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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby Shikaari » Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:44 am

Yahya, sorry that nobody has as yet responded to your query,i am sure if you check directly with the camp you will get your answer.

COTTAGE FU4V : i have just booked this unit and need to know has anybody stayed in this unit recently,my questions are as follows

1. What is the unit number

2. where in the camp is it situated

3. what is the unit like,in terms of space etc.

4. has any mite got personal photos of the unit.

any other information on the unit will be highly appreciated.

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby Shikaari » Sat Jun 01, 2013 11:52 am

Matthys,Leanawel, thanks for the info, seen the photos,its look great.Looking forward to a memorable stay.

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby Rooikat » Mon Jun 24, 2013 5:15 pm

Thank you for clearing that up, Stephen. (Especially as I seem to have the wrong code FU5, instead of FQ5, but you knew what I meant)! :)
KRUGER TRIP 2013

24/11 - 27/11 Lower Sabie
28/11 - 1/12 Olifants
2/12 - 5/12 Skukuza
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9/12 - 11/12 Pretoriuskop
12/12 - 18/12 Satara
19/12 - 22/12 Berg-en-Dal

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby Stephens.L » Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:02 am

Guests travelling to Lower Sabie today are informed about the temporary closure of filling station at the camp. Guests are advised to use the filling stations at the nearest camps like Crocodile Bridge and Skukuza.
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby kite » Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:28 am

Notice a few days in advance, if possible, would be more helpful, and reach more visitors, as there is little reception once on the road!

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby Stephens.L » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:27 am

kite wrote:Notice a few days in advance, if possible, would be more helpful, and reach more visitors, as there is little reception once on the road!


Thanks Kite

We would try that. Please note that not everything give us a warning in advance. There are things that are beyond our control.
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby tent dweller » Fri Sep 06, 2013 7:41 pm

We will be spending 2 nights in Lower Sabie- one night happens to be New Years eve (31 December), does anybody know if it is a night filled with noise and partying :dance: :dance: or is it just like a "normal" night in the Kruger? :pray: :pray: :pray:
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TAMBOTI 22 - 24 December 2015
OLIFANTS 25 - 27 December 2015 (with a view)
LETABA 28 - 31 December 2015
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby Rooikat » Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:53 pm

We have spent one New Year's Eve in Kruger....years ago....camping at Satara.
There was a special (later than normal) night drive - great with distant lightning and a leopard sighting amongst others.
Back at our tent we could hear the staff having a good party until way past midnight (drums and singing).
The family that camped next to us had allowed their high school children to consume alcohol. It resulted in our morning alarm being a young lady spewing very close to our tent.
So, it was a mixed bag for us.
KRUGER TRIP 2013

24/11 - 27/11 Lower Sabie
28/11 - 1/12 Olifants
2/12 - 5/12 Skukuza
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9/12 - 11/12 Pretoriuskop
12/12 - 18/12 Satara
19/12 - 22/12 Berg-en-Dal

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby Marge » Sat Oct 12, 2013 11:38 am

Sadly we also noticed that there appears to be no maintenance done unless a person reports them.

We were in a FA6 unit in Berg en Dal and had 6 things wrong. Admittedly these were attended to immediately, but one should not have to go to reception with any complaints.

As you mentioned these units do not come cheap!

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby MATTHYS » Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:34 pm

I will ask, Tent Dweller. Might not get a reply before Monday though.
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby tent dweller » Fri Nov 08, 2013 7:30 pm

Matthys, thank you, I am also going to send another email requesting a unit on the end :roll: :pray:
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TAMBOTI 22 - 24 December 2015
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby MATTHYS » Fri Nov 08, 2013 7:35 pm

I am sure you will have a wonderful time in LS, even being 'in the middle' :D but do hope you get a corner/end unit, Tent Dweller :thumbs_up:
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread postby tent dweller » Sat Nov 09, 2013 4:31 am

kite, thank you for explaining, the map and the staff seem to have conflicting info, thanks again for clearing the matter up :D


We just cancelled our Lower Sabie booking and my hubby is treating us to a bungalow in Berg en Dal instead :D :D
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TAMBOTI 22 - 24 December 2015
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Lower Sabie Safarintents - non river view ( LST2 )

Unread postby Nimrod » Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:40 pm

Hi.

I managed to book 2 x safari tents for three nights next yea from 2 -5 june 2014. The river views arent available anymore. I believe the river views are the best. Has any one stayed in the non river views? Are they also nice?

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Re: Lower Sabie Safarintents - non river view ( LST2 )

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:03 am

Hi Nimrod,

I have stayed in a non river view tent on the perimeter. It was interesting to hear the animals pass the fence on the way for a drink at Sunset dam. There is a well worn path.

I have also looked at the tents more to the center and if there was no other accommodation available, I would not hesitate to take one.

One of the reasons why I love the tented area is because it is separate from the main camp. There is much more of a sense of isolation. There is also a lovely little boardwalk between the tented area and the main buildings. This is a path that is alive with birds. It also offers lovely opportunities to walk close to the river.

The trees in this area attract a multitude of birds, so no matter where you are, there is always something to enjoy.

Would I take the opportunity :hmz: In a heartbeat :thumbs_up:
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