Okonjima Nature Reserve and Africat Foundation

Home of The Africat Foundation - Okonjima Nature Reserve in Namibia is famous for research and the rehabilitation of Cheetah and Leopard who roam freely in the reserve.
  • Accommodation: Luxury Bush Camp, Private Bush Suite, African Villa, Plains Camp, Omboroko Campsite
  • Highlights: Africat Foundation Big Cat rescue and rehabilitation
  • Activities: Bushman walking trails, Bird watching, Leopard viewing
  • Getting There: Self-drive or fly-in

Okonjima Nature Reserve lies nestled in the beauty of the Omboroko Mountains, near the Waterberg Plateau in northern Namibia. This Namibia safari lodge is home to The Africat Foundation - famous for research and rehabilitation of Cheetah and Leopard who roam freely in the reserve.

At this Namibia safari lodge near Waterberg Plateau, you can get closer to these beautiful creatures than you have ever done before. The popular Cheetah Tracking Trail allows you to participate in radio-tracking rehabilitated Cheetahs on foot in the rehabilitation area, and see orphaned Cheetah. You can also visit the 'Cheetah project' where you'll get first-hand experience of Africat's hands-on work with these cats.

Leopard viewing is from the safety of a hide or game-viewing vehicle, and sightings are good. There are guided and self-guided walking trails, and The Bushman Trail lets you experience a day in the life of the original hunter-gatherer.

Around Okonjima Nature Reserve in Namibia over 250 indigenous species of birds is enough to keep you busy with your binoculars. Night drives bring to light porcupines and other nocturnal creatures. Okonjima will fulfil your desire to get close to Africa's most beautiful cats - a rare pleasure enjoyed only by the few.

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