Etosha National Park

One of the most beautiful safaris in the world

Etosha National Park is 400 km from Windhoek and one of the finest, largest wildlife reserves in the world. It covers more than 20 000 km, 350 km from east to west and is home to 114 species of mammals and nearly 350 bird species birds.

The park gets its name from the vast Etosha Pan east of the park. It is a dry lake which fills up each rainy season attracting animals and large numbers of birds, such as flamingos and cranes. The many water points in the park are excellent places to observe the wildlife, including bird species such as vultures, eagles, hornbills and geese. Many mammals also come to drink at water points, such as elephants, zebras, springbok, giraffe, wildebeest, hartebeest, impala, cheetah, leopard, kudu, lions, hyenas, rhinoceros...

Etosha National Park is managed and protected by the Namibia Wildlife Resorts. The region is fragile and rules apply regarding its circulation. It is forbidden to enter or drive around in the park after sunset. The speed limit is 60 km/h and it is forbidden to walk around the park without an official guide. You have to pay for a permit to enter the park, but this most famous African park still remains affordable. The camps within the park are well-equipped, but you must book well in advance. 

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