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Epako Safari Lodge

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Activities, Sports & Leisure

Game Viewing

With many mammal species and 170 bird species, Epakos’ 11,000 hectare bushveld private game reserve ensures that our guests get an exceptional experience of Namibia’s untamed wilderness. The reserve is home to two of Africa’s “Big 5”, namely White Rhino and leopard. Other key species of interest include Spotted Hyena, Cheetah, Damara Dik Dik, Hartmans Mountain Zebra and Bat Eared Foxes.

Safaris are undertaken in the cooler morning and evening periods, when game is more active.  You will be escorted by a professional game ranger who will educate you about this environment and the life-forms that live here.

Swimming Pool

Epako Lodge has a lovely swimming pool that has several thatch umbrellas surrounding it.  During the heat of the day, this is the ideal place to cool off or enjoy a book.  The swimming pool overlooks the beautiful adjacent vegetation.

Cheetah Rehabilitation

EPAKO is a sanctuary for Namibia’s Cheetah population. Cheetah that are captured on farms further afield in the region buy live stock farmers are handed over to EPAKO for rehabilitation back into the wilds of the reserve. The Cheetah have to spend a period of time in our quarantine boma, and our guests are able to visit the Cheetah boma at feeding times to get a close up look at the fastest mammal on earth! Two of the Cheetah in the rehabilitation boma were born in captivity and as such cannot be released into the wild. Epako provides them with a secure and natural environment to call home for the rest of their days.

San Rock Art

EPAKO’S location in Namibia’s Damaraland, means that it was home to San Bushman over the past thousands of years. Epako is fortunate to have numerous San bushman paintings and rock engravings sites in a very good condition, on the reserve. Based on other sites in the area, the age of the engravings can be assumed to be between 800 and 3000 years old and the paintings to be at least 1000 years old.

Walking Safari

Get close to nature with our hiking trail perched on top of the mountains. Led by our well-trained Herero field guides, the half day or full day hikes are is well worth it with fabulous views over the African desert bushveld and a well-earned brunch to enjoy on top of the mountain.

Nearby Activites

EPAKO allows you to experience Africa’s natural wonders in comfort and style.The reserve itself counts over 2000 animals, 170 species of birds and 11,000 hectares of unspoiled, beautiful bushveld. If you wish to venture further afield, you can take advantage of the following non-exhaustive list of optional activities and excursions (consult us for prices).

Optional activities / excursions departing from EPAKO (tarifs on request)

  • Excursions by plane or helicopter (1 to 2 hour flights) departing from EPAKO Lodge’s private airstrip, including:
  • Etosha Park, the largest wildlife park in Namibia, in the north of the country.
  • Twyfelfontein, situated 180 Kms north of EPAKO. Cave paintings (UNESCO heritage site).
  • Waterberge Plato Park (to the east) with guided game drive (highlights include traces of dinosaur, rhinos and rare roan and sable antelope species, dune fossils).
  • Walvis Bay (on the western coast): shark fishing / spotting of whales and/or dolphin according to season.
  • Namib Desert to the south-west (Sesriem). Huge sand dunes up to 375m in height.

Excursions by 4×4, departing from Epako:

  • Spitzcopp Mountain, archaeological site. Location for filming of “2001: A Space Odyssey”.
  • Dinosaur Tracks, a 1-hour drive from the Lodge
  • Otshirongo (Bushman paintings), a 1-hour drive from the Lodge.

Conferences & Events

Epako Conference Centre

Conferences at Epako Safari Lodge are accommodated in an independent conferencing facility that caters to up to 30 delegates.  The conference venue has its’ own accommodation, swimming pool, bar, kitchen, braai and waterhole.

Services

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Hotel Wi-Fi
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Braai & Barbeque
  • Housekeeping service
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Laundry services
  • Luggage storage
  • Porters
  • Safari drives
  • Safety deposit box
  • Secure parking
  • Wake-up call
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms

Deluxe Room

  • One king-size or two twin beds
  • River or Waterhole view
  • Size: 60 to 75 m²
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Outdoor private seating
  • Terrace.
Single Room N$6650
Double Room N$8810

Junior Suite

  • One king-size or two twin beds
  • River view
  • Size: 80 m² (861 sq ft)
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Outdoor private seating
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor shower.
Single Room N$8810
Double Room N$11920

River Suite

  • One king-size
  • River view
  • Size: 150 m²
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Outdoor private seating
  • Terrace
  • Lounge area.
Single Room N$11320
Double Room N$15380

Waterhole Suite

  • One king-size
  • River or Waterhole view
  • Size: 200 m²
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Outdoor private seating
  • Terrace
  • Lounge area.
Single Room N$12870
Double Room N$17450
 

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -21.225254

Longitude: 16.002077

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star