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Sitzas farm stall - Mata Mata

Unread post by keith@kichaka.co.za » Sun Oct 30, 2016 6:37 pm

Can one still cross the border from Mata Mata to Sitzas to purchase provisions without a passport?
Can anyone offer experience of doing this recently and is it still well priced? Or is Upington still the best bet for meat? Thank you

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Re: Sitzas farm stall - Mata Mata

Unread post by kite » Wed Nov 02, 2016 11:44 pm

I read, I think it was in a travel report, that someone was not allowed to go into Namibia.
Maybe it's easier for SA passport holders?
But I have also read that the stall can be closed or out of stock!
Upington or somewhere along the way is a good option but it would be nice to restock in the park.
The camp shops apparently do sell meat from Upington, but I guess if Kruger shops can have supply difficulties, ...............
Then in an even more remote area, I wouldn't want to rely only on them.

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Re: Sitzas farm stall - Mata Mata

Unread post by keith@kichaka.co.za » Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:22 am

Thanks Kite
I certainly would not rely on them for major supplies but just the odd specialty purchase. Let's see if anyone has first hand experience in the last while :wink: .
Good to support local if one can....Have a great day...

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Re: Sitzas farm stall - Mata Mata

Unread post by kite » Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:01 am

Any updates over last 3 months?

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Re: Sitzas farm stall - Mata Mata

Unread post by Afriphile » Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:00 am

Hi Kite,

We walked over to the farm stall in Namibia,from Mata Mata last December.
It didn't really have much in stock,but we bought a jar of balsamic salad dressing just because we had made the effort!!!
You just need to ask permission from the SA border guys and ,importantly,from the Namibian border guys.
No passports asked for.
If you still want to go check the opening hours.
Afriphile.

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Re: Sitzas farm stall - Mata Mata

Unread post by kite » Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:38 pm

Thanks Afrifile,
That was disappointing for you!
I wonder if anyone has been across the border to the farmstall more recently?


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