Big Game Hunting in Namibia

With Ondjou & Van Heerden Safaris

Ondjou Safaris cc was established in 2009 by Hentie van Heerden and Falko Schwarz, the sole members of Ondjou Safaris cc. Both company owners’ expertise in African hunting safaris stems from a family tradition.

Both hunters got to know each other at a young age and developed a respectful and deep friendship, which made them decide to open a business together. After 12 years of partnership Ondjou Safaris cc has proven that a long lasting and fruitful partnership in the hunting business is possible and that combining strengths is the key to success.

ONDJOU is a Namibian indigenous word for ELEPHANT, originating from the Herero tribe.


Hunting Areas

We proudly offer Hunting in different parts of our wonderful country

Hunt the Big Five in Namibia

Hunt rare game species and plains game in Namibia


Why choose Ondjou and Van Heerden Safaris? 

1. Our professional approach

Professional hunting guides who strictly abide by “Fair Chase” ethical hunting practices.

2. Our Experience

Combined 44 + years of Namibian hunting safari experience.

3. Our hunting areas

The whole spectrum of hunts Namibia has to offer.

4. Our non-hunting activities

Different activities for the non-hunting family members accompanying you on your hunting safari in Africa.

5. Our social impact

Ondjou Safaris has completed a long list of support projects and activities for local communities.

Latest News

29 November 2021
General Info
In July 2021, a film team, organized by the German Hunting Association ( together with the German delegation of the Council for Game and Wildlife Conservation (, visited our Dzoti hunting concession in the Zambe...
08 June 2021
An endless horizon, game in their natural habitat, beautiful sunsets, the intense color contrast of the yellow grass, the grey-white soil of the Etosha salt pan and the blue sky as well as the most friendly people of the Ovambo tribe, is a experience...
08 June 2021
Winter has arrived with big steps and the nights are pretty cold now, nothing below zero degrees Celsius yet, but cold enough to spend the evenings at the warm fireplace with some good homemade biltong. The biltong hunting season started recently. Th...
20 February 2021
Social Responsibility

The meat from all our hunts is completely utilized and used by the local community, mostly to make biltong, the typical dried and spiced raw meat from the Southern African countries.

18 February 2021
General Info

After long dry spells with very little or sometimes no rain, open water become scarce and might disappear. This is a major influencing factor for wildlife in Africa but especially in an arid country like Namibia.

17 February 2021
General Info
The 2 photos are showing the same Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata – Affenbrotbaum) and damage done to the tree by elephants. This kind of damage is common in areas where a high elephant population occurs. The damage to the tree species is to suc...