Okakarara

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Geography and history

Okakarara is a town located in the Otjozondjupa Province of Namibia. It is located in the Northern parts of the country and has a total population of approximately 7 000 inhabitants. Okakarara is situated only a few kilometres from the Waterberg National Park which is a very important tourist attraction.

Okakarara was proclaimed in 1992 and is mainly populated by the native Herero people. Agriculture plays a very important role in this town’s economy and business sector. Farmers are allowed to showcase their goods at the annual trade fair.

 It is the district capital of the Okakarara electoral constituency that includes surrounding settlements.

Accommodation

The town of Okakarara offers a wonderful variety of visitor accommodation options. Facilities in the area include self-catering units, guest houses, bed and breakfasts, camping sites and lodges. Please go to our accommodation directory for more information on places to stay in the area.

Activities and attractions

Okakarara offers many exciting activities and attractions. The beautiful surroundings offer an array of things to do outdoors.

Things to do in Okakarara include the following:

  • Annual Okakarara Trade Fair
  • Hiking and Biking Trails
  • Traditional Herero Culture
  • Waterberg National Park

Businesses

Okakarara is a small town but has a very promising business community thanks to its agricultural industry. Tourists will find all their needs met with the many stalls, shops, local products, souvenirs and even good quality restaurants. Please view our business directory for a list of all the businesses you can find in the region.

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