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Unread postby Bush Baptist » Tue May 22, 2007 8:14 pm

Freda wrote:
skywalker2251 wrote:Are pots/pans, utinsils, bowls/plates in the Biyamiti Cottages?

Anything we need to bring with us or buy on our way if we're staying at Biyamiti for 3 days?

Everything you need is there, just take your food and drinks.
Have a great trip :)


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Unread postby MLAMBANE » Sat Aug 11, 2007 12:06 am

Biyamiti and its surrounds have always been productive, and interestingly one of the few camps where i have frequently heard the rasping call of the resident leopard :mrgreen:

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Unread postby Muhammad » Thu Nov 08, 2007 7:04 pm

Muhammad wrote:is this the new spelling for Biyamiti camp?
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or maybe this is the new spelling for Biyamiti camp?
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Unread postby Elsa » Thu Nov 08, 2007 9:39 pm

Muhammad, in my book Dictionary of Kruger names, it gives it as BIYAMITI, the Tsonga word meaning "where barricades had to be erected around dwelling places" derived from ku biya - to make a barricade and miti - huts and dwellings.

Previous names and/or spellings include, Embeamede, Embeamiti, Jans River, Mbeamidi, Mbilamizi, Mbiyamiti, Pretorius, and Pretorius River, and Veldkraalspruit. :shock:

But the last previous spelling seems to be Mbyamiti. and now Biyamiti. unless its changed again which I guess with its changeable history could always a possibility. :wink: :D
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Unread postby Mgoddard » Thu Mar 13, 2008 9:16 am

This little video taken from the bird hide at Biyamiti

Biyamiti Bird Hide

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Unread postby Mgoddard » Sun Aug 03, 2008 7:20 am

junior1449 wrote:hi all. I would just like to find out if the NCO2+2 accommodation has a shower in the bathroom. In the accomodation description it says wc and bath. Now does that mean there is a shower and a bath or does it mean that there is just a bath?

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there is actually a shower inside the bath :D

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Unread postby Muhammad » Mon Aug 04, 2008 9:20 pm

Biyamiti,Cottage No.1(NGC5V)
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Unread postby Muhammad » Tue Aug 05, 2008 8:50 am

Stayed there in Jan 08.not much to see from your verendah,unless you sit near the perimeter fence.hope you enjoy your stay in this lovely peaceful camp.
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Re: Biyamiti Bushveld Camp

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Aug 20, 2008 7:58 am

p@m wrote:About 5 km along this road is a lookout point where you can get out of your car.
with a bench, magnificent view ...and monkeys :wink:
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Re: Biyamiti Bushveld Camp

Unread postby Daggaboy » Mon Sep 29, 2008 2:51 pm

We are looking at staying in a NCO2+2V, 2 adults and small (toddler) children. Is there enough space? Has anyone done it before? From the pictures on the web it appears to have a verandah and an open plan kitchen?

Any feedback will be great

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Re: Biyamiti Bushveld Camp

Unread postby Pjw » Mon Sep 29, 2008 4:00 pm

We stayed in one of those a few years ago. Our kids were early teens then. Its a bit crowded, but not too bad. We were comfotable enough therre and spent most of our "in-camp " time on the verandah. If thats whats available I would take it again,although the bigger cottages are more spacious with small kids you should be fine
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Re: Biyamiti Bushveld Camp

Unread postby restio » Mon Sep 29, 2008 5:46 pm

The NCO2+2V is basically a bedroom, bathroom and a lounge (with sleep-on couches in the lounge). The kitchen is on the verandah, along with a four-seater table.

We stayed in one with our son, CB, who was just 5 at the time, and it worked fine. Like Pjw, we spent most of our time on the verandah. Works perfectly in summer.

CB loved Biyamiti - the birds, the small mammals, being able to see ellies and bushbuck from the fence, the little hide... great place for a kid who is happy in nature. And SO and I adore it!
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Re: Biyamiti Bushveld Camp

Unread postby junior1449 » Tue Oct 07, 2008 11:14 am

Hi all.
Just want to find what kind of vehicle is used for drives at biyamiti.
Is the small 4x4?

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Re: Biyamiti Bushveld Camp

Unread postby Peter Betts » Tue Oct 07, 2008 5:20 pm

It is the smaller vehicle thank goodness and thats the only camp I go to that uses them. those big trucks atr too high.overcrowded and noisy. If you wanta big truck then stay at Letaba,Satara L Sabie etc
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Re: Biyamiti Bushveld Camp

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Dec 17, 2008 9:40 pm

here you are the lookout point

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Image right side view

Image the reception... :wink:

Image living room and kitchen
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