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Etosha National Park

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Address: Namibia
Phone Number: 264815557739
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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3-Hour Etosha National Park Game Drive
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World Class Wildlife Viewing Park

Etosha is a must-visit park in Northern Namibia. It is larger than Serengeti, with a different landscape, less game, and clearly designed for closer contact with animals. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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550 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Etosha is a must-visit park in Northern Namibia. It is larger than Serengeti, with a different landscape, less game, and clearly designed for closer contact with animals. We prefer the wilder Serengeti, but that said, Etosha has a uniqueness that is unparalled. Because there are numerous water holes - both natural and man-made - situated around the park, especially in... More 

Thank RodMcLeod
Oslo, Norway
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22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Etosha is simply a fantastic place and a dreamworld for any photographer at any level. The wildlife is spectacular with one of Africa's highest populations of both black and white rhino. The white soil/sand and open landscapes are just excellent for wildlife photography. Waterholes are plenty and some will give you great shots of the "ghost elephants". Being completely white... More 

Thank photosbyulf
San Francisco, California
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108 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been all over southern Africa, and Etosha is definitely my favorite game park. Due to the dry conditions of the land (salt pans and desert savannah), the animals here must survive a much harsher environment than those in a more lush environment, like Chobe for example. It amazes me how resilient some of them can be. Since most... More 

Thank Cecilia S
The Hague, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Different to any National Park you may have seen (in South Africa, Kenya, Botswana or elsewhere) Etosha's barren landscape makes it easy to spot the many elephants, impalas, kudus, giraffes, ... In the dry season you are almost guaranteed sightings at the many waterholes, some of them being artificial. You need more luck - and patience - to see black... More 

2 Thank Jurgen R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

We had a wonderful 2 full days in the Park. We stayed the first night just inside the park on the east side, the second night just outside the park at Andersons camp, then drove to the west side. It was all fascinating. Saw many of the animals on offer, but particularly thrilled to have seen lions up close! The... More 

Thank Corrib
Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Fantastic!, saw a lion being attacked by another lion then a rhino attacking them both. There is an abundance of wildlife at this park, though I do believe that there are no crocodile, buffalo or hippos in the park.

Thank Athi84
Playa Potrero, Costa Rica
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66 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

This was an enormous park with many water holes for great animal sightings. In between where long drives with little to see. The great pan, we were told can be seen from space, has no life. We did see elephant, lion, zebra, giraffe, Impala, kudu, gemsbok, jackal and birds. We visit the center where you check in and can actually... More 

1 Thank Penelopewms
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Great park for self-drive safari with plenty of wildlife to view: from birds and kudu to leopard, elephant and lion! Night safari (guided from camps) are a great addition to your trip, do not hesitate!

Thank RickvanUum
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Self drive safari allowing you to visit many water holes and a chance to see large herds of animals such as elephants, rhino, zebra, giraffe and numerous antelope all drinking together. Even while driving on the park road you will likely encounter a lot of wildlife, which is very easy to see due to the low scrub. The second pan... More 

Thank James R
Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The game park has a series of watering holes, for which there is a human supply of water. At some of the watering holes, we watched groups of zebra, ostrich, springbok, elephants, and other animals take their turns drinking the water. This made for outstanding photos.

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