Mahango Game Reserve, Otjiwarongo

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Witness Africa's wildlife as you explore over 24,462 hectares (60,450 acres) of open game territory at Mahango Game Reserve. Though relatively small compared to other African wildlife reserves, this park boasts over 99 different species of African wildlife, including elephants, lions, antelopes, and over 300 bird species. The eastern road overlooks floodplains and leads past picnic spots, while the western road, which is better suited to 4WDs, can take you to an ancient riverbed. Put Mahango Game Reserve at the forefront of your travel plans using our Otjiwarongo trip itinerary app .
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  • On our way from Namibia to Botswana this was on our route. After paying N $90 we were able to enter two with our 4x4. We also had this holiday in Etosha for several days, but this park is quite different again and well worth it. It has much more vegetation and a river, which makes the experience completely different from Etosha with its vast plains. In This park it is after every bend but again wait and see what kind of animals you spot. The park is not as gigantic as Etosha, but still we saw elephants (route direction waterhole), hippo, crocodile, kudu, boar. The receptionist was very friendly and the staff were very helpful. Luckily the experience in the park made it all right. Then drove across the park to the border with Botswana. Recommended, definitely visit if you have time.
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  • The compact nature of this reserve also with well formed roads and a picturesque border along the river made this a great place for self-drive exploration. Along with the inevitable elephants, kudu, z...  more »
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