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Roads at Nossob

Unread postby pwven » Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:03 pm

I have read on the Nossob site "Internal roads not suitable for sedan vehicles" How bad is the roads at Nossob? and will a soft roader awd be ok?
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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby Peregrine Falcon » Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:07 pm

Hi pwven,have just returned today from ktp :cry: :cry: and we saw some ordinary saloon cars in the area so you should have no problems,just take it slowly and watch out for the deeper sand patches.

Take care wherever you are.

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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby pwven » Mon Nov 11, 2013 11:06 am

Peregrine Falcon wrote:Hi pwven,have just returned today from ktp :cry: :cry: and we saw some ordinary saloon cars in the area so you should have no problems,just take it slowly and watch out for the deeper sand patches.

Take care wherever you are.

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Thanks for the feedback.

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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby katanga » Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:34 pm

Pwen

Yep, just returned today from KTP. I really didn't see any major issues with the roads. Infant saw some rather small sedans using the road to Nossob quite comfortably. In fact all the way to Unions end was good.

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Unread postby MxM » Sun Nov 17, 2013 9:55 pm

Great news! Here's to hoping it stays that way. Leaving on Friday :whistle:
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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby Parkfanatic » Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:44 pm

Softroader is perfect... I assume its and SUV so even better (higher sitting position will give better views over the burm on either side of the road). I did KTP in a Nissan X Trail a few times. It was great and worked well as a softroader SUV

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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby enrico » Wed Nov 20, 2013 2:05 pm

Just spent 11 days in KTP and the roads were in the best condition that I have ever experienced. :clap:

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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby Div » Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:34 pm

Great news!

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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby MiaMouse » Mon Feb 24, 2014 2:26 am

Hi, we are going to KTP in September for the first time and I was wondering if we need a 4x4? We will be staying in Nossob, Mata Mata, TR, Kalahari Tented camp and Bitterpan. What car would you recommend?
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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby threedogs » Mon Feb 24, 2014 6:35 am

Pretty sure the track to Bitterpan is 4x4 only.
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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby Hippotragus » Mon Feb 24, 2014 7:00 am

Yes track to Bitterpan is 4x4 only - lots of deep sand and sand dunes. We did it mostly in high range 4x4 but I did go into low range 4x4 on one dune.
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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Feb 24, 2014 8:01 am

Hi MiaMouse,

A warm welcome to the forums! :gflower:

As the rest have told you, you'll need a 4X4. Whether a Bakkie or a SUV depends on your needs.

Enjoy the trip, it's a magical place!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby saskia » Mon Mar 24, 2014 9:45 pm

With all the recent rains in the park can you still drive to Nossob and Mata Mata in a sedan?

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Re: Roads at Nossob

Unread postby lindah » Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:58 pm

When we were there weekend 15th&16th March sedans couldn't drive from Nossob to Marta Marta, in fact we met 3 ladies who had to leave the park and spend the night at Kalahari Lodge as they couldn't get across the dunes and Twee Rivieren was full.


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