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Etosha National Park

Address: Namibia
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Ranked #3 of 76 Attractions in Namibia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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72 reviews 72 reviews
22 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Etosha is a huge national park. Much is a salt pan. It had been very dry when we visited in November, the sun was bright and the land was pale grey so it was not picturesque around Okaukuejo but better in the East. Given how many animals there are estimated to be in the park they are not easy to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

SO many elephants! At the water holes there were families of more than 25-30 elephants. We spent a long while observing them drinking & spraying themselves. Etosha Pan seems endless. Hard to believe these animals sustain life at all in this environment. The bathrooms at the entrance to Etosha from Anderssons gate are a joke!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Namibia is fantastic landscape. When on a roundtrip you experience it every day. We have looked forward to staying three days in Etosha, and were rewarded by a variety of vegetation, animals at waterholes, lodges with solid service and well maintained. African nature and wildlife at its best!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It is just unimaginable that this vast, arid National Park could sustain life. In fact, it would not if the Government does not pump water to the Park in certain places. And yet, we had such an experience here. We saw the Big four, Lions, Rhinoceri,Elephants and the elusive leopard (two of them!!). We did not see the buffalo as... More 

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Padstow, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Travelled to Etosha Pan for the day. easy to get there from Tsumeb. (we had a Ford Figo !!) paid the $80 nam dollars entry fee and on our way - have a map of the water holes with you. - went to a large number of water holes, and saw a variety of animals, including giraffes, elephants, Gnu's, springbok,... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

A massive park with the opportunity to see a wide variety of wild llfe. You need patience and time but the rewards are amazing

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Absolutely magnificent! This humongous national park will give you the chance to watch a lot of wild animals in their natural environment and you will not even need a binocular! The waterholes are the perfect places where to meet Jackals, Ostriches, Kudus, Zebras, Blue Wildebeests, Elephants just a few yards away. The eastern part seems to be the most populated.... More 

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Lenzburg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Since it was a dry for a while the waterholes were well frequented by animals. So we were lucky and saw many, many animals - even a joung leopard on the hunt. You are restricted to the given roads - which is a good thing for the nature but you may end up not seeing as much animals. But the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Great place for seeing wildlife without loads of safari vehicles crowding round the same poor animal. Saw Rhino, Giraffe, Elephant, many species of bird, lots of game.

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Delden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We visited Etosha at the end of the dry season, september 2014. Loads of animals close to the waterholes. Herds of Elephants crossing the desert in search of precious water (one herd had 44 elephants, another had 35 elephants) Loads of black and white rhino's, lions, we even spotted a Leopard. I can recommend to visit etosha at the end... More 

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