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The word Halali refers to the sound of a bugle or horn announcing the end of a day’s hunting, and I suppose the German soldiers that were posted here enjoyed the hunting until Governor Von Lindequist wisely declared the Etosha a game park and reserve.

Strategically located halfway between Okaukuejo and Namutoni, Halali is situated at the base of a dolomite hill, amongst shady Mopane trees. The camp is easily accessible either through Anderson or Von Lindequist entrance gates. A flood-lit waterhole which is viewed from an elevated vantage point provides exceptional wildlife viewing throughout the day and into the night. Accommodation is provided in honeymoon chalets, family chalets, two and four bed bush chalets and double rooms – all converted with large sliding doors to the outside, to allow visitors to experience and benefit from the peace and tranquillity of the natural surroundings.

Other facilities include a restaurant, bar, shop, swimming pool, kiosk and camping facilities.

Accommodation at Halali is provided in the following units:

  • Honeymoon Chalets – comfortably furnished with a queen sized bed, a private garden area and Jacuzzi. Equipped with a fridge and tea-station.
  • Family Chalets – secluded self catering units with two bedrooms each with 2 ¾ beds, one bathroom, and kitchenette, lounge and braai area. The kitchen has a small oven, limited selection of crockery and cutlery, fridge, kettle and tea/coffee station. Outside is a shaded area with a braai and table and chairs.
  • Bush Chalet (4 adults) – comfortable chalet with two bedrooms each with 2 ¾ beds, one bathroom and lounge area. Equipped with braai area (barbeque), fridge & tea station with an assortment of crockery and cutlery. The outside area has a table and chairs.
  • Bush Chalet (2 adults) – comfortable chalet with one bedroom, bathroom and living area with sliding door to a outside area. Equipped with fridge & tea station. There is no braai area at these chalets.
  • Double Room – 2 ¾ beds with en-suite bathroom, fridge & tea-station.
  • Camping – a large number of campsites all with electricity, water tap and braai facility and under shady trees.


  • 2 x family chalet (4 beds) with braai (barbeque area)
  • 5 x Honeymoon chalets (own Jacuzzi)
  • 10 x bush chalet (2 rooms, 4 beds) with braai
  • 10 x bush chalet (2 beds) with braai
  • 40 x double rooms
  • Camping
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Kiosk
  • Shop
  • Swimming pool
  • Attractions & Activities:Flood-lit waterhole, Guided night drives, Guided morning and afternoon game drives, Nature walks within the camp

Waterholes around Halali:

Batia: A good waterhole for viewing plains animals. Blue wildebeest, springbok and elephant can be found here.

Charitsaub: Popular water hole with plains animals – springbok, gemsbok, plus cheetah

Goas: Lots of animals visit this water hole. Black faced impala, blue wildebeest, red hartebeest, elephant, lion, zebra and birds of prey.

Helio: Small waterhole, but you can often find elephant and small game here.

Noniams: Better spending your time at Goas which is close by.

Nuamses: Close to the edge of the pan this water hole attracts plains animals and elephant.

Rietfontein: Very popular and large water hole frequented by springbok, elephant, lion along with nearly all the species found in the park, including leopard. It’s a little far from the road for photographers, but a must visit.

Salvadora: Popular water hole with plains animals – springbok, gemsbok,

Springbokfontein: Not very popular.

Sueda: Popular water hole with plains animals – springbok, gemsbok,

See rates


Camping: N$ 220 per campsite plus N$ 110 per person (maximum 8 people per site)

Accommodation November 2014 – June 2015 July 2015– October 2015
pp sharing Single rate pp sharing Single rate
Double room BB N$ 594 N$ 594 N$ 836 N$ 946
Bush Chalet (4 beds) min 2 BB N$ 660 N/A N$ 957 N/A
Bush Chalet (2 beds) BB N$ 660 N$ 660 N$ 1 155 N$ 1 265
Bush chalet (Disabled access 2 beds) BB N$ 660 N$ 660 N$ 1 012 N$ 1 122
Family Chalet (4 beds) min 2 BB N$ 715 N/A N$ 1 155 N/A
Honeymoon suite BB N$ 715  N$ 715 N$ 1 155 N$ 1 265
Guided Drives: Morning and Afternoon: N$ 330 pp (3 hours)
Night drives: N$ 440 pp (3 hours)

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