Etosha National Park in Namibia

Etosha National Park consists of a vast white salty pan surrounded by mopani woodlands and grasslands. There are many natural springs and waterholes which ensure that the wildlife can survive prolonged dry spells and guarantee the visitor excellent game viewing making the area a brilliant location for a traditional safari.

Etosha National Park, the venue for many wildlife documentaries, is one of the finest locations in the world for big game viewing and naturally Namibia’s prime safari destination. Most species of large game are around in healthy numbers including elephant, lion, eland, zebra, cheetah, wildebeest, kudu and hyena. Etosha is one of the best places to see black rhino which are highly endangered throughout Africa.

The park is surrounded by a number of private reserves which provide a more exclusive experience than the busy park and formerly large government run camps within the park. Most of the private reserves include game viewing ...

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WHY VISIT Etosha National Park

  • Excellent big game viewing including all the big cats
  • Unusual and startling scenery making it very photogenic
  • Good place to see the highly endangered black rhino.
  • Fantastic for a self-drive adventure
  • Excellent private reserves around the park
  • Affordable accommodation within the park
  • Family friendly

ACCOMMODATION IN Etosha National Park

There is world class accommodation here in all categories, your choice of hotel, lodge or camp will depend on whether you are after a romantic stay or something more family orientated. Our consultants can guide you on the best options for your budget and aspirations.


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SAMPLE TOURS

Below are some successful itineraries that have worked well for our clients. Please call to check availability or better still let us tailor make your own safari holiday.


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PLACES TO GO IN Etosha National Park

If time permits visit the more remote western section of the national park which has only recently been opened to the general public. It has one of the highest densities of wildlife in the park, although animals here are less used to people and a bit more skittish.



WHEN IS THE BEST TIME OF YEAR TO GO?

Etosha can be visited at any time of year. The best time to visit is during the dry season from May to the end of October. The summer months from November to April can be very hot with rainfall possible, usually between December and Mid-March.

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DRY SEASON

June sees warm sunny days and cool nights, through to August. The bush is dry and game viewing excellent. Hot sunny days and warm nights develop in September and through to October, the bush remains dry and vegetation is dwindling. Game viewing is outstanding.

green SEASON

January and February are very hot with some occasional rain storms. Game viewing is fairly good. March becomes slightly cooler, occasional rain storms continue.

SHOULDER SEASON

By April the showers will be relatively rare and the bush green and verdant. By May the rainfall should have finished and daytime temperatures will have fallen to a pleasant level making this a good time to visit with more affordable prices.



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