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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
Unread postPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 10:19 am 
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@Buffalofreak,

There is no such thing as a stupid question, maybe a stupid answer.

Here we go....

1. You will need all the papers you have mentioned to be able to go to Rooiputs.
2. I would suggest you try and exchange to Pula before getting to the park to avoid disappointment, unfortunately SANParks does not exchange any foreign currency, normally we would send the people to the shop but if they don’t have you might have a problem.
3. You can do your Rooiputs booking the day you enter Twee Rivieren.
4. I would be on the look-out for the two fairly large Lion males patrolling the Rooiputs camp sites, there is also a leopard which is seen frequently.
5. You will have to stock up from the Twee Rivieren shop.
6. You can enter KTP via Hotazhell but with the rains we have had I don’t know the condition of the road, I would rather take the long road through Upington and be safe.

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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Thank you. :clap: Whoo-hoo, looking forward to this trip :dance:


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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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Only a pleasure.

Make sure your camera batteries are charged, you might just have some visitors at Rooiputs.

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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KG, I hope to meet you in person when we get there in May. Are you at TR?

Question: We are staying 4 nights (3 days) at Nossob and plan to use 1 day for a trip up to Unions End. Will it be worthwhile to go to UE in terms of sightings or should we rather spend the 3 days down south or over the dune roads towards Mata Mata / TR?

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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Blackie,

If you haven’t been up to UE then I would for sure take one day to go up that way, it sure is a beautiful part of the park as well. If and when you go up north then you will have to leave as the gates open to have great sightings.

I will be here in May and it would be nice to meet up with you guys.

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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I would go to UE.

There are potentially great sightings on the way, and don't forget to sign the forum book there.

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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Go to Union End :thumbs_up:
each time I saw Meerkats and a lot of other... :hmz: like big cats.... :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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Tks for the replies. Had been to UE in 2005 but you guys (and girl) convinced me to do it again!

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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Hi there,

Can anyone tell me if one can go from TR to Rooiputs Campsite in a 4x2 Bakkie ?

I would like to stay at Rooiputs for 2 nights in March, but have no idea of the road condition ?

I have a Toyota Double Cab 4x2

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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Welcome to the forum Seyms.

If the new road is open, you should be ok ifyou can negotiate a bit of sand.

If it is not open wait a week and a bit and I will tell you first hand!

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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Seyms,

I have replied on your PM, but you will be able to make it so no worry to wait. As BB said if you know how to negotiate a bit of sand you will be 100% fine

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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:redface: I can't remember or don't know... there is a laundry at Nossob ?

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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a-m, I seem to remember that we passed it going from our bungalow 9c down to the hide :hmz:

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Laundry tubs and ironing facilities (no iron) in camping area of Twee Rivieren, Nossob and Mata-Mata.
If there is a washing machine I don't know and the one I saw was not in the camping area, but maybe it was the one the staff use.

Look here!

That's the laundry that I saw!


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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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thanks Micetta :D
is a Click Click's question...

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 Post subject: Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers
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