Pan Lookout Point

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An official observation point for the Etosha pan.

It offers panoramic views of the salt pan, all year round, and is the easiest to get to from Anderson's gate.

We are not sure about whether it is safe to get out of your vehicle here as it is closer to the animals. The Etosha Lookout Point however, sits well inside the pan and has few to no animals, though requires a much longer drive.

What to do thereGame drives and game viewing — a pair of binoculars may come in handy.

Best time to visitAny time of the year, depending on budget and what you want to see.

The rainy seasons of December to March see fewer visitors, and lower prices with the chance of seeing the pan fill up with water. However, animal sightings are fewer.

Location of Pan Lookout Point The pan lookout point sits on the south western end of the Etosha Salt Pan, along the border between the park's grasslands and the pan's saline desert.

It also is inside Etosha national park.

How to get thereBy road, about a 45 minute drive from Anderson's gate.

The nearest airstrip is a few kilometres away, at one of the park's camps.

There are a number of companies offering self drive, overland and bus tour packages to the area.

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