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Etosha National Park

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Address: Namibia
Phone Number: 264815557739
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One of Africaá Great Game Parks

We spent two days self-driving the Park, spending about 13 hours and covering 530kmn in that time. We were staying at Okaukuejo Camp (see separate review - not as complimentary... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Terrigal, Australia
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Terrigal, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We spent two days self-driving the Park, spending about 13 hours and covering 530kmn in that time. We were staying at Okaukuejo Camp (see separate review - not as complimentary), so early to late access to the Park was possible. The map we purchased from the tourist shop was easy to follow as we drove from one waterhole to the... More 

Thank Phillip8789
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This game park is one of Africa's premier national parks and the main reason to visit this sparsely populated country. The park is huge - 22000 square kilometers - and the Etosha pan covers around 5000 square kilometers. The main entry gate is Okaukuejo, which is quite busy as this is the main tourist hub. Another alternative is to enter... More 

Thank Chillilizard
Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made two full day safaris in this magnificent national park. Announced by our tour leader that we came here for the decors and not for the animals we were amazed that we saw so many beautiful animals in this park, probably due to the experience and knowledge of our driver/ranger. We had a higher satisfaction feeling compared with our visit... More 

Thank eMBieAntwerp
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very good National Park but misses the Excellence of game density and variety of a few parks to the East and North East of Namibia. Personal prejudice. I dont like camps with electrical fences. Great park for plains animals and lion.

Thank Mark C
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have been to South Africa, Kenya, or Botswana this will be quite different. The land is flat and not much vegetation. Your safari will be driving long distances on washboard like dirt road from one water hole to the next to see animals. It will be dusty and bumpy. Namibia is for very seasoned travelers who will understand... More 

Thank shash48
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a birding trip and mammal safari with Nick Buys from Nature Travel Namibia. One of the best places was Etosha National park in Namibia. We had done South Africa 2 years before and including Kruger National park, Etosha has more animal sightings than any one park we visited there. We did a tour with Nick and he... More 

Thank alison068
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I won't say Etosha isn't a beautiful national park and not rich of wildlife. However, it is desperate for some serious rain! The landscape is extremely dry due to a lack of water. One advantage: most of the animals will visit the water holes, so it's not too difficult to spot them. On arrival in Okaukuejo we saw at least... More 

Thank 288sandersl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We slept in the Okaukuenjo Camping and by the morning we drove through the Park, We almost saw every type of animal and more of them were springboks,Giraffes and Buffaloes we even named one place of many Giraffes a Giraffe City,It was so amazing and I a am planning for the next tour by next year.

Thank Joseph N H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is enormous. The three hotels inside are excellent but you also have the option of staying outside of the Park. We drove in our own rental car and had a blast. In just two and a half days we got very close to tigers, lions, elephants, ostriches, giraffes, zebras, Wildebeest, and much much more. I highly recommend staying... More 

Thank Anna B
Aarau, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 days/2 nights inside Etosha. It was during a very dry period so all we had to do was park up by one of the waterholes and wait for the animals to come. And they did in big numbers. We didn't get very lucky in terms of cat sightings (only one - VERY big - male lion) but... More 

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