The Greater Waterberg Plateau is flat topped mountain of
sandstone 48km in length, between 8 to 16km in width, and looms
1700m over the flat savannah. It is a most impressive formation, and was
the venue for Namibia's first great struggle for freedom from
colonialism - The Battle of Waterberg.
The Park is home to a variety of animals including Baboons, Cheetah,
Gemsbok, Giraffe, Brown Hyena, Leopard, Black and White Rhino, Roan
Antelope, Sable Antelope, Tsessebe, Warthog, and Cape Buffalo have been
introduced from the Addo Park in South Africa. Snakes that can be found in
the park include: African Rock Python, Dwarf Python, Black Mamba, Boomslang,
and Puff Adder. More than 200 species of Bird have been recorded
The Bernabe De La Bat Resort is fully equipped for tourists needs with
accommodation ranging from luxury bungalows to camping. The 'Old German
Police Station' now serves as a restaurant. There is a swimming pool, guided
game drives, hiking trails etc. The resort is managed by Namibia Wildlife
Resorts and is a popular stay-over venue for those who have been touring the
north of Namibia.
Private vehicles are not allowed onto the Waterberg Plateau, but Game Viewing drives are available at
07h00 and 14h00. Book at the resort office.