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Re: Bobbejaankrans

Unread postby big5spotter » Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:56 pm

We saw 3 male lions kill a buff within 1km from Bobbejaanskrans (video in signature)
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Re: Bobbejaankrans

Unread postby Roger the Dodger » Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:37 pm

A short while ago, my wife and I were sipping coffee early in the morning at Bobbejanskrans, enjoying the view and peacefulness.

We heard another car arrive and a loud ladies voice said - " careful they will bite you "

We turned around and there were 3 hyenas standing a couple of meters away from us. Fortunately they sniffed the air and bolted away.

What could have caused that ?

We got into our car and as we were driving back to the tar road, there was a lioness lying there.

Bobbejanskrans has wonderful memories for us, both good and exciting !
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Re: Bobbejaankrans

Unread postby Grantmissy » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:07 am

Bobbejaankrans remains one of our favourite get-out points in the Kruger. Although with great caution and always remaining close to the car :). In our personal experience the Orpen to Satara road is the best for predator sightings - for others it may be the S100 – not so sure how it works :hmz: . And Bobbejaankrans is smacked on that “predator” road network :wink: .
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Re: Bobbejaankrans

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Mar 27, 2014 1:47 pm

Elsa wrote:In early March we watched in amazement how the Timbavati roared in full flood below us from there.

:big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes: :big_eyes:

that must have been amazing.

Taken close to Bobbejaankraans.


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Re: Bobbejaankrans

Unread postby yoda » Thu Apr 17, 2014 4:13 pm

Lovely just to sit there, admire the view, and enjoy the tranquility.
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