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Unread postby vos » Mon Mar 26, 2007 10:36 am

The old gate has been moved and installed at the new entrance and is proudly standing guard again. The temporary gates are still in front of the wooden gates but are only hanging on a thread! I am sure the camp name will still be done and hopefully it will soon have the character of the old entrance.

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Unread postby Elsa » Wed Jan 09, 2008 3:11 pm

guepard wrote:I have just booked 4 days in Feb in the Wells Guest House and and a Guest Cottage. Can any one of you friendly people tell me if they are far apart?
I know the Wells House is next to the A circle closer to the reception area. No idea where the guest cottages are.

Hi Guepard, if you have a look at the map here you might be able to get some idea of what the layout of the camp looks like, bearing in mind the entrance gate has moved, but does not affect the layout any.
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Unread postby francoisd » Wed Jan 09, 2008 3:19 pm

kev wrote:Hi.
I have booked a guest cottage in Satara for March this year. As it is my first time in Satara, could someone please advise me which block(number) has the best views. It seems to me that block G has pirimeter views.
Thanks

Hi Kev,

Block G are bungalows and our first choice when staying in Satara. The guest cottages if I remember correctly are the ones in D circle indicated as Family huts on the map. A link to the map is in Elsa's post above.

guepard when standing in the road facing Well's guest house there is a tree in the right hand corner at the wooden fence. The Scops Owl was staying there when we were in Kruger a while back
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Unread postby Pumbaa » Mon Jan 14, 2008 10:54 pm

The perimeter bungalows at Satara are at the G block.
You just need to book a bungalow with view BG2V then you will be automatically booked at the G block.
Nearly all of them are lovely.

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Unread postby Boorgatspook » Tue Jan 15, 2008 10:41 am

BG2 is in the A circle BUT it is also the code for those in the E and F circle!
and yes the perimeter bungalows is in the G Block numbered from 161 to 179, but according to my knowledge there code isn't BG2V but BD2V.
Just stayed there in December and it says so on my reservation and camp map.
Personally i like number 161 in the G Block best, because it's very close to the fence and the cam
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Unread postby Boorgatspook » Mon Jan 28, 2008 5:14 pm

Obelix wrote:Hi, does someone perhaps know where the Guest Cottages (GC6BD) are located in the camp, more specifically how close to the permimeter units in the G - block? Thanks.


Hi Obelix! I've made an enquiry for you - seems these cottages is located in Circle D and is not any near the G block. The D circle is just before the camping sites. Have a look at Satara camp map. Hope this helps :wink:

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Unread postby alf » Tue Jul 01, 2008 6:35 am

The BD2N bungalows are in block A.
They have been upgraded and are very nice.
Even has microwave in. You won't be disappointed. Also very nice barbeque facility.

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Unread postby DotDan » Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:51 am

All bungalows in in row G is great, but if you can get 170-176 as they are very close to the fence...If you want to get close to the waterhole you will have to try and get number 161, but that is right next to the restaurant and shops...

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Satara - Perimeter bungalows (G-circle)

Unread postby Quickie » Wed Nov 12, 2008 11:33 pm

We have booked a perimeter bungalow for 6 nights over Xmas. None of these are specially adapted for wheelchairs, but fortunately I can manage without being able to physically get into the bathroom. As long as I can get to my bed, I'm OK. :dance: I want to request the unit with the lowest possible step. Do any forumites know the numbers units in the G-circle that have the lowest step or no step at all onto the verandah?

Thanks a lot.

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Re: Satara - Perimeter bungalows (G-circle)

Unread postby Imberbe » Thu Nov 13, 2008 12:57 am

I would suggest that you contact Satara and ask them for the best possible option. They have very capable managers there and I am sure they will help you get the best place!

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby DotDan » Fri Jan 16, 2009 2:09 pm

There is no doubt that the G block is great as you have a view of the bushveld, but there are another little secret area that I like.

That is the newly renovated block A especially numbers 10-17 which are on the fence as well but the are just not facing the bush.
At night you can still watch the fence and we have seen Elephants and Buffs come right up to fence there.

Here is a photo of the newly renovated bungalows
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This is how close the Ellies came to the fence at those bungalows...
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby DuQues » Fri Jan 16, 2009 2:09 pm

Have a look at this page.
At the right there are photos of the bungalows and cottages.
Click on them and you get to the page of that type.
It gives you the description of the bungalow, like this:
Bungalow (BD3B)

- 3 single beds
- Aircon
- Fridge
- Hotplate
- Sink
- Utensils
- Wc and shower

Base rate number of people: 2, Max number of beds/people: 3

And includes photos, like this one (also the BD3B).

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby DotDan » Tue Mar 10, 2009 6:58 am

As far as I know the only units that have been upgraded are the BD2 units in Block A.
You will see them advertised on the availability screen as BD2N.

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread postby TheunsH » Sun Jul 19, 2009 8:06 am

Petro Rossouw wrote:Have just returned from a very enjoyable trip to Kruger. We were pleasantly surprised with the upgraded rondawels in the B Circel. The inside is much more spacious than previously, and the decor very fitting to the bush atmosphere.
Congratulations, we will definitely return very frequently.


Hi there Petro Rossouw, we also stayed in the upgraded B circle. The bungalows are great. Herewith a few pictures from the outside:

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A view from the veranda:
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