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Skukuza family units

Unread postby Ollie » Thu Jan 04, 2007 4:29 am

We are due to stay at the Skukuza family units in July. I can't find them marked on the Skukuza camp map. Does any one know where they are located in the Skukuza camp?

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Unread postby bucky » Thu Jan 04, 2007 9:43 am

Between the camp sites , swimming pool and the selati train resturant .
They are very nice units with a indoor lounge and large patio , Its just a pity they cant move them to Satara :lol:

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Unread postby MaroelaMan » Fri Feb 23, 2007 8:19 am

We stayed at Waterkant 1 a couple of years ago.
As far as I can remember the whole building is a horseshoe shape and split in two, with 2 bedrooms on the right(when facing the river), and 2 bedrooms and the lounge on the left.
The one bedroom is connected to the lounge, but does not lead onto the lounge at all.
All the bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, and yes they are big enough to have a camping cot in there, as well as in the lounge.

IMHO this is one of the best guest houses in Kruger, because of its layout, location and privacy.

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Unread postby kathy sa » Sun Feb 25, 2007 5:36 pm

Maroela Man got it right..Waterkant is one of the best places we have stayed in. It is very big and I agree with you -you can easily get a cot in the bedroom.. it is very spacious.
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skukuza - bungalows and roads

Unread postby brett » Wed Apr 18, 2007 5:57 pm

I'm due to go to Skukuza next weekend as part of honeymoon.
Staying in one of the new luxury riverside bungalows for 2 nights.
Can anyone please recommend which number bungalow I should stay in.
I would like as private a bungalow as possible.
Also advise please on which are the best roads around Skukuza and lower Sabie at the moment for game viewing.
Thanks. :)

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Unread postby gwendolen » Thu Apr 19, 2007 11:12 am

Hi Brett,

We stayed at 87 which was great. Very private, but as the Doc said, all the bungalows to the west side of the restaurant are pretty private.

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Unread postby MAG » Mon Jun 04, 2007 4:44 pm

In all my years of going to Kruger, Skukuza has always been the bottom of my list.

I've always believed that the camps resident wildlife, was non-existent, excluding birds and monkeys of course.

We got back from the Kruger on the 27th May, having spent 8 nights in the park, 3 of which were in Skukuza.

Here is the pleasant surprise we received:

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Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Jun 21, 2007 6:03 am

There is only one way to find out. Go there and ask the ladies if it is. :lol:

Its not just a library. It's a museum as well!! There are some awesome stuff in there, including a man killing leopard and Harry Wolhuter's lion which he had killed with the knife also present in the same exhibition. :wink:
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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:14 am

It is really worth a visit.
It is also the best place to go in 40 degree heat. Because of preserving the books and artifacts it is lovely and cool.
WTM is right in terms of the museum being really a place of interest.

I am not sure if its still there, but there was also one of the most magnificent exhibitions of wildlife photography in the hall opposite the museum.

Then there is one of the most luxurious, comfortable leather chairs to sink into after a hot morning's viewing. I did once have a quick 10 minute catnap there.

I have never been able to spend too long in the library, due to various factors, but I think it is well worth exploring.
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Unread postby wildtuinman » Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:42 am

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New Restaurant in Kruger

Unread postby Foxy » Thu Sep 27, 2007 7:46 pm

A NEW restaurant, The Jackalberry, has been opened at the Skukuza camp in the Kruger National Park.

The restaurant can cater for up to 188 guests and also has an Amarula Lounge, which is furnished with large, comfortable leather couches. Three decks have been built around the restaurant, which can accommodate up to 120 guests who choose to eat their meals or drink cocktails outdoors. It also has an upgraded Boma and a separate braai area.

The Jackalberry is open from 07h00 to 22h00 and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. It has small buffets offering a large variety of cold and hot foods and the main serving area acts as a 'Theatre of Food' where guests can watch the food being cooked.

Willem Viviers, gm of Compass Game Park Services, who manage all the restaurants and catering requirements in the Kruger National Park, said that the plan was to upgrade all the service outlets and restaurants in the Kruger Park over the next period.


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Unread postby Shikaari » Wed May 21, 2008 12:01 pm

Hi, Bekke, the elsie clarke cottage is when you pass the train restaurant,turn left at the last row of cottages, the cottage is the first one on your right hand, facing the river.hope this info is enough for you, or i could get the actual cottage no for you.


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