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Omaruru

Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.
Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.

Geography and history

Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia. It is located in the central parts of the country and has a total population of approximately 15 000 residents. The city is situated near the Erongo Mountains and the Omaruru River which is usually dry.

The name Omaruru means “bitter milk” and this is derived from the cattle’s milk turning bitter after eating a certain bush that grew in the area. Local celebrations in the form of an annual festival are held here to commemorate the past of the local Herero people.

Accommodation

The city of Omaruru offers many affordable accommodation options for those who would like to stay over. Facilities in the area include camping sites, self-catering units, bed and breakfasts, guest houses and hotels. Please view our accommodation directory for more information on places to stay in the area.

Activities and attractions

Omaruru is city with a rich history and beautiful surroundings. The activities and attractions are therefore centred on historical events and natural sites.

The Kristall Kellerei is the only manufacturer of Namibian brandy and is one of four wine producers in the country. Production includes two red wines – Ruby Cabernet and Cabernet Sauvignon – and a white , Colmard. Interestingly they also produce a variety of schnapps from prickly pears, prosopis, lemons and, naturally, grapes

Things to do in Omaruru include the following:

  • Dinosaur Footprints (In Otjihenamaparero)
  • Erindi Private Game Reserve
  • Franke Tower
  • Hiking and Biking Trails
  • Omaruru Game Lodge
  • Omaruru Winery

Businesses

Omaruru has a very successful business community thanks to tourist interest. There are loads of interesting products, souvenirs, shops and stalls to choose from. The restaurants in the area have a local flavour to suit every taste. Please go to our business directory for a full list of businesses you will find in the region.

Omaruru Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.namibian.org/travel/namibia/omaruru.html
Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.Omaruru is a city located in the Erongo Province of Namibia.

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