Anderssons at Ongava

Anderssons at Ongava

Please note: Our review of this property has not yet been added. Watch this space. We're working on it.

As a tailor-made tour operator, we often have to get creative when designing your perfect itinerary.

For example, your travel consultant might add this property to your itinerary if:

Location is a significant factor
It offers a unique feature that will enhance your experience
This is a last-minute booking and room availability is limited
Cost is a factor and you'd rather splash out on another part of your trip
This is a newly opened or refurbished property that we have not inspected yet

When designing your custom itinerary we have much to consider not least of which is the value proposition of every product and service included in your quote. In all cases we strive to give you the best experience possible within your budget so please feel free to ask your travel consultant to share their reasons for including this property in your itinerary.

That said, this rustic old farmstead was never the big attraction. The wildlife and safari experience at Ongava Private Reserve did all the heavy lifting in that respect. And the good news is even the safari experience has had a boost with the opening of the Ongava Research Centre at Anderssons.

Re-opened in April 2019, Anderssons At Ongava is now one of our top choices among the properties on the private Ongava Reserve (see end note). Spacious and elegant, the perfect respite.

Inspired design and complete luxury, this eco-friendly lodge is cutting edge yet modest giving you a special experience with all the added extras, while still making you feel at home. And what’s more? You have the very best opportunities for wildlife viewing from your suite, the sunken observation deck, infinity swimming pool or photographic hide at eye level to the waterhole.

180 degree panoramic views. This is a sanctuary in the African bush, just outside the southern entrance gates of Etosha National Park, so close in fact, this is where it gets its name.

Merged with the surrounds, the idea here is to be one with nature - not entirely novel but a commendable ethos nonetheless. The décor of stone and natural elements, with a neutral palette reiterate the connection with the wilderness around you. The suites almost open up completely to the bush. Just to take it all in.

Birding, flora, hiking, nature, star gazing, wildlife and relaxation. The perfect place to enjoy it all in style and contemporary grandeur. Words simply cannot do it justice.

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If sitting in the hide and watching wildlife come and go at eye level to the waterhole isn’t where you choose to be all day long, then there are plenty of other activities on offer and enough to make you wish you had more time here.

Bird watching; game drives; guided game/ nature walks; rhino and elephant approaching; Ongava Research Centre.

Or simply relax.

Whatever you do, you can be sure to have a true wildlife experience here. A chance to be a part of conservation science and the bigger picture which focuses on the field based research of the resident scientists.

Keep in mind the following with regards to children:


More Accommodation in Ongava Private Nature Reserve

Ongava Private Nature reserve is a first-class, genuine big 5 safari in its own right that shares a fenceless border with Etosha National Park. Here, in this 30,000ha wildlife sanctuary, there are no opening and closing times, no roads and no limits to your game viewing experience.

Ongava offers three other accommodation options each with their own style and price tag; all sharing the same amazing wildlife experience:


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