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Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by roaneric » Fri Feb 27, 2015 3:28 pm

WOW WOW WOW, thanks so much. Great pics. Now I CAN'T wait. So glad shine is still there. And number 6 is our favorite unit, what a view hey. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:05 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: good description of this magnificent camp
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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by Hugh » Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:11 pm

It was quite amusing when we were there a few weeks ago ... All the staff were settled under the jackelberry tree Nattering away on their cell phones ... we just couldn't get a signal They were all MTM and we Vodacom!!!!
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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by kite » Sat Feb 28, 2015 10:00 pm

Brings back happy memories of our 3 days in November.
We had MTN and had no signal and staff were on Vodacom queuing for the spot under the tree to chat.
Maybe it changes from time to time!

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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by MR1980 » Fri Mar 06, 2015 2:05 pm

Beautiful images DinkyBird!! Still have to wait until June for our 3 night stay but now I'm looking forward to it even more... :D

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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by angiek » Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:34 pm

18 More sleeps and we will be here. Our first visit to this camp. Can't wait anymore!!!

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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Mar 10, 2015 1:42 pm

Sure you will not be disappointed, in for a treat in a wonderful camp. :dance:
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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by Sawleha » Wed Mar 11, 2015 1:08 pm

Hi all. We're spending 1 night at Shimuwini in April :dance: and I can't decide which unit to pick :hmz: . We're in a Gc5. I'm leaning towards unit 4 as it's close to the hide but I'd like to know if it has a good river view and enough grass in front of the unit for a toddler to play? Also, what's a good alternative if this units not available? Thanks :gflower:

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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Mar 11, 2015 1:23 pm

Warm welcome to the forum Sawleha! :clap:

I see on the Index to best unit #'s 7 & 10 are recommended.
but really in my opinion all the units have great views onto the river and grass in front.
Also have a look My pics of #10
Do have a read through the topic where there is a lot of great info and advice on the various units. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by Sawleha » Wed Mar 11, 2015 3:43 pm

Thanks so much Elsa. I've read through the topic, which is really informative and helped me rule out units 1-3. We like the proximity to the bird hide which is why I wanted to know specifically about 4. I've read good reviews of the units further from the bird hide, I was just wondering about this unit specifically. :)

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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by judithlorraine123 » Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:08 pm

avoiding the phones....hhhmmm.... where is the jackalberry tree at shimuwini? i e which Units are close. think i might want to be a LONG way from it if people are going to be nattering on their phones there! about the last Thing i want to hear. shudder. yeh...i know...am a grumpy old woman.

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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Mar 16, 2015 12:45 pm

I really don't think you should worry about a lot of nattering on phones, the signal is not that great so quite a difficult procedure.
but anyway, the tree in question is near the hide which is in front of the low numbered bungalows.
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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by judithlorraine123 » Mon Mar 16, 2015 1:23 pm

thankyou! we´ve been allocated #7 so we should be fine.

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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by judithlorraine123 » Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:30 am

sorry...but yet another question....have just been told (another forum) that we may find the travel time required between talamati and shimuwini difficult to cover in one day and that we should take the fastest rather than the most interesting route. days are rather short in may. must get an early start of course. what do you kruger experts think....

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Re: Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:33 am

There was NO signal there, even under the Jackberry tree when we were there. The tree is next to the bird hide, to the right.
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