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 Post subject: Bobbejaankrans
Unread postPosted: Fri Mar 31, 2006 8:05 am 
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 Post subject: Excellent sightings
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hi,

i had one of thes best Lion sightings near Bobbejaankrans, just near the benches i saw 4 lioness feeding on a buffallo and from 50 meters from there i saw people enjoying a BRAII, how stupid they are :-) with 4 Lioness in close proximity, those people got out from bus and had BRAI.

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Unread postPosted: Thu Apr 24, 2008 12:26 pm 
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Hi Rajesh and welcome to the forum right.

Please observe the health warning.

This place is addictive and neither SANPARKs nor the forumites wil accept any responsibility for any and all side eefects sufffered from such addiction.

As you read through some of the threads, you will notice that the world is full of stupid people (or maybe they just do stoopid things).

I would feel safer with the lions around munching on their dinner than I would if they were there without some dinner distraction, but I would certainly not have a braai while they are so close no matter what was on their menu.

EDIT; BTW Bobbejaankarns is quite beautiful. I have been there once, and although we never saw any animals, it is a nice view.

The jury is still deliberating about whether I will stop there en route to Balule from Tamboti in several days time.

Oh what the heck, if I am there, I may as well stop right? Right.

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KNP is sacred. I am opposed to the modernisation of Kruger and from the depths of my soul long for the Kruger of yesteryear! 1000+km on foot in KNP incl 56 wild trails.200+ nights in the wildernessndloti-indigenous name for serval.


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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
Unread postPosted: Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:57 am 
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A few pics of the "krans". This has got to be one of my favourite places in the park. :D ... Notice the fire in the distance.

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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
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Have been there dozens of times. Once I saw 2 kudu cross the entry road and another time I saw some green pigeons fly past. :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
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Bush Baptist wrote:
another time I saw some green pigeons fly past. :roll:


You sure it wasn't Kulula after a few dops BB? :twisted: :twisted:

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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
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Standing there about 22 years ago on an overcast morning I was treated to a magnificent roaring from the Phelwane bridge area , and nervous as I was retreated to the car and drove in the direction and found a magnificent male lion roaring while walking along the road , but he went towards the Timbavati riverbed after a short while .
All this time I was the only viewer .

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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
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About how far off the H7 is Bobbejaankrans? Looks like a nice spot to stretch your legs.

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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
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Its a few 100 metres from the H7 :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
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Good deal! My map makes it look like a 10km trek. :tongue:

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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
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:lol: :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
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Stark -- there are 2 loops quite close together. From Orpen, Bobbejaanskrans is the first one and is, I think sign-posted (by the normal brick/stone table setup :lol:) The road actually goes up a hill (the riverbank) and the lookout is at the top where you can get out and sit quietly on a bench and enjoy the view.

The second loop is not to far along from that and is actually a road which leads along the top of the river bank for some way (maybe a km or 2). When we were last there, the undergrowth was very thick, so there were only a couple of places where the river bed was visible.

That clearer ? (like mud :lol: )


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 Post subject: Re: Bobbejaankrans
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Crystal clear, p@m. :thumbs_up: Thank you!

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