Okonjima Bush Camp

Okonjima Bush Camp, Waterberg Plateau National Park

For an opportunity to get close to some of Namibia’s wild large cats, book a bed at Okonjima Bush Camp and visit the AfriCat Foundation in the Okonjima reserve. situated halfway between Windhoek and Etosha, Okonjima is nestled among the Omboroko Mountains and highlights cheetah and leopard safaris.

The elegant Luxury Bush Camp is situated within the 2 000-ha enclosed wilderness area of Okonjima Nature Reserve, only 2.5 km from the Okonjima Plains Camp.
The Luxury Bush Camp consists of 8ight thatched, African-style chalets, a junior suite and three en-suite safari tents for pilots & guides.

The Luxury Bush Camp consists of:

Eight thatched, safari-chic chalets with earthy tones and African design elements.
Each of the private chalets are between 80-100 metres away from one other.
The junior suite.
A Camelthorn pod-shaped lapa that encompasses the reception area, curio shop, a cosy lounge area with inside and outside fireplaces, a restaurant and dining area. It looks out onto the waterhole.
A secluded, private swimming pool.
A Wi-Fi hotspot and has cellphone reception as well as undercover, private parking.

The Okonjima’s Luxury Bush Camp is situated on the edge of a wilderness area. Each exclusive chalet enjoys complete privacy and is a combination of earthy, ochre walls and khaki-green canvas, under a thatched roof.

Frequent leopard and cheetah sightings during game drives is what African safaris are made of! Though our guests also indulge in smaller pleasures, such as the peaceful atmosphere of the African bush, spotting wildlife at the watering holes situated at each accommodation, our flavoursome food and welcoming hospitality. Okonjima also offers a number of activities to guests and day visitors , from hiking and mountain biking with your own mountain bike to bird watching and a fitness retreat. Okonjima is home to the AfriCat Foundation, an organisation whose mission is to try and ensure a future for the large carnivores of Namibia. Witness some of our projects such as the Cheetah Rehabilitation Project at work, during your stay at Okonjima.

Unique Selling Points:

  • 8 thatched, African-style chalets, with semi-detached, open lounge | sala completely equipped with a lounge area including mini-bar, 2 couches and a coffee/tea station for that early morning ‘cuppa’.
  • Each exclusive chalet enjoys complete privacy comprising of 2 queen-size beds, and is a unique combination of earthy ochre walls, glass windows and khaki-green canvas, under a thatched roof.
  • 1 luxury, junior-suite, with a stunning view, a sliding glass, sliding door, 2 queen-size beds, an en-suite lounge with fire-place, bathtub and out-side ‘Bush-shower’.
  • A Lapa in the form of the indigenous ‘camelthorn’ pod and a secluded swimming pool.

Okonjima Bush Camp Gallery


  • Set within the Okonjima Nature Reserve
  • Home to the AfriCat Foundation
  • Large concentration of leopard and cheetah
  • Fantastic opportunities for wildlife photography
Okonjima Bush Camp Overview

For an opportunity to get close to some of Namibia’s wild large cats, book a bed at Okonjima Bush Camp and visit the AfriCat Foundation in the Okonjima reserve. A few kilometres south of Otjiwarongo, the camp offers a high standard of accommodation to all who venture to the Waterberg Plateau National Park.
Honeymoon couples will love the suite at Okonjima Bush Camp which also offers visitors eight African chalets spread out under their thatched roofs like luxury rondavels. Imagine queen size double beds, attractive lounge areas and decor in warm terracotta colours with small carved wooden animals strategically placed. Think en-suite showers that look like trees as well as fans, mini bars and tea and coffee stations…
Each chalet is provided with a bowl of bird seed to scatter about attracting birds of all kinds – grab that camera and have fun. Look out over extensive plains and find warthog running if in luck. The unique honeymoon suite has large sliding glass doors, a small lounge with fireplace and a mini bar. A bath and outside shower complete the romantic picture.
Situated on the edge of the Waterberg Plateau, Okonjima reserve is known for its rehabilitation and research centre, part of the AfriCat Project. Learn about the more than 40 cheetah in the camp and how Okonjima is involved in their survival.
Guests have the added bonus of participating in leopard tracking, hyena tracking, cheetah tracking and night drives. Observe nocturnal animals such as honey badgers and porcupines. Early morning walks are also a wonderful way to see the Waterberg Plateau region.

  • Small, intimate camp with just 9 chalets
  • Bar
  • Swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Curio shop
  • Garden with pond
  • Airport shuttle
  • Mobile Connectivity
From ZAR 6 925



  • Large carnivore tracking on foot
  • Leopard viewing
  • Bushman trail, mountain walk
  • Nature drives
  • Bird watching
  • High tea


  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Activities
  • Local drinks (except premier brands)
  • Laundry
  • Internet
  • Park & Environmental Education Fee
  • Levy & Vat

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