Farm Omandumba Omaruru

Accommodation Namibia - Coastal & Western Region

Omandumba - meaning the Bitterbush place - is a typical Namibian farm in the Erongo region, 50 km southwest of Omaruru at the northwestern edge of the Erongo mountains, along the D 2315.

Here you can enjoy the daily farm life - great fun for your kids among cattle, goats, chicken, dogs and cats. The fascinating Erongo landscape provides fantastic opportunities for explorations on the farm, nature drives and interesting excursions to historical rock paintings, rock climbing and hiking.

It is the ideal place to experience the many facets of this serene region. Visitors enjoy this vast rocky terrain and untamed wilderness during a day visit or an overnight stay. Children have enough space to play and to roam around the farm. Numerous camping sites are often used by self catering tourists. The farm is not connected to the public electricity network, mobile phone connection is partly possible.

Accommodation

4 double bed guest rooms with 2 showers/toilets.
Families with children are most welcome - our kids are also looking forward to your visit. Namibian farm kitchen (full board).

Camping sites

in the wilderness with "open air" hot/cold water shower and toilet. The camping sites are well accepted by Namibians and tourists. The ground is kept in good shape and Harald keeps on extending. You can buy braai packs and wood at the farm.

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Activities

1. Rock paintings and engravings
- Three elephant tour
Expect fantastic vistas and amazing rock formations; duration +/- 3 hours

- Monument tour
A short drive or hike through fauna and flora leads you to the most spectacular rock paintings; duration +/- 1,5 hours

- Leopard Hill tour
A most enjoyable tour to some of the best paintings and engravings in the region; duration +/- 1,5 hours. We offer a light lunch after the tour on our terrace (on request).

2. Walking trails and rock climbing

3. Game drives

4. Bird watching in the Erongo - home of the Hartlaub Francolin

5. Sundowner

After a hot day sitting on a hill, watching the spectacular sunset with a cold beer or a gin tonic in your hand.

Since 2 years you can visit the Ju/Hoansi Living Museum on the Omandumba West farm - due to the increasing number of visitors open throughout the whole year. The museum has developed into a very attractive activity in the Erongo mountains. A little bushman baby was born here in May 2010. The Living Museum gives visitors an interesting insight into their traditional culture and the original way of San living.

It is an educational institute - a combination of school and museum - where guests may interact in the activities as the Ju/Hoansi show their skills in arrow making and arrow shooting, learn how to make fire, jewellery and traditional medicine.

Visitors may join them on a hunting or gathering trip and experience their songs and tribal dances. It will be a day to remember! The income of the museum and the money of the souvenir sale is used for school purposes, to buy clothing, blankets etc.

Directions

From Omaruru : C33 to Karibib, app. 1km after leaving Omaruru turn right on to the D2315. Follow the gravel road for app. 45 km, shortly after the Ai-Aiba Lodge turnoff you will see the farmhouse on the left hand side.

From Swakopmund: turn off from the D2306 Usakos - Okombahe into D2315. App. 3 km after the Conservancy gate you reach Omandumba.

Walking trails in the Erongo: guided walking trails on Omandumba to different objects of interest (rock engravings, rock paintings or rock formations) or through different farms in the Erongo Mountains. Guests will stay in tents and all three meals will be provided.
Tented Camp: Farm's tented camp can be used for self-catering campers. You have everything you will need in the kitchen. A sitting room tent is also available as well as two tents with beds.

Rates per room per night: on request

Overnight in bungalow: per person, full board -
Camping: per person (Hot shower & toilet) -

Walking trails in the Erongo

1 person -
2-3 persons -
2-6 persons -
7-10 persons -
Activities
Scenic drive on the farm -
Rock paintings/engraving (drive) -
Sundowner -
Guided walking trails 2-5 students per group -

Contact & reservations:
E-mail: info@namibweb.com

To book:
1) you can e-mail us requesting information and/or rates

Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.

Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy

Related Maps Accommodation in the area Activities in the are
Hotels Pensions B&Bs Lodges Camping & others
Swakopmund Maps - Omaruru Kleines Nest - Ai-Aiba Lodge Farm Eileen Game drives
Karibib - - Omaruru Guest House - Epako Lodge Okomitundu Guest Farm Paula's Cave
Usakos - - - - Erongo Wilderness Lodge Omaruru Kleines Nest Horse riding
Omaruru - - - - - - Rhino game drives
Photo galleries - - - - - - Car rental

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