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Bontebok : Camping

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Bontebok : Camping

Unread postby Vmiglietta » Sat Jul 23, 2011 6:19 pm

Does anybody know if there are ablutions at the Bontebok campsite and if so, are they in good condition?

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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby Hennie100 » Sat Jul 23, 2011 11:56 pm

You can enjoy, it is very nice and clean. With hot water
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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby Caracal » Sun Jul 24, 2011 12:31 am

Hennie100 wrote:You can enjoy, it is very nice and clean. With hot water
Hennie


I can only echo Hennie100's statement. :D Great little park with wonderfully clean ablutions.... :clap:

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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby Munchkin » Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:30 pm

:thumbs_up: And just in case you need a third opinion..........agree one hundred percent with previous posts........Ablutions superb, camp-site awesome - maybe if you are lucky you might even have Bontebok come and graze in the campsite - and some good walks / hikes too!
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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Thu Jul 28, 2011 1:26 pm

Welcome to the forum Vm.

I found the new campsite ablutions in Bontebok to be the best I have ever been in, in any SANpark. The shower cubicle was a bit small, but on the other hand, I am not. :wink:
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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby Jonkers » Tue Nov 01, 2011 3:39 pm

I see the different types of campsites are back at the availability page of Bontebok
I just wonder do you get a number allocated or is it like it has been first come first serve and picks the best spot?
The sites that says riverview are those the one down next to the river (again)?
or is the layout of the camping totally changed since I visited it last year?
Thanks

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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby mistral » Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:01 am

I have not camped there but a friend says the camp sites close to the river are very cold and rather take those higher up - away from the water. Evidently the ones close to the river don't have power?

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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:52 pm

mistral wrote:I have not camped there but a friend says the camp sites close to the river are very cold and rather take those higher up - away from the water. Evidently the ones close to the river don't have power?


If the river site has been re-opened, it is true, they don't have power nor any demarcations, it is/was a free for all.
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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby gregdeklerk » Fri Nov 04, 2011 7:02 am

I was there at the begining of last month and there were no sites by the river, but if it is on the accommodation booking, then it must be open...........perhaps for high season?

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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby marloise » Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:30 pm

Dear All,

The rivierside campsite has been opened for the holiday season. They are right next to the river but unfortunately there is no power points available. It is usually booked on a first come, first servedd bases.

If you prefer a camp site with a power point they are available on the upper banks of the river, about 100 meters from the river, but they mostly have no river view.

For more information about the riverside camp sites please contact our office on 028 514 2735.

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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby Dotty » Tue Nov 08, 2011 10:48 pm

Thank you Marloise, This great info for anyone coming to visit Bontebok :clap:
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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:36 pm

:thumbs_up:

I saw it on the front page of the site
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Re: Bontebok campsite

Unread postby forestgump » Wed Nov 09, 2011 1:21 pm

Bontebok is a great place to wander around and look at plants, birds etc that you would normally drive past.
The campsite is peaceful, and spacy.
The river offers a good swim, but don't think of the Zambezi's downstream :big_eyes:
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BONTEBOK

Unread postby louvis » Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:24 am

Hi All
I intend visiting Bontebok later this week - 20 years since my last visit.
The website makes no mention of the camp site kitchen facilities or ablution facilities ( no pics)
Can someone please advise what the camp site kitchen facilities are? - ie scullary,stove,freezer,hot water for coffee etc?.
Much appreciated
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Re: BONTEBOK

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:36 am

Hi louvis,

Welcome to the forum.

Pity you didn't post this last week. I was there over the weekend, and would have had a look.

I remember that the camping ablutions are among the best in SANParks, but we didn't use the kitchens.

Maybe give them a ring.

There is however, a magnificent picnic site at Die Stroom, which is as good as I have ever visited. We had it to ourselves most of the time. There are a number of braai sites which we didn't use, and on the stoep of the main building, there are tables & benches in the shade overlooking a lovely piece of river, where we saw fish eagles in flight. The ablutions, including showers, are as good.

BTW, we had a great time there.
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