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I Dream Africa

I Dream Africa



Okahandja is famous for :

  • Von Bach Dam has natural stone walls
  • Popular for water sports
  • Freshwater angling
  • Place of great significance to the Herero People
  • Chief Samuel Maherero was laid to rest on 26 August 1923 (today Heroes Day)
  • Mbangura woodcarvers market
  • Rockrunner (Achaetops pycnopygius)
  • Buffalo thorn (Ziziphus mucronata)

Okahandja Country Hotel

Situated 2km outside of Okahandja on your way to Otjiwarongo.

The hotel is situated on the banks of the dry Okakango River between a large concentration of Camel Thorn and other indigenous trees. Relax in our beer garden, or next to the pool and enjoy the sights and sounds of the abundance of indigenous bird life in the area.

We offer 22x comfortably furnished en suite twin rooms and 2x family units, all equipped with television, DSTV and air conditioning. Two air conditioned conference rooms, can accommodate 80 to 120 guests and are equipped with big screen television and computer compatible equipment. We also cater for weddings and other functions. The restaurant offers both a la carte and buffet meals and can set 150 guests. The hotel is over an hour’s drive from the International Airport and the perfect stop over before continuing with your journey.

Khaya Guesthouse

Khaya meaning ‘African Home or Restful Place’. You will find a home at Khaya guesthouse in the garden town of Okahandja.

Enjoy your stay in our spacious en suite thatched roof African fusion style rooms. Laze at the pool or take a short walk to the famous woodcarvers market, savor Namibian cuisine at its best in the lapa restaurant. Taste the sunshine in the local beers and wines in the fully licensed bar or warm yourself at the fire in the boma while marveling at the stars of the Southern skies.

The healthy waters of the Gross Barmen hot springs are just a hop away, game drives in private game reserves are within easy reach and the big cats of Africa can be viewed at close range while feeding. After exploring trails in the area on horseback or by foot or a visit to the resting place of the great Herero chiefs. Be bold and try the biltong and dried sausage for which Okahandja is famous.

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