Location & description
Hobatere Lodge is conveniently
located 65 km north of town
Kamanjab on the western border of the Etosha
National Park. The lodge has an airstrip and is situated
in a concession area of 8,800 ha which is home to a wide selection of game,
including elephant, giraffe, eland, and Hartmann’s zebra.
The lodge offers the visitor the opportunity to experience game drives in open vehicles with experienced and knowledgeable rangers. Early morning and night drives are part of the activities on offer.
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Many nocturnal animals - aardvark, cape fox, bat-eared fox, aardwolf, genet and many more can be
encountered. Activities also include drives into the world-famous Etosha National Park.
The lodge belongs to the #Khoadi //Hoas Conservancy. One of the primary objectives of the lodge is to increase the benefits to the local community, reducing human wildlife conflict and also conservation of the area.
Lodge GPS coordinates: -19.332087, 14.368548
The guests can look forward to great hosts from the local community, a warm welcome, personalized service, excellent food, inviting chalets with comfortable beds in the middle of the wild. There is a swimming pool next to the main area with sun lounges for relaxing under the Namibian sun. A spacious restaurant is complimented by a lounge, bar area and an outside veranda with seating allowing for viewing of the waterhole. A small curio shop is available.
• 6 twins, 6 doubles, the double
room can accommodate families of 4.
• Each room has a shower, toilet and washbasin complimented with the necessary guest amenities.
• Each room also has a writing desk, bedside lamp and a small deck in front of the unit.
• A small coffee and tea station with hot water flask (refillable at reception) included for your convenience.
Etosha full day excursion
If you don’t feel like driving
yourself and want to relax in a game viewer to just absorb one of the most
beautiful game parks in Southern Africa through your
camera lenses, come and join our 3/4 day Etosha drive. The excursion starts at
approximately 06H30, depending on the park gate’s opening times which
Departure time from the lodge:
Summer 06:00, Winter 07:00 |
Duration: full day. | Minimum 2 guests per excursion – Max 9 per vehicle
|Children under 12
receive a discount of 50%
Game drives AM or PM
Hobatere offers the visitor the
opportunity to experience game drives in open vehicles with knowledgeable and
experienced rangers. In both the morning
and afternoon drives the guests will have all the benefit of enjoying an
exclusive wildlife-rich area, whilst bird-watching enthusiasts can also applaud
variety of species found in this concession.
Night drives are also offered where many nocturnal animals, such as aardvark, cape fox, bat-eared fox, aardwolf, genet and many more are encountered. An experience not to be missed.
Departure time from the lodge:
Morning: Summer 07h00, Winter
08h00 | Duration is +/- 2-3 hours | Afternoon departure 16:30 in Summer and
15:00 in Winter
after coffee & tea and home baked cake | Night departure after dinner at 20:30 summer time and 20:00 in winter.
Minimum 2 guests per excursion – Max 9 per vehicle | Children under 12 receive a discount of 50%
Hobatere Lodge is located 80 km north of Kamanjab on the western border of the Etosha National park, and is situated in a concession area of 32 000 ha which is home to a wide selection of game.
Accommodation available at Hobatere Lodge:
6 bungalows (double) + 6 Rondawels (twin)
2 x guide rooms
Facilities available at Hobatere Lodge:
Activities available at Hobatere Lodge:
The name Hobatere means, "find me" and once you do, you will be pleasantly
surprised by the warm welcome and personalized service. Excellent bush cuisine
is served on the veranda as well as "braais" at the boma. The Lodge offers a
well stocked bar with a comprehensive wine list, a small curio shop, as well as
a comfortable lounge with a small library.
Hobatere Lodge has 12 rooms with en-suite facilities. The main building consists of a reading room, a bar and a restaurant where excellent bush cuisine is served. Activities at Hobatere include swimming in a pool, day and night game drives.
For the more adventurous, there is a tree house situated in a dry riverbed overlooking a waterhole. A tented camp as well as a campsite is situated approximately 45 minutes' drive away from the Lodge.
Please see map
Rates per person per night: on request
Dinner, bed and breakfast
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Contact & reservations:
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
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