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Kgalagadi camp sites - are they shaded

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Kgalagadi camp sites - are they shaded

Unread postby wayneman » Wed Feb 25, 2015 9:56 pm

We are spending a week in the Kgalagadi at the end of April this year. Can't wait as its my first time there.
I'll be spending the first night at Twee Riviering, then 2 nights at Nossob, 2 nights at Mata Mata and 1 more night at Twee Riviering. We will be camping for the entire duration.
What are the camp sites like in terms of shade. Is there a lot of shade and trees to shelter us from the sun?
Is it very necessary that I invest in an awning. I was thinking of getting a few tent poles, ropes and a fly sheet???

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Re: Kgalagadi camp sites - are they shaded

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:28 pm

I think in the three "big camps", camping will be not difficult to find some shade :thumbs_up:
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Re: Kgalagadi camp sites - are they shaded

Unread postby wanderw » Thu Feb 26, 2015 7:43 am

@wayneman - All the 3 main camps have degrees of shade at their campsites. TR - also has some structures with a 'reed' ceiling for those campsites that do not have shady trees. Mata Mata and Nossob have more trees and you should be able to get a shady spot, unless you are going when the camp is very busy. A lot of the 'shade' trees are thorny trees, so take care.
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