Etosha waterhole

The Etosha Pan approximately 130x50 kms in size dominates the scenery at Etosha National Park. 

The salt pan is empty most of the year and fills during rainy season attracting flamingoes and pelicans. 

Etosha is the jewel in Namibia's crown, home to a wide variety of bird and animal life. 

4 of the Big 5 (lion, elephant, black rhino and leopard) can be found as well as zebra, giraffe, oryx, kudu, springbok, black faced impala and many others.

 

The waterholes in Etosha Park are a fantastic way to view game. 

 Each waterhole in Etosha is different and animals spotted at each vary from season to season. The main waterholes in Etosha include Okaukuejo, Okondeka, Halali and Goas and Sueda and Salvadora.

CENTRAL ETOSHA  ACCOMMODATION

Okaukuejo Resort

Okaukuejo is situated inside Etosha National Park.

 Located 17 km from the southern entrance of the Etosha National Park, Okaukuejo is famous for its flood-lit waterhole, where visitors can observe at close quarters a spectacle of wildlife congregating and interacting.

Accommodation is provided to suit every need, in premier bush chalets overlooking the waterhole; bush chalets and double rooms; or family chalets. Other facilities include a restaurant, bar, shop, swimming pool, kiosk and camping facilities.

Halali Resort

Halali Resort is situated at the base of a dolomite hill, nestled amongst shady Mopane trees in Namibia’s legendary Etosha National Park.

The thick vegetation in the area makes it a popular draw to leopards, rhinos and elephants.

Some of the most popular waterholes of the park are located in close proximity to Halali, and the floodlit waterhole at the resort is an attraction to both wildlife and the visitors seeking to spot it.

Accommodation is provided to suit every need, in  bush chalets and double rooms; or family chalets. Other facilities include a restaurant, bar, shop, swimming pool, kiosk and camping facilities.

Andersson's Camp

Located on the boundary of the world renowned Etosha National Park, Andersson’s Camp is the perfect point from which to explore the diversity of fauna and flora in this region.

 

Each of the 20 tents is raised on decks for enhanced views of the passing wildlife, while the main area overlooks a productive waterhole.

 

Activities include daytime game drives into Etosha National Park, and walks or night drives on Ongava Game Reserve.

Etosha Safari Lodge

Etosha Safari Lodge is located only 10kms from the entrance gates to Etosha.

Perched on a hill with expansive views, this stylish lodge offers 65 chalets that provide a peaceful base from which to explore the animal bounty of Etosha National Park.

The rooms are located on a hillock, overlooking magnificent views, with Etosha National Park in the distance. Rooms have twin beds, en suite bathrooms (showers), and a small veranda. All rooms have air-conditioners and complimentary tea/coffee facilities.

Okutala Lodge

Okutala Lodge is a privately owned lodge set on 24,000 hectares of pristine wilderness.

The lodge is 40km from Anderssons Gate to Etosha.

Okutala offer 21 stunning, spacious, air-conditioned rooms including rooms suitable for families.

Facilities include a restaurant and bar, lapa and deck overlooking the waterhole, a photographic hide at the waterhole and a sparkling swimming pool.

Etosha Oberland Lodge

The Etosha Oberland Lodge opened in March 2020 and is nestled near Andersson Gate in a private nature park adjacent to the Etosha National Park.

 

The lodge offers an inviting lobby, restaurant and bar with an adjoining lounge with fire pit. To enhance the experience, guests are invited to enjoy a viewing deck and swimming pool as well as free wifi in communal areas.


The accommodation comprises of 18 beautifully appointed chalets that offer comfortable amenities such as an en-suite bathroom, an outdoor shower, private sun terrace, which is equipped with comfortable chairs.

Ongava Lodge

The well-established Ongava Lodge is situated in the privately owned Ongava Game Reserve along the southern boundary of Etosha National Park. Placed as it is close to the top of a hill in the foothills of the Ondundozonanandana range, the vantage point is beautiful and overlooks a well-frequented waterhole and the plains beyond.

 

Ongava Lodge offers luxury accommodation in 14 rock-and-thatch en-suite chalets. There are impressive views over the camp’s waterhole from the main lounge and dining areas and there is also an inviting pool to cool off in the heat of the day. Meals are either served in the main dining area under thatch or on the dining deck under the stars.

Little Ongava 

Little Ongava is perched on the crest of a hill commanding magnificent vistas of the plains stretching for miles to the horizon, offering an extraordinary experience as the focal point of an Etosha journey.

This intimate camp has only three spacious suites each with its own plunge pool, en-suite bathroom, “sala”, and outdoor shower. The lounge and dining areas have wonderful views of a productive waterhole below the camp, the open deck allowing for relaxed, stylish dining under the African sky.

 

Guests at Little Ongava share a dedicated guide and vehicle, ensuring the best possible nature experience at one of Africa’s great wildlife destinations. 

Ongava Tented Camp 

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.

 

Eight large comfortable Meru-style tents all have en-suite facilities, open air showers and private verandas; the family unit sleeps four. The main area, built of stone, canvas and thatch, fronts onto a much-frequented waterhole; watching wildlife coming to drink from here or from the swimming pool is a favourite pastime.

 

Ongava’s proximity to Etosha allows for game drives in the Etosha National Park and on the Ongava Reserve itself. Other possibilities include guided walks, birding and visiting hides.

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.

The 45 luxury individual suites offer a fully air-conditioned bedroom with an en-suite bathroom and a patio to enjoy the beauty that surrounds you. Two small children (under 12) can be accommodated with their parents on a fold-out sleeper couch in the unit.

Facilities include an open-plan bar with big screen television, 2 sparkling pools plus a kiddie pool, a restaurant serving delectable cuisine as well as a fully stocked utility and curio shop.

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. 

Camping is also available.

Eagle Tented Camp

At Eagle Tented Lodge you stay closer to nature in authentic Safari Tents without compromising on any of the comfort or luxury of a room.

This unique lodge, hosting sixteen comfortable tents (eight Hemingway Safari Tents and eight larger Family Tents) in the hills, offers you unforgettable stay close to nature!

 

The tents offer an amazing view over the Epacha Private Game Reserve and since the lodge is situated nearby Etosha National Park, it is the perfect hub to discover this great national Park.

Apart from a visit to Etosha National Park, we also offer 4×4 Day & Nights Drives on Epacha Private Game Reserve.

Epacha Game Lodge

Epacha Game Lodge & Spa is located on top of the hills of the 13,000 ha large Epacha Private Game Reserve, which borders the main road to Etosha National Park and has its gate at only 60 km from the entrance of the park.

Epacha Game Lodge & Spa offers 18 luxury chalets spread over the hills. Surrounding the main lodge building and overlooking the private game reserve.

The very spacious bedrooms at Epacha Game Lodge & Spa with their beautiful scenery and cosy atmosphere will immediately bring relaxation to your soul.

Your luxury bathroom offers a spacious bathtub, a large inside shower and an outside shower.

Each chalet has a large balcony which offers a stunning view over the Epacha Private Game Reserve. All rooms are air-conditioned, have a mini-bar, safe and coffee & tea facilities.

Toshari Lodge

Nestled on an outcrop of dolomite rocks, under a forest of Mopane and white Seringa trees, Toshari Lodge offers affordable but enchanting accommodation close to Etosha National Park.

Absorb the peace and tranquility of the natural African bush as you amble through a blend of manicured lawns and rustic bush gardens to your private room. Take a refreshing dip in the sparkling pools and enjoy wholesome Namibian cuisine, complimented with herbs and vegetables from the garden.

Campsites are also available; each pitch having a private shower room with hot and cold water, 220v power point, herb garden and braai place

Mopane Village

With Etosha National Park Anderson Gate reachable in 12 km, Mopane Village Lodge features accommodation, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and a garden. The lodge features both WiFi and private parking free of charge.

There is a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and free toiletries.

Continental and buffet breakfast options are available each morning at Mopane Village Lodge.

The accommodation offers a sun terrace.

A barbecue is available on site and hiking can be enjoyed within close proximity of Mopane Village Lodge.

Camping also available.

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