Okahirongo River Camp


Tucked far into the north-western reaches of Namibia, the Marienfluss region is a remote wilderness area where the rough roads and lack of facilities keep travelers at bay. The Skeleton Coast Park borders the area in the west and the Kunene River, known to be rife with crocodiles, bisects the area in the north, creating a natural boundary with Angola. The Marienfluss valley extends between two sets of mountains.


Long grass blows in the wind, lone green trees adorn the vast landscape and springbok roam through the spectacular vistas. The landscape is dotted with the mysterious fairy circles, round patches in a sea of grass entirely devoid of vegetation. Until today research has reached no definite explanation as to their origin. This isolated area of the Kunene region is home to the Himba people, one of the last semi-nomadic desert-dwelling peoples to grace the continent.


Okahirongo River Camp is an eco-friendly lodge built on a sweeping ridge and opening up to breathtaking views of the Kunene River. The entire camp is run by solar generated power and comprises two lounges, a library and dining room, decked out in African elegance. The turquoise waters of the swimming pool spell out refreshment from the desert heat and simply delight in the exotic grandeur of the natural surroundings.


Tents at Okahirongo River Camp


The luxury tents at Okahirongo River Camp are built into the rocky terrain, constructed with wood and canvas, and have a magnificent view. The interiors have been furnished with a minimalist African chic. Each tent features a private bathroom with two basins, a choice of indoor and open air shower and a spacious private deck. King-size bed and minimalist African decorations complete a unique atmosphere that will let immerse yourself in absolute silence and complete privacy.


The Family Suite is a huge 140 square meters cottage with 2 bedrooms, each one with its own bathroom, with a magnificent chromotherapy shower featuring a wide shower head for a great, relaxing, experience and a private veranda guarantees utmost comfort and the exclusive right of being at one with nature.


Activities at Okahirongo River Camp


Explore the magical surroundings on an early morning walk or a scenic drive into the mountains or golden sand dunes complete with unforgettable sundowners. The wonders of the Kunene River will provide plenty of entertainment, be it fishing (conventionally and fly fishing), cruising along the river in awe of the rich bird life or be on the lookout for some mighty crocodiles.


Get a feel for Africa under foot with a hike along the river and marvel at the unspoilt flaura and fauna of the unique terrain and visit a traditional Himba village, which you will find an authentic experience, as the semi-nomadic local tribe has not yet been spoilt by tourism, due to the remoteness of the area.


Cuisine at Okahirongo River Lodge


Influenced by owners passion for top quality food, cuisine here is what comes from a meticulous attention to selected ingredients and the art of exquisite cooking. Okahirongo River Camp's chefs are ready to delight you with the finest food you can possibly find in Namibia.


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