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Okaukuejo Rest Camp

Anderson Gate | Southern Entrance, Etosha National Park, Namibia
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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I echo the sentiment of many other reviews - the waterhole is amazing and while the accommodation is, maybe what a lot of people don't expect, it suits the experience. The waterhole chalets are rooms fronting on to the waterhole and when you get up at 4am and see a rhino taking a sip, well it is worth it. Our... More 

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Parkland, Florida
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117 reviews
68 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 591 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this camp. Remember this is an inexpensive option to get up close to the wildlife with a cocktail in your hand. We stayed in a fairly new lodge, several feet from the waterhole. Fantastic. We drove our own vehicle into the lodge and spent two day driving around the park, where we got up real close to tons... More 

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London
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73 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rest camp will provide a comfortable stay although not luxury, and it has the great benefit of being directly inside the park allowing early drives and of course the wonderful floodlit waterhole. I stayed in both a double room A & B, with the main difference being that the B is bigger due to having a small lounge area... More 

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Utrecht, Netherlands
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18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The camp site is a bit old, swimming pool is alright, facilities sufficient, no shade on camp sites. What you come here for is the waterhole. Every morning, mid-day and night it is busy, all herbivore species coming and going, lions roaring in the night. Good place to visit the west and mid section of Etosha National Park. Take a... More 

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Bushmills, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This camp badly needs revamped and brought under new management. From check in which was not good,surly service and standing in a long queue and find your own chalet, and demand for cash deposit of 500 ND as well as a park entrance fee of 500ND payable by machine,to the food which was as little as they could provide our... More 

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East Anglia
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118 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The TA reviews of Okaukuejo weren't very encouraging, but you should note that they combine coverage of the campsite, the standard rooms and the top-level accommodation in the waterhole chalets. We had one of the latter and it was fine - maybe a bit tired, but comparable to other 'luxury' lodges. Expectations of any industrial government facility will rightly always... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived on the on the 5th of January 2016 and we asked for camping facilities, which I have to admit was great. On the 6th we decided to do a full tour of etosha and asked to store our goods and the receptionist went out of her way to accommodate our luggage till we got back. My main problem... More 

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Omaruru, Namibia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights (31/12 + 1/1 2016). The Camp is awful and I would not recommend this place to anyone. Food terrible, staff not trained in customer service, not clean poolside chairs falling apart. Do not stay here..... If the hotel and staff were anyway as good as the game drivers ......

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Willemstad, Curacao
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104 reviews
36 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We stayed as part of a nomad accommodated tour. The place is huge and looks ok. It is in better shape than ai-ais resort also ran by NWR. Shops on the resort were ok for basics drinks and snacks. Pool looked good but did not make use of it. Waterhole had lots of animals during the time we were there... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

My wife and I did a self-driving safari in Etosha for 6 days during the rainy off-season. We lodged at Okaukuejo our first two nights, followed by lodging in Halali, lodging in Namutoni (all three of these camps have campsites available, which isn't made clear on the NWR website) and finally camped at the new Olifantsrus campground (exclusively for camping)... More 

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