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Kruger National Park heavy rains update

Date: 2014-03-14

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An update on the heavy rains in the Kruger National Park as on 14 March 2014 at 14:00.

Latest update

  • The closure of the S52, S56, S63 and S64 to Thulamela roads in the Nxanatseni Region.
  • The Nxanatseni Region is currently experiencing heavy rain.

As a safety precaution it has been decided to close the following facilities:

  • Talamati Bush camp (closed until Monday, 17 March 2014)
  • Biyamiti Bush Camp (closed until Monday, 17 March 2014)
  • Wolhuter Trails Camp (closed until Monday, 24 March 2014)
  • Boesman Trails Camp (closed until Monday, 24 March 2014)
  • Olifants Trail Camp (closed until Monday, 24 March 2014)
  • Nyalaland Fly Camp (closed until Monday, 24 March 2014) 
  • Balule Satellite Camp (closed until Monday, 17 March 2014)
  • Sirheni Bush Camp (closed until Monday, 17 March 2014)
  • Bateleur Bush Camp (closed until Monday, 17 March 2014)
  • Shimuwini Bush Camp (closed until Monday, 17 March 2014)

Bird Hides

  • Sable Hide is open.

Roads and Bridges

  • Gravel roads in the Marula Region still closed, with the exception of the roads listed below.

The following gravel roads have been reopened:

  • S7
  • S10
  • S42
  • S8
  • H2-2 (Afsaal - Pretoriuskop)
  • S11
  • S28
  • S107
  • S130
  • S137
  • S39
  • S36 (from H7 - S145)
  • S126
  • S106
  • S89
  • S90
  • S41
  • S100
  • S40
  • S12
  • S127

The following roads are closed in the Nxanatseni Region:

  • S52
  • S56
  • S63
  • S64 to Thulamela

Gates/Ports of entry:

  • Crocodile Bridge Gate is open.

Picnic Spots:

  • Tshokwane Picnic Site is open.
  • Pafuri Picnic Spot is closed.

Please Note:

All main camps are not affected the park is still accessible. For more information call the central reservation on 012 428 9111 or the Emergency number 013 735 4029.

For media enquiries:
Reynold Thakhuli
Acting Head of Communications, SANParks
Tel: 012 426 5203; Cell: 073 373 4999 

 

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