Halali Camp

Reviews of Halali Camp

Good(79%) From 203 travellers
Excellent
51
Good
103
Average
38
Poor
10
Terrible
1
Below are independent comments from 203 of our travellers who have visited Halali Camp, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mrs J and Family - Dunmow
Arrived on: 26-Jul-2012 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good
Activities:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Rhino at Halali

Halali Camp was much quieter than Okaukuejo Camp with a much quieter waterhole as well though thankfully not nearly as crowded and noisy as Okaukuejo waterhole. There is also a fairly reliable rhino which visits the waterhole everyday and we were lucky enough to see a leopard as well.

We went on a night drive where we saw an incredible 8 rhino around a waterhole though not much else. We also travelled from here to Chudop waterhole which was a fantastic place and you could have sat and watched the animals for hours.

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Mr C & Mrs L - Kent
Arrived on: 16-Jun-2012 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Good

Halali Camp review

The camp was very quiet.

The waterhole had fewer animals than Okaukuejo but the rhinos were the stars. A giraffe poked its head over the fence to look at the humans having coffee on the patio.

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The H family from Chester
Arrived on: 12-Jun-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Halali Camp review

Again, our expectations were not that high. But the rooms were fine, and the service good.

In the restaurant, dinner was in line with or better than expectations. Breakfast was excellent, including great porridge!

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Ms S - North Carolina
Arrived on: 19-May-2012 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Average
Average
Food:
Good
Good
Facilities:
Good
Good

Good stop

Halali was a comfortable stop. The watering hole is a good place to see wildlife, and the rooms very comfortable, but with no frills.

The service at the kitchen was excellent, but I felt that reception was fine, but a little less helpful than other lodges we stayed at.

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Mr & Mrs O - California
Arrived on: 11-May-2012 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
Good
Good
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Average
Service:
Poor
Poor
Food:
Average
Average
Facilities:
Average
Average

Halali Camp review

About the same as Okakuajo Camp.

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Mrs. L & Mr S - Vancouver
Arrived on: 9-May-2012 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Average
Average
Food:
Average
Average

halali

great waterhole. rooms better then average but not fantastic- our cabin "mushara" nice deck and view.

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Mr and Mrs M - Kent
Arrived on: 25-Nov-2011 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Average
Average

Halali Camp review

again game affected by recent fire

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Sheffield party of 4
Arrived on: 4-Nov-2011 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
Excellent
Excellent
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Excellent
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Excellent

Halali Camp review

This camp is obviously older and lacking in style but the chalets had everything necessary for comfort including fridge and air- conditioning. The water hole was most attractive and there was a small trail to the top of a hill to walk.

The buffet style food was excellent.

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Mr D & Mrs S - Wiltshire
Arrived on: 29-Oct-2011 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Excellent
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Excellent
Service:
Good
Good
Food:
Average
Average

Shame about the kids

Sadly there had been a recent fire and a lot of the area was burned. There was very little game and the waterhole deserted. The sum total of our viewing there was 3 impala in a 2 days visit. However this could also have been due to noise. There was a French family with 3 children, a baby and 2 under 7. While the parents watched at the waterhole the baby cried and the other 2 children ran around playing. No amount of requests to be quiet had any impact. The same family were also present a meal times and equally badlt behaved.

The room was wondeful. Very quiet and well equipped, hard to believe to was also Park service accommodation. There is quite a walk from rooms to waterhole but for the less mobile it is possible to drive to a parking place nearer the waterhole. Torches very useful here.
We did see game when we drove around but the landscape was very charred.

Our visit was at the weekend and on both nights the evening meal was a braii (bar b q). I struggled with this as I am not keen on vast amounts of meat. However it was possible to just have the salad and pud for half the cost.

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Mr & Mrs S - Godstone
Arrived on: 22-Oct-2011 Stayed for: 2 nights
Overall:
Average
Average
Location:
Good
Good
Rooms:
Good
Good
Service:
Average
Average
Food:
Average
Average
Activities:
Average
Average
Facilities:
Average
Average

Halali Camp review

Plenty of space in the chalets although they are a little well wore.

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Expert Africa comments

For more detailed comments, these travellers have created a great travelogue of their experience, which can be viewed here and there’s a gallery of great pictures here.