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Onguma Nature Reserve on the fringe of Namibia’s iconic Etosha National Park has relaunched Onguma Tented Camp, following a refurbishment.  The tents have had an extensive makeover, with new canvas fly sheets – and the addition of an extended deck with more shade to accommodate new wood-fired hot tubs, which have proved so popular at Camp Kala – and to enjoy more time in your suite which is perfectly placed to enjoy the views over the bush as the sun sets and the Milky Way takes centre stage.

Beautiful Etosha-stone-walled outside showers have also been added, offering the perfect mix of privacy and a dash of daring.  Inside the tents, the suites all have new furniture and softs.  Each tent has a Nespresso coffee station and SMEG bar fridge and kettle for easy access to refreshments, including complimentary decanters of whiskey, cognac and gin.  The main guest areas have also enjoyed a refresh and are looking warm and inviting.

General Manager, Marelize Conradie commented “Tented Camp is looking fresh and rejuvenated following an extensive refurbishment.  We kept the feel of it very similar as we know it is a firm favourite for many – but we have added new and enhanced some of the facilities for maximum comfort under canvas. Due to the popularity of the All-Inclusive experience, Tented Camp will also move to this board basis with an optional butler service also now available for guests who like an extra bit of pampering and personalised service from our team”.

Onguma has seen a number of exciting developments in recent years.  In May 2021,  the team created a one-of-a-kind “Onguma Dream Cruiser” sleep-out under the stars, beautifully converted from a game vehicle, complete with raised dining deck and four poster bed overlooking a watering hole – with a beautiful ensuite bathroom below. Then, in November 2022 they launched the award winning four-suite Onguma Camp Kala which has since established itself as one of the hottest new ultra-luxury camps in Namibia (Conde Nast Traveller 2023).