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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  • Etosha Park is a place I would certainly return, I've been camping in the park for two days. The sunset is amazing! I had the opportunity to visit the waterhole Okaukuejo at various times and all of them with animals close by (the night could hear the lions, but could not visualize). The place is amazing, I can't find another word that would describe it better.
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  • One of the best waterholes in Etosha due to fact it is floodlit at night which allows for a unique experience. We saw giraffe and rhinos at the waterhole just after dinner. For the adventurist you cou...  more »
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