Mount Etjo Safari Lodge
Spectacular Namibian Wilderness

Mount Etjo Safari Lodge is located in the heart of the Okonjati Game Reserve. One of the first private Game Reserves established in Namibia and founded by world-renowned conservationist Jan Oelofse.

Home to over 8000 animals and a impressive variety of bird species the Okonjati Wildlife Sanctuary is a true Conservation Area, this historic lodge deservedly carries the name “Etjo”, meaning place of refuge. Mount Etjo Safari Lodge is where the most important Declaration towards Namibia's Independence was signed in 1989 (The Mount Etjo Declaration).

Experiencing Wildlife activities and Enjoying Nature on the Okonjati Game Reserve is memorable and everlasting , while enjoying excuisite cuisine and luxurious accommodation, Mount Etjo Safari Lodge is and remains one of the most favourite destinations to visitors from around the world.


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All room rates include wi-fi, dinner, a full breakfast, tourism levy and VAT.


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Our Activities
Mount Etjo Experiences

Game Drive

The Game Drives provide a unique opportunity to observe, encounter and admire the great variety of species that roam the Okonjati Game Reserve. Nowhere else in Namibia will you see such a diversity of animals.


Lion Feed

An exciting opportunity to watch these magnificent big cats from up close! Viewing lions eating from a permanent blind structure after dinner is the perfect way to end the day at Mount Etjo.


Rhino Tracking

Join our experienced guides on an adventure on foot, following fresh rhino tracks and observing these majestic animals in their natural habitat.


Dinosaur Footprints

Saurichnium Damarense at Mount Etjo - German archeologists Dr Huene in 1925 and Dr Gürich in 1926 were the first to discover and describe the footprints found in the Etjo sandstone.


Private Game Drive

On the private Game Drive your guide will make sure that you get an African experience not to be forgotten. The drive will give you time to fully appreciate and experience Okonjati Wildlife Sanctuary.



Combine your game drive with a delicately prepared picknick in the bush, and enjoy a peaceful lunch surrounded by the Namibian wilderness.



For keen photographers our ground level hide will provide you with stunning settings and ample photographic opportunities.


School Visit

A strong believe of the Oelofse family is to lay a good foundation for education and create opportunity for Namibias children. They established the Mount Etjo Private School in 1993.



The healthy ecosystem at Okonjati game reserves provides a home for hundreds of bird species. Surprisingly colourful, they are easily spotted by the attentive observer.


Information Centre

Find more information about our wildlife, our unique geography, our medicinal plants and history at our multi-media information center.


Souvenir Shop

From amenities and small accessories to beautifully carved handmade original art, our souvenir shop offers a wide range of memoirs to take home, or gift loved ones with.

Our Services
Lodge Facilities

Transfers to and from Mount Etjo Safari Lodge can be pre-booked.


Make use of our Laundry Service and have your clean clothes returned within a day.


Enjoy our complementary Wifi at reception and communal areas.

Parking Space

Free parking space is provided.

Swimming Pool

Cool off in our pristine outdoors swimming pool.

DBB & Afternoon Cake

Enjoy a wide selection of home-made dishes, all meals are buffet-style.

Conference Room

Combine your work meetings with a little get-away.

Special Venues

We offer personalized wedding and birthday celebrations.