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Re: Bush Walk - Olifants or Berg-en-Dal?

Unread postby DotDan » Tue Jan 13, 2015 12:47 pm

Even though it is a great camp, I have found BnD and the immediate area to be rather quiet during the early winter months from April to June. Most of the animals congregate northwards towards the Lower Sabie and Satara grasslands.

I am with W@H, Olifants for me during that time. Great scenery and the area should be good still for game viewing. :D

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Re: Bush Walk - Olifants or Berg-en-Dal?

Unread postby bushguy » Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:09 pm

anywhere for a bushwalk as far as I am concerened!

of those two I would do Olifants rather.

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Re: Bush Walk - Olifants or Berg-en-Dal?

Unread postby RemiE » Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:43 pm

:hmz: Contemplating here now.....LS/Olifants/Satara..............
Was thinking that Olifants might have the best views and wont be do bushy when we're there.......
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Re: Bush Walk - Olifants or Berg-en-Dal?

Unread postby RemiE » Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:18 am

Ralph vV wrote:It was AMAZING!!! The highlight was a fleeting glimpse of Pel's Fishing Owl! :-). I would highly recommend this walk above any other...


:thumbs_up: Now that is a seal to a deal. Even the idea of maybe seeing one is exciting
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Re: Bush Walk - Olifants or Berg-en-Dal?

Unread postby Sky » Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:07 am

Check out the Balule Bash thread we saw 2 Pels on the walk from Balule

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Re: Bush Walk - Olifants or Berg-en-Dal?

Unread postby RemiE » Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:31 am

Oooooooooooh but Sky I did, I was greeeeeeeeeeen :mrgreen: with envy. You guys were rewarded with such special sightings. When in Olifants two weeks from now I have all the intention to ask the powers at be if a walk could be done, but towards there. My only concern is, they might not be there now after all the rains. Will say a little :pray:
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Re: Info walks taken from camps.

Unread postby roaneric » Wed Apr 15, 2015 3:29 pm

Hi everyone :hello:

PLEASE HELP

In 10 days time we will be heading to kruger again, after a 2 year absent. :redface:

We want to do our very first morning walk. We want a combination of beautiful scenery and even thought we are not expecting to see the big five, it would be nice to see 'some' animals. We just can't decide where to do the walk. I Read great stories here about shimuwini but also heard that animal wise Tamboti is better. But on the other hand I also heard that Tamboti's/orpen's guides don't take the time to show you the small things....

Now we can't decide. Who has been on a morning walk in Shimuwini and/or Tamboti recently and can help us decide?
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Re: Info walks taken from camps.

Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:13 pm

A very interesting thread. Thanks to all the posters. :gflower:
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Re: Info walks taken from camps.

Unread postby rekklez » Mon Jun 08, 2015 3:56 am

Hi everybody!

Me and my family are going to Kruger in a couple of weeks ( so excited haven't been in 2 years). Could anyone recommend the best place to walk? My Dad and I have walked at Satara and Berg-en-dal which were both great. This time we are staying in Satara, Lower Sabi, Skukuza, Pretoriouskop and Satara which is very exciting. Which camp would you guys recommend walking at? Also any favourite spots we should visit ( have not been in a while but know the park very well and have stayed in all camps). Thanks so much Guys.

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Re: Info walks taken from camps.

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Jun 08, 2015 5:07 am

A very warm welcome to you rekklez :gflower: (love the name)

I bet you are excited with an itinerary like that.

I would recommend Lower Sabie, because of the game concentration. If you are eyeing more than one walk, next up would be Skukuza for diversity.

I have done walks in both areas when staying at a wilderness camp close by. All that I can say is, enjoy. enjoy, enjoy :thumbs_up:
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