Olifantsrus Campsite

Olifantsrus Campsite

Olifantsrus campsite
Olifantsrus campsite
Olifantsrus campsite
Olifantsrus campsite

Olifantsrus Campsite

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Olifantsrus is the newest campsite in Etosha National Park. Its located in the northwestern part of the park between Okaukuejo and Dolomite Camp. There are ten campsites, and a maximum of 8 people can stay on one site. There are numerous waterholes around Olifantsrus Campsite, which means its excellent for game viewing. It’s very popular with local travellers who prefer camping.

Olifantsrus is a campsite only – there’s no accommodation available. There are numerous chalet accommodation options in the Etosha National Park towards the east and Dolomite Camp to the west, near Olifantsrus.

Olifantsrus Campsite is about 130km from Okaukuejo, 50 km from Dolomite Camp and 60km from the Galton Gate.

Guests can get up-close to the animals at the hide that overlooks a human-made waterhole. The hide offers a safe game viewing opportunity in a second story hut with glass windows, perfect for cold or windy weather. Enjoy the wooden walkway from the hide that takes you to the campsite.

There are ten campsites with power points. There are no braai facilities at this stage, but there are fireplaces on the ground. (Guests need to bring their own braai grids etc.)

Choose Olifantsrus Campsite

  • Experience the fantastic route through the park towards north-western Namibia.
  • A great untouched wilderness area.
  • See the road less travelled in Etosha.
  • Not commercial.
  • Affordable.
  • Children from 6-12 years old pay half price and children under six stay free of charge.

Olifantsrus Campsite Facilities

  • Interpretation centre.
  • Communal kitchen with two plate gas stove and a fridge.
  • Ablution blocks with hot showers and flush toilets.
  • A small kiosk selling beverages, light meals, snacks and cold drinks.

Note that only cash as payment at the camp.

NOTICE: Plastic Bag Usage within National Parks

Namibia Wildlife Resorts would like to inform you that no plastic bags are allowed in any Namibian national parks. Therefore, the Ministry of Environment and Tourism’s personnel will remove any plastic bags that might be in your possession. Help us keep Namibia clean.

Etosha National Park Includes


  • Campsite
  • Communal kitchen
  • Electricity
  • Waterhole access
Etosha National Park Excludes


  • Camping equipment
  • Meals
  • Park fees
Etosha National Park Accommodation Information


  • Max 8 people and 2 cars per campsite
  • Children from 6-12 years old pay half price and children under six stay free of charge
Etosha National Park Product Pricing


Camping & Vehicle Rates

Jul 2019 - Oct 2019 Nov 2019 - June 2020 July 2020 - Oct 2020
Camping - Per person NAD 350 NAD 389 NAD 389
Vehicle Fees NAD 10 N/A N/A
Etosha National Park Accommodation Location