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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by rodgerh » Wed Jun 24, 2015 6:14 am

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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by MikeP » Sat Jul 04, 2015 7:48 pm

Hi Rodger and Elina. Thanks for the great welcome to Tsendze camp. We are back in Cape Town and trying to plan our next trip. Tsendze will always be a special place in the park and you both make it even more special. Rodger, take some time to read the new camera's manual and I'm sure you'll easily master the functions and have more options at your fingertips. Keep well and keep the excellent photos coming. Always looking forward to your latest sightings. Weren't so fortunate to see any leopard but did manage to see the hyenas feeding on a rhino near to Afsaal. Still need to process pictures and learn how to post them on the forum.

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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by Son godin » Mon Aug 24, 2015 9:58 pm

Hi Bosboytjie,

We were there in July and everything was in good condition and clean. We saw some baby squirrels near the drain pipes and behind gas cylinder so maybe one got caught in the pipe.

During our stay it was cloudy on a few days, so lights not always working specially when the camp is full, but that was a minor problem. Did find that people come there for a social gathering in a group of a few families / friends resulting in late night noise, but also not too late. We are early sleepers and maybe more irritated when people still talk at the top of their voice until after 11 pm.

The camp was however spotless and we had more quiet nights than noisy ones in the two weeks we stayed there.
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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by rodgerh » Sat Sep 26, 2015 5:29 pm

Strelitzia wrote:Hope someone can help out here: We booked 3 nights in Tsendze for August 2016. I read on the forums that one can pre-book a specific campsite. Do we need to contact reservations to request a site or do we book a specific site with Mopani?
Am sorry for a late reply Strelitzia,ones you received your confirmation letter,contact Mopani reception on 013 7356535/6 to request a specific site,and when you come to us here at Tsendze,you will be having your same stand you requested for :thumbs_up:
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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by MikeP » Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:37 pm

We were also there in July and found the camp spotless. The solar power did run out a little earlier due to the cloudy days, but the earlier darkness only added to the rustic atmosphere experience. Rodgers and Elina were exemplary as usual (Read previous posts and search for Tsendze reviews in Getaway and Go magazines).

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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:24 pm

Thanks for the feedback MikeP, great to see and what we have come to expect from Tsendze! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by Stoffel » Thu Jan 07, 2016 8:51 am

Rodger

Your photos and contributions on Tsendze really makes me look forward to my first visit to this camp (for 7 nights) during May. I had a quick (unauthorised) peek into Tsendze on 2 June 2015, while on a day visit to the park. We've "met" people at Mooiplaas (staying in Tsendze) who suggested that we go and have a quick look at the camp. After a drive through Tsendze, we decided that it should be on our itinerary for our next visit. The lack of electricity (we use a conventional caravan) has always discouraged us to camp in Tsendze. But after what we have seen during our quick drive through the camp, as well as the information on this thread, we decided to sacrifice some of our "luxuries" in order to experience Tsendze.

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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by bosboytjie » Sun Feb 07, 2016 10:14 pm

Hi Stoffel

You will not be dissapointed with Tsendze, most properly it will also not be the last time you will be camping in Tsendze.

The bosboytjie clan has been visiting Kruger every year as from 2008 (the fist time that camped in Tsendze) and we only stay in Tsendze we are visiting again this year during the winter holidays and will be staying at Tsendze again. For us there is no other place with the same atmosphere ............

Hope you will be enjoying your stay and many happy returns.

Give our regards to Rodgher and Elina.
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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by Stoffel » Wed Feb 10, 2016 5:26 pm

I have read through this thread to get an opinion about the mostly recommended camp sites in Tsendze. From what I could gather, it sounds as if No's 26, 3 & 6 are the more popular sites. How long in advance can one try to have a specific site allocated to you? I will be in Tsendze for 7 nights from 19 May. Can I address such a request to Mopani now already?

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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by Imvubu » Wed Feb 10, 2016 6:42 pm

Hello Stoffel, as soon as your booking is confirmed call Mopani. The best zites go quite quickly! Good luck...you will love it whichever site you are in! :D
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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by Boslaaitie » Tue Mar 08, 2016 7:47 pm

Good evening. I'M going to tsendze in july for the second time. Last time we had site 15 which was verynice but i like to be near the fence. This time i got number 6. How is number 6. It don't bother me to be near number 5. Dus somebody maybe have some fotos so that i can show my SO?

Have a nice evening

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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by rodgerh » Wed Apr 06, 2016 8:30 pm

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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by bosboytjie » Mon May 16, 2016 7:34 am

Hi there

We would like to congratulate Rodgher and Elina with the aword they received, we think it is wonderful.

That is way Tsendze is every holiday filled with visitors.

It is the best rustic camp in KNP.

Congratulations Rodger and Elina.
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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

Unread post by TawnyEagle » Wed Jul 13, 2016 10:13 am

Imvubu wrote:Yes, Stoffel. Phone Mopani and have your reservation number with you. The camp number is on the Sanparks website. I have already booked 26 for August! :dance: Best of luck!

Hi Imvubu, Do you know if all the sites have taps close by to connect up to a caravan, and if not which sites do have taps.

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Re: Tsendze Rustic Camp

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