Okahirongo River Camp

Most of the region's wildlife is concentrated along the Kunene River, making a boat cruise a must-do activity.Fascinating cultural visits to the region's indigenous Himba people can be arranged through the camp.Share stories & a bottle of wine around the campfire as night settles over the Kaokoland.Returning at dusk from a game drive, you can look forward to a lamp-lit suite & pre-dinner drinks.Earthy colours & sky-blue water make even the swimming pool seem part of the landscape.The lodge's pool is a good choice to spend a hot afternoon & the views are sensational.Set on the Kunene River, Okahirongo Camp affords access to one of Southern Africa's most remote environments.Decorated in an African minimalist chic, the lodge's tented suites offer a cool, elegant sanctuary.Escape the narrow confines of life in Namibia's enormous, empty & hauntingly beautiful landscapes.There are only six tented suites at Okahirongo River Camp, each with its own stunning view.
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Overlooking the Kunene River in Namibia’s remote and rugged Marienfluss region, Okahirongo River Camp is a haven of luxury and sophistication in an otherwise stark and hauntingly beautiful landscape.

With just six beautifully appointed rooms set on a ridge with spectacular views, this lodge promises an intimate experience coupled with superior service and cuisine. Guided nature walks and drives reveal the wondrous natural history of this enigmatic landscape, coupled with boat cruises and fishing on the river. Here you are able to visit the enigmatic Himba tribe, the statuesque nomads of this harsh terrain, and learn about a way of life unchanged in centuries.

Okahirongo River Camp is the ideal location to absorb the wonders of this far-flung corner of Namibia while enjoying absolute luxury and comfort.


  • Incredible location on Namibia’s Kunene River
  • Guided nature walks, drives & boating
  • Visit the nomadic Himba tribe
  • Family-friendly accommodation
  • Private outdoor showers


  • Bird watching
  • Hiking
  • Sundowners
  • Boat excursions
  • Cultural tours
  • Fishing
  • Game drives
  • Local village visits
  • Fly fishing


Luxury Tent

Okahirongo River Camp consists of just six beautifully appointed suites, set on a ridge with magnificent views. The earthy tones of the landscape are emulated in their construction, where polished wood and adobe are offset by playful, vibrant splashes of colour. Huge 4-poster beds are elegantly draped in mosquito netting, and the lounge area leads through to an en suite bathroom featuring both indoor and outdoor showers, perfect for those clear, starry Namibian nights.

Other Room Types

Okahirongo River Camp has one double-sized family unit, ideal for families with younger children.


The main building of Okahirongo River Camp is set on a ridge overlooking the rapids in the Kunene River. Two lounges, a library and a dining room lead out to expansive outside decking areas and a sparkling swimming pool. Exquisitely decorated in a modern African style, the décor stands as a complement to the grandeur of the landscape that forms a focal part of every view.


The menu is an inspired fusion of African and Mediterranean cuisine, which when coupled with excellent service and delightful South African wines, makes every dining experience a memorable one.

General facilities

  • Curio or Gift shop
  • Restaurant
  • Library
  • Swimming Pool


  • Outdoor shower
  • Outdoor area


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2018-03-16 — 2018-12-31Half Board (Bed, Breakfast, Dinner & Beverages) $345
2019-01-01 — 2019-01-31Half Board (Bed, Breakfast, Dinner & Beverages) $375
2019-03-16 — 2019-12-31Half Board (Bed, Breakfast, Dinner & Beverages) $375

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