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Mapungubwe: Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

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Unread postby Johann » Mon Feb 04, 2008 5:58 pm

JoelR wrote:Hello BushMaster. Yes, there is electricity in the Tented camp. I don't no the exact set-up of the powerpoints, but there's at least the lights, the fan and the fridge that need power. :wink:


And the kettle and the microwave etc. No need to worry about electricity. There's a spare plug in the linen "closet" in the bedroom. Charged my camera, laptop & portable harddrive without hassles.
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Unread postby Jakkalsbessie » Fri Feb 08, 2008 7:38 am

Johann wrote:
JoelR wrote:Hello BushMaster. Yes, there is electricity in the Tented camp. I don't no the exact set-up of the powerpoints, but there's at least the lights, the fan and the fridge that need power. :wink:


And the kettle and the microwave etc. No need to worry about electricity. There's a spare plug in the linen "closet" in the bedroom. Charged my camera, laptop & portable harddrive without hassles.

As Johann said there's quite a number of plugs in the kitchen and the one in the closet (in the bedroom part) and then there is also 2 plugs behind the bed next to the closet... so no need to worry about having enough plugs :wink:

Have a GREAT time! I came back from there on Wednesday and the park is really green and lush!
Very hot so please take enough water/drink (and beers) with.
Also 1000's of flies and mozzies so take enough tabard/Peaceful sleep, maybe even tabard/citronella candles if you can!

As i said it is very lush so be prepared for some 'difficult' roads... the grass are VERY high at places, specially the river loop at LFTC :x

We were very lucky with seeing rhino (eastern side) and 2 leopards on the Den staat road :dance:

:evil: unfortunately the Treetop walk was closed (1 of our main reasons for going) so that was really a big disappointment :cry:

Have a great trip :mrgreen:
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Re: Mapungubwe: Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread postby Jakkalsbessie » Tue Jan 27, 2009 3:48 pm

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Lapa in front of the tent

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Bathroom:

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Bedroom:

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Well equipped kitchen:

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Re: Leokwe cottages

Unread postby giraffee » Mon Nov 07, 2011 8:59 am

Hi Arks. I can give you info on LFTC.
What are your preferences and dislikes? Summer or winter? We’ve stayed in most of the tents.
For instance No8 is most private, but. No1 have the best birdsongs in the morning, but. No 2 have the best shade in summer, but and so forth. Most of them have very small buts :lol: depending on your requirements.
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Re: Leokwe cottages

Unread postby giraffee » Mon Nov 07, 2011 3:10 pm

You forgot the but :D All eight tents are private and the most luxurious, well equipped (and biggest) of all of the Sanpark tents I’ve stayed in. Could be because less people visit. 8 is furthest away but you’ll have to drive to the swimming pool (after dark). The camp is not predator fenced and lion & hyena can be heard. A lion even took a siesta under tent no 6 a couple of years ago. It’s confirmed somewhere here on the forum. Also 8 had a bit of an ant problem a while back. The ants allowed us only one night’s stay in no 8. :lol: No 2 have the best shade in the joint but is right next to the pool and the pool becomes the day visitor’s area :? over weekends.

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mapungubwe visit

Unread postby arks » Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:32 pm

I've just booked a visit to Mapungubwe in April and would like some advice on which units are best for view and privacy. I have booked 3 nights in the Limpopo Forest camp and 2 nights in a CO2/4P cottage at Leokwe. Any advice on what would be the best for privacy and view will be much appreciated!

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Unread postby Imberbe » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:53 pm

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The tents with the higher numbers have a better view than those with lower numbers, which are in thick bush.
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Unread postby arks » Mon Jan 16, 2012 11:05 pm

Thanks, Imberbe, but since there are no camp maps, I have no idea how many tents there are ... can you enlighten me, please?
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Unread postby Imberbe » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:55 am

There are eight tents if memory serves. (Stayed there three years ago.) And if I remember correctly 7 has about the best view. It is open in front of the tent which makes it possible to see animals moving past. There is an area which at times may hold some water.

We stayed in 1 and though it is not bad, there is a thick bush section in front of those. The middle tents are near the small pool.
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Mapungubwe - Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread postby HermanPienaar » Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:18 pm

Which tent can be recomended at Limpopo Forest Tented camp? and is there braai wood available in the park or do one need to take some in from outside the park?
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Re: Mapungubwe - Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread postby Bushbarmy » Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:50 pm

Herman

All the units in the Forest Tented Camp are superb.

It is advisable to take wood, or purchase at your last stop. there are no shops close to the Park and definitely fill up with fuel as the closest will be Dongola Ranch about 30 km's away from the park toward Musina.

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Mapungubwe - Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread postby w1tw0lf » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:11 am

We stayed in nr 8 earlier this year and loved it.

Take firewood and fill up as there is no shops in the western side at all.

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Re: Mapungubwe: Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread postby Jen » Sun May 05, 2013 7:13 pm

I have booked 2 nights here in June. Any suggestions as to which tent I should request or are they all equally awesome?

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Re: Mapungubwe: Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread postby NetEk » Mon May 06, 2013 8:13 am

Not sure about the tents but when in June?
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