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Halali Camp
Halali Camp
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 241-250 of 316
Duration
Arrival date
Mr & Mrs O
Jersey

"Halali Restcamp review"

3 nights Arrived 2 May 2009
"As a government run facility our expectations were not as high as some of the private run lodges we had visited earlier in the holiday.
Unfortunately, we were disappointed with a number of aspects of Halali - in particular the food and attitude of some of the staff. The food was quite clearly wheeled out again from the previous evening with most items being barely passable for consumption. A shame because basic food can still be done well with a bit of care and effort.

On the plus side the one bedroom chalet was very clean and functional and the waterhole was a joy of an evening.
We visited both of the government run rest camps during our stay and from what we saw would stay next time at Namutoni which appeared to have far more character and better facilities.

We would have gone on one of the night drives but felt that that 3 hours was too long after a full day of viewing game." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Poor

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Poor
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Terrible
Facilities:
Poor
Mrs M
Helensborough

"Much better than Okankuejo"

2 nights Arrived 3 Dec 2008
"After Okankueo, we would not believe that it was run by the same company. The accomodation was much better and obviously recently refurbished. The room was equipped with very comfortable chairs so one could sit and rest without having to resort to the bed.

The staff had been to a different training school and were freindly and helpful.

The waterhole, although further from the accommodation, provided a much more pleasant and restful environment." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mr F & party
Portugal

"Small and less busy"

2 nights Arrived 11 Nov 2008
"Smaller than Okakuejo and with much fewer people it is more enjoyable in general.The chalets are nice but claustrophobic with no mosquitos net in most windows.There are no suitable blinders on the rooms and at night one can easily from the outside whatever is happening inside!.

The staff at the restaurant is friendly but they don't keep it so clean ( we have seen food and drinks on the floor and they haven't cleaned it when remarked).

In fact we found Namibia the cleanest country we ever visited and this restaurant did not belong !" See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
Mr & Mrs G
Carshalton

"Halali Restcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 28 Oct 2008
"Much better service than Okaukuejo with very friendly and helpful staff throughout. Not as busy and therefore more relaxed. Chalet was HUGE with two double rooms and a lounge/kitchen area plus covered barbecue facility. Restaurant - starters and dessert very good but mains rather limited in quantity after our previous experiences.

Waterhole small, poorly lit cramped viewing area and 15 minutes' walk from chalets - many used their cars. Visitors limited to rhino, elephant and jackal. Outside the camp we saw lots of red hartebeeste, giraffe, elephant, impala, springbok, oryx, wildebeeste, warthogs, a dik-dik but missed the leopard near Namutoni!

Large swimming pool. Dim lighting in the room.

We did more driving in this area but it had the bonus of small antelopes - steenbok and dik-dik." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 9n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs W
Chipstead

"Halali Restcamp review"

2 nights Arrived 11 Oct 2008
"We were impressed with the accommodation refurbishment carried out since our last visit in 2001.

The buffets were very good too.

Of course, the rates have gone up quite steeply in the meantime and we objected to paying the admission charge for each day that
we stayed in the park." See all these reviews: 18n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs F
Lancashire

"Any Etosha camp is worthy of a long stay"

3 nights Arrived 3 Oct 2008
"The circular chalet we were in had lovely comfortable rooms but lacked curtains. There were no cooking facilities but still we had a kettle and basic crockery and cutlery.

The food in the restaurant was very good and the chef made excellent omelettes for breakfast.

The waterhole has a large seating area and never fails to draw rhinos at night." See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia; 8n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs W
Warwick

"Halali Restcamp review"

3 nights Arrived 1 Oct 2008
"The first night was spent in Sekelbos - a VIP bungalow at Halali. Very comfortable and well-kitted out. Ask for Sekelbos, it's special.

We spent the remaining two days in what was allegedly standard accommodation. It was excellent. Air conditioned, fresh and clean.

The visitors are generally well behaved, especially at night at the waterhole where one sees plenty of elephants and the odd rhino and leopard." See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mr H
Chester

"Adventure at Halali"

3 nights Arrived 30 Sep 2008
"Nice, tidy camp with good accommodation that had clearly been recently refurbished. Food buffet style with average service and food adequate. Waterhole provided experiences and saw several rhino and a leopard.

Night drive was an adventure, seeing lions hunting etc, well worth the effort.

Nearby there are some excellent waterholes to see vast amounts of wildlife of all shapes and sizes - in all a great location." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs F
Ireland

"Dry waterhole"

2 nights Arrived 26 Sep 2008
"Many waterholes were dry but good viewings of lions and other game where there was water.

Would recommend staying at waterholes for some time - game come and go on a regular basis. Be prepared to do a lot of driving, Mornings were better for game than the evenings." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Poor
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs L
Oxon

"A more relaxing rest camp"

2 nights Arrived 22 Sep 2008
"The accommodation was large and include a sitting area.

The swimming pool was excellent. Very few animals came to the waterhole." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Facilities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Showing 241-250 of 316
79%
316 reviews of Halali Camp by travellers since August 2007
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