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Apex predators like leopard, cheetah and spotted hyaena also occur in resorts ac this area. In addition, hides and walks with guides are enjoyed on the private reserve. Ongava has resident white and black rhino - one of the few private reserves in southern Africa - allowing guests staying at Ongava the unique opportunity to see both of these charismatic species.

Game drives in Etosha and Ongava Reserve in 5 x Land Rovers.

Walks with armed guide (White Rhino can be tracked on foot).

Full day excursions into Etosha National Park (subject to availability of vehicles).

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In central-northern Namibia the flat landscape is dotted with a number of large saltpans, slight depressions made by wind action. The most famous of these is Etosha Pan, which resides in the eponymous Etosha National Park, a vast area of over 20 000km2 that protects an incredible wealth of wildlife. Etosha means 'great white place' and indeed its immense salt pan stretches blinding white across 5 000 square kilometres (120km across and 55km from north to south).

Today, a few rivers and occasional heavy summer rains can fill the pan (in good years attracting more than a million flamingos to its salty williamsburg timeshare waters), but for the most part it is parched and dry.

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Most general game are present on the reserve as well as within Etosha, including springbok, gemsbok, wildebeest, Burchell's zebra, Hartmann's mountain zebra, waterbuck, red hartebeest, giraffe, eland and the endemic black-faced impala.

Species that can be thailand cheap resorts seen year round include Elephant, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Springbok, Oryx, Kudu and the diminutive Damara Dik-Dik.

Elephant and lion move between the Park and the reserve and both black and white rhino can be seen.

Birdlife in Ongava Reserve is prolific with over 340 species to be seen, amongst them 10 of Namibia's 14 endemic bird williamsburg timeshare resorts timeshare resorts species.

Specials like Bare-cheeked Babbler, Violet Wood-Hoopoe, Carp's Tit and Red-necked Falcon are sought after by birders, while other species such as the Sociable Weaver and its enormous communal nests, the miniature Pygmy Falcon and the brilliantly coloured Crimson-breasted Shrike - justifiably Namibia's national bird. Birding Etosha is also good with Ostrich, Kori Bustard and raptors like Greater Kestrel in abundance.

Local specials include Short-toed Rock-Thrush, Namaqua Sandgrouse, Double-banded Courser, Yellow-bellied Eremomela, Spike-heeled Lark and Acacia Pied Barbet.

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Game drives and daytrips into the easily accessible Okaukuejo area of Etosha National Park are rewarding, with sightings of lion, hotels and resorts in brazil elephant, gemsbok, springbok, red hartebeest, and white and black rhino.

Guests at Little Ongava share a dedicated guide and Land Rover, ensuring the best possible nature experience at one of Africa's great wildlife destinations. A hide at the camp waterhole provides superb photographic opportunities.

Etosha National Park Etosha was first proclaimed in 1907. The park originally stretched all the way to the Skeleton Coast and, up to 1967, was the world's largest park.

In 1967, the park's size was slashed from nearly 10 million hectares to its current size of 2.7 million hectares (about the size of Switzerland). In the early 1990's a group of Namibian, English, American and South African partners joined together and bought 30,000 hectares of land on Etosha's southern boundary.

The aim of this venture was grenadian by rex resorts trip advisor to create Namibia's finest private game reserve and to create a buffer for Etosha along its southern boundary. Ongava (meaning rhinoceros in Herero) was born, and a massive rehabilitation and restocking program took place.

White Rhino were introduced and over time Black Rhino migrated onto the reserve.

Many thousands of animals are now found on Ongava indiana water resorts including Elephant, Giraffe, Gemsbok (Oryx), Springbok, Red Hartebeest, park resorts ashcroft Eland, Wildebeest, Zebra and the rare Blackfaced Impala.