Anderssons at Ongava
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Savour the future of ecotourism in sophisticated comfort

Lodge overview

With its breathtaking contemporary styling and a touch of Afro-Mediterranean flair, Anderssons at Ongava is where the wild gives rise to a bold new vision of ecotourism.

Taking its name from Charles Andersson, an early European explorer of the wonders of Etosha Pan, this beautiful lodge offers exceptional game-spotting opportunities, even from the comfort of your room.

The central bar and relaxation area, overlooking a well-frequented waterhole, blends naturally into the landscape and offers a panorama of viewing in convivial surroundings.

Anderssons at Ongava is also home to the Ongava Research Centre, a dedicated hub of scientific excellence that is helping to expand humanity’s knowledge and understanding of the wildlife and ecology of the African bush.

Natural stone suites
180 Degree viewing deck
Infinity edge pool
Viewing & photography hide
Live waterhole feed in room
Shared game drive vehicle
Walking guides
Afrikaans & English
Check in 14:00
Check out 10:00

Delight in the magic of the bush

From the moment the sun streams through the mopane bush, awakening a new day of exciting possibilities, Anderssons at Ongava invites you to safari in style.

Begin with an early morning game drive, in the company of an experienced and knowledgeable guide, or settle in for a quiet session of eye-level viewing in our underground photographic hide.

Your spacious suite, with glass frontage, curved roof beams, and blond wood furnishings, also offers a deck where you can relax and watch the passing parade of wildlife.


Stone, wood, and glass blend in beauty and style to make you feel at one with the unfolding landscape.

A new horizon of knowledge

For scientists and researchers from around the globe, the independently funded Ongava Research Centre at Anderssons at Ongava is a well-equipped hub for exploring the ways of the wild.

Through ongoing study into the fauna and flora of the region, the centre is contributing to a crucial bank of knowledge that can help strike a balance between the needs of humanity and the natural environment.

The adjoining visitor centre will take you on a fascinating journey into the history of Ongava Private Game Reserve, the wonders of its wildlife, and the future of sustainable ecotourism.


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