Ihaha campsite was very lovely, being so close to the river and seeing the animals was beautiful.. until we had to use the ablution blocks. Unfortunately, they were very filthy and were only being attempted to be “fixed” during our stay. Im pretty sure they could do better
Kamperen zonder omheining, aan de Zambezi Rivier, geweldig! Sanitair is verschrikkelijk maar de plek maakte voor ons alles goed. Braai en afgesloten prullenbak zijn aanwezig op de plek. Bij de receptie krijg je te horen welke plek gereserveerd is.
Ihaha Campsite is located at the board of the Chobe river The check in was swift and friendly. The ablutions and campsite could definatly be better maintained. Due recent robberies at the campsite there are patrols during the night. The views over the river are very nice from any campsite.
Campsite 8 - not preferable as the road passes through the camp. There is not much flat ground for a roof top tenting. The ablutions have resident bats! Clean - the shower heads are blocked so no water pressure! Leopard and hyena spoor in our camp noticed the next morning. Crime from the Namibian side has been a problem, so vehicle policing during the night has become necessary. There are fishermen netting in front of the campsites - spoils the ambience somewhat. There were some beautiful vistas as we headed off to Kasane
We camped here with a little trepidation following reports of theft from tents at night. We found that some effort had been put into security with a regular police patrol from around 22h00 to 05h00 and a permanent police camp near the camp office. We had a lovely game drive along the river in the evening, and sat quietly watching a small herd of elephant females and calves when a lioness came into view. The same lioness walked through our campsite later that evening as we were going to sleep and this was the only incident during the night. The bathrooms were a bit grubby with a dead mouse that had clearly been lying there for some time and some mouse droppings, but there was hot water for showers.
We had a really thrilling night. The camping it self doesn't have much. But the staff was very nice and they came to see that everything was alright. It is really worth it to spend a night there. We saw a lot animal life.
Look there is a lot being said about crime at Ihaha at the moment. But we were there for 3 nights no problems. The army was patrolling every hour. We just locked our car and put away all valuables. No problems. It must be one of the best camp sites in the sens that 5 km left 5 km right we saw all the big five except rino. Great sun sets and will go again.
This campsite is situated in the next location for views and game. It is a real shame that the campsite is not maintained and in poor condition compared to other sites in greater Chobe area. Our fellow neibhour campers were also robbed and their tent cut open and items stolen..the police patrols did for some reason did not happen that night.
Located within the Chobe National Park, the campsite is located right next to the river and each site has lovely views. The reserve itself is of course (I don't use this word without thought) awesome!! A five star could easily be achieved here - the one star deduction would be because our ablution block had no lights; was full of bats (and their excrement) and the same basin that was blocked at our last visit two years ago, is still blocked! We understand the bats, just leave a broom for campers to sweep this up. A little care and attention would make such a difference. We did bring this up with the cleaning staff who mentioned that they have tried to get help/reported the maintenance problems but this has met with little success. That aside, this is probably one of the nicest camping locations in Botswana, highly recommended.…
Dieser Campingplatz ist unbeschreiblich! Die Campsites sind sehr nah am Fluss. Dort befinden sich zwar deutlich weniger Tiere als auf dem Weg nach Kasane, trotzdem konnten wir Elefanten mit bloßem Auge baden sehen. Die Ranger nahmen uns mit zu einem Löwenrudel mit 8 (!) Löwen und wir hatten das unbeschreibliche Glück, sie bei der Jagd auf einen Elefanten zu beobachten. Nachts mischen sich Impala-Röhren, Löwen-Gebrüll und Elefanten-Trompeten! Abends sollte man auf jeden Fall Feuer machen, um wilde Tiere fernzuhalten. Feuerholz kann man bei den Rangern kaufen. Wer im Chobe übernachten möchte, sollte auf jeden Fall hier haltmachen!