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Okonjima Private Reserve in Namibia

Okonjima Private Reserve lies to the west of the Waterberg Plateau, and its main aim is the long-term conservation of the large carnivores in Namibia.

Okonjima is home to the AfriCat Foundation, which works with local farmers to conserve Namibia’s big cats – mainly leopard and cheetah. As a guest, you will have the unique opportunity to watch the AfriCat Foundation researchers at work and to participate in radio-tracking on foot. Alternatively, watch leopards from the safety of a hide or a safari vehicle, and track them using signals from their radio collars.

Visitors to the reserve are guaranteed to see leopard and cheetah, more recently spotted hyena have been released into the park. Many of the animals that have been introduced to the area can be tracked on special trails, using radio signals from collars that have been fitted to them.

Other animals that are rescued by this foundation include lion, caracal, ...

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WHY VISIT Okonjima Private Reserve

  • Close up game viewing of Cheetah and leopard
  • Witness and learn about conservation in action
  • Very pleasant stopover on a self-drive tour between Etosha and Windhoek
  • Great photographic opportunities

ACCOMMODATION IN Okonjima Private Reserve

There is world class accommodation here in all categories, your choice of hotel, lodge or camp will depend on whether you are after a romantic stay or something more family orientated. Our consultants can guide you on the best options for your budget and aspirations.

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SAMPLE TOURS

Below are some successful itineraries that have worked well for our clients. Please call to check availability or better still let us tailor make your own safari holiday.


PHOTO GALLERIES

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Namibia Familiarisation Trip 2014

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PLACES TO GO IN Okonjima Private Reserve

This a smaller reserve and really it is about seeing the big cats particularly cheetah in which the reserve specialises.



WHEN IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR TO GO?

Okonjima Private Reserve can be visited at any time of year.

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DRY SEASON

June sees warm sunny days and cool nights, through to August. The bush is dry and game viewing excellent. Hot sunny days and warm nights develop in September and through to October, the bush remains dry and vegetation is dwindling. This is the ideal time to visit this part of Namibia. 

green SEASON

By November the temperature increases, days are hot and storm clouds brew whilst light showers begin. December is usually the hottest month, rains become more frequent and the atmosphere quite humid.

January and February are very hot with some occasional rain storms. Game viewing is fairly good. March becomes slightly cooler, occasional rain storms continue

SHOULDER SEASON

April sees the trees fruiting, nights are cooler and days warm with some early morning mist. The bush begins to dry out in May and hence game viewing is improving with comfortable temperatures, this is a more affordable time to visit Namibia.



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