Waterberg National Park, Otjiwarongo

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Explore the plateau that serves as a home to several of Namibia's endangered species at Waterberg National Park. Started in the early 1970s as a project to move threatened animals to a sheltered, largely inaccessible place and protect them from predators and poachers, the successful park now supplies rare animals to other parks in Namibia. See 200 different species of birds, rock stratum millions of years old, and game such as rhinos and giraffes. For a cultural component, take a tour of the tribal villages and learn about the history of the local people. To visit Waterberg National Park on your trip to Otjiwarongo, use our Otjiwarongo road trip app.
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  • My daughter-in-law a regular visitor of the park, booked a bush chalet for my wife and me -only for one night. We arrived tired and having heard all the stories of wild baboons weren't so keen to...  more »
  • The Giraffe walk is an easy 5kms on flat ground. It can be combined with the Dassi trail, which is the opposite - rocky and lots of elevation. At the botanical garden end there are Kudu hanging...  more »

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