those of you who want to spend some time alone in the solitude of the Okonjima wilderness. Walk amongst various game and enjoy glorious views. . . . However, most of the trails do not start from the camp, but require a short drive with your private vehicle to the start of the trail.

2nd Day:

  • Experience the life style of the San People on the Bushman Trial.
  • Self-guided Walking Trails on the surrounding mountains or in the bush-veldt are free of charge. Walking trails of 4 – 6 km’s, for those of you who want to spend some time alone in the solitude of the Okonjima wilderness. Walk amongst various game and enjoy glorious views. . . . However, most of the trails do not start from the camp, but require a short drive with your private vehicle to the start of the trail.
CAMPERS – PLEASE NOTE: (limited availability / low season only)
  • If there are game-vehicles available, and the Okonjima Reserve is not occupied with Lodge guests – tracking carnivores on foot will be offered at an additional cost.
  • On your day of departure – you are welcome to book a second ‘tracking trail’ and then join the DAY EXCURSION from the Day Centre to AfriCat’s ‘Information & Carnivore Care Centre’. (limited availability / prior booking necessary / additional cost)
  • READ MORE: Day Visits with Us
ONE NIGHT @ THE OMBOROKO CAMPSITE
  • Self-guided Walking Trails on the surrounding mountains or in the bush-veldt are free of charge.
TWO NIGHTS @ THE OMBOROKO CAMPSITE

1st Day:

  • Self-guided Walking Trails on the surrounding mountains or in the bush-veldt are free of charge. Walking trails of 4 – 6 km’s, for those of you who want to spend some time alone in the solitude of the Okonjima wilderness. Walk amongst various game and enjoy glorious views. . . . However, most of the trails do not start from the camp, but require a short drive with your private vehicle to the start of the trail.

2nd Day:

  • Experience the life style of the San People on the Bushman Trial.
  • Self-guided Walking Trails on the surrounding mountains or in the bush-veldt are free of charge. Walking trails of 4 – 6 km’s, for those of you who want to spend some time alone in the solitude of the Okonjima wilderness. Walk amongst various game and enjoy glorious views. . . . However, most of the trails do not start from the camp, but require a short drive with your private vehicle to the start of the trail.
CAMPERS – PLEASE NOTE: (limited availability / low season only)
  • If there are game-vehicles available, and the Okonjima Reserve is not occupied with Lodge guests – tracking carnivores on foot will be offered at an additional cost.
  • On your day of departure – you are welcome to book a second ‘tracking trail’ and then join the DAY EXCURSION from the Day Centre to AfriCat’s ‘Information & Carnivore Care Centre’. (limited availability / prior booking necessary / additional cost)
  • READ MORE: Day Visits with Us