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Etosha National Park

Address: Namibia
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Ranked #4 of 84 Attractions in Namibia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We visited Etosha early in January. It was couple of weeks after last rain and the animals were spread arund the park and hiding more. But we still managed to see several rhinos, ekephants, zebras and springbook, gnus, giraffes and at least 20 lions. Great experience.

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Best to stay inside the park at Okaukuejo and Namutoni accommodation and camps. In the 2 days we were there we saw two large prides of lion, 1 White and 6 Black Rhino, 1 very chilled out leopard, but no cheetah.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This trip included the Okavango, which was fantastic. Etosha did not disappoint with a September trip finding loads of wildlife ate every turn. Stayed at Dolomite and the main lodge as well as Mushara just out of the eastern gate. Only change I would make in my trip would be more time at okaukuejo. Lots to see in all parts... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

My friends and I had a wonderful 2 days in Etosha! We even saw sufficient game after the first 10 minutes! Gemsbokvlakte, Kapupuhedi, Rietfontein, Halali and Okondeka provided great game viewing. Etosha lived up to its reputation and I can't wait to be back!

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is probably one of the largest national parks in the world, famous for its rich animal life. Here you can see all the "Big Five" and many other animals. Travelling with jeeps and good guides make the trip pleasant.

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Philadelphia, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

If you want to see the famous large African animals, and you don't want to spend a fortune doing it, this is the place for you. Easy 4 1/2 hour drive on paved roads from Windhoek. You don't need to pay guides to see the animals: it is insanely easy to drive yourself around and see everything you might possibly... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

As residents to S. Africa, I was expecting Etosha to be just another safari place and only left 1 full day of exploration for it. Boy was I mistaken. It is a beautiful natural destination, with variety of natural settings, from pure deserts, to savannas, even some swamps around some waterholes. The roads are fantastic so regular car can go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is a review only of the National Park itself. Some other reviews seem to mix the NP review with unsatisfactory experiences regarding lodges, meals or toilets. You are likely to see lots of animals in Etosha, and this is the reason for coming after all. We saw large numbers of springbok, interspersed with zebra and gnu, plus oryx (gemsbok),... More 

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Swakopmund, Namibia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This was our 3rd trip back to Etosha; we stayed at Halali and we loved it, you always see something different and interesting, I can honestly recommend it to everyone, we love this national park and will most definitely be going back again.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Can't say enough good about Etosha. As we drove along one of the roads in the park we saw a herd of elephants in the bush not far from the road. Judging by their direction, our guide figured they would be heading for the nearby water hole. We went there and sure enough I managed to film a great segment... More 

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