Etosha National Park accommodation

Namutoni Camp

Namutoni Camp
Namutoni Camp
Namutoni Camp
Namutoni Camp
Namutoni Camp
Namutoni Camp
Namutoni Camp
Namutoni Camp

Namutoni Camp

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Namutoni camp is situated on the eastern side of Etosha and derives its name from the old German fort around which it is built. The presence of the fort gives Namutoni more character than the other rest camps in Etosha. Namutoni is the closest to Fisher’s Pan . This is a renown  wonderland of water birds in the wet season including breeding flamingos.

The Fort  overlooks the King Nehale waterhole. It is the hub of activity with two restaurants, a relaxation lounge, a bar, crafts boutique, curio shop, jewellers, and bookstore.

An elevated decked walkway along the water-hole provides views of the surrounding scenery, wildlife, and spectacular sunsets.

Accommodation at Namutoni Camp.

  • Double Rooms: accessed along wooden walkways. There is a private area both at the front and from the bathroom.
    Equipped with a fridge & tea station. Bath and shower in a bathroom.
  • Bush chalets are spacious and private. There is the luxury of a double shower and basin. Sliding doors give access to a relaxation area in the front of the chalet. The bush chalets are equipped with a fridge and tea station.

Namutoni Camp Facilities.

  • 20 x bush chalet (2 beds).
  • 24 x double rooms.
  • Camping.
  • African fusion restaurant.
  • Steakhouse.
  • Bar.
  • Curio shop, jeweller, and bookstore.
  • Swimming pool.

Waterholes near Namutoni Camp.

Chudob: Fed by an artesian fountain this waterhole has a floating reed island. You should find Eland here along with Giraffe, Elephant, Warthog and Black Faced Impala.

Groot Okevi: Ground water level spring. Elephant, Gemsbok, Kudu, even cheetah and Leopard.

Kalkheuvel: A favoured water hole of photographers. You can get good close-ups of the animals at this busy water hole. Lots of game, and also birds such as bateleur eagle, black breasted snake eagle, tawny eagle and the black (yellow billed) kite.

Klein Okevi: Groundwater level spring. Black Faced Impala, Elephant, Giraffe, Lion, Kudu, Gemsbok, Zebra and even Cheetah can be seen here.

Klein Namutoni: An artesian spring about 2km south of the camp. Good game viewing especially early morning and late afternoon. Popular with Elephant, Giraffe, Kudu, Gemsbok, Kudu, Black Faced Impala, Zebra. Don’t miss taking a tour around Dikdik drive where you have a good chance of spotting the tiny and often elusive Damara Dikdik.

Koinkas: Fed by an artesian fountain is reasonably frequented by game.

Namutoni: An artesian spring on the western side of the camp. Dense reeds.

Ngobib: The water hole is in a hollow. Not very visible, but does attract Elephant, gemsbok, kudu zebra cheetah and leopard.

Okerfontein: A strong contact spring on the edge of the pan. Not very popular, but lion and cheetah can sometimes be seen there.

Tsumcor: Busy waterhole. You should see plenty of animals here. Good photography.

Twee Palms: Picturesque, Makalani Palms, don’t miss the closing gate at Namutoni.


  • Bed & Breakfast


  • Extra meals, Entrance & Park Fees




Accommodation B&B Nov 17 - June 18
Double Rooms p.p sharing  N$ 980
Single Rates   N$ 980
Bush Chalets 2 Beds  N$ 1190
Single Rates N$ 1190
Camping max 8 per site 
per site  N$280
per person  N$170
Guided Morning Drives N$610.
Guided Afternoon Drives N$610
Night Drives N$730