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Hi Marina,
I think we stayed in Tents 14 and 15 on a trip last March. It was very close to the fence and it was possible to shower peeking over into the bush. 8) The animals also use the path next to the fence when they wander over towards Sunset Dam.

I have completely fallen in love with the Lower Sabie tented camp. I hope that you have a stunning time.

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Microwaves are unheard of in Kruger, unless you are in one of the luxury guest houses. If your hut is equipped it will have a kettle and limited crockery, cutlery and pots/pans. Enough for you to make a simple meal. I'm not sure about the toaster, I don't remember using one, but then we prefer to make our toast on the open fire, so its not something I would have looked for.
The communal kitchens have 2 plate stoves , no ovens and boiling water geysers that supply boiling water for tea/coffee etc 24/7.
If your booking does not say "equipped " then there is nothing other than bed/ bedding in your hut.

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The Safari tents do have utensils and the little kitchen on the verandah is great.

I loved staying in these units, and agree with Pjw that they are a bit removed from the main camp which makes them really peaceful quiet. Ah what I'd give to be there.

We had many great sightings from our tent in Dec 07: buffaloes and crocs in the river daily, hyaena & hippo within an arms length at the perimeter fence & warthog with little ones!

Go for it mikath, you won't regret it! :D


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We love the safari tents and would choose them every time in winter months when aircon is not essential

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Definitely safari tents. Especially the ones right next to the fence! I know that there are some resident vervet monkeys and baboons that are regularly in high profile clashes around that area, so i suppose that is the only problem however you take it. The safari tents are almost totally secluded from the rest of the camp and nearly bordering the main tar road. There is also easy access to the restaurant via a convenient pathway. And the tents are very modern and neat. The front tents have an amazing view of the Sabie river, much better than that of the bungalows. Also the bungalows are incredibly busy, noisy etc. Especially at night with people running to the fence for every hippo call, thinking its a lion by the fence. Anyways you can have some great sightings just from your tent. I think its the tents on stilts with a deck. So that should be brilliant. My only problem was walking into several spider webs. :roll:


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Both BD2U and BD3U are river facing

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No 3 - 24 are BD3U bungelows and no 73 - 96 are BD2U. The 3rd bed is on the side of the kitchen but very comfortable for an adult. More than enough cupboards to store food inside kitchen

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 Post subject: Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp
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Hi Everyone,

I'm new to the forum (well, this is the first time I'm posting) and I really need some advice.

We will be visiting the Kruger Park during February 2009 and have booked for 3 nights in Lower Sabie in a safari tent. We have managed to secure a river view tent, but now we have an option of which tent. Is there anyone that can give me some advice? The lady at Lower Sabie recommended tent #26??

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Hi Christelle
All the river view safari tents are excellent. They have their own deck and your view is magic. No 26 is easy to get to being close to the entrance to the area and also close enough to the resturaunt to be able to walk there and back if needs be. Take a torch with you for evening meals. The walkway is lit but not very well. I have come across friends of the slithering kind on this path but did not have a torch so could not identify.(Just made my evening more exciting)! You will love the accomodation. Enjoy.
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Hi Christelle,

If you wanna be close to the fence then Tent 16 is the one. The best view of the river and bush with no other tents or bungalows in front of you.

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 Post subject: Re: Lower Sabie Safari Tents
Unread postPosted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:43 am 
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Hi Jumbo,
Have been booked into tent no 17, can you remember what the view is like?

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Bornfree, I can unfortunately not remember what the view from #17 was like…..I’m sure it should also have a nice view. :D
We mostly prefer #16 because it is right in the corner of the camp, next to the fence….at night elephants, hippos and hyenas often pass by. 8)


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i have been in 18
17 is inbetween 16 and 18 :wink:
Its a nice view.
To the right some shrub and to the left open view accross the river

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Hi Mars,
If you have a bush view ask for no 15, partial view of the river and next to the perimeter fence, the best of the bush view tents. Try to organise this now before you go, send LS admin staff a fax.
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Hi everyone!
@ Mars: I would suggest number 15, based on observation only, but when we were last there we stayed in number 16 (river view) and thought to ourselves that if we ever had to stay in a bush view tent it would be 15 as it is still very close to the fence and furthest from the rest of the camp.

@ robertson: Go for number 16, its tucked right in the corner against the fence with a lovely view.

I'm very :mrgreen:
Enjoy...
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Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 08, 2008 5:21 pm 
Here we go, the view from #20 :wink:

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