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Advice Mapungubwe - Tented Camp and Camp Site

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Advice Mapungubwe - Tented Camp and Camp Site

Unread post by ruthers » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:03 pm

Perhaps someone can help.

We are traveling up to Mapungubwe in January. We are 2 couple - our friend enjoy the rigours of camping and we prefer the slightly more civilized permanent tented camps/chalets etc.

The Limpopo Tented Camp and Mazhou Campsite - appear to be very close together in the Western section - would it be easy/possible to walk between these two, ie could we socialize?

Any other little gems of advise for up-to-date info on Mapun. Nat Park - there is not nearly enough information on the Sanparks page and generally on the internet it is not as thoroughly talked about as other Sanparks.

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Re: Advice Mapungubwe - Tented Camp and Camp Site

Unread post by arks » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:36 pm

Even tho the tented camp and the campsite are relatively close, you would not be able to walk between them, or to travel between them by car after gate closing time, so any socialising would have to be done during the day. Elephants often come quite close to the camps and there are also lions and other dangerous animals in the area, so you need to always be careful even in camp as I believe that both camps are unfenced (I know that the tented camp is).

Mapungubwe is a very special place and I'm sure that you will enjoy it if you like remote places and peace and quiet. It is very different from Kruger, Addo and other larger parks. You may be able to find more information and answers to your questions on Mapungubwe's Facebook page.
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Re: Advice Mapungubwe - Tented Camp and Camp Site

Unread post by RosemaryH » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:47 pm

Lucky you to have a trip planned to Mapungubwe ruthers :dance:

Thanks for the info arks :thumbs_up:

ruthers, you can also have a look at these topics re Mapungubwe and at some of the maps here

The official SANParks Mapungubwe National Park FB as arks has suggested, might answer some of your questions too.
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Re: Advice Mapungubwe - Tented Camp and Camp Site

Unread post by arks » Fri Dec 15, 2017 12:55 pm

Thanks for providing the link, Rose! :thumbs_up:
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