Erindi Private Game Reserve is located on a central plateau in the highlands of Namibia and provides an amazing experience in the African wilderness. Erindi Private Game Reserve—Erindi meaning ‘place of water’—is a protected reserve spanning over 170,000 acres and prides itself on its eco-friendly and sustainable status. Erindi’s owners have undertaken the impressive task of pursuing multiple conservation initiatives to promote eco-friendly tourism while preserving the natural wonderland and empowering the local communities.
Erindi Private Game Reserve is defined by the Erongo Mountains to the west and the Omataku Mountains to the east and is home to two perennial rivers, as well as savannah plains and thorny bushveld. Regardless of its semi-arid landscape, the unique plant life on the reserve thrives, with a large number of endemic species including the Phantom tree, numerous Acacia species, and tall succulent Kobas. Home to many successful conservation projects, the game reserve provides a sanctuary for countless wildlife species—from Big Cats and small ones to African elephants, giraffes, hippos, and over 300 species of birds.
Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek is the closest airport to Erindi Private Game Reserve and is a two-and-a-half-hour drive. Additionally, the game reserve has an airstrip. However, they do not provide charter flights, so guests should arrange their own and inform the hosts.
Erindi Private Game Reserve is a sustainable natural paradise for over 20,000 animals and offers a truly unique safari experience for those travelling to Africa. Erindi is home to many successful conservation projects—putting the safety and care of wildlife at the top of their agenda. Safari-goers visiting Erindi can expect to see a whole host of wildlife, including large groups of African elephants, giraffes feeding among the tall trees, an abundance of different antelope species, and the often elusive big and small cats of Africa. Furthermore, African wild dogs, servals, honey-badgers, the Aardvark, the meerkat, and the Blue wildebeest all thrive in the safety of the game reserve.
This part of Namibia is dry and warm all year round, which makes Erindi Private Game Reserve a fantastic safari destination any time of the year. During the hot summer months—between September and April—temperatures range from 25°C (77°F) to 40°C (104°F), while the winter months—May to August—can range between 3°C (38°F) to 23°C (73°F).
This region receives about 300 to 350 mm of rainfall per year and occurs between November and April.
One of the highlights of staying at Erindi Private Game Reserve is that safari-goers get to explore and experience the African wilderness on a guided game drive. This safari activity enhances the wildlife experience and allows safari-goers to get up close and personal with nature. Guided game drives are conducted by qualified field guides with a love and passion for what they do, which enriches the experience and provides an amazing insight into Erindi and the resident wildlife.
For a truly unique experience, safari-goers can book a summer night drive and learn all about the superb nocturnal biodiversity at Erindi Private Game Reserve. Additionally, bird watchers can enjoy a birding adventure, trying to locate the Pygmy Falcon, the Crimson-breasted Shrike or the Rüppell’s Parrot. For the more intrepid traveller, there are various walking safaris on offer. These provide a different perspective of the African bush and focus on tracking and learning about the fauna and flora of Erindi.
Other safari experiences on offer include Pangolin tracking, the Leopard Project Drive, self-drive safaris, learning about the many conservation projects on-site, photography safaris, and cultural excursions.
Erindi Private Game Reserve boasts two luxury safari camps that provide the ideal bush escape for safari-goers. From self-catering options to luxurious suites nestled between indigenous trees, a stay at Erindi ensures the ultimate African bush experience.