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Re: Road to Nossob

Unread postby Naturesguy » Thu Aug 06, 2009 7:18 pm

Hi All,
Sorry for the late reply but I was in the KTP : The roads were indeed very badly corrugated. The day after we got to Urikaruus the road up to Mata Mata was graded, this helped whist we were there but I am sure that it was again corrugated soon after we left. It is disturbing to see the amount of vehicles driving around without deflating their tyres :The road from Urikaruus to Nossob across the dunes is fine but from the T junction up to Nossob is terrible. If I had false teeth they would be gone!

Anyway this was my first trip to the park and I must say that it was truly magic. Some nights minus 5 but you live with it. I took a gas heater with (the one that fits on top of a gas bottle) and this proved to be a life saver when showering at night.
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Re: Kgalagadi roads

Unread postby SOOM » Mon Aug 10, 2009 10:58 am

Mata Mata to 2 Rivieren road condition : June 2009
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Re: Kgalagadi roads

Unread postby Siwet » Mon Aug 10, 2009 11:26 am

Can somebody tell me when the road between Twee Rivieren and Kij Kij will be open again. Thanks..

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Re: Kgalagadi roads

Unread postby Dreamer » Mon Aug 10, 2009 12:10 pm

Hi Siwet,
I called the park and was told hopefully the end of August. I suppose with contractors and other external influences one does not know for 100%. It seems like a good chance though
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Re: Road to Nossob

Unread postby erfolg22 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:14 pm

So anyone knows wether You can drive the road from twee Rivieren directly to Nossob ? the last section allways was terrible to go by a normal car, think, 4 x 4 is o.k., but allways release the pressure to 1.6.
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Re: Road to Nossob

Unread postby nighthawk2 » Sun Aug 16, 2009 4:16 am

This is a rather stupid question but what is the conversion from 1.6 bar to PSI?
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Re: Road to Nossob

Unread postby onewithnature » Sun Aug 16, 2009 4:56 am

23.2 pounds per square inch is 1.6 bars

Not a stupid question, btw; is there such a thing
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Re: Road to Nossob

Unread postby Penny » Wed Aug 19, 2009 1:26 pm

We have just had a reply regarding the completion of the road works on the Nossob road from Dupel Erasmus - Tourism Manager for the KTP who reports as follows:

"The road completion is delayed with no definite date for completion, as the contractor is behind schedule."

This is a dreadful blow and will add some considerable time onto our travel times!
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Road open TR - Nossob??

Unread postby Deja vu » Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:56 am

Hi Everyone
We heard KTP calling, and could not resist a change in our holiday plans . So KTP here we come!!
In March the road was closed between TR and Nossob. Is it still closed, We will be there 24/09 - 30/09.

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Re: Road open TR - Nossob??

Unread postby Dotty » Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:00 pm

Helllo Deja vu
The links in my signature might help. I believe the road is still under construction with no fixed date for completion yet.
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Re: Road to Nossob

Unread postby Deja vu » Wed Sep 02, 2009 3:13 pm

Ok, 2 weeks to go :

Any news ????:

Is the road still close..........???

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Re: Road to Nossob

Unread postby Dreamer » Wed Sep 02, 2009 3:30 pm

Management of the park want this road opened as much as we do. They want their road back !! Tthe lastest news is they are still hoping for the end of this month : Will not be open for our arrival but maybe we will be lucky enough to exit the park from this road.
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Re: Road to Nossob

Unread postby Batsman » Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:29 pm

There's a donkey cart track from Two Rivers (Bots) to Roiputs. We used it in May.

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KTP access road via Van Zylsrus

Unread postby Tobieo » Sat Sep 05, 2009 11:56 am

We are visiting our "battery charger" (aka KTP) next week for 8 days and wondered if anyone has recently travelled via the dirt road through Van Zylsrus to Askham and then on. What is the condition of the road at the moment??

This is my preferred route, takes slightly longer but such beautifull scenery.........

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Re: KTP access road via Van Zylsrus

Unread postby Dandelion » Sun Sep 06, 2009 4:17 pm

Hi Tobieo

try phoning the SAPS at vanZylsrus or the Gemsbok Hotel at (053) 781 0238

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