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Re: Camps With Swimming Pools

Unread post by DRIESV » Mon Nov 17, 2014 6:32 am

Thanks for the info Joep and your assistance Elsa, it's much appreciated !! :D

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Re: Camps With Swimming Pools

Unread post by RemiE » Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:58 am

Thank you for this Joep and Elsa. Is there a specific number to call should there be some misunderstanding between a HR and visitors regarding this in future? I for one won’t want to argue with an HR or any official regarding this I would much rather prefer being able to contact someone directly to rule out any confusion should they arise. I tend to make use of pools at other camps and this year we are at Olifants and would like to go for a cool off at Satara and/or Letaba in particular after our morning drives before we return back to camp.
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Re: Camps With Swimming Pools

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Nov 17, 2014 12:07 pm

No specific number I know of RemiE, other than the advertised 24hour Emergency # or speak to the camp/Hospitality manager of the camp concerned.
But I'm sure it was an isolated incident that the member experienced.
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Re: Camps With Swimming Pools

Unread post by Moira de Swardt » Mon Nov 17, 2014 4:05 pm

Good news to learn that overnight visitors are welcome to use the pools at other camps. I've never used the pools before because my usual modus operandi is to spend all day out of the camp, usually driving to another camp for lunch.

Now we can plan a midday swim to cool down in December's heat. This will be most welcome.
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Unread post by elpaco » Sat Jul 09, 2016 6:04 pm

Does any of the camp have a heated pool ?
I suppose that the answer is no but would like confirmation please .

also any idea what's the water temperature during your winter months? I imagine it is pretty cold but still any hint would be appreciated

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Re: Camps With Swimming Pools

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sat Jul 09, 2016 6:17 pm

Can't help with the pool temps - nights are cold, but days warm, so I think they are still ok to swim in?

No heated pools in Kruger.
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Re: Camps With Swimming Pools

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sun Jul 10, 2016 5:14 am

Hi Elpaco, some pools are much warmer than others. A lot would depend on the amount of shade. Pretorius Kop, because it is built into rock, can be cool even in summer.
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Re: Camps With Swimming Pools

Unread post by elpaco » Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:47 pm

Thnaks DB and MM for your answers.

I remove P'kop from my list then :wink:
But I believe I will remove them all.
With the nigth temperatures going as low as 7° this week for example, I expect the outdoor pools to be quite cold even in the afternoon :| :?
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