S25 Crocodile River Road

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Re: S25 Crocodile River Road

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We use this road frequently and have had a lot of good sightings, especially on the section between Byamiti and Crocodile Bridge
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Re: S25 Crocodile River Road

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The S25 had been very kind to us, in May we saw two sightings of Cheetah, a leopard and 8 wild dogs in one morning
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Re: S25 Crocodile River Road

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I have driven this road half a dozen times without the luck that some people seem to have had . However , south of Skukuza , this is still one of two of my favourite roads in the south section of the Kruger Park . I enjoy the scenery , the river and the way the road flows from east to west ( or west to east ) . The other plus is that there is never a lot of traffic on it so if you do come across something interesting , you will have it to yourself for some time . As stated earlier , it is not a drive that has brought me great sightings but once I was very fortunate to see something very exciting . It was in view for all of 4 seconds as it crossed in front of my car , and only 10 meters in front of me . The Brown Hyena . I did notice that someone else saw the same thing a few years ago , however if you rush down to drive this road to see my Brown Hyena , do not bother , as my sighting was in 1989 .
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Re: S25 Crocodile River Road

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Please help with a little advice.

We only have one day :wall: :wall: in Kruger this coming Saturday the 4th of July. We are staying in Marloth Park. Since I traveled this road last in the early 2000's would you recommend BnD to CB or the other way around? :roll:
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Re: S25 Crocodile River Road

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If you intend to leave early morning at sunrise I think CB to B & D would be the way to go, the sun will be behind you and not in your eyes.
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Re: S25 Crocodile River Road

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Thank you Elsa, my thoughts exactly.

We are planning to make a breakfast stop at Afsaal. Would you recommend doing the whole S25, or take the S118 towards Afsaal's direction? So many options for just one day. :mrgreen:
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If you are planning on stopping at Afsaal, I would do the S119/8 and even the H2-2 which comes out right before the picnic site.
We found the S114 very corrugated in places in June.
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