Cheetah - Leopard - Omboroko Mountains - Waterberg Plateau

Up Close and Personal with Africa’s Big Cats


This easy add-on 3 day getaway is a treat for anybody who is captivated by the enigmatic cats of Africa. From Windhoek, you’ll head out to Okonjima with its welcoming lodge nestled in the beautiful Omboroko Mountains. This is a spectacular private reserve and the home of the AfriCat Foundation, a non profit organisation that works to protect and rehabilitate Africa’s threatened big cats. Through the vivid colours and unspoilt splendour of the famed Waterberg Plateau, spend your days radio-tracking solitary leopards and cheetahs on foot and from game viewing vehicles. A night-hide provides the perfect vantage point to watch a host of nocturnal creatures.


  • Learn more about the AfriCat Foundation and its dedication to the conservation and protection of Namibia’s threatened cats

  • Fantastic opportunities for wildlife photography as you track leopard and cheetah

  • Set out on foot and enjoy the informative Bushman’s Trail, or choose the solitude of a self-guided walk in the picturesque natural setting.

Depart Windhoek

Arrive early afternoon from Windhoek.

Day One

On arrival at the Okonjima Game Reserve, enjoy afternoon tea. Radio-track free-roaming leopards in the private rehabilitation area from a game viewing vehicle. [D]

Day Two

Join the Bushman Trail this morning comprising an easy and highly informative walking trail; or take a self-guided walking trail. Afternoon Cheetah Project and AfriCat Foundation visit. [FB]

Day Three

Cheetah radio-tracking on foot. Transfer to Windhoek before lunch. Tour ends early afternoon. [B]


Day One to Three



Okonjima is situated west of the Waterberg Plateau Park in northern Namibia, nestled among Omboroko mountains. The African-styled, thatched lodge has a large open-fire entertainment area and a sparkling pool set in the lush lawns. Accommodation is in tasteful, en suite luxury rooms with private verandas, fantastic bush views and modern conveniences. Apart from participating in the exciting AfriCat Foundation activities, guests can enjoy guided and self-guided nature walks, game-viewing around waterholes and bird-watching.