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Marakele's new gravel roads

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Marakele's new gravel roads

Unread post by Denniscaudron » Mon May 30, 2016 10:01 am

I've been to Marakele a few times now and was gladly surprised at the excellent condition of the new gravel road in Marakele. Not all roads are complete but the ones that are, are most certainly better that a lot of the provincial tarred roads. Thanks to Sanparks for upgrading these roads, it is much appreciated.

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Re: Marakele's new gravel roads

Unread post by MATTHYS » Mon May 30, 2016 12:12 pm

Welcome to the forums :D and thanks for this lovely feedback, Denniscaudron.
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Re: Marakele's new gravel roads

Unread post by RosemaryH » Mon May 30, 2016 1:34 pm

Hi Denniscaudron :gflower: A warm welcome from me too.
Great feedback - thanks for taking the time. I shall forward your appreciation and thanks to park management. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Marakele's new gravel roads

Unread post by hilda » Tue May 31, 2016 6:21 am

Thanks for the great news Denniscaudron! Welcome to the forums from my side too! :dance: :dance:

We would love to know all about your last trip to Marakele! Why not share it with us in a Travel Tale? :dance: :dance:

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Re: Marakele's new gravel roads

Unread post by GaryGower » Wed Jul 06, 2016 1:44 pm

Dennis, hi. I was interested in your comments on the roads. We're travelling to Tlopi in early August. Do you think I can get to the camp without a 4x4?
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Re: Marakele's new gravel roads

Unread post by arks » Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:48 pm

Hi Gary and Welcome!

You can definitely get to Tlopi without a 4x4. I was driving a Polo when I visited some years ago, and altho some of the roads were quite 'difficult' then, they were not impossible for a Polo. And now that they have been upgraded, I expect that you'll be just fine.

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Re: Marakele's new gravel roads

Unread post by RosemaryH » Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:32 pm

Hi Gary :gflower: Welcome from me too. Have a great trip to Marakele in August. Would love to hear about it :popcorn:
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Re: Marakele's new gravel roads

Unread post by Grantmissy » Thu Jul 07, 2016 7:58 am

It is good to read of improvements in the SA National Parks such as in this case the Marakele National Park :thumbs_up: .
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Re: Marakele's new gravel roads

Unread post by GaryGower » Thu Jul 07, 2016 11:02 am

Thanks everyone - I'll be sure to post again when I get home. Really looking forward to the trip.


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