Located only 8 km from the Von Lindequist Gate on the eastern side of the Etosha National Park, Mushara Lodge is ideally situated for unforgettable self-drive tours through one of Africa's premier parks. Guided game drives can also be arranged into the Park at an additional cost.
The thatched main guest areas consist of a small library with a selection of good books, a bar with an extensive wine cellar, airy lounge with welcoming fireplace for winter evenings, a dining area and well stocked curio shop. Great attention has been paid to the decor, which is an eclectic blend of traditional African and modern art.
Etosha National Park is one of Southern Africa's finest and most important Game Reserves, which was declared a National Park in 1907.
The park covers an area of 22,270 sq km and is home to 114 mammal species, 340 bird species, 110 reptile species, 16 amphibian species and one species of fish.
The lodge consists of 10 thatched chalets, in a horseshoe shape around the swimming pool.
Each chalet is furnished with air-conditioning, mosquito net, mini bar fridge, tea/coffee making facilities. The bathrooms are en-suite with separate toilet.
A feature of Mushara is its large, tiled, bright blue swimming pool surrounded by green lawn that is kept well manicured by the occasional visiting local wildlife.
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Directions For Drivers
From Windhoek: Drive North on the B1. Go through Okahandja, Otjiwarongo, and Tsumeb, and continue to follow the B1 for 94 km until you get to the turning for the C38. Turn left here onto the C38 (towards Namutoni) and the entrance to Mushara is on the left-hand side about 12 km along this road.
From the Etosha National Park: Drive through the Von Lindequist Gate onto the C38, and the entrance to Mushara is about 8 km down the road on the right-hand side.
General Information For Guests
Scheduled or private game drives in the Etosha National Park can be taken - it is advisable to call and book these in advance of arrival (about 2 days beforehand). All game drives are conducted in specialized game-viewing enhanced vehicles and are let by multilingual knowledgeable guides.
Times: Morning drives - 7am to 11 am; Afternoon drives 3 pm to sun down (summer time) and 2 pm to sun down (winter time).
Rates available on request. Please note: No children under the age of 12 allowed for safety reasons.