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Punda Maria Rest Camp

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby Hippotragus » Thu Jan 08, 2015 2:42 pm

Yes, linray, I love Punda Maria too. We don't camp but I have rather envied the campers being so close to the waterhole. We pop down from our room in the evening after supper, just to have a look and see what is going on.
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby StuartGroom » Mon Jan 19, 2015 8:01 pm

Evening. Can someone please assist me, it has been 20+years since I was in the north of the park. I see Pafuri camp is privatised. Being based at Punda, are the roads up to Crooks Corner etc still accessible?

Thanks in anticipation.

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Jan 19, 2015 8:16 pm

Hi, and welcome to the forums!

StuartGroom wrote:Being based at Punda, are the roads up to Crooks Corner etc still accessible?

Thanks in anticipation.

Yes, they are, and in good condition. All repair work after the floods are completed. Of course, there could be more heavy rains now that it is summer, but let us cross all fingers and toes, no damage again.
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby StuartGroom » Mon Jan 19, 2015 8:48 pm

Thank you for the prompt response!!

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby K-4S » Tue Jan 20, 2015 3:13 pm

Could anyone tell me what Russell Cottage is? on the online booking platform it doesn't appear but then on the 2015/2016 PDF for tariffs it shows there is a unit called Russell cottage in Punda Maria that sleeps 4 people.

Many thanks. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby Hippotragus » Tue Jan 20, 2015 3:47 pm

K-4S. I have no idea about the Russell Cottage but I did see some work on what I thought was a staff cottage - up the hill near the gate to the camp. They seemed to be painting etc.

Perhaps you should phone the camp and ask - the receptionists there are very friendly and helpful and I'm sure they will have an answer for you.
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Tue Jan 20, 2015 5:29 pm

I will try and find out for you K-4S.
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby K-4S » Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:05 pm

Thanks Elsa! :thumbs_up:
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New Cottage at Punda

Unread postby jilj » Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:16 am

Does anybody know when the new cottage up on the hill above the entrance to Punda will be ready? Longing to stay there.

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:54 am

Let me see if I can get some more info from the SANParks PR again jilj. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby Lesley Nyawo » Mon Jun 29, 2015 4:07 pm

Dear Valued Guests

The Russell Cottage is still under construction and we can not give a date as to when construction will be completed at this stage.
We will send out information on our social media and our website informing you of the availability of the cottage, please bear with us during this process.

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Tel: 013 735 4358
Email: lesley.nyawo@sanparks.org..

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Jun 29, 2015 5:35 pm

Thanks for the Feedback Lesley! :thumbs_up:
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