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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  • This is an easy to get to, lots of places to sit or stand open waterhole. With a pair of binoculars you can sit and watch a lot of activity from very early till very late. You can watch animals coming...  more »
  • It is a shame this waterhole is actually a part of the rest camp. This aside the waterhole is amazing. Well lit and an incredible amount of animals to be seen. Especially the rhino  more »
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