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Mapungubwe: Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

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Re: Leokwe cottages

Unread post by giraffee » Mon Nov 07, 2011 3:10 pm

You forgot the but :D All eight tents are private and the most luxurious, well equipped (and biggest) of all of the Sanpark tents I’ve stayed in. Could be because less people visit. 8 is furthest away but you’ll have to drive to the swimming pool (after dark). The camp is not predator fenced and lion & hyena can be heard. A lion even took a siesta under tent no 6 a couple of years ago. It’s confirmed somewhere here on the forum. Also 8 had a bit of an ant problem a while back. The ants allowed us only one night’s stay in no 8. :lol: No 2 have the best shade in the joint but is right next to the pool and the pool becomes the day visitor’s area :? over weekends.

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mapungubwe visit

Unread post by arks » Mon Jan 16, 2012 7:32 pm

I've just booked a visit to Mapungubwe in April and would like some advice on which units are best for view and privacy. I have booked 3 nights in the Limpopo Forest camp and 2 nights in a CO2/4P cottage at Leokwe. Any advice on what would be the best for privacy and view will be much appreciated!

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Re: mapungubwe visit

Unread post by Imberbe » Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:53 pm

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The tents with the higher numbers have a better view than those with lower numbers, which are in thick bush.
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Re: mapungubwe visit

Unread post by Imberbe » Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:55 am

There are eight tents if memory serves. (Stayed there three years ago.) And if I remember correctly 7 has about the best view. It is open in front of the tent which makes it possible to see animals moving past. There is an area which at times may hold some water.

We stayed in 1 and though it is not bad, there is a thick bush section in front of those. The middle tents are near the small pool.
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Mapungubwe - Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread post by HermanPienaar » Tue Jun 26, 2012 2:18 pm

Which tent can be recomended at Limpopo Forest Tented camp? and is there braai wood available in the park or do one need to take some in from outside the park?
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Re: Mapungubwe - Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread post by Bushbarmy » Wed Jul 04, 2012 7:50 pm

Herman

All the units in the Forest Tented Camp are superb.

It is advisable to take wood, or purchase at your last stop. there are no shops close to the Park and definitely fill up with fuel as the closest will be Dongola Ranch about 30 km's away from the park toward Musina.

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Mapungubwe - Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread post by w1tw0lf » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:11 am

We stayed in nr 8 earlier this year and loved it.

Take firewood and fill up as there is no shops in the western side at all.

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Re: Mapungubwe: Limpopo Forest Tented Camp

Unread post by Jen » Sun May 05, 2013 7:13 pm

I have booked 2 nights here in June. Any suggestions as to which tent I should request or are they all equally awesome?

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Limpopo forest tented camp

Unread post by Simon A » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:13 pm

Howdy peeps, we're off to mapungubwe limpopo forest tented camp in march and was wandering weather anyone had any advise in terms of which tent is a better option to have and why, first timers there :roll:

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Re: Limpopo forest tented camp

Unread post by MATTHYS » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:43 pm

Please read the Mapungubwe: Limpopo Forest Tented Camp thread, Simon A and especially what Bushbarmy posted.
I have unfortunately not been there yet, but it seems to me that you will have a super time in any/all of the tents :D :
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Re: Limpopo forest tented camp

Unread post by arks » Thu Jan 14, 2016 12:07 pm

Simon A wrote:Howdy peeps, we're off to mapungubwe limpopo forest tented camp in march and was wandering weather anyone had any advise in terms of which tent is a better option to have and why, first timers there :roll:

Hi Simon and Welcome!

For privacy I'd recommend tent #8. However, when I stayed there in 2014 there was a considerable baboon problem. It may well have been resolved by now, but be aware and ask to be sure. So long as you keep all foodstuff out of sight and turn your fridge to the wall, you should be OK. But those baboons are very clever at breaking and entering :roll:

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Re: Limpopo forest tented camp

Unread post by Simon A » Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:44 pm

Hi,

Thanks for the reply I sent an email to the hospitality manager requisition number 8. I am not sure if that is the right way to go about it? Do you have a contact?

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