Rocks & Minerals | Namibia
Introduction: Halite is more commonly known as rock salt. The Greek word halos means 'salt'. It is colourless to white which more often than not forms perfect cubic crystals in saline pans. Halite changes to a striking pink colour with algae is present in the water. Although halite is known to season food, its chemical uses include the manufacture of soda, paper, glass, caustic soda, detergents, soap and in food preservation. Salt is used in Namibia to surface some roads along the coast north of Swakopmund.
Crystal system: Cubic.
A blend of African excitement & luxury are the order of the day at this luxury lodge
Small mid-price lodge close to the park gate - situated of the private Fischer's pan reserve
Large lodge situated at the Namutoni entrance gate to Etosha. Excellent facilities but expect to share these with large group tours
The latest edition to the Mushara Collection offers mid-range tented accommodation
Good accommodation at a reasonable price, close to the park entrance
Small intimate tented camp built on raised platforms, good for privacy and a 'luxury outdoor' feel
Inside the park borders, built around Fort Namutoni. Recently upgraded to appeal to more 'up-market' visitors
Newly renovated, good mid market option for self-drive tourists
A tented camp just outside Etosha
Luxury lodge built around a fort on Fischer's Pan. Easy access to the park
Small exclusive camp, built on raised platforms - a popular option with those seeking an exclusive new perspective
The first new accommodation to be built inside the Etosha National Park in over 30 years. The camp sits on a wooden deck on an isolated peninsula overlooking the pan
Very exclusive private suites, all mod-cons and luxuries