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 Post subject: Re: Tsendze rustic campsite
Unread postPosted: Fri Nov 16, 2007 11:04 am 
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ndloti wrote:
... site numbers ....

If I remember correctly, try sites 21-26, they are along the fence.


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 Post subject: Tsendze rustic campsite
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If I remember correctly one can see Mooiplaas picnic spot from 21-24 , the better ones on the fence are 25 - 27 (8?) , with 26 being the better , in my opinion .

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I would then go for 23/4/5 .

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Tsendze camp sites 26, 27 and 28:


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Mooiplaas picnic site:


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 Post subject: Re: Tzendze Camp Site
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Hi G,
The campsites are numbered and you need to book your site or they will allocate one for you.
You need to phone Mopani camp and book the site you want.
Some of the sites don't have much shade but we had a drive through there last week and these sites looked the best in our opinion. 3,4,12, and 26. Sites 3,4 and 26 are all single sites with no immediate neighbours and is next to the fence.
If none of these are available you can also look at sites 13,16,18,19,20 and 25.

Hope this helps.


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 Post subject: Re: Tzendze Camp Site
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Hi HS :D
5 and 6 are nice sites, I personally would prefer 26 and 27, but all sites are good at Tsendze.
Here is a map of the camp layout.
Have a great trip!


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 Post subject: Re: Tzendze Camp Site
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No 6 is a great site on the fence with lots of shade - important in the summer.
Just be warned that no 5 has almost no shade.
It is also on the fence and right next to no 6 - on one clearing.
When we camped on no 6 in January 2007 it was really hot - 47 degrees one day under the caravan awning - and people occupying no 5 nearly camped on top of our caravan just to have some shade! :big_eyes:
6 and 7 would be a better option - although 7 is not on the fence.
Maybe you should go for 26 and 27 - seems like the overall favourites! :D


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 Post subject: Re: Tzendze Camp Site
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Sites 1 -5 are more or less on the eastern fence , 20 - 28 on western fence .

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 Post subject: Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp
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We camped on 28 - which is pretty open to 27 making a really big camping area if you looking for two (or 29 - will need to check the map at home to confirm) and is right on the western fence - and has a lovely huge tree on it.

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 Post subject: Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp
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Just left Tsendze - I started on 27, but moved to 6 as there was more space and shade for the caravan.
I have taken photos of all sites and will post them in due course..... Some sites are really not caravan friendly!

One 'problem' was that an overland group (Intrepid) were there the first night and very noisy.
Fortunately I was far enough away that it was not too bad for me.
Next morning I talked to another camper and advised him to report the incident to Mopani manager.
He did so - and the duty manager immediately came down, spoke to the tour guide, and came to each site to apologise for the noise.
She said they take things like that seriously and if we had called the night before she would have come then! She would also be writing to the firm concerned.
So well done to Mopani duty manager :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp
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I have taken photos of every site, and posted them in my report on all the camp sites -

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 Post subject: Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp
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This is a pic of the "best" site at Tsendze where we always stay No 27...where you share (Far away) with Site 28.
Site 26 is also VERY good next door and on its own.
28,27 and 26 are far from the noisy tar road, are against the fence near the Tzendze river with its passing traffic at night..
not to mention the resident Side Striped jackal and far from noisy revelers, the entrance gate with all the in and out traffic and close to Mooiplaas Picnic spot where we always walk through the bush in the evenings for our sun downers long after the Letaba/Mopani mob have left...sublime

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 Post subject: Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp
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My wife and I have spent two great holidays stopping over for three nights at a time.
We recommend to anybody who enjoys the back to nature style.
The ablutions are terrific, spotlessly clean with open air, or inclosed showers.
One great advantage is your site is pre allocated - avoiding the urge that some have to break camp early so as to get to the next camp at break neck speed to ensure the "perfect" site.
Can another Tsendze type camp be erected in the central/ southern region? - it's a way to get back to reality, leave the commercialization behind and just be in touch with nature.
Well done to all concerned - great camp, great idea. :D :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp
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There are 2 communal gas fridges , I hear that in season you may have a battle for fridge space , but that is probably common to all such camps .

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 Post subject: Re: Tsendze
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We stayed at No 13 in July.
This site has lots of shade.
No 3 is a big site and isolated from the other sites, next to the fence.
Fair shade in the winter not sure about winter.
No 3 is a very popular site and you might fight to get it. :sniper: :lol:


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