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Address: Etosha National Park, Namibia
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Oh What A Night!

After arriving at the end of a long day on the road I parked and settled in and headed to the waterhole with my camera to witness a spectacular sunset! I wasn't disappointed in... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa F
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Frankfort, Kentucky
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Sundern, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This lodge requires a full make-over. Even the more "luxurious" waterhole chalets are worn off and really small. Food was okay but one should rather go for one of the lodges outside the park.

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After arriving at the end of a long day on the road I parked and settled in and headed to the waterhole with my camera to witness a spectacular sunset! I wasn't disappointed in the least! There were jackals, giraffe, rhino, zebra, and birds galore! After an hour or so I headed off to clean up and have dinner. It... More 

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Sandton, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The night we were there the spot light was non functional. Neither were any of the other lights around the camp with made things very interesting as there had been loads of rain and the camping site was made up of huge muddy pools of water. At least the chalet part of the camp is still beautiful by day even... More 

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North Wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The waterhole gets fantastic reviews as the best in Etosha NP and I'm sure it is at the right time of year. During the rainy season however the animals have no need to drink. On our first night we saw 4 Zebra,4 Springbok and 4 Impala. On the second night just one Zebra. We must have sat watching for at... More 

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El Dorado, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great fun watching the social antics of the iconic elephant. Dozens of ele's of all sizes playing in the waterhole to the great joy of many tourists. There are a lot of people visiting this water hole but it's well worth the visit.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Other water holes were more interesting perhaps as it had rained and water was available other than from this water hole. Only the giraffe were worth watching and the jackal gang in the morning. The night lights are not to my liking.

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George Town, Grand Cayman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Cleary there wasn't much water around as the amount of animals around the hole was just amazing to see.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This is an extremely good place to sit and watch the sun go down while looking at the animals coming to drink from the waterhole.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

It's a must to stay here just for the watering hole experience. I didn't go at night but they do have flood lights.

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Barcelona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Big fully-equipped chalets, clean pools, excellence game viewing at waterhole, great barbecue meat in restaurant, buffet style breakfast and dinner, couldn't see food because it was too dark at dinner.

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