Etosha National ParkMap

Etosha National Park is Namibia's premier wildlife safari park. It has great concentrations of game, roaming the saltpan that is the feature of the park.

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Etosha National Park

Etosha, means "Great White Place", and is dominated by a massive mineral pan. The Etosha Pan covers around 25% of the National Park.
The Pan itself is believed to have originated over 12 million years ago as a shallow lake fed by the Kunene River. Subsequent climatic and tectonic changes have since lowered the water level so that the pan only holds water for a brief period each year - it teems with flamingos and pelicans in the summer. The saline and mineral residues together with moisture from perennial springs draw large concentrations of wildlife and birds from mid March into November just before the new wet season starts.
Etosha is known for its endemic species of impala, the black faced variety and is said to have the tallest elephants in Africa, measuring up to 4m at the shoulder. The park is also well recognised as being one of the last wild sanctuaries of the endangered black rhino making it a fascinating safari destination.

Despite the massive size of Etosha, only the southern edge of the pan is accessible to safari visitors. There are three rest camps within the park at Okaukuejo, Halali and Namutoni. An extensive network of roads links the campsites with over 30 water holes in the central and eastern region - ideal places to sit and wait it out for game. There are a number of private safari lodges and camps outside the Etosha boundaries.

The game viewing in Etosha National Park is excellent, the best time being from May to September - the cooler months in Namibia.

Featured Etosha National Park safari lodge maps

Epacha Game Lodge map: Epacha Game Lodge and Spa is an extensive property west of Ongava Reserve
Etosha Aoba Lodge map: Etosha Aoba is set amid savanna bushveld and tall Tamboti trees
Mokuti Lodge map: Mokuti Lodge boasts unique African charm combined with international standards of luxury
Mushara Lodge map: Mushara Lodge is ideally situated for travellers visiting the Etosha National Park.
Naua Naua Game Lodge map: Situated on a hillside offering a spectacular view of the African bush and our rich wildlife
Ongava Lodge map: Ongava Lodge has 10 chalets which are attractively built out of brick and thatch close to the top of a hill.
Onguma Bush Camp map: In Onguma Private Nature Reserve
Onguma Plains Camp map: In Onguma Private Nature Reserve
Onguma Tented Camp map: In Onguma Private Nature Reserve


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