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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Hippotragus » Mon Sep 28, 2015 12:47 pm

I don't know about the BD3E units, but the BD3B units are very nice indeed.
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by iLoveMeerkats! » Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:22 pm

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Re deposits, it is my understanding that the timing and amount of deposit varies with the method that you book. Confusing? Yes. If you look under RESERVATIONS and choose BOOKING METHODS you will see a choice which is REQUEST FORM (submits an email). If you do it that way, you will have 30 days before you have to make a deposit. That is how I always do it, though instead of the form, I just send an email with all of the information that they ask for in the form and list my requests.

If availability pops up, best to call reservations so you get on it right away. I use Google Voice so the cost is not so bad.

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by PARKADDICT » Tue Oct 13, 2015 9:26 am

Morning all, I am booked in Skukuza in a bungalow with utensils but communal kitchen, does that mean there is no kettle???
We are there on the 31st, rugby cup final, will there be a tv available in the Cattle Baron to watch the game. Would not normally worry about
tv, but would like to watch if there is a tv available.

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:59 am

PA, have asked Kruger PR to confirm the re teh rugby.

Re the kettle - there was one in the bungalow we stayed in in Skukuza which had a 'partial' kitchen. What is the code of your booked unit? As s2000ap says, there is always boiling water available in the communal kitchens though. For me that is a 'Kruger thing' and I love going to fetch the boiling water in a flask :D
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Oct 14, 2015 8:58 am

:mrgreen: @ the spur of the moment!

We stayed in a BE2 earlier this year, and the kitchen had everything, except a cooking plate/stove. Pots, sink, cutlery and crockery and a kettle :D And looking at the BE2 codes on this link looks like that is what you will find in yours.
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:53 am

Watch your email iLM :D

Any specific camps Thunderbird?

Here is the link iLM has referred to - Index to Accommodation photos

Index to best units

Index to topics in Camps and Roads

Also - If you go to the Park's page on the website > Kruger > Travel on the above menu > Accommodation > Pictures of Accommodation link a bit down the page > select a camp > and from the list of codes of the different unit options, you can open to see what they look like.
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Elsa » Thu Oct 22, 2015 8:49 am

If you are doing your reservation by e-mail then you just give the camp and code of chalet that you require ie. BD3 or EH2 etc
As long as its still available when the mail reaches reservations you will be allocated that type of unit.
If you book via the on line method then its immediately allocated to you.
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Beli » Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:20 pm

Safari tents for 2 people in letaba camp. do the beds have bedding?
And bungalow for 2 at olifants camp? Beds with bedding as well?

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Oct 23, 2015 9:32 pm

Yes, and yes :D
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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Ngiri » Wed Oct 28, 2015 1:18 pm

Camping in Skukuza

We've never camped in Skukuza, but we are going to in November. Are there any recommendations on site numbers that we should avoid and those that are desirable?

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Oct 28, 2015 1:24 pm

Every time we camp at Skukuza we head to the sites on the fence - if you drive down to the camping area, first turn to right, drive to the fence, and the first camping site next to the safari tents at the top of the road, as the road turns to the left, is prime imo.

We have also camped to the left of the road, next to the bungalows, there is wonderful shade there, and level sites, and always enjoyed our time there.

Avoid pitching too close to the hostel - if there is a group there, it could be noisy.

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Oct 28, 2015 3:05 pm

Ngiri, you can also have a read through the Campsites in Kruger Topic for some great advice and info.
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Re: Pretoriuskop Braai Facilities

Unread post by lion queen » Thu Nov 05, 2015 7:15 pm

cherisec wrote:Does anyone know if the ES2 huts have braai facilities available?


Hi cherisec and a warm welcome to the forum :gflower:

Yes the ES2 huts in Pretoriuskop do have braai facilities! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by yosbert » Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:50 am

Hello Everyone. I just joined this forum and am straight away here looking for some advice.

We are a family of 2 adults and 2 children aged 6 and 4 visiting Kruger in May 2016. My question is Is it possible to book a BD3 type of bungalow for my requirement since my children are not used to sleeping on independent beds yet?
I inquired this with the Central Reservations email, but they replied asking to make arrangements with the camps directly. Have any of you been through a similar situation before? I would appreciate any suggestions or advice on this.

Thank you all in anticipation of a prompt reply since accommodations are filling up quite fast for my target dates.

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Re: Accommodation - ask all your questions here

Unread post by saraf » Fri Nov 06, 2015 11:59 am

Hi yosbert,

Welcome to the forum.

Sorry but yes you will have to contact the camps directly. They should be able to advise on the best options as they are the ones who know their accommodation. It does differ between the different camps.
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