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Marakele info

Unread postby !bushbaby » Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:26 pm

We will be visiting Marakele Tlopi camp for the first time next week and would like to find out from the very helpful forumites the following:-
- do they hire skottel braais at the picnic spots like at Kruger?
- is there a cell phone signal in the camp?
Many thanks.

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Re: Marakele info

Unread postby Imberbe » Tue Jan 26, 2016 12:22 am


No skottels for hire at the picnic spot.

Cell phone reception will be patchy at best.
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Re: Marakele info

Unread postby Hippotragus » Tue Jan 26, 2016 9:58 am

No skottle hire - the park is very different to Kruger - much smaller, for one thing.

I can't remember about Tlopi specifically, but there is scattered cell reception throughout the park.

It is a lovely park and you will enjoy it.

A word of warning, though, - last time we stayed at Tlopi we had very bad monkey/baboon problems - they managed to get into the "monkey-proof" kitchen area and wreaked havoc! Turn the fridge round and don't leave any food visible or accessible.
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Re: Marakele info

Unread postby !bushbaby » Tue Jan 26, 2016 1:17 pm

Thank you for your help especially advice regarding monkeys and baboons!
Looking forward to going :D

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Re: Marakele info

Unread postby naomi c » Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:43 am

Enjoy your trip - Marakele is really special!

Would be nice to have firsthand information about rainfall in the Park and how the veld is looking at the moment - so please post upon your return. :D

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