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Honouring Okonjima Nature Reserve’s cattle-farming history, Okonjima Plains Camp is built in the style of a traditional farm house. Across the flat grassy plains of this part of the reserve guests will enjoy fabulous sunsets and panoramic views out to the neighbouring Omboroko Mountains.
Okonjima Plains Camp consists of 14 Standard Rooms and ten View Rooms, all of which warm and welcoming and have expansive views across the plains. Four of the Standard Rooms and two of the View Rooms can also be converted into three separate family units if required. Each of the rooms features two double beds, a veranda and décor which focuses on bringing the outside in with calming natural greens and creams. The View Rooms also benefit from being set further apart and therefore having more space and slightly better views.
Additionally, if you're looking for something more suited to a group or family, there is also the option of the nearby Okonjima's Grand African House. Sleeping up to eight adults and four children this large private house offer exclusivity and a lot more space, thanks to its large living area, kitchenette and private pool. There is also a private chef, host and game drive vehicle for use at the house.
Meals at the camp are served in the central barn or 'Lapa' area. This is very much the hub of the camp and not only the place to enjoy delicious, traditionally African dinners, but also where guests will find the lounge, curio-shop and two swimming pools.
Aside from enjoying the fantastic pools and relaxing on the lush lawns surrounding the swimming pools, guests will also find a wide range of activities based out of camp. Okinjima is not only a Nature Reserve, but also home to Africat - a non-profit organisation committed to long-term conservation of Namibia's large carnivores, especially cheetahs and leopards. This means that guests here will have the unique opportunity to observe the conservationists and team at work, and learn more about these amazing and beautiful animals. Other activities on offer include game drives; leopard viewing; cheetah-tracking on foot; visits to the Cheetah project; birding (over 300 species have been identified in the area); traditional Bushmen experiences; and nocturnal game-viewing.
For an alternative stay in Okonjima, try the thatched chalets at Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp.