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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby Boorgatspook » Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:06 pm

AWB wrote:Like in permanently closed? What are the reasons?

The launch of the two Adventure Trails will also see the existing Nonokani 4 x 4 Adventure Trail which runs through the wilderness areas of Phalaborwa section up to the Olifants River being permanently closed. “We experienced a number of visitor related problems in the past that affected the experience of tourists who took part in the Nonokani 4 x 4 Adventure Trail and that is the reason we are closing it now;” said Mr Ben van Eeden, the Regional Manager of Nxanatseni Region.

Furthermore the trail will be closed as of from the afternoon, 31 Oct 2009.

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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby Rooies » Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:42 pm

What a shame, what a loss :evil: . To think that the actions of a few flippen hooligans have ruined this :evil: :sniper: . What about the other trails? Are they also going to be closed?
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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby ndloti » Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:00 pm

Too many cowboys from the nearby town , like the ones I hear take over at Tsendze some weekends ?
I heard them there when I stayed there in 2007 , camp attendant was mumbling about it ...
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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby forestgump » Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:17 pm

a pity it is closing, was great to be out there without seeing other vehicles.
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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby Rooies » Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:17 pm

Unfortunately the damage has been done, but what the authorities should have done, and that is just a suggestion, is to allow only 4X4 owners on the trail, who are members of an accredited 4X4 club and who are in possession of a letter recommendation from the club.
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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby Elsa » Thu Oct 29, 2009 5:19 pm

Unfortunately it won't help with the chancers who just illegally go down the route thinking their standard cars will be good enough! :evil:
But I agree, what a great pity it is spoilt for the genuine 4 x 4 visitors.
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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby Stark » Thu Oct 29, 2009 5:36 pm

:evil: Fooligans. :evil:
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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby Herman1170 » Fri Nov 13, 2009 11:26 am

Wha about the Northern Plains 4x4 trail? - also closed?
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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby Boorgatspook » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:07 pm

I see that its noted on the website that the Northern Plains Trail is *Currently Closed*

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Re: Nonokani 4x4 trail

Unread postby ndloti » Fri Nov 13, 2009 12:27 pm

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Here you could enjoy this most beautiful view , the Xanatseni South regional manager informed me that the reason for closing it was that there was at times a visual impact of 4x4 trailists for the Olifants back pack trailists walking on the opposite river bank .
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