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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Theassassin » Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:03 am

Hi all, is there any further update on the renovations at Olifants? We will be there in around 3 weeks so hoping for some more progress!! :hmz:

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Unread postby Elsa » Sun Jun 07, 2015 11:36 am

I have asked SANParks PR to try and find out.
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Theassassin » Mon Jun 08, 2015 11:30 am

Many thanks Elsa!!

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Lesley Nyawo » Mon Jun 08, 2015 4:41 pm

Dear Valued Stakeholders

I acknowledge receipt of your inquiry, i will give you feedback as soon as the colleagues at Olifants give a response.

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Theassassin » Tue Jun 09, 2015 12:45 am

Thank you Lesley!

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Lepardfan » Tue Jun 09, 2015 11:54 am

Any photos on the completed Olifants swimming pool, if not, I will take my own in July. :roll:
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Lesley Nyawo » Tue Jun 09, 2015 12:47 pm

Dear Valued Stakeholder

The renovations are still going on, we have upgraded 29 units and we will be renovating 39 units. The pool has been completed and the contractor will hand over all necessary certification documents on Wednesday, 10 June 2015. We will therefore declare the swimming pool opened to all our guests. I will also request colleagues at Olifants to take pictures and I will post them here on the forum.

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Lepardfan » Tue Jun 09, 2015 2:22 pm

Thank you Lesley, can't wait tyo see the new pool. :mrgreen:
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Lesley Nyawo » Tue Jun 09, 2015 2:26 pm

I share that sentiment with you @Lepardfan :thumbs_up:
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Theassassin » Thu Jul 09, 2015 1:30 am

For those who have asked, attached is a photo of the new pool at Olifants from our recent trip. It's really nice and was getting some good use! Our kids loved it! :lol:
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby alf » Thu Jul 09, 2015 7:06 am

They took that long to build this small pool :wall: :wall:
Made my booking for Desember 2014!! Whoohoo

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Thu Jul 09, 2015 9:12 am

Lesley Nyawo wrote:During the construction of the Olifants camp swimming pool there has been delays as follows:

1. A lot of rocks were discovered and needed to be removed where the pool will be constructed.
2. Heavy rain falls in the park also hindered the completion of the pool.


So you can see there were a few obstacles and remember this is in the middle of the bush so logistically things will not move at the same pace as in a city for example.

But its finished and looks good, thanks for the pic Theassassin! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby tent dweller » Thu Jul 09, 2015 10:08 am

Just an observation I made on my last visit to Olifants camp, the pool has been built very close to the day visitors area, will the day visitors be allowed to make use of the pool? :hmz:
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)
PRETORIUSKOP 04 -06 January 2016

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby Theassassin » Thu Jul 09, 2015 1:30 pm

In response to Alf: maybe the photo is a bit misleading - the pool is not that small, albeit it is not Olympic size... :o

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Re: Olifants Rest Camp

Unread postby tent dweller » Tue Jul 14, 2015 3:41 pm

This question is for Lesley Nyawo, what system is SANparks going to have in place to prevent the day visitors from using the pool? Or is it going to be allowed? Thank you
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MOPANI 01 - 03 January 2016 (with a view)
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