Tired of camping in the dust? Ngepi is your solution!
Tel: +27 (0) 21 855 0395
Address: Caprivi Bangani, Divundu, Namibia
Ngepi Camp offers a Namibian river adventure the environmentally responsible way. The camp is situated on an island in the swampy northern reaches of the Kavango River in Namibia’s Zambezi Region (formerly called the Caprivi Strip). Ngepi Camp borders on the Caprivi National Park and the Mahango National Park is nearby. Therefore, expect to see Sable antelope, hippos, lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and Roan antelope during your stay.
A number of self-catering (self-contained) accommodation options are available. Ngepi’s camping sites are each provided with its own water supply and an environmentally friendly power point. The ablution facilities are equipped with solar hot water showers and the sites are lit at night by means of solar power.
Ngepi Camp boasts huge trees, which means that your tent will most likely be pitched in cool shade. The en-suite bush huts provide family accommodation, each with a double bed and two single beds. If you have never slept in a tree house before – this is your chance! Ngepi Camp offers a number of en-suite tree houses overlooking the Kavango River. Enough to turn the Swiss Family Robinson green with envy! As with the camping sites, the bush huts and tree houses are equipped with solar power.
Ngepi Camp offers many opportunities to experience the Zambezi Region. Lazy Mokoro safaris or boat cruises on the Kavango river, fishing (catch and release only), guided game drives in the nearby national parks, guided birdwatching expeditions, guided walks to the nearby village, as well as river rafting. The highlight of Ngepi Camp is undoubtedly the unique floating swimming pool, which can best be described as a hippo/ crocodile-proof way to enjoy a swim in the Kavango river.
The perfect way to end a day at Ngepi Camp, is to enjoy a sundowner on the wooden deck overlooking the Kavango river, followed by an evening of great food and convivial conversation in the bush pub.
Your visit to Ngepi camp will most likely form part of a larger Namibian tour or Safari. From Ngepi Camp you can drive to Namutoni Rest camp in the East of the Etosha National Park or Halali in the central part of Etosha with in a day. Namutoni rest camp is in the East of Etosha. Ugab Terrace Lodge near Vingerklip Rock formation can be reached with in a single day. From there you are advise to take the coastal road to Swakopmund where Alte Brucke self-catering (self-contained) accommodation will be your next destination. Alternatively drive direct from Ngepi to the coast by overnight at the Waterberg National Park near Otjiwarongo. From Swakopmund drive south to Walvisbay and then inland to Sossusvlei where you can stay at the Sossusvlei Desert Camp 5 km from Sessriem. Your next stop will be the Fish River Canyon where Canon Lodge is perhaps Namibia's most interesting lodge. If you however travel direct between Ngepi Camp and Cape Town
Mariental River Chalets next to the main road in Mariental is about halfway between these two destinations.
People from all over South Africa and the world come to visit Ngepi Camp. If you are from Durban, you would like to overnight at Sangiro Lodge near Bloemfontein. Others prefer a few nights in Amazian Mountain River Lodge a romantic destination with beautiful views over the Drakensberg Mountains. Ngepi Camp is a very special destination and so are Umngazi River Lodge on the banks of the Umngazi Rriver near Port St Johns. If you are travelling between these two destination you might overnight at Sun River Lodge in Upington, a luxury guesthouse on the banks of the Orange River.BOTSWANA
Many people combine a visit to the Caprivi and Ngepi Camp with a tour through Botswana. Kang Ultra Stop, Ngepi Camp or Kalahari Rest is all beautiful lodges on the Western side of Botswana. From Ngepi Camp you will drive East in the Caprivi to Ngoma Bridge and then into the Chobe National Park. If you prefer lodges of the same standard as Ngepi Camp, The Big 5 chobe (Toro) Lodge in Kazangulu near Kasane and Chobe Game Reserve will certainly be your choice. If you prefer something more luxurious Mowana Safari Lodge on the banks of the Chobe River offers luxury accommodation and also has an eighteen-hole golf course.
From Ngepi Camp you can also reach Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe within a single day. Here we recommend the Kingdom Hotel within walking distance of Falls. if you however want to spoil yourselves with five-star luxury visit Leopard Rock Hotel in the Vumba Mountains. this resort is something to experience.
Temba Safari arranges self-drive tours in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. Contact Temba Safaris and let us tailor-make a tour to suit your needs.