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Situated on the eastern side of Etosha, bordering Fisher’s Pan, Onguma Private Nature Reserve has more than 20,000 hectares of protected land and wildlife.

In the local Herero language, Onguma means, 'the place you don't want to leave' and there is a wide choice of accommodation to choose from. Bush Camp consists of six en-suite air-conditioned luxury bungalows, and an additional family room is ideal for families who would like to have a base from which to explore Etosha National Park. Onguma Tented Camp has a stunning main building and seven tents providing private, exclusive accommodation. Onguma Treetop Camp is a small and intimate camp, designed for those guests who would like to truly experience the bush in all its raw splendour. The Camp is built on wooden stilts amongst the tree tops with full views over one of the most beautiful watering holes on Onguma Game Reserve. The Camp consists of four thatched rooms with canvass walls, a dining room and a main complex. Accommodation at The Fort consists of 12 mini-suites, all about 50 yards apart from one another with spacious bathroom has both an inside shower as well as an outside shower area. From every area of the room, wooden decks lead towards the outside seating area and sun loungers. Guests can enjoy game drives on Onguma Nature Reserve with over thirty different animal species consisting of plains game including kudu, giraffe, eland, oryx, hartebeest, zebra, impala and many more roaming freely as well as predators such as lion, cheetah, leopard, being common residents of the area. More than 300 bird species can also be viewed and during the Namibian summer months the nature reserve becomes a bird-watcher's paradise with thousands of species migrating to the wetlands created by the seasonal rains and ephemeral river systems. Alternatively, go on nature drives into Etosha National Park where you will be afforded the opportunity of viewing wildlife in the largest national park in Namibia.

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The latest addition to the already abundant wildlife at Onguma Nature Reserve is a family of black rhinos.

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