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Okaukuejo waterhole

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Etosha National Park, Namibia
+264 61 285 7200
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Just an Unbelievable Array of Wildlife

I was floored by the dizzying amount of wildlife here. The pecking order of animals getting to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the reasons to stay at this lodge. The meeting point of a lot of animals in the area. Rhino... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“water hole” (35 reviews)
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“black rhino” (21 reviews)
Etosha National Park, Namibia
+264 61 285 7200
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I was floored by the dizzying amount of wildlife here. The pecking order of animals getting to drink from the watering hole was fascinating to see and I was amazed at how everything reacted to the lions that were laying asleep so close to it....More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

One of the reasons to stay at this lodge. The meeting point of a lot of animals in the area. Rhino, elephant...and the rest Light during the night Large area to feel comfortable

Thank HDLBruxelles
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and daughter loved sitting for endless hours watching the animals drink and the whole theatre of it was great.

Thank TheBigRetort
Reviewed 1 week ago

We strolled down here to have a little look before perhaps going off on a game drive. We stayed here hours. There was an endless stream of animals including numerous herds of elephants.we were transfixed.

Thank travel_addictReading
Reviewed 1 week ago

This waterhole is one of the few places where rhino sightings are likely (in the late evening or night). Most of the day (until around midnight), it gets incredible amounts of foot traffic. There's always a heard of something coming or going, making this park...More

Thank Bojan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by during the day after a period when it had rained so there was nothing there. It is easy to walk to whilst stopping in at the camp rest stop to stretch your legs after dropping veg around the park but looks like...More

Thank purplemyrtles
Reviewed 1 week ago

The waterhole is right inside the settlement of Okaukuejo which has a variety of types of accommodation and camping grounds. There is a fenced viewing area and people are encouraged to be quiet. There are some seats and shades but it may be crowded at...More

Thank NZMDProf
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're lucky, you'll see more elephants playing in the water than you could imagine - if not, just rhino, giraffes, gemsbok, zebra, springbok, jackal, warthogs, guinea fowl - you get the picture

Thank Mind your own b
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to Etosha, but after a lengthy drive we were disappointed; the animals were few and far between and we put a lot of miles under the wheels driving between waterholes. Interestingly a couple staying at the same lodge had been the...More

Thank Liathach2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Etosha a few times. First time at Okaukuejo. Is was worth it. Stay for the day and sunset. As always wished I had more time.

Thank GillViljoen61
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Jolie J
13 April 2017|
Response from worldview2016 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you would be able to be there at dawn. If you are staying outside of the park you would have to wait for the park to open and then go to the waterhole. What we don't know is if you could sleep in your car or... More