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Outjo is a city in Kunene, Namibia referred to as The Gateway to Etosha.

Get in[edit]

Reach via C39 and C38, on the road to the Etosha National Park.

Get around[edit]


  • Naulila Monument
  • Franke Haus Museum
  • German Watertower from 1904


  • Namibia (SWA) Gemstones, 8 Hage Geingob Ave. Has a comprehensive selection of gemstones and minerals, specialising in Tsumeb minerals and are world-renowned amongst mineral collectors. It is also the local tourist office and is very helpful for local information and has maps for sale. You will also find a decent spread of Etosha information and souvenir books. The owners speak English, German and Afrikaans.





  • 1 Etotongwe Lodge (can be found next to the C38 northwest as you leave Outjo towards Okaukuejo, Khorixas and Kamanjab. Only 90km from the Etosha Wildlife Park), +264 67 313 333. The Lodge offers an affordable alternative to accommodation within the Etosha park. Etotongwe lodge consist of numerous separated rooms scattered like little houses throughout the 1 ha property. All buildings reminds of German colonial architecture with an indigenous garden fused with garden plants, stone and African art. The abandons of local birds together with the wild animals that were raised as orphans, offers a unique close encounter. Consist of : 21 en-suite Rooms, Air-conditioning, Wheelchair Accessibility, Swimming Pool, Restaurant / Bar, Self-catering Kitchen, Credit Card facilities, WiFi Hotspot, Camping


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