Since Etosha National Park is the gateway to Northern Namibia and Ovamboland, it's a very popular stop on any Namibian tour. Above all, it is known as Namibia’s foremost wildlife sancuary. The landscape is unique and varied and subsequently home to a wide variety of animals. For example lion, elephant, leopard, giraffe, cheetah, hyena, springbok, two kinds of zebra, eland and many more species of wildlife are found here.
Etosha means the ”great white area” and refers to the huge salt pan. This is an impressive sight because it's certainly the biggest salt pan in Africa. Subsequently, when it rains, the water pools in the pan and attracts hundreds of thousands of flamingos!
What makes this park unique is the floodlit waterholes at all the main camps. Some of the camps even have photography hides near the waterholes. Of course, Etosha National Park is any photographer or nature lover's dream. Most of the lodges have private decks or verandas to observe the pristine landscape. In addition to prociding up-to-date information about Etosha, we can help you book your ideal accommodation and safari package. Visit Etosha National Park in Namibia this season so you can share in this amazing experience of Namibia’s wildlife.
You can see the white salt etched against the desert backdrop on this Etosha Nationalpark satellite map. Because of the salt, animals can get a lot of nutrients from the earth here. Also, the wildlife is quite easily spotted because the plant life is so sparse. To sum up, Etosha is a unique landscape and travelers will tell you it's an unforgettable experience.