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Re: Augrabies Night Drive

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Sat May 26, 2012 12:49 pm

Hi there Mariek,

You can book directly with AG (Augrabies Guru) or phone Augrabies on 054 452 9200 and make a booking.

If you read the sightings reports of AG on the forum you will have an idea of what they see, I would recommend a drive with AG as they see things we might not.

Have a great stay

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Re: Augrabies Night Drive

Unread postby mariek » Sat May 26, 2012 6:35 pm

Thanks KG. I have sent AG a PM just now :)

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Re: Augrabies: Activities

Unread postby Augrabies Guru » Thu Nov 08, 2012 10:58 am

As some of you might know there are two trails in the Park: The Dassie Trail and the longer one the Klipspringer trail. Recently much work has been done by the Conservation Department to brought in two other trails, which will give visitors to the Park a choice between them, or do all of them :) .
The Ebony trail, name derive because of the many Ebony trees and the name was also given by Nardus du Plessis(Section Ranger).
This trail have the benefit that it do not matter what time of the day you do it as it is a shady trail, and for those who have experience Augrabies in the summer months know how it felt here.
Also good for birders and if you like plants another bonus to try and identified these species,or just to enjoy it!
The other trail is the Gorge trail.
The Ebony Trail will perhaps be open at the end of the month.
A few pics of the Ebony trail:
Final 10 10 2012(2)r by closed4, on Flickr
DSC01187 by closed4, on Flickr
DSC01261 by closed4, on Flickr

If you get tired why not take a rest:
DSC01260 by closed4, on Flickr

Some of the veld flowers you can see: Nidorella resedifolia(annual)
DSC01258 by closed4, on Flickr

Map of the Gorge Trail:
SONY DSC by closed4, on Flickr

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Re: Augrabies: Activities

Unread postby picnic » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:07 am

:D Nice in the shade for the summer months. Thanks for posting AG. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Augrabies: Activities

Unread postby Guinea Pig » Thu Nov 08, 2012 11:18 am

8) Great news for our visit then.
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Re: Augrabies: Activities

Unread postby saraf » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:25 pm

Oh I do like the idea of the Shady trail, just perfect for my Northern European constitution :D
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