Okaukuejo Rest Camp


Part of the Namibia Safari & African Safari Collection

Famous for its floodlit waterhole Okaukuejo Rest Camp is also the administrative centre of Etosha. Most visitors travel though this camp with its characteristic stone tower and Etosha Ecological Institute is also situated within the camp.

The rest camp was formerly a military outpost founded in 1901 and the tower was added in 1963. Located in the south of Etosha National Park, Okaukuejo is only 17 km from Anderson Gate. Okaukuejo offers a wide range of accommodation as well as all the necessities such as a petrol station and a shop. The restaurant and bar offer refreshments and delicious meals, while the swimming pool offers relief on hot days. The waterhole is a hub of animal activity starting in the early hours of the morning. Especially during winter diversity of game congregate in close proximity to the camp to quench their thirst.

After sunset floodlights illuminate the waterhole. This archaic mammal can often be seen drinking alongside lion and elephant. The number and interaction of the animals is the major drawcard of Okaukuejo Rest Camp in Namibia.

The campsite is ideal for nature lover and offers commual ablution facilities

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Okaukuejo Rest Camp Details

Activities offered at the lodge

Game drives (day)
Bird watching


Free Parking
Swimming Pool
Wheelchair Access
Barbeque (braai) facilities
Petrol station
Curio shop
Famous floodlit waterhole

Okaukuejo Rest Camp Map

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