Game viewing in Etosha National Park is excellent. The best time is from May to September. The cooler months in Namibia. The wildlife of Etosha is often at the waterholes, and it is best to plan your game viewing along the routes of the waterholes. The norm is early morning and late afternoon game drives. At midday, you can sit and stake out a waterhole. Numerous animals still come and drink in the midday heat.
Visitors to the Etosha Area can see elephants, giraffes, rhinos, lions and many buck species. Some of the more fortunate visitors will see leopards and cheetahs. Etosha has a large variety of animals and a very healthy bird population. The diversity in landscapes is extraordinary. Etosha is very popular for photography.
It is the home of several rare and endangered species of game. This includes the largest population of black rhinos globally and thousands of antelope.
Game viewing is best at speeds of 30-40 kilometres per hour. Driving slow allows you to focus on tracks, small animals, birds, and the best recipe for wildlife sightings. The watering holes require patience and a good position.