Okaukuejo waterhole, Etosha National Park

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Wildlife are known to gather at Okaukuejo waterhole, an artificial watering hole near a rest camp and administrative center of Etosha National Park. Illuminated by floodlights at night, the waterhole attracts numerous animals who come to quench their thirst, and this is the prime time to see them. Gather near the watering hole to admire the elephants, antelopes, lions, and other mammals that flock here, especially during a dry spell in the area. Visit the spot at night for the best chance to spot the rare and endangered black rhinoceros. Make Okaukuejo waterhole a centerpiece of your Etosha National Park vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Etosha National Park online trip itinerary planner.
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  • The old saying wait and you shall see is true is true. arrive during the day and the waterhole may be unoccupied but as the sun goes down so does the action I have seen 33 Elephant 6 rhino and 2...  more »
  • Beautiful spot either on the benches or the covered seating. In 2 days saw so much. Binoculars as well as a camera (please no flash) a must.  more »

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