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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by bridger1215 » Thu Apr 09, 2015 4:09 pm

ecojunkie wrote:I think I have seen cool boxes at Skukuza shop.....but will check Monday/Tuesday when I am there unless somebody else has answered before.


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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Thu Apr 09, 2015 4:30 pm

I am at Croc Bridge at present and they have soft cooler bags on sale in the shop here.
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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by brewersfriend » Sun Apr 12, 2015 11:49 am

We are flying into Skukuza - are there any supermarkets around or are we stuck with Skukuza camp shop please?
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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Apr 12, 2015 12:11 pm

Depending on which camps you are going to be staying at and other than the camp shops, for the south of the park you will need to drive to Hazyview from either Kruger gate or Phabeni, Komatipoort from Croc Bridge, Lower Sabie.

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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by simonbee » Mon Apr 20, 2015 8:42 am

does the Woolworths in Phalabora have a food hall?

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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:36 am

Yes, I believe they do! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by saraf » Fri May 29, 2015 9:49 am

Hi Grit,

When you exit the gate to go shopping tell the guard there what you are doing. You will need your permit and they should mark it for a temporary exit. You'll need it to get back in again!

There is no ban or advisory about any food items going into Kruger (that I'm aware of). The Kruger ellies were never fed on oranges, unlike in other reserves, so bringing citrus in isn't a problem. Just don't bring any marula fruits in - they love them. :lol:
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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by ritad » Fri May 29, 2015 4:22 pm

Hi all :k ,

Where in Malelane I can buy the best Biltong??
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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Fri May 29, 2015 6:28 pm

The Spar butchery is good for biltong and dry wors......and meat in general.
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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by minettest » Fri Jun 12, 2015 10:20 am

On the way to crocodile bridge what will be better stocking up at malelane or at komatipoort
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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by George_Brits » Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:25 am

Hi Minettest,

There is a lovely SuperSpar at Malelane en route to the KNP. I'm sure you will be able to get all the grocery requirements there.

Its at the Inkwazi Centre, Air Street, Malelane.

Enjoy the KNP and I look forward to see your trip report upon your return

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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Fri Jun 12, 2015 11:55 am

Probably a wider choice in Malelane, but Komatipoort is also good. Depends on your timing, and the temperature to some extent. If you want to buy and get things into fridge or freezer quickly then Komatipoort better.

Spar in Malelane has very good butchery.
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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Jun 16, 2015 7:19 pm

Apart from the shop in Orpen itself which stocks basic foodstuffs, the nearest supermarkets will be Hoedspruit.

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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by Birderalf » Fri Jun 19, 2015 8:52 pm

So just to be clear, we are flying into Nelspruit from UK and heading for Skukuza - is Hazyview our best place to stop off to stock up for a couple of weeks and is there a big supermarket there?
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Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.

Unread post by Elsa » Fri Jun 19, 2015 9:45 pm

Warm welcome to the forum!

If you intend to enter via the Phabeni or Kruger Gates en route to Skukuza, then Hazyview will be your best place to shop.
It has many supermarkets to be able to get all you should need.


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