Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp

The elegant Luxury Bush Camp is situated within the 2 000-ha enclosed wilderness area of Okonjima Nature Reserve, only 2.5 km from the Okonjima Plains Camp.
Eight thatched, African-style chalets, a junior suite and three en-suite safari tents. 

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The Elegant luxury Bush Camp....

The Luxury Bush Camp consists of:

  • Eight thatched, safari-chic chalets with earthy tones and African design elements.
  • Each of the private chalets are between 80-100 metres away from one other.
  • The junior suite.
  • A Camelthorn pod-shaped lapa that encompasses the reception area, curio shop, a cosy lounge area with inside and outside fireplaces, a restaurant and dining area. It looks out onto the waterhole.
  • A secluded, private swimming pool.
  • A Wi-Fi hotspot and has cellphone reception as well as undercover, private parking.

Each luxury chalet:

Has large glass panels and canvas windows that can be completely opened for unrestricted views of the savannah that offers a truly magical African bush experience. Okonjima is a malaria-free area.
Has an open-air sala with a semi-detached lounge area complete with a minibar, tea/coffee station and ample space to relax, and offers panoramic views of the natural surrounds.
Is equipped with: two queen-size beds, a working desk with telephone and comfortable leather chairs.
Has a Wi-Fi hotspot, cellphone reception as well as undercover, private parking.
Has a birdbath that’s a highlight for any bird lover and a bird-feeding container should guests want to feed the birds.

The junior suite:

Is a large 120m2 room with two queen-size beds and an en-suite lounge. The fireplace and bathtub will keep you warm during the winter nights, while the outdoor shower is ideal for the summer time.
Combines relaxation and romance with its views overlooking Namibia’s spectacular landscape that epitomises a luxurious African safari experience.
Has a Wi-Fi hotspot, cellphone reception as well as undercover, private parking.
Is wheel-chair accessible.

Activities on offer at Okonjima...

The Okonjima Nature Reserve sprawls over 200 square kilometres of undulating plains, mountainous outcrops, and riverine thickets, and it is here that leopard (Panthera pardus), the most adaptable of all the wild cats, thrive. Read more about our Leopard Research.

These intelligent, solitary predators occur in high density in the expanse of Okonjima Nature Reserve’s multi-faceted topography.  The Reserve’s predator research programme has spanned three decades, and its findings have provided great insight to leopard behavioral patterns as well as offered an upbeat prognosis for a sustainable future for the species in today’s Africa.

A two-day Okonjima stay offers the best chance to view wild leopard in Namibia, as well as those collared for research purposes, in their natural habitats.  Research programme leopard are actively tracked, and their collars are an invaluable resource for locating, and then returning to the Reserve, cats which have migrated to surrounding farmland where they are perceived as threats to livestock.

The Okonjima Nature Reserve, a huge protected area set amongst the rugged commercial farmlands of central Namibia, comprises a diversified ecosystem representative of both the larger and small mammals of Namibia, as well as most of the country’s endemic birds.

Game drives and guided bush walks offer visitors an intimate, up-close perspective of Namibia’s wildlife and, especially, its most protected species.

The Okonjima Nature Reserve is home to and runs extensive research projects on rare and endangered species, big and small.

Quick Fact

Did You know each luxury bush camp chalet has its very own ‘Sala’, where you can relax, have an ice cold drink, tea or coffee and feed the wildlife as it passes…

Rates

RACK RATE: BUSH CAMP 2019 (01 January to 31 December)

LUXURY BUSH CAMPRACK RATE
CHALETS (8 units) and JNR-SUITE (1 unit)PER PERSON
PER NIGHT
HALFBOARD: (DBB) SHARINGN$ 5325
Single Supplement (+750)N$ 6425
Children: 12 – 16 years – sharingN$ 2663
FULLY INCLUSIVE: (FI) SHARINGN$ 7190
Single Supplement (+750)N$ 8290
Children: 12 – 16 years – sharingN$ 3595

Pilot & Guide FeesPER GUIDE/PILOT PER NIGHT
Pilot & Guide FeesN$ 850
CANCELLATION POLICY:
60 – 31 days prior to arrival – 50% 
30 – 8 days prior to arrival – 80%
7 days – NO SHOW prior to arrival date – 100%

RACK RATE: BUSH CAMP 2020 (01 January to 31 December)

LUXURY BUSH CAMPRACK RATE
CHALETS (8 units) and JNR-SUITE (1 unit)PER PERSON
PER NIGHT
HALFBOARD: (DBB) SHARINGN$ 6295
Single Supplement (+750)N$ 7795
Children: 12 – 16 years – sharingN$ 3148
FULLY INCLUSIVE: (FI) SHARINGN$ 7190
Single Supplement (+750)N$ 10128
Children: 12 – 16 years – sharingN$ 4314

Pilot & Guide FeesPER GUIDE/PILOT PER NIGHT
Pilot & Guide FeesN$ 950
CANCELLATION POLICY:
60 – 31 days prior to arrival – 50% 
30 – 8 days prior to arrival – 80%
7 days – NO SHOW prior to arrival date – 100%
Halfboard (DBB)
  • Accommodation, Dinner, Breakfast/Brunch, Internet, Levy, Vat
  • Drinks (excl. premier and imported brands)
  • Park and Environmental Education Fee
  • Coffee/Tea and fruit available throughout the day
Fully Inclusive (FI)
  • Accommodation, all meals, 2 main activities per person per day, drinks (excl. premier and imported brands)
  • Laundry, Internet, Levy, Vat, Park and Environmental Education Fee
  • Coffee/Tea and fruit available throughout the day
Halfboard (DBB)
 
Excluded
  • All Activities 
    • Leopard Tracking
    • Game Drive 
    • Nocturnal Drive 
    • Night Hide
    • AfriCat Carnivore Care & Information Centre
    • Off The Beaten Track 
  • Lunch

Fully Inclusive (FI)

Excluded
  • Nocturnal Drive 
  • Night Hide
Child Policy Bush Camp
 
Children from the age of 12 are allowed. 
Please note we offer a child friendly environment, but due to the nature of our activities that focuses on carnivores, certain activities are restricted.
  • AGE 12 – onwards
    • Park Activities 
    • AfriCat Carnivore Care & Information Centre
    • Off The Beaten Track
    • Guided Bush Walks in the Okonjima Nature Reserve  
 
Please Note:
Children need to be controlled by their parents, in and around the lodge and surrounding areas. They are prohibited to swim unaccompanied. Noise levels need to please be kept to a minimum. Regrettably no “CHILD-MINOR-CARE” is available. Okonjima cannot look after children while parents are on an activity. Parents will be responsible for their kids safety at all times.

Location

CO-ORDINATES:
Okonjima’s Luxury Bush Camp
S 20 51.003’, E 16 40.030’

ROOM / SUITE SIZE: 
Luxury Bush Camp lapa: 610m2
Chalets: 105m2
Junior Suite: 120m2

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