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 Post subject: To date which Kruger Camp has stood your test of time?
Unread postPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:03 am 
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Some of us have that one Camp in Kruger that we re-visit because it never lets you down. In this sense the Camp which stood my test over time is Shingwedzi because it has a distinct old world charm and mood and it has always produced good sightings for us in the surrounding area. The majestic old trees along the Shingwedzi River which are to be seen from the coolness of the Shingwedzi Restaurant veranda also add to that brilliant feeling of being in Kruger. Over time and after many Kruger visits Shingwedzi has done and still does it best for me :thumbs_up:

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Unread postPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:38 am 
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No matter what I have said about Skukuza in the past, I still love it and it still brings back lots of fond memories! :D

Nowadays we tend to stay in the more rustic camps like Tsendze and Tamboti. but we always try to end our trip with a night in Skukuza! :D


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 Post subject: Re: To date which Kruger Camp has stood your test of time?
Unread postPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 11:58 am 
Undoubtedly it must be Shingwedzi for me. It must be the great sence of peace and calmness and the feeling of being close to nature.


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 Post subject: Re: To date which Kruger Camp has stood your test of time?
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Balule does it for me! And second? Pretoriuskop. :whistle:

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It is amazing GM, GP & Joao, every time I look for accomodation in busy times, Pkop & Shing have the most available.

I love Shing as well.

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Shingwedzi. I just love the camp and the area around it. I've never had a disappointing stay there, I love the bungalows and the camp staff from receptionists, cleaners, and in the shop and restaurant have always been welcoming.

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 Post subject: Re: To date which Kruger Camp has stood your test of time?
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:thumbs_up: Saraf.
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every time I look for accomodation in busy times, Pkop & Shing have the most available.


BB that suits me fine – we should actually keep quiet about Shingwedzi :roll: . I therefore think TheunsH indicated a very good choice. On a serious note I think Skukuza is a great camp. We recently stayed there for three days and we had a very good time indeed :thumbs_up:. But my favourite will always be the S one that has the second letter a H and not a K and I will always remain faithful to the H one :D.

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Unread postPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 8:08 pm 
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Yah , you should all go to Skuks . Its the mostest of all camps . Biggest , busiest , most tourists , has its own airport , golf-course ,post office , police station , an old abbatoir and meat-canning factory , biggest tourist trash shop , closest to an exit gate , etc etc .
Forget about going anywhere north of Mopani - where you will miss the city- lights and -noises .
Don't even think about Shing - the ellies are big and dangerous up there , lions keep you awake at night so you cannot sleep , no rhinos around , just tsessebe , roan , eland , but they are so few , that you won't even know they are around :whistle: .

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My vote also go for Shingwedzi, although I do love Punda, Letaba and Satara as well.


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I say Satara!!

Going to be there tomorrow. Hopefully as fruitful as always :wink:

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cheetah2111 wrote:
I say Satara!!

Going to be there tomorrow. Hopefully as fruitful as always :wink:


:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Have to agree

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Sky, I'll write a TR when I return.
Hopefully see you commenting on there :D

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Balule without a doubt followed by Berg-en-Dal
I love the real bush feel of Balule and the walking trail around the perimeter of Berg-en-Dal. It was on this trail that I became interested in birds. There was a huge variety in the immediate vicinity of this trail.

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Lower Sabie, Safari Tents with riverview :dance: :dance:


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