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Re: Accommodation at Mopani

Unread postby Crested Val » Sat Aug 18, 2012 10:47 am

Hello Jasmine welcome to the forums. :thumbs_up:

As Elsa said, the photo looks like they should be fine, if the people using them are not too big.

Another option may be to book a BD4 unit (subject to aavailability).
We have stayed in those several times, and they have a bedroom with 2 single beds and another small one with the
two bunks, which are definitely big enough for a more substantial adult. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Accommodation at Mopani

Unread postby agincourt jasmine » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:05 pm

We stayed in the cottages with the bunk beds on our last visit and found them very claustrophobic.
We are not youngsters (6o's and 70's) and feel now that we need a bit of comfort.
As we are from UK we are limited with what we can bring as extras.

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Re: Accommodation at Mopani

Unread postby Crested Val » Sat Aug 18, 2012 8:12 pm

We may see you then, as we will be on our "Winter Migration" from UK to SA then - Nov to March, and we stay in Phalaborwa, going into the park most days as day visitors..........we are often in Mopani, for breakfast, brunch, lunch, or afternoon tea.. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread postby alf » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:15 pm

What a great sunset we had tonight at mopani. Saw the fish eagle eat his supper accros the dam. Then this wind started. Had to put the fire out in a hurry. Now a huge storm approaching.
Made my booking for Desember 2014!! Whoohoo

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread postby Highbury » Mon Dec 10, 2012 11:50 am

Anyone got any comments or reports on how the waterpoint closures have affected game-viewing in the Mopani area ?

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A French little Tree in Mopani Camp

Unread postby Grantmissy » Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:58 am

In Mopani Camp there is a tree/shrub named in honor of what I deduct from the name, a French person. It is prominently marked but I cannot remember the name of the person and no further information is provided. Does anyone perhaps know what the history is behind this shrub/tree and the naming of this specific specimen? I always look at it but with no clue what the story behind it is.
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Re: A French little Tree in Mopani Camp

Unread postby Philip1 » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:49 am

:) Hi Grantmissy, i am sure if you contact Garth Holt (Mopani Camp Manager), he will be able to assist you.
I am not sure of a E-mail address, but this is the Telephone number: 013-7356535/6. He will be back at the Camp tomorrow. Hope this helps.
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Re: A French little Tree in Mopani Camp

Unread postby Grantmissy » Wed Feb 27, 2013 11:03 am

Hi and thank you Philip :thumbs_up:
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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread postby roaneric » Wed Feb 27, 2013 9:11 pm

Hi all :yaya:

We've booked a FB4 bungalow in July and would like to know if anyone can tell me if the veranda's/kitchens of all the units are facing the road or the bush. Can anyone recommend one that is a bit private?
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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread postby ruthp » Thu Feb 28, 2013 5:25 pm

roaneric - from what I remember of my walks around the camp over last year's easter week end - none of the kitchens / braai areas face the road - all face the bush

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread postby roaneric » Thu Feb 28, 2013 6:21 pm

Hi ruthp

Thanks. I can't wait for July :dance:
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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread postby leopard7 » Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:13 pm

Roaneric: We stayed last Oktober in Mopani, had also FB4 and our Cottage (No. 83) was at the end of a cul-de-sac. The kitchen looked out on the parking aerea, but quite private as there was only the last Cottage to your right. Ursula

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread postby roaneric » Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:13 pm

Thanks Ursula,
Can your remember if any of those are looking out on the bush?
And do you maybe have some pictures for us? Thanks so much
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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread postby kellyee21 » Mon Apr 01, 2013 8:49 am

Hello,

We have a BD4 unit reserved for the end of April. All the recommended units seem to be for the units with a view, which are now a separate type and not available. Are there any recommendations for a BD4 ? Are any more private than others ? Thanks !

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread postby Elsa » Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:21 pm

Hi Kellylee,
I have never stayed in any of the BD4's personally,
always have been lucky enough to get the perimeter ones, # 49 & 51! :D

One of the things I like about Mopani is the fact that most of the bungalows are lovely and private as they have retained the natural bush between them all, so difficult to say which is better.
Have you had a look at the ones in This Topic
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