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JimS
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp Accessible Accommodation

Unread postby JimS » Tue Dec 30, 2014 10:52 am

The best place to research the Accessible Accommodation is on the website www.disabledtravel.co.za.

This website shows only Accessible Accommodation with photographs and measurements of both bathroom and bedroom. To search for Kruger National Park click on either Mpumalanga for the south of the park as far north as Satara, to search of accessible accommodation north of Satara click on Limpopo. Not all Accessible units are shown on the site but very many are shown.

The website is run by a volunteer who receives photographs and measurement from other volunteers. There is no charge for the use of the website and it is approved by SanParks.

Other National Parks are also on the website, again search by Province to find a National Park in the area you are visiting.

Unfortunately SanParks do not have any "standard" for Accessible Accommodation. Each Camp in Kruger have their own interpretation of universal access. This where the website is so valuable.

SanParks designates the "Z" suffix to Accessible Accommodation but this does not ensure that the unit allocated are suitable for wheelchair users. Most "Z" units have a roll-in shower, but many still have a bath which is not suitable for most wheelchair users.

Accessible Units cannot be booked via the SanParks website. So reservations must be made at SanParks central reservations.

Hope this helps to clarify the situation regarding Accessible Accommodation at SanParks.

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Letaba Rest Camp

Unread postby squirrel81 » Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:23 pm

Dear all :gflower:

I wonder :roll: if someone can help me : CICADAS

Letaba in November

We stayed 2012 in Letaba in a Guest Cottage for 3 nights. During the whole time we had cicadas in the trees. The noice was horrible and without a break :wall: I must say that the noice was especially loud around the Guest Cottages because of the Mopane trees. But you could hear them (but not so loud) as well from the restaurant.
We stayed from 21. - 24.11. and we know that the cicadas made already their noice during 16.- 18.11.

We very much loved Letaba Rest Camp untill Nov. 12 and avoided 2013 and 2014 to stay there again.
Now we plan again a stay in the month of Novwember. because of the region

Can anyone tell me if the cicadas are there every year in November ?

I hope someone knows about that and
many thanks for an answer,

Greetings
Brigitte
Next trip 2015 :dance:
14 - 17.09 Shimuvini, 17 - 20.09 Shingwe
20 - 23.09 Punda, 23- 26.09 Mopane
26 - 28.09. Olifants, 28.09 - 01.10 Satara
01 - 03.10 Talamati, 12 - 14.10 Skukuz
14 - 17.10 Biyamiti, 17 - 20.10 Lower Sabie
20 - 23.10 Berg & Dal

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread postby Dassie » Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:58 pm

Yes Brigitte. They are there every year at that time of the year....love them.
Dassie

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread postby tent dweller » Sat Jun 27, 2015 6:45 am

They are there all the time, it is there home :whistle:
PRETORIUSKOP 20 - 21 December 2015
TAMBOTI 22 - 24 December 2015
OLIFANTS 25 - 27 December 2015 (with a view)
LETABA 28 - 31 December 2015
MOPANI 01 - 03 January 2016 (with a view)
SKUKUZA 04 -06 January 2016


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