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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 311-316 of 316
Duration
Arrival date
Mr & Mrs B
Bucks.

"A match for any accommodation"

2 nights Arrived 10 Aug 2007
"Again the upgraded rooms were really excellent and we were told that the camping facilities were the same. The previous comments about food [Ed: at Okaukuejo] were true here as well though were Ok for us for two nights.

One of the flood lights at the water hole was not functioning properly but it still provided excellent entertainment both in the day and especially at night." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Excellent
Mrs Meerkat
UK

"super accomadation"

2 nights Arrived 1 Aug 2007
"The accomodation was new and excellent - staff were a bit impersonal.

The entry to the park is a bit impersonal and it is difficult to get guidebooks before entering.

It was great being in the middle of the park as we could easily cover the whole park in the three days" See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr S.
Clontarf

"OK lodge in goodlocation"

2 nights Arrived 29 Jul 2007
"Service was slightly worse than Okaukeujo but game viewing was even better

Staff were sullen and unhelpful in restaurant and again very little to buy if self catering. Snack bar closes for lunch

But saw fabulous game driving around the area - many lion, black rhino etc And the sight of 40+ elephant at the watering hole at night was amazing plus rhino

New chalets are clean and nice

Worth at least a night" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Poor
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Mr M
Lancaster

"Excellent waterhole with prime game viewing"

3 nights Arrived 28 Jul 2007
"The camp is currently being renovated and bungalows upgraded to a high standard: building work continues. The opportunity to self cater is currently limited as the shop is not stocking any supplies for this. The signage in Etosha generally is being up graded but many of the drives are currently whited out: it woudl be easy to get lost! The waterhole still remains a prime location with consistent and interesting game viewing: still a good place to see leopard.

A relatively quiet camp, we never felt crowded.

There is now a 'daily parking' cost of 80 namibian dollars per person which replaces the game permit which had previously been paid at Andersson gate. We were told that prices are being reviewed in November and would likely be rising." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Food:
Terrible
Rooms:
Good
Facilities:
Poor
Mr Caracal
UK

"A convenient modern base"

2 nights Arrived 24 Jul 2007
"Upgrading work appears to be still in progress and the pool was not finished which may have been refreshing in the middle of the day.

The restaurant was a little institutional but served us well and it was a good base for the game viewing. The cottage was great and although there was crockery and a kettle there was no cutlery!

The water hole at the camp is excellent and we enjoyed watching the rhino and elephants drinking at night/evening." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 5n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Poor
Facilities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Mr J & Mrs S B
UK

"The refurbished bungalow was really nice"

4 nights Arrived 21 Jul 2007
"The refurbished bungalow was really nice and done to a good standard, but could have benefitted from some basic equipment (only a part set of cutlery/crockery provided and no BBQ implements or washing up facilities so only option was to eat at the restaurant).

There was an initial problem with our checking in as they had us down to arrive in August!!! It was sorted eventually, but the staff were not particularly friendly and it seems that they were still finding their feet with the procedures.
The restaurant was a bit hit and miss with the food. We soon learnt that it was necessary to arrive within first 30mins of opening time: then it was to a fairly good standard. Again some staff (but not all) were not always that friendly.

The waterhole at the camp was really nice to be by at night and really only spoilt by a few less considerate individuals!

We did one of the night drives and the guide, Martin, was a really nice and knowledgeable person. Unfortunately, it wasn't brilliant in terms of game viewings on that night, but just luck of the draw I suppose - and it is hard to believe just how cold it can get when travelling in the open vehicle!!!

The overall wildlife viewing in the park itself is unbelievable at times with animals everywhere, but maybe not such photogenic backgrounds as we experienced in Kruger a few years ago. Some special experiences to be had watching the wildlife." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
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316 reviews of Halali Camp by travellers since August 2007
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