Namutoni camp of Etosha National Park, a view of fort Namutoni from outside 1
One of Etosha national park
's official accommodations, a village run by Namibia wildlife resorts.
Built around Fort Namutoni
, it has a campsite
, swimming pool, restaurant, fuel station along with lodge and chalet rooms.
Next to it is the King Nehale waterhole
, separated by a game proof fence — with a shaded view point on the other side.What to do there
Game viewing at the nearby waterhole and salt pans — a pair of binoculars may come in handy, with early mornings said to be the best times.
Also camping, swimming, wine and dining, braai and barbecues, hiking inside the compound and game drives nearby.Best time to visit
During winter and spring — when there is less rainfall and more animals visit the nearby waterholes
This is also the high season, with prices being slightly higher. Location of Namutoni camp
Namutoni camp is amidst the mopane woodlands of Etosha national park's eastern end.
It also is about 3km from both the Fischer's
and Etosha Salt Pan
s.How to get there
By air or road.
There is an airstrip next to it, though a drive from the nearest Von Lindequist gate
should do as well.
It is about a 6 hour drive north of Windhoek, with the option of using a rental or private vehicle, as well as overland and self drive tours.References
1. By Olga Ernst - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=72846425