Namibia should not be considered primarily as a wildlife destination, but rather a country of spectacular landscapes and scenery, with the potential to see some remarkable wildlife adapted to the extraordinary environment here, including desert elephant and desert rhino. Namibia is also home to the largest population of cheetah in Africa.
Although not Namibia's main attraction, there is certainly plenty of wildlife to be seen. Etosha National Park is home to plenty of big African game, including lions, elephant, giraffe and big herds of grazers. However, as Namibia's premier wildlife destination, the park is popular and can get congested. Slightly oddly, in our view, it has active waterholes which are floodlit at night in order to facilitate viewing from neighbouring lodges.