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Re: Driving to and from Kgalagadi:

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:46 pm

Have a safe trip and wonderful visit to KTP :D

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Re: Driving to and from Kgalagadi:

Unread postby Jabulani » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:30 pm

Hello from Germany,

its only a few days left until my second KTP trip for this year and I need some help.

Starting in Cape Town we prefer the N7 and then change to R27, read about the S&G on that route, will be not so bad I guess.

More interesting for us, anyone just used the R31 from the park to Kuruman, AA says its in a bad condition, does anyone have actual informations about the actual road conditions?

Hope to see some of you next week in Kgalagadi.

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Re: Driving to and from Kgalagadi:

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:18 am

@ Jabulani

If the R 31 you refer to in your posting is the VanZyls Rus road then I would not suggest using that road...too many guests complaining about the road. The time you would drive through Upington to KTP would be just as long as the mentioned route.

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Re: Driving to and from Kgalagadi:

Unread postby shane » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:23 am

thanks for all the advice guys.

It is true that the 16th is a Sunday and then a Public holiday on 17th December so I will stick with the Calvinia / Keimoes route. We will leave an hour earlier than expected - as we have to get from Cape Town to Kielie Krankie on the 16th.

See you guys in the park - driving a hired car (white ix35 Hyundai).

Will try and update this thread from Twee Rivieren for anyone leaving after the 16th December.
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