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Are there enough Toilets in Kruger?

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Unread postby Cees » Mon Feb 11, 2008 8:29 pm

Bush Baptist wrote: probably designed by one of those non private Europeans

:huh: non private Europeans :hmz: Explain please BB
Is there a problem with Europeans :redface: and especially non private Europeans :roll:
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Btw; IMHO there are not enough toilets in the KNP
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Unread postby Scipio » Tue Feb 12, 2008 7:08 pm

Btw; IMHO there are not enough toilets in the KNP


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Re: Are there enough Toilets in Kruger?

Unread postby Safrica » Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:03 pm

On my last trip in 2005 I noticed quickly when scheduling my daily trips I always had to think about sufficient toilets on the route...

I drink lots water and have to go quite often.

And there are not that many facilities around everywhere so I had to be careful - at the beginning I hurried to some places with a very urgent need :wink:

Then I took something with me in the car which I could use in "case of an emergency" :wink: but I didn`t really enjoy that...


Are there more toilet facilities now outside of the camps or has nothing changed?
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Re: Are there enough Toilets in Kruger?

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:24 pm

Safrica, I'm afraid that the only thing that has changed is possibly a variation of technique.

I do think that it is something needing a bit of attention.
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Re: Are there enough Toilets in Kruger?

Unread postby Tweedle » Wed Feb 11, 2009 12:33 pm

In answer to the question: No, there are not enough toilets in KNP. :cry:

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Re: Are there enough Toilets in Kruger?

Unread postby ndloti » Tue Apr 28, 2009 3:36 pm

Defenitely not enough , look at various look out points where visitors are allowed to alight from their vehicles , especially those fairly far from toilet facilities such as Nkumbe (human defacation seemed to be the order of the day to the southern side of the parking area when I last was there 6 weeks ago) , Bobbejaankrantz (plenty evidence of toilet paper in many places) , the same at certain hides as well .
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Re: Are there enough Toilets in Kruger?

Unread postby francoisd » Tue Apr 28, 2009 4:10 pm

ndloti wrote:Defenitely not enough , look at various look out points where visitors are allowed to alight from their vehicles , ....the same at certain hides as well .

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Toilet facilities betw Pafuri & Punda Maria

Unread postby cherylpincus » Sun Apr 15, 2012 8:59 pm

Hi.
Can anyone tell me if there are toilet facilities anywhere along the H1-8 from Pafuri to Punda Maria. I have looked at the map book and there don't seem to be any and it it quite a long drive.

We will be there in 2 weeks and I am trying to plan the trips.

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Re: Toilet facilities betw Pafuri & Punda Maria

Unread postby Stoffel » Sun Apr 15, 2012 10:10 pm

There are no toilet facilities between Punda and Pafuri. And I agree, it is a long road without such facilities. Personally I reckon that there should be more toilet/picnic facilities in the park (especially as I get older now and feel the need for much more such facilities).
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Re: Toilet facilities betw Pafuri & Punda Maria

Unread postby Dabchick » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:01 am

The wild far north is not for the "weak-bladdered"... or should I say weak-bladdered AND faint-hearted :twisted: :twisted: :twisted: :tongue:


Okay, jokes aside.

Taking the shortest route from Punda to Pafuri, puts you at Pafuri Picnic spot about 2 hours later (unless you meet some stubborn ellies on the way)... We've find that delaying the early morning coffee until one gets to Pafuri picnic spot helps with full bladder problems. The picnic spot is also nice and central for exploring the Pafuri area.. Just make sure you stop there last thing before heading back to Punda.

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Re: Toilet facilities betw Pafuri & Punda Maria

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Apr 16, 2012 7:09 am

oh dear, the Kruger curse :shock:

pit stops

I also try to curb my morning drinking.. as opposed to my evening drinking. :wink:

Suddenly the wicked step mother from Snow White came to mind, but with a twist:

Bladder, bladder on the wall
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Re: Toilet facilities betw Pafuri & Punda Maria

Unread postby cherylpincus » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:46 am

Thanks all. It looks like I will have to really have to plan this far north trip well. :D

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Re: Toilet facilities betw Pafuri & Punda Maria

Unread postby Scipio » Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:59 am

There is a really nice Clusterleave about 4 k's south of Baobab hill. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Toilet facilities betw Pafuri & Punda Maria

Unread postby cherylpincus » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:08 am

Thanks Scipio :thumbs_up: :tongue:
I am one of those people where my body goes into shutdown if there is no loo!!!!

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Re: Toilet facilities betw Pafuri & Punda Maria

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Apr 16, 2012 9:11 am

If you are near Crooks Cnr and need the loo, you can also use the one at the border post about 3km from there.
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