ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK
The greatest wildlife sanctuary in Namibia, Etosha National Park is known for excellent game viewing and The Etosha Pan.
Etosha National Park is Namibia’s iconic attraction and a favourite for tourists due to its rich wildlife. Zebra and springbok are scattered across the endless horizon, while waterholes attract endangered black rhinoceros, lion, elephant and large numbers of antelope.
The Etosha Pan is a large salt pan, covering almost a quarter of the Etosha National Park. It is the largest salt pan in Africa and is the Etosha National Park’s most distinctive feature, visible even from space. It is a designated World Wildlife Fund Ecoregion.
The opportunities at Etosha are endless.
What To See
- Bird watching - Etosha National Park is home to more than 340 species of birds, 46 of which are raptors
- Enjoy the experience and extensive knowledge of a guide on a guided game drive
- Great photo opportunities of the stark white coloured earth of the pan and blue skies
- Three floodlight lit waterholes, allowing visitors to keep watch for wildlife even after the sun has gone down
- Witness the sighting of up to one million pink flamingoes in the Etosha Pan during the rainy season
- Stay at two different locations in or near the park in order to see as much as possible of this vast reserve
- Choose from a variety of accommodation within the park itself or on the many surrounding private reserve
FEATURED ETOSHA TOURS
10 Day Namibia Highlights Self-Drive
Windhoek, Etosha South, Swakopmund & Sossusvlei
Experience Namibia’s most popular and famous attractions on this highlights self-drive tour. A Big 5 safari in the iconic Etosha National Park, time to enjoy the wide range of activities offered in the coastal town of Swakopmund and a visit to the towering red sand dunes of Sossusvlei. During this journey your accommodation will include Fair Trade Tourism (FTT) hotels, lodges and activities. FTT is a non-profit organisation which supports sustainable tourism development.
10 Day Luxury Namibia
Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Palmwag & Ongava Private Game Reserve
Photograph the red Sossusvlei dunes in the early morning light aand the otherworldly tree skeletons standing starkly across the floor of Dead Vlei. Sleep out under the starry skies of the Namib. Swakopmund is the capital of the Skeleton Coast area and has plenty of activities to keep visitors happy. Go desert rhino tracking in Damaraland and enjoy game drives in Etosha National Park and in the Ongava Private Game Reserve.
9 Day Luxury Namibia
Onguma Game Reserve, Twyfelfontein & NamibRand Nature Reserve
A luxury holiday allowing you to experience the beauty and diversity of Namibia. A premier safari in the Onguma Game Reserve, bordering Etosha. An opportunity to spot the unique desert adapted elephants and rhino of Damaraland. Visit one of the largest concentrations of rock art at Twyfelfontein. Excellent star gazing is on offer in the Namibrand Nature Reserve.
12 Day Best Of Namibia Self-Drive Tour
Windhoek, Okonjima Nature Reserve, Etosha South, Twyfelfontein, Swakopmund & Sossusvlei
An easy self-drive tour which covers the highlight attractions of Namibia - Okonjima - home to the AfriCat Foundation, the iconic Etosha National Park for excellent wildlife viewing, beautiful Damaraland, Swakopmund with its variety of activities on offer. Also visit the towering dunes which Namibia is famous for at Sossusvlei.
7 Day Northern Namibia Highlights
Waterberg Region, Etosha East, Etosha West, Twyfelfontein & Swakopmund
A scheduled tour that departs on selected Saturdays from Windhoek.
This seven-day tour has been designed to give you a short but comprehensive safari around the main highlights of Northern and central western Namibia. You will visit a private game reserve, experience the amazing wildlife in Etosha National Park and have first-hand experience of the Stone Age culture of the Himba Tribes. Namibia’s UNESCO Heritage Site in beautiful desert Damaraland is next and then on to Namibia’s premier seaside town, Swakopmund on the Skeleton Coast, before returning to Windhoek.
6 Day Namibia Sand Dunes and Wildlife Safari
Etosha National Park, Etosha South, Swakopmund & Sossusvlei
Experience the highlights of Namibia, a wildlife safari in one of Africa’s best reserves - Etosha National park, a stopover in the quaint Atlantic coast town of Swakopmund and a visit to the towering red sand dunes at Sossusvlei. Basic (clean, comfortable with en-suite bathroom) accommodation, most meals are prepared by the guide. Departs weekly on Tuesdays, a pre-tour night in Windhoek is required on Monday night. Tour arrives back in Windhoek the following Sunday at approximately 15.30, therefore a post-tour night in Windhoek is also required unless a flight is booked after 18.00.
FEATURED ETOSHA ACCOMMODATION
Etosha Safari Camp
Etosha Safari Camp is located 10 km south of Andersson Gate on the C 38 (Etosha National Park). Tap toes to an African beat in the novel Oshebeena Bar and relax at this friendly Camp, 10 kilometres from Etosha National Park. 50 chalets, shaded by mopane trees, and a grassy campsite provide a comfortable home from which to explore the abundant animal kingdom. Legendary.
Taleni Etosha Village
Situated only 2km from the Andersson entrance gate to Etosha National Park, Etosha Village uniquely combines affordability with comfort, style and exquisite cuisine. Explore Namibia’s animal kingdom with a morning or full day Guided Game Drives to Etosha National Park. Enjoy the Walking Trails on the reserve where various small game can be spotted from the lookout decks and hides.
Ongava Tented Camp
Immersed in the African Mopani bush, Ongava Tented Camp is a natural extension of this wild and wonderful landscape.The classic safari style camp is tucked in a hidden valley at the foot of a dolomite hill in Ongava Game Reserve bordering Etosha National Park. Ongava’s proximity to Etosha allows for game drives in the Etosha National Park and on the Ongava Reserve itself.