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Gate Galton Gate (Etosha National Park)

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Located in Namibia :: Etosha  :: Kamanjab Area
Category: Attraction :: Gate

Galton Gate lies on the south-western end of the park. It is open from sunrise to sunset, you can pay your park entrance fee here, but only in cash. If you do not have cash, they allow you to pay the fees at Okaukuejo camp. At the Galton gate, it is not possible to book for any accommodation, you must book beforehand. The Galton gate can only be used if you have a booking at one of the western camps.

Entrance fees as payable at the gate. These fees are subject to change:
Adults (foreign) is NAD 80-00 per adult per day.
Adults (SADC) is NAD 60-00 per adult per day.
Adults (Namibian) is NAD 30-00 per adult per day.
Children under 16 years are free of charge.
Vehicles with 10 seats or less are NAD 10-00 per vehicle per day.
Vehicles with 11-25 seats are NAD 40-00 per vehicle per day.
Vehicles with 26-50 seats are NAD 300-00 per vehicle per day.

Address :  Kaokoland, Namibia

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Travelling Information

There is NO FUEL in Western Etosha at all -neither at the Galton Gate nor at the Dolomite Camp! (Apr-14).

The 'Galton Gate Route' offers distinct ecological landscapes like quartzite and dolomite hills, flat landscape dominated by shrub mopane vegetation and flat landscape with mixed mopane tree savanna, step grassland and pan edge grasslands.

Visitors can see a high concentration of game along this route, animals are often seen at the waterholes and some endemic birds and the globally threatened Lapped-face vultures are often spotted.

You can take meat through this gate. You can take meat from south to north in Namibia. There is a vet fence that runs along the Etosha border. So you can go into Etosha with meat, but not out. Officials at the gates may check or ask you if you have any meat when you exit the park. On entry you may be asked to sign to confirm that you know you may not take meat out of the park.
If you exiting at Galton gate you can buy meat again in Kamanjab, if exiting via Anderson gate, you can buy again in Outjo, or if exiting at Namutoni you buy again in Tsumeb or Grootfontein.

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