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Waterberg National Park

Otjiwarongo, Namibia
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Must-see on the way from Windhoek to Etosha

Waterberg is unique, both as a landmark (huge table mountain in an otherwise flat landscape) and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Frankfurt, Germany
It could be a great place

Stayed there for three night which in our opinion definitely was too much. At our arrival we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Waterberg is unique, both as a landmark (huge table mountain in an otherwise flat landscape) and ecosystem. It is also a nice 2h hiking experience, and views from the top are gorgeous. Should you try to take the 'alternative route' down, make sure you don't...More

Thank 3Ms-from-F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed there for three night which in our opinion definitely was too much. At our arrival we were "welcomed" by very unfriendly and uninterested staff. In potential everything is there to be a great lodge and park however there is missing vision, maintenance and friendliness....More

Thank Roland_VanRens
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the main road, expect 20-30 mins of gravel road to the main gate. Park staff is friendly and welcomes you at reception. After the reception you drive further up the campsite to the bungalows, where you can park the car. Rest of the trip...More

Thank bigbob101
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We camped here one night only, which wasn't enough time (will spend more time the next visit). The campground is fairly nice, with plenty of wildlife running through in the mornings and evenings, along with noisy baboons who like to jump on top of vehicles...More

Thank 60stevea
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Entrance costs 80.00ND per person plus 10.00ND for the car. There are several trails you can take but unfortunately we found them to be very confusing and unclear. The views from the top are stunning and it's worth the 30 minutes hike each way.

1  Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Have been here several times, each time hiking up the famous plateau. The views from the top are superb.

2  Thank jonesem92
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Waterberg is a great place to visit for hiking. There is a trail going to the top of the mountain. You can walk the trail even with small children. Beautiful view on top. During the hike you can encounter small game. After the hike you...More

Thank Remi t
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I was very disappointed when I visited this rest camp again after a couple of years. The bungalows were very run down although revamped a couple of years before. The restaurant and service was average and the walking trails very neglected if sometimes none existent...More

1  Thank bovebeyond
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Enjoyed great stay at Waterberg,strolling along the walking paths, having great meals at restaurant, delicious braais (barbecues) at bungalow, swim in scenic pool, enjoyed the Damara Dikdiks feeding on the lawns, but the highlight were the wonderful variety of birds, especially numerous sightings of rosy-faced...More

Thank helmutr2017
Reviewed 19 December 2016

A fair hike off the main road but will worth the trip. Accommodation neat and tidy and the restaurant and service is great.

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Sue B
17 April 2017|
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Response from Mark R |
Yes. You can hike up to the plateau on a sign-posted path. It is not very strenuous and the views are breathtaking. Definitely worth your while