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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
Unread postPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:27 am 
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I agree 100% Carrim :thumbs_up:

If you take a look at a Kruger map that includes eco zones, it is clear that it going to be a grazers delight, it is has lots of open savannah allowing for great sightings.. the many grazers also means a predators delight.

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
Unread postPosted: Tue Dec 20, 2011 2:42 pm 
Duke Ellieton wrote:
Good road for cheetah :thumbs_up:

Have seen all of the big 5 on this road. Will always find zebra and warthogs on this road.

Northern section good for Amur Falcons and Lesser Kestrel in Summer


What time of the year would you recon the most suitable ? :hmz:


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picnic I cannot think of a time when I have not had at least one good sighting on this road when staying at CB or LS

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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We have had wonderful sightings on this road and never fail to drive it as often as possible!

Saw Duke 3 times, Lion ++ plus 3 little cubs, had several Cheetah sightings, Rhino, Ellies and a Leopard plus some great bird sightings and general game.
So you can see why we love this road. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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This is a great road!!
Everybody seems to see cheetah on this road :D
I plan to take it more in the future :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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Cheetah :shock:

no never.

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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A few weeks ago I stayed at Ngwenya Lodge so we entered Crocodile Bridge everyday

I took the S 28 towards lower Sabie and then the H 4-1 to Skukuza and repeated those roads back to the gate


In those few days I saw a lion killing a warthog tight in front of the car , a leopard and cub crossed the road . The mother ran off and took down an impala first , then the cub took down a baby bushbuck but didnt know how to kill it , so kept taking the buck in its mouth and letting it go until the bloodied bushbuck died . We saw cheetah twice , huge herds of buffalo and elephant as well as many rhinos

A few hyenas , and lots of zebra , giraffe , wildebeest , kudu etc

I think the S 28 is a great road I didnt have to travel far into the park to see everything , dont know why people dont like this area


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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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Awesome road, saw Cheetah their last week, 3 times lions, about 20 rhino's, the night driv one night saw 17 wild dogs.
6 weeks ago I saw plenty raptors, cheetah 2

S28 is a must seen early in the morning

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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I like this road.... I love it :D
but for a Cheetahs's road... not a lot for me... the first Cheetah this year :dance: after driving so many time/years this S28 :whistle:

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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Has always been one of my favourite roads :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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The S28 - I like to call it my 'Golden Road'.

It has delivered some magical sightings over the years. I Always drive this road whenever I am in the area.

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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This is usually always a productive road for me! and Ntandanyathi is probably my favourite hide which probably biases me a little.

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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This is definitely one of my favourite roads too! I've seen the Big 5 + cheetah on this road; lots of big birds too including eagle owls, bateleurs, kori bustards, and secretary birds.

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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S28 :whistle: :hmz:

We have NEVER seen either Cheetah or Leopard on the S28. Lions only once. We have seen them on nearly ALL the other roads frequently through the years in the South.
We usually took the S28 to go to Ntandanyati hide and to look for the late Duke. Have seen big birds and some other animals such as Common Reed buck, few tusckers, Rhino, etc.

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 Post subject: Re: The S 28 road
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I've always enjoyed the road but today it sure delivered! We saw a male lion a cheetah with a kill, buffalo whilst looking athe cheetah and then a leopard to top it all off... And all this was before 9am!

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