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Onguma Game Reserve

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Onguma Game Reserve is located on the eastern border of the famed Etosha National Park in Namibia. It spans across 34 000 hectares and provides guests with a range of luxury accommodation choices.

The game reserve is teeming with life including kudu, giraffe, eland, gemsbok, hartebeest, zebra, impala, lion, cheetah, leopard and the endangered black rhino. There are also myriad birds soaring through the skies, which will be a delight for any avid bird-watcher.

The accommodation in the game reserve includes camping sites for those who prefer their safari experience to take place in the heart of the great outdoors. Other options consist of the bush camp with bungalows and rooms, which are ideal for families; luxury tented camps for those seeking a safari with style; the tree-top camp for a different take on safari camping; the fort, offering incredible views, and finally the traditional bush lodge.

Along with the diverse accommodation options comes the opportunity to embark on game and nature drives through Etosha National Park, the largest national park in Namibia. Various waterholes provide the perfect opportunity to view wildlife in their natural habitat and take excellent photographs.

Guests are treated to a safari in the park in the morning. Afterwards, various additional game drives are on offer. These include a sunset nature drive in the Onguma Reserve where field guides share their bountiful knowledge of the natural world. Later on there is a night drive, spent searching for the nocturnal creatures residing in the game reserve. Bush walks and private game drives can also be booked.

The rhino research drives are an interactive activity conducted by experienced rangers and explain data capture methods and the evaluation of the results, relevant to rhino conservation. Guests assist in gathering data from camera traps and can even sample the vegetation rhinos feed on.

Onguma Game Reserve provides an all-encompassing experience with wildlife – offering exciting game drives and an insightful introduction into conservation. With its family-friendly packages, along with a variety of accommodation options, it is an ideal wildlife destination for any safari traveller.

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