The Etosha is a National Park in Namibia in the provinces of Oshana Region, Oshikoto Region. The park was established on 22.03.1907 and covers an area of 22.935 km². The Etosha offers the possibility of self-drive safaris.
The unique Etosha Park is situated in the northern part of Namibia and is an important protected area in the country. The park lies northwest of the Kalahari Basin and is about 400 km from the capital Windhoek and 125 km from the border with Angola. The Atlantic coast is almost 200 kilometres away, starting from the west of the park. Etosha is Namibia's most popular park for wildlife viewing and is famous for the huge Etosha Salt Pan. During the dry season, large herds of animals visit the waterholes around the pan. At night, the waterholes glow and offer a rare opportunity for nocturnal animal sightings.