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 waterhole is amazing for the African sunsets. This was unfortunately all we experienced, as the park has had a lot of rain, so there‚Äôs no need for the wildlife to come to the waterhole.  more »
  • Horrendous roads, very bad condition. No game around the pans, better to stay in the camp at the waterhole.  more »
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