AFRICAT FOUNDATION - NAMIBIA

WIDE OPEN SPACES
OKONJIMA

Not only is Okonjima a luxury lodge, but it is also home to The AfriCat Foundation, a non-profit organization, committed to long-term conservation of Namibia's large carnivores, especially cheetahs and leopards.  A visit to Okonjima will give you an opportunity to witness some of AfriCat's work.  Okonjima is halfway between Windhoek and Etosha National Park.

OKONJIMA WILDLIFE:

  • Leopard, Cheetah, Caracal, African Wild Cat, Brown Hyaena, Black Backed Jackal, Aardwolf,  Bat-eared Fox, Aardvark, Pangolin, Honey-badger, Porcupine, Large & Small Spotted Genet, Striped Polecat, Kudu, Oryx, Red Hartebeest, Gnu or Blue Wildebeest, Eland, Impala, Giraffe, Hartmann’s (Mountain) Zebra, Burchell’s Zebra, Steenbok, Common Duiker, Damara Dik-Dik, Warthog, Chacma Baboon, Rock Hyrax, Jameson’s Red Rock Rabbit, Springhare, Scrub Hare, Ground Squirrel, Dwarf, Slender, Yellow & Banded Mongoose to name the most common species.

  • Over 250 bird species have been identified on OKONJIMA, including some Namibian endemics such as the Carp’s Black Tit, Hartlaub’s Francolin and the Damara Rock Runner.

  • The Africat Welfare Project is also home to Lion, Spotted Hyaena and Wild Dog

Main Camp:

OKONJIMA MAIN CAMP was the original Hanssen-family farmhouse, reconstructed as a Lodge in 1992.
ALL 10 double rooms overlook a lush garden and the open-fire entertainment area.

Main Camp has:

  • 10 comfortable, en-suite double rooms

  • 3 luxury, en-suite twin tents (for guides and pilots)

  • A secluded swimming pool

  • A Half or Full Board rate

  • No children under the age of 12 years

  • Main Camp closes from the 20 December until the end of January the next year for renovations. Main Camp re-opens 01 February of each year!

  • See also Your Children are perfect little angels

Please note: DATES OF CAMP CLOSURES:

MAIN CAMP:

Main Camp is closed from the 21st of December 2007 until the 31st of January 2008 for staff annual leave.

Main Camp is closed again on the 9th of February 2008 to the 14th of February 2008 for Maintenance

Main Camp will remain open in December 2008 and January 2009 due to the upgrade of Main Camp from Feb. 2009.

Main Camp is closed from the 1st of February 2009 until the 31st of May 2009 for renovations.

BUSH CAMP:

Bush Camp is closed from the 16th of February 2008 until the 25th of February 2008 for Maintenance.

BUSH SUITE:
The Bush Suite is closed from the 26th of November 2007 until the 1st of March 2008.
 

 

OKONJIMA

BUSH CAMP

BUSH SUITE

THE VILLA

MAIN CAMP

TYPICAL DAY

RESERVATIONS

TRAIN TRAVEL

NORTH ISLAND