The latest update on the Kruger National Park flood damage as at 21:00 on 18 November 2013.Changes to previous update:
*The reopening of the H7 tarred road between Orpen and Satara.
The reopening of the:
*Shingwedzi Eastern Gate;
*The Old Causeway;
*The S135 (Shingwedzi Causeway Road)Camps Open:
All camps have reopened.
However, please take note of the following:
Access to Balule Camp via Olifants River Causeway is still closed and camp can only be accessed via S89 & S90. (Repairs to the Olifants River Causeway are expected to be completed by April 2014.)
The Shingwedzi Rest Camp has reopened. The Camp Site, Filling Station, Shop, Restaurant, Day Visitors Picnic Spot (inside the camp), Swimming Pool and all accommodation (A & B circle bungalows & Rentmeester Guest House) have reopened. The Eastern Gate and the old Causeway have also reopened. The Kanniedood Hide however, remains closed.
Picnic Spots / Viewpoints:
All picnic spots and viewpoints have reopened, with the exception of:
Kanniedood Hide***Please take note of the following:
Pafuri Picnic Spot, the S63 and Crooks Corner have reopened.
Access Roads Inside the Park:
All tarred roads are open.
All gravel roads open, except:
S90 (Old Main Road) (Open from south until S89 turnoff – Balule causeway still inaccessible. Repairs to the Olifants River Causeway are expected to be completed by April 2014)
All gates and ports of entry have been reopened.
Important Notes:Guest are hereby notified that opening or travelling on a road that has been closed constitutes an offence and such offenders can be fined.
Media enquiries: Reynold Thakhuli 073 373 4999 / Ike Phaahla 083 673 6974
Tourist Enquiries: Michelle van der Merwe 082 601 9354/ firstname.lastname@example.org
or Joep Stevens 082 802 8093/ email@example.com