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About Opuwo Country Lodge

The Lodge is situated on a hilltop facing northwest with breathtaking views overlooking a valley’s with magnificent sunsets and 360° view. Discover the culture of Namibia’s indigenous nomadic Ovahimba people. The lodge is also within easy reach of Kaoko Otavi, Epupa Falls and Swartboois Drift.Road conditions are excellent between Kamanjab and Opuwo (tarmac). The last 85km to Ruacana are excellent but on gravel road.

Opuwo is the gateway to the Kaokoveld region in the northwestern part of Namibia. The remote area south of the Kunene river is the home of the Himba people, who have kept their ethnic individuality and culture in the seclusion of Kaokoland. Opuwo Country Lodge was officially opened by His Excellency, Hifikipunyu Pohamba on 25 August 2005. The lodge provides comfortable luxury accommodation with air conditioning and will be ideal base from where to explore Kaokoland.

Accommodation: 28 Luxury rooms, 12 standard rooms, dining room, bar, lounge, wine cellar, curio shop, patio and swimming pool. Self-drive excursions to Epupa Falls, Swartboois drift (Kunene), Kaoko, Otavi and other points of interest or a guided excursion to an authentic Himba village can be undertaken.

Spa: Our Spa Salon is fully equipped to offer guests a range of massages in a relaxing atmosphere filled with natural African aromas.

Conference Venues: Our air-conditioned conference room can take up to 25 delegates. We provide tables, chairs and the white board or screen. The overhead or digital projector is not included. Internet / Wi-Fi access is also available.


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

Travel Insurance is a requirement for all clients who plant to go on safari.

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Reviews for Opuwo Country Lodge

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Peter Meyer, Germany
18 November 2015

Opuwo Lodge is a famous place for relaxing andstarting the drive to the Epupa Falls.The rooms and all around is  very clean and the staff is friendly and helpful

Gerhard Visser, South Africa
06 August 2015

Die kampterrein het 'n aangename atmosfeer. Lekker oornagpunt

Pieter Gomes, South Africa
01 May 2015

This is a beautiful lodge, staff and management are well groomed and it is a pleasure to stay and send time there.

fanny levy, Israel
16 December 2013

This stunning beauty, the view from the spectacular, the service and the food is very good. Excellent location near the town Opuwo those who want to see the tribes and their host.

Alain Hendrickx, Belgium
04 October 2013

If the management would let show a little bit more interest in their business, the staff would also work harder! It was to much for the management to come and meet their guests! They forget we are the ones where they live from. They were even rude against their guests! Food could be better especially the breakfast, and when you had done with eaten at evening they closed the doors and they put out the lights while we were sit there with a wine and talking with some friends at 10.10pm.Establishment's responseDear Mr Allain from BelgiumI can assure you that we are more busy in and around the hote...
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Opuwo Country Lodge Map

Opuwo Country Lodge is 1.3km from the centre of Opuwo , the nearest airport 555.8km (Walvis Bay Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling