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Halali Camp
Halali Camp
Halali Camp

Reviews of Halali Camp

Wildlife sightings and reviews

316 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Halali Camp and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Jun-2018, 24 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Halali Camp.
Lion

86% success

Leopard

42% success

Cheetah

0% success

Elephant

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Giraffe

96% success

Oryx

95% success

Wildebeest

91% success

Black Rhino

76% success

Spotted Hyena

52% success

White Rhino

37% success

Eland

26% success

Brown Hyena

11% success

Sable antelope

7% success

Roan antelope

5% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Showing 221-230 of 316
Duration
Arrival date
Mr T & Mr B
UK

"Just another government run lodge"

2 nights Arrived 7 Sep 2009
"We were debating whether to stay inside or outside the Etosha National Park but have decided to stay with Halali Camp and wish we have stayed outside with one of the lodges outside. There was no service to speak of in this camp. The staff were disinterested in serving thier guest be at the reception, restaurants or shops. The restaurant was serving canteen food. The only good thing about this place is its waterhole, we have seen elephants, rhinos, jackals, zebras and kudus. Some guests have spotted leopards during the night" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Poor

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Terrible
Facilities:
Poor
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Terrible
Mr & Mrs N
Hexham

"Halali Rest Camp"

1 night Arrived 1 Sep 2009
"Bush Chalet good. Loved the waterhole. Lovely position below the koppie.

Saw herd of elephants twice.

Tourist shop much better than Okaukuejo and food better. Smaller made it more friendly." See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs L
Huntingdon

"Halali Camp review"

1 night Arrived 31 Aug 2009
"Like okakuajo its the location that makes this a great place to stay." See all these reviews: 25n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
Ms R & Mr G
Hants

"Halali Camp review"

1 night Arrived 27 Aug 2009
"The accommodation was adequate for 2 but was intended for 4 and the 'living' area was very cramped. It proported to allow for self catering but there were no cooking facilities, the base of the BBQ having rusted out some time ago: although there was a fridge, crockery and cultery, there were no pots and pans nor a stove which would've been disappointing if we had stocked up on food to cook.

The food in the restaurant was adequate, but the fact that they BBQed in doors both in the evening and for breakfast meant that it was very smelly.

The floodlit waterhole was well worth the visit and is well designed to accommodate a number of people." See all these reviews: 24n in Namibia; 11n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
Dr R & Dr M
UK

"a different view of Etosha"

1 night Arrived 21 Aug 2009
"going east in Etosha the lanscape and game changes.

Halali was a little more wooded than Okaukuejo. again a lovely stay." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs W-J
UK

"Halali Camp review"

1 night Arrived 17 Aug 2009
"Room was very good, though the person sleeping next to the window has to clamber over the bed to get out in the night – room designers obviously didn't get it quite right! There is a laundry service available at extra cost but this is obviously for those staying more than one night.
A mini – bar is now provided but there is no bottle opener.

The pool looked very inviting.

We saw little at the waterhole, though we only visited during daylight hours.

This was the only camp at which we had to wait for someone to check the room before we got our deposit back.

Again we used the braai provided (this time crockery and cutlery were provided) so cannot comment on dinner. Breakfast was fine, though the chef wasn't as outgoing and entertaining as his colleague at Okaukeujo.
" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Ms P & Mr D
UK

"Halali Camp review"

1 night Arrived 13 Aug 2009
"We didn't know what we were going to with Halali and after the exceptional accomodation of Onkonjima it was at the other end of the scale. The chalet was very clean and quite large with a kitchen area come lounge, however the camp is just that - a campsite with chalets which is of a practical purpose of visiting Etosha. The food was nice with a salad bar and choice of main dinner but the breakfast wasn't cooked particualrly well.

Having made quite a fuss about staying in the park but the accomodation not being available it was probably a good thing that we were only there for one night! The map given to us at reception did not correlate with the campsite as we tried to walk to the wateringhole hole down pathways that didn't exist and ended up in the middle of bushes! We gave up and took the car but there was absolutely nothing at the wateringhole at all and after half an hour we left for bed.

The service was very friendly and helpful and for convenience it is quite a good place to stay as it is in the middle of the park." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Mrs J
Warwick

"Halali Camp"

1 night Arrived 13 Aug 2009
"Very dusty
Confusing layout of chalets.
Good individual barbeque areas to chalets
No game at water hole, plenty of sandgrouse.

Chalet 45 shower flooded the bathroom!
Park linen is excellent." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Average
Food:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Mr & Mrs S
Norwich

"Halali Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 31 Jul 2009
"Less activity at the water hole but plenty outside the camp.
The herd of elephants and the lion and cub activity was memorable.
Food again buffet style but much better than Okaukuejo." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs H
Newark

"Halali Camp review"

2 nights Arrived 30 Jul 2009
"We had a double chalet and, even though it didn't look great from the outside, it was lovely inside. The waterhole at Halali is much quieter than Okaukuejo but we still saw some good animals, including a breeding herd of elephants. Apparently, we missed the leopard that was seen on our first night. Two nights is probably about right for Halali.

The service at the restaurant was mixed - sometimes they were attentive & helpful, other times less so. The food was quite good but the lunchtime buffet was very similar to that offered the same evening. Breakfast consisted of the usual buffet and was good.

Staying at Halali gives access to some great spots in Etosha, notably Salvadora (thousands of zebra). Lion also seem plentiful in this area." See all these reviews: 20n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Showing 221-230 of 316
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316 reviews of Halali Camp by travellers since August 2007
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