In order to be in time for the afternoon activities, a general guide for arrival times is before 15h00 (winter) and 16h00 (summer).
Check-in from 12h00 onwards. Guests are respectfully requested not to arrive before 12h00
Check-out: Guests are respectfully requested to please vacate the room on your day of departure by 10h00 at the very latest!
Credit card payments can take a while to process, due to ‘bush’-telephone lines and slow connections. To ensure a swift departure – payments can be done the evening before departure or during brunch on your day of departure.
OKONJIMAis bordered by rivers, which are dry for most of the year. However guests are advised to check on accessibility during the rainy season!
When you arrive on Okonjima , you will enter the new OKONJIMA PRIVATE NATURE RESERVE – 10km from the B1
CAPTIVE CHEETAHS, WILD DOGS AND HYAENAS were released into this park in 2010! PLEASE DO NOT GET OUT OF YOUR VEHICLE – UNTIL YOU ARE IN THE 2000ha LODGE AREA!
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The AfriCat Foundation’s headquarters are based in the 200 square kilometre private Okonjima Nature Reserve, located 50 kilometres south of Otjiwarongo in central Namibia. The AfriCat Foundation was founded in the early 1990s and formally registered as a non-profit organisation in August 1993. The Foundation’s northern operation, AfriCat North, is based along Etosha National Park’s south-western boundary, and strives to mitigate Human-Wildlife Conflict on commercial farmland, especially with regards to the lion (panthera leo), by educating Namibia’s youth, encouraging adapted livestock management, and conducting essential research and monitoring of wild lion populations.
AfriCat has since grown significantly and what started out primarily as a welfare organisation has, over the years, identified the need to include a focus on education and research as being essential to accomplishing its mission - the long-term conservation of Namibia’s large carnivores.