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Namaqua National Park: Advice

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Re: Namaqualand flower season 2012: Advice needed

Unread post by Rookie » Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:12 am

Hi Andre

Welcome. Flowers are very unpredictable. We were at West Coast park yesterday and they were beautiful and I think were better than some photos I saw from 2 weeks ago, but what they will be like in 3 or 4 weeks time, who knows.

I have to say that we came along the Springbok, Kamieskroon (N7) 2 weeks ago and there were very few visible at that stage (except lots of orange ones along the road), but the people living in the region probably have a way better idea than we do.

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Re: Namaqualand flower season 2012: Advice needed

Unread post by AndreDeschodt » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:02 am

Thanks guys

Your info helps. I have spoken to some locals as well and they say that there might still be flowers at the end of September although it will be at the end of the season and not as fantastic as it is now. It is chance that you take and either win or loose...

I think it will be a great trip, regardless of if we see the flowers or not. Augrabies, Namaqualand, Fish River Canyon.

Kind regards,

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Re: Namaqualand flower season 2012: Advice needed

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Mon Aug 27, 2012 1:00 pm

Sounds like it will be Andre. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Namaqualand flower season 2012: Advice needed

Unread post by Tobieo » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:20 pm

We will be there at the same time, save me some as well :wink: . I haver never seen it
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Re: Namaqualand flower season 2012: Advice needed

Unread post by JDBpaintedwolf » Tue Aug 28, 2012 10:47 am

LOL... I have the exact same concern!!! will be there same time!

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Re: Namaqualand flower season 2012: Advice needed

Unread post by WillieV » Thu Aug 30, 2012 10:42 pm

Just back after 6 wonderful days in Namaqualand. Ask at Garies Toeristestal (Sonja) for advice where to go and I am sure u will see flowers. Many people just drive through with out asking and come back saying they saw nothing.




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Re: Namaqua with a 4x2?

Unread post by wessie » Wed Dec 05, 2012 2:13 pm

Thanks Blackie.

Just found out that a colegue of mine is going to Delwers the same time.

If I get stuck, I'll just get him to assist. :D

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Re: Namaqua with a 4x2?

Unread post by Blackie » Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:03 am

Wessie, I doubt it that you will get stuck on that road. Just deflate your tyres once off the tar to around 1.5 and if you hit thick sand take it further down to about 1 - 1.2 and you should be fine with some momentum.

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Re: Namaqua National Park: Advice

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We want to book Skilpad rest camp or beach camp Aug 29-Sept 2 2017 How do we book theses dates when it spans 2 months?

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