Little Ongava Lodge

Safari Lodge | Etosha National Park | Namibia Little Ongava sits perched on a hill overlooking 66,000 acres of African savanna protected in the Ongava Game Reserve on the border of Ethosa.

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The lodge can only ever accommodate a maximum of six guests at a time - one of the most intimate lodges in Southern Africa.

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Highlights & What to Expect

  • Daily open 4x4 safaris are conducted in Etosha National Park and the Ongava Reserve.
  • Little Ongava offers a very private and exclusive safari experience near Etosha. It is one of the region's most luxurious lodges.
  • Local rangers lead nature walks with intimate knowledge of the wildlife and terrain in the reserve and Etosha.
  • Safaris in the area offer exceptional photography opportunities due to high game concentrations around waterholes and the breathtaking backdrops against which they can be photographed.
  • Over three hundred and forty bird species have been identified at Ongava.

Location & Setting

The lodge lies perched on a hill with sweeping views of the plains below. It is thirteen minutes from Andersson Gate and the natural splendor of Etosha. The lodge can be reached by light charter flight to a local airstrip or overland from Windhoek or Damaraland. The travel times are just over four and two and a half hours respectively.


The three spacious suites at Little Ongava cater to guests who expect exclusive accommodation and service during their luxury safari. The suites have been designed to maximize viewing potential. They boast large private decks overlooking the wilderness below, with personal plunge pools and thatched salas. The en suite bathrooms offer luxury, with Victorian-style slipper baths perfectly positioned to enjoy the views and indoor and outdoor showers.


The lodge is constructed of stone and thatch, which blend beautifully with the surrounding landscape. It offers a dining area, bar, viewing deck, and a pool with stunning views. Central areas exude a sense of understated luxury enhanced by the tasteful decorations.







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Bird Watching

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