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Mafunyane Overland 4x4 Trail ?

Unread postby ndloti » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:21 pm

I heard a talk on RSG radio about 3 weeks ago where a proposed new (vehicle) overland trail was discussed by a member of the HR's - it is called the Mafunyane trail which will operate in the area that was this famous elephants home range .

Any official news from SanParks on this ?
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Re: Mafunyane Overland 4x4 Trail ?

Unread postby Stephens.L » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:05 am

HI, Ndloti

It is indeed true that we are planning to open the Mafunyane Trail by 1 April 2014. We are currently in the final stage of this project and will only have a brochure about this trail early next year.
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Re: Mafunyane Overland 4x4 Trail ?

Unread postby Leanawel » Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:31 am

WOW, this will be great - looking forward, thanks Stephens.L

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Re: Mafunyane Overland 4x4 Trail ?

Unread postby wildtuinman » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:04 am

Hi Stephens, any further news on this? Has the trail been opened?

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Re: Mafunyane Overland 4x4 Trail ?

Unread postby Leanawel » Mon Jul 21, 2014 7:55 am

Stevens

Yes, latest news? :D

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Re: Mafunyane Overland 4x4 Trail ?

Unread postby Imberbe » Thu Jul 24, 2014 2:39 pm

The trail is not yet open. Some of the facilities were used to accommodate the Nyalaland wilderness trail after its facilities were destroyed during the February floods. This prevented the launch of the trail.

The eco trail will open next year, probably in April, after the rainy season.

Visitors may however participate in another rustic experience which utilises some of the overnight facilities:

http://www.sanparksvolunteers.org/index.php/bush-camps
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Re: Mafunyane Overland 4x4 Trail ?

Unread postby Leanawel » Thu Jul 24, 2014 3:30 pm

Thanks for the update IMBERBE :thumbs_up:

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Re: Mafunyane Overland 4x4 Trail ?

Unread postby A Free Living Guide » Tue May 12, 2015 7:25 pm

I'd sure love to get involved with this trail when it finally opens (which will hopefully be sometime soon) :D

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Re: Mafunyane Overland 4x4 Trail ?

Unread postby Leanawel » Wed May 13, 2015 10:01 am

Yes indeed!
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