Come and experience the warm hospitality and tranquil setting of OMAHA GUEST FARM situated at the base of Mt Etjo. OMAHA is conveniently located 2 hours NW of Windhoek en route to a number of Namibia's primary tourism destinations: Etosha and Waterberg National Parks, Damaraland, Bushmanland, Kavango Region and the Caprivi Strip. Located nearby are the Erindi Game Lodge, Omaruru Game Lodge, Mt Etjo Safari Lodge, Dinosaur Tracks, Okonjima Lodge/Africat Foundation, and Cheetah Conservation Fund. “Omaha” in the Herero language means "the place where one can live".
Mt Etjo is a geologically unique feature of the Namibian landscape that stands 2,086 meters high. It is a “sister mountain” to the famed Waterberg Plateau/National Park lying 120 km to the NW. The two plateaus share a similar geological history and are capped to a depth of 70 meters with the distinguishing red “Etjo sandstone” formed during millions of years of severe desert conditions. The saddle of Mt Etjo forms the watershed between the Omaruru River running west to the Atlantic Ocean and the Omatako River that runs to the northeast into the Kavango River, historically draining into the Indian Ocean by the Zambezi River.
OMAHA has a diverse flora and fauna, including protected species such as Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra, Damara dik-dik, Klipspringer, and Leopard. OMAHA is a birder’s paradise with over 250 upland bird species and waterfowl being seasonally attracted to the farm’s impoundments and gardens. A number of other wild free-ranging species occur such as Kudu, Oryx, Cheetah, Warthog, and Bat-eared fox. Farm drives, guided hikes to the top Mt Etjo, and limited hunting (away from the serenity of the Lodge) can be arranged.
Rates include Dinner, Bed & Breakfast. Meals are served “family style” and usually feature game and fresh vegetables prepared in the traditional Afrikaans & German manner common to Namibian farms. Our kitchen also offers Vegetarian, Indian, and Halal dishes when ordered in advance.
Keep one thing in mind, with OMAHA’s relaxed and casual family atmosphere, most guests wished they had booked a longer stay! OMAHA GUEST FARM…a standard by which others are measured!