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Unread postPosted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 9:09 pm 
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Which should I take?

I presume you are looking for a 6 bed?
I prefer the ones nearer to the gate, an easy walk to the waterhole hide, but not # 1 as the baboons sleep in the tree next to it :roll:
I like # 2 but that is a 1 bedroom and 2 sleeper couches in the lounge.


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I think only 2, 4 and 10 are four sleepers, I prefer #2 but any is OK :wink:
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Number 11 is the most private, we pretty much want to be by ourselves when in Kruger and I say number 11 is the most private.
And personally i think the most entertaining guide in Kruger is at Talamati and his name is Andre, the animals were scarce that night because of the wind but that was the best night drive I've been on, beating one's with great sightings.


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Please can someone give me a quick answer....I have 1 night booked at Talamati..GC6...now just saw on web that GC6D is available...what is the difference between the 2 and which is the better.....would like to change and add a night here....

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In GC6D one bedroom has a double bed, in GC6 they are all singles.


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Hi Forumities,

just a short question regarding the cottages at Talamati. Does each Cottage has got it's own Braai facility???

Talamati has got it's own reception, right???

Thanks in advance for your help.


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Correct, Pumbaa, te only funny thing is that the units face each other, not like at Biyamiti where they face the river.

Go on a night ride from T, you often see unusual animals.

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Talamati has a hide overlooking a waterhole. Serval are regularly sighted on night rides. The game seems to be a bit sparse but have also seen lion, rhino, ele, AWC, civet, & friends also saw honey badger & sable near Fairfax waterhole on the same trip as us.

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Hi Talamati Fans

Staying for four nights at Talamati in October. Do any of the chalets have a reasonable view of the dry riverbed, which chalet numbers would that be?
Has anyone been there in October before? what is the game viewing like in the area and what waterholes are worth the visit.
Who is currently managing the camp and does anyone have an e-mail address for the camp manger.
I would appreciate any input and recommendations on how to make the most of our four nights at Talamati.

Can't wait to see Kruger :dance: :lol:

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Hi Canine & welcome to the forum.
Stayed in Tal in sept 2001, and once in may.
The game is a bit sparse, but great sightings. On a night ride had rhino, lion, eles, and the highlight , a serval.
All the units face the back of the next for some reason, strung out along the fence next to the riverbed so each unit has its bit of river.
The manager while we were there has moved on, but I believe the ever smiling Patson is still there.

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mike.vs wrote:
We will be staying at Talamti for the first time and would like to know what the camp is like and if there is any good viewing spots close by


Hi, Talamati is one of the nicest bushveld camps you can ever stay at, I'm going there next week, but unfortunately only for 3 nights, would've loved to stay longer, there is two birdhides, one has got spotlights and the other not, and you can expect to see many ellies having a drink at the borehole that is situated just outside the perimeter fence.

It will be now my 8th time I'm visiting this camp and it will be great to hear your responses on your return! :D


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Just came back from a 5 night stay at Talamati and it was great.
We had a male lion that was hanging around the camp for 3 of the nights and we often heard him roar.
We also sighted him often from both hides during the day and night.
It was a great experience to see how other animals react when the lion appeared out of the bush to come for a drink at the waterhole.
Even a herd of elephants decided to leave when he arrived.

We also had a wonderful sighting of a cheetah close to Fairfield waterhole and a black rhino just after that!
we also saw a honey badger on 2 occasions.

The camp itself was well kept and i will definitely visit again. :D


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Talamati is situated South-East from Orpen Camp on the S145

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Its on the S36...between Orpen and Satara...very nice camp, stayed there in July...love the waterhole right outside the fence and the hide...had our braai that night with an elephant feeding just on the other side of the fence next to our bungalow...closest I have ever been to one...it did not seem like our fire was at all bothering him..

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Home after a superb trip to the Kruger in early August.
Were lucky to see so many interesting things and had two nights at Tal.
We also saw honey badgers, sable, rhino and elephants there but most amazing for me was seeing three wild dogs run down to the Fairfield waterhole to scatter a herd of sable and try to take a young one.
Absolutely fascinating to see the defense behaviour of these beautiful antelope; strangely a large group of wildebeest ran off at the dogs arrival to come back after about ten minutes in a wide phalanx and chase the dogs off; took a while but was successfully achieved.
My first sighting of dogs -sixth visit to Kruger in ten years. I was elated!


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