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Waterberg National Park

Otjiwarongo, Namibia
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Stunning rock formation

It is a long drive from Swakopmund and the light on the escarpment is quite stunning at dusk and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pbhPlymouth
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plymouth
Pleasant visit with good views

We visited from Otjiwarongo which is within easy reach. The staff we met at reception were pleasant... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Gray666
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Harare
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“great hiking” (2 reviews)
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Otjiwarongo, Namibia
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a long drive from Swakopmund and the light on the escarpment is quite stunning at dusk and Dawn but not really worth the long detour. The path up to the escarpment viewing point is very dangerous.

Thank pbhPlymouth
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

We visited from Otjiwarongo which is within easy reach. The staff we met at reception were pleasant and helpful. You pay at reception then drive up to the beginnings of the trails. It's easy to find the start of the trails but from there you...More

Thank Gray666
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Quite a steep and sometimes treacherous climb over rocks and rubble, but stunning views. It is imperative to wear proper trainers or hiking footwear!

Thank Mel T
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

Save your time for better places in Namibia. The scenery is nice, the walk up (45min) is nice but, I wouldn't come here again.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Poor service, poor restaurant, poor management, arrogant and lazy staff. Only the landscape is beautiful and it's sad to see that they are not using their potential....

2  Thank mangetti
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Worth a walk up to the plateau to see the view. Enjoy the hyrax, dik diks and the horn bills. Bring binoculars and explore. We didn't see much in terms of wildlife but it was an enjoyable day. Also nice to relax by the pool...More

Thank Tara H
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

The layout and surroundings quite beautiful, unfortunately not well kept. The chalets are spacious and in good condition. The hike to the plateau is well worth it, better still to go on the 3 night plateau hike. The hike is easy and has good overnight...More

1  Thank andreasws2016
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

We stayed in the Waterberg Valley Lodge nearby and went to the Waterberg NP for a day visit. We did the mountain climb in the morning. It is a short climb (45 min), but I found it rather strenuous ... It certainly is not 'a...More

Thank Inge G
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

A day visit to the park is interesting, especially if you do the climb to the top of the plateau. About 3/4 hour up and half and hour down. From there you see how the land was devided (in the past) in very straight and...More

Thank huys25
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Breath taking natural scenery in the middle of nowhere...pool was out of order at the time, not good since it was hot...

Thank Moses H
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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
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