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Re: KNP bans liquor in its public areas

Unread postby Grantmissy » Thu Jan 23, 2014 3:32 pm

I also say well done SANPARKS :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: KNP bans liquor in its public areas

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Thu Jan 23, 2014 4:19 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: Great stuff!!
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Re: KNP bans liquor in its public areas

Unread postby ruud » Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:22 pm

Well done!!!

I say: escort those people right out of the park :rtm:

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Re: KNP bans liquor in its public areas

Unread postby ockiev » Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:03 pm

Well done SanParks. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

This action is way overdue.

Escort them out of the park and ban them for 5 years. :hmz: :hmz:

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Re: KNP bans liquor in its public areas

Unread postby manicwalker » Fri Jan 24, 2014 4:10 am

Well Done Sanparks :clap: :dance: :clap: :dance:
And a BIG Thank you to all :thumbs_up:

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Re: KNP bans liquor in its public areas

Unread postby tent dweller » Fri Jan 24, 2014 5:38 am

JeanniR wrote:We were in KNP from 23 - 27 December. Late afternoon on the 25th there were dozens of cars heading towards Orpen Gate. During this time, a car passed us with a heavily intoxicated man, hanging out of his vehicle and shouting vile comments at fellow visitors.

Also, whilst in the Orpen camp shop a man bought large amounts of alcohol and not one staff member asked him for his overnight permit. After the man left another guest asked the staff if they ask all visitors who buy liquor if they are staying overnight in the park, the staff answered yes. Even though we saw that that was not the case.

We stayed at Orpen during the 2009 festive season and it was horrible. So compared to other years, the liquor ban has certainly helped.


We were in Tamboti for 25 and 26 December 2012 (first Christmas in the park), we were walking from the pool in Orpen to the shop and then to our car on Christmas Day, we noticed 1 very,very drunk lady (maybe that is not the correct word :roll: ) trying to get out of a taxi because she needed to use the bathrooms, she eventually managed to get out of the vehicle, all her friends were also drunk and they were day visitors because they got back into the taxi, started drinking again, loud music playing and headed towards the exit. The drinking ban has worked because I am sure we would have seen loads more drunk day visitors if the ban was not been enforced especially during peak season.
PRETORIUSKOP 20 - 21 December 2015
TAMBOTI 22 - 24 December 2015
OLIFANTS 25 - 27 December 2015 (with a view)
LETABA 28 - 31 December 2015
MOPANI 01 - 03 January 2016 (with a view)

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Re: KNP bans liquor in its public areas

Unread postby hilda » Fri Jan 24, 2014 6:22 am

Great to read all the positive feedback after SANParks banned liquor in its public areas! Thank you all, and thank you SANParks! :clap: :clap:
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Re: KNP bans liquor in its public areas

Unread postby Hippotragus » Fri Jan 24, 2014 1:37 pm

Well done SANParks, SAPS and SANDF!!

Maybe the message "No alcohol, other than at your accommodation" will now be understood and respected.
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