Hobatere Lodge - The Getaway Into Etosha Park
Location & DescriptionHobatere Lodge is strategically located 65 km north of Kamanjab on the western border of Etosha National Park. The lodge has an airstrip and is situated in a concession area of 8,808 ha which is home to a wide selection of game, including elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah, giraffe, eland, and Hartmann’s zebra. The unique location of Hobatere, being the Getaway into the Western Etosha Park, allows for an exclusive wildlife experience but, at the same time, the aim is to increasing the sense of being a conservancy lodge which benefits the local community and conservation. The lodge is situated in a concession area in the region of Damaraland, close to a number of key attractions including Twyfelfontein, Brandberg, Etosha National Park, Damaraland, Hoanib River and Opuwo. The area offers a wild and memorable experience, with free roaming wildlife found on a concession areaof 8,808 hectares with a host of species to be seen such as elephant, lion, leopard, cheetah and normal game. Hobatere offers the visitor the opportunity to experience game drives in open vehicles and nature walks with well-knowledgeable rangers. Early morning and night drives are part of the activities on offer where many nocturnal animals, such as aardvark, cape fox, bat-eared fox, aardwolf, genet and many more are encountered. Guided safaris to the Etosha National park are also offered.
ActivitiesGame 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 the variety of species found in this concession. Night Drives 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.
Accommodation6 twins, 6 doubles which, on request, can accommodate a third person, and 2 single rooms. 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. Please note: the Rondawel / twin room has two single beds, while the double room/ triple room consists of a double bed, and can accommodate a third person with a added single bed.
FacilitiesThere 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.
ServicesGuests on a fly-in safari are requested to coordinate their arrival and pick up times with our reservations office before arrival.