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S29 Mlondozi Loop

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Unread postby Muhammad » Tue Aug 15, 2006 7:20 pm

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pardus wrote:Mlondozi - view to the northern side.

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Unread postby MarkWildDog » Fri Dec 22, 2006 11:02 pm

This road has a plains vegetation, it has been our ace up our sleeve on our last trip. We were the only people travelling the road one morning and saw Duke, 3 Cheetah & a Black Rhino on it, this really is a hidden gem for early morning drives.

How has your luck been on this road?

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Unread postby bert » Sat Dec 23, 2006 11:13 am

One of my favourite roads.
Seen there:
Elephant
White rhino

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Unread postby acekam » Sat Dec 23, 2006 5:05 pm

The view from Mlondozi picnic spot alone makes this route worthwhile. One morning at the junction of the S29 and the H10, we had a lioness feeding on a zebra carcass on our left and 3 cheetah just finished an unsuccessful wildebeest chase on our right. After that excitement had died down, we made our way to the picnic spot, where there was an elephant literally in the parking lot and 3 white rhino down at the dam. Since then, this loop has become an essential part of our itinerary, but never again with anything approaching the same degree of luck. Those 3 cheetah seem to be spotted frequently on this road.
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Unread postby Stoffel » Sat Dec 23, 2006 9:57 pm

I have done this road only twice. Personal experience on this road is not good at all.
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Unread postby bert » Sun Dec 24, 2006 10:45 am

Seen ellies very often near mlondozi.
This tried to block the road at sunset
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Unread postby seapit1 » Sun Dec 24, 2006 11:34 am

Hi where is this road is it in the north or south :?:
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Unread postby Freda » Sun Dec 24, 2006 1:35 pm

seapit1 wrote:Hi where is this road is it in the north or south :?:

Not far from Lower Sabie :)

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Unread postby Donny » Sat Feb 23, 2008 9:44 pm

Just like to know whats u guys take on the S29.Was there in Jan08.Stayed @ L/Sabie & went out when gates opened @ 4:30.New road for me but nothing to be seen.

Will be back in April & hoping to give it 2nd try.
Any advice / experiences ?

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Unread postby henche » Sun Feb 24, 2008 9:04 am

Hi Donny

Have travelled the S29 on many occassions and usually one does not see much game. However, the grass is quite short and there are few trees ( after numerous fires in the recent past ) so one often sees elephant, Rhino and buffalo.

The main reason for using this road is to visit the superb Mlondozi dam.

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Unread postby Donny » Sun Feb 24, 2008 4:17 pm

Thanks for the reply Henche.

Yes,given the open spaces one would think that perhaps cheetah would favour such an environment but no game were to be seen.However I would have to agree that Mlondozi dam is special.

Impala, waterbuck, fish eagles, crocodiles , egyptian geese and other birds were to be seen.

Just like to know if the cats are seen on this road & how often.

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Unread postby Foxy » Sun Feb 24, 2008 8:40 pm

We have encountered cheetah on the road up to the picnic site and then on S29 itself, seen lion, rhino, ellies, zebbies, ostrich's, various buck and birds.

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Unread postby BunnyHugger » Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:45 am

Hi Donny.

My most specil sighting on that particular road was a mom and baby white Rhino just after the "elbow" heading back towards LS.

I have seen lions just outside Mlondozi and a lone ellie bull just after we truned onto the S29.
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Unread postby G@mespotter » Mon Feb 25, 2008 8:50 am

Gonna check it out in July and Dec, will let you know :wink:
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Unread postby Donny » Thu Mar 13, 2008 4:51 pm

Guys, thanks for your replies.Have been out for a while and doing some catching up.

Some great sightings from Foxy,Bunnyhugger, Henche.

:clap: :roll: -Gamespotter, will wait for ur comments.

Thanks again..


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