Okonjima Lodge Description
This family run Lodge and Foundation lies 2,5 hours north of Windhoek, halfway between Windhoek and Etosha. 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 the opportunity to witness some of AfriCat's work. Accommodation: MAINCAMP - GARDEN ROOMS: 8 double & 2 single, standard en-suite rooms. MAINCAMP - VIEW ROOMS: 10 spacious luxury en-suite rooms. No children under the age of 12yrs. BUSH CAMP:- 8 luxury en-suite thatched chalets & 1 luxury honeymoon suite. No children under the age of 12yrs. BUSH SUITE: 2 select, luxury en-suite rooms. THE VILLA: 2 select, luxury en-suite rooms in Main House & 2 seperate, luxury, private Suites. No children under the age of 12yrs. OMBOROKO CAMPSITES: 2 exclusive campsites with hot/cold running water showers, flush toilets, a central washing-up area and a shared Swimming pool. Please see OKONJIMA WEBSITE for more information.
Okonjima - from the Herero word meaning "place of the baboons" - lies nestled in the unspoilt beauty of the Omboroko Mountains, part of the well-known Waterberg Plateau - halfway between Windhoek and Etosha, CENTRAL NAMIBIA.
Okonjima Lodge Directions
2,5 hours drive north of Windhoek on the B1. To those coming from the South on the B1: Take the gravel turn-off to the left, just after the sign "Otjiwarongo 50Km". To those coming from the North on the B1: Take the gravel turn-off to the right, just after the sign "Okahandja 130km". The turn off is approx. 48km south of Otjiwarongo, and is marked "Okonjima 24km". Aeronautical information: Airstrip length: 1300m, Elevation:5430ft, Orientation:05/23, Surface:compact dirt/sand, Windsock: midfield - north side Airstrip co-ordinates:S20 51'59" E 016 38'22" Caution: Mountain range South of A/F 3 miles - 6250ft Power line 11m (North West of A/F), Fence around A/F 2.40m Field North West of Lodge: LION AREA