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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Aug 17, 2016 11:29 am

RobertT wrote::shock: Never seen it like that, some of those pics look like at the old bottom gate? I am generally down that side and never seen it like that. Are you sure you didn't photoshop some green in? :lol: :lol: :thumbs_up:

Yip, some are of there - we prefer to camp there if we can get a nice site. I also have drive by videos of the rest of the camping area all lush and green.

And no, no photoshop, scouts honour - you should maybe just visit the park more often :tongue:
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by RobertT » Wed Aug 17, 2016 2:00 pm

Was there Dec/Jan, then April/May, then July, going in Oct, then again in Nov and again Dec/Jan. :whistle: :whistle: :tongue: It is putting some strain on my relationship. :lol: :lol: :wink:

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by angiek » Wed Aug 17, 2016 3:52 pm

Years ago Letaba always had grass. They used to block of areas to let the grass regrow, but those days are long gone. We have been camping/staying in furnished tents there since early 90's. It still remains one of my favourite camps

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Letaba Huts

Unread post by Dono » Mon Aug 29, 2016 5:06 pm

Greetings. can anyone tell me if there are any utensils, pots or pans available in the EA3U huts in Letaba, and if not are they available anywhere, :( I see Lower Sabie has upgraded their huts since last we were there and they have utensils pots and pans. :clap: great for us coming up from the western Cape.

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Re: Letaba Huts

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Aug 29, 2016 5:24 pm

Dono, until someone who has recently stayed in one of those huts and comes in to say otherwise, I would from the description on the website say there will not be utensils.

Features:

3 single beds
Air-conditioned
Basin
Communal ablutions
Communal Kitchen
Fridge
No Smoking
No utensils
Perimeter

Maybe it will be best to contact the camp directly and ask. 013 7356636

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Re: Letaba Huts

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Mon Aug 29, 2016 7:41 pm

Last time I stayed there a couple of months ago there were none. You could find out if the camp has utensil boxes to hire. Some do.
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Re: Letaba Huts

Unread post by Dono » Fri Sep 02, 2016 8:50 pm

Thanks, i phoned Letaba and they do have boxes for R30 per day to hire. It seems to have all we need. I will see when we get there. :D

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Unread post by Dono » Fri Oct 21, 2016 6:53 pm

Our stay at Letaba was great. R30 per day for a box of utensils, and it had all we needed. The pool was beautiful and clean, unlike Berg en Dal a week later, the camp was beautiful and green, and the bottomless coffee was great. Letaba is still in my opinion one of the nicest ,quietest camps in the park. It's great seeing the scorpions that live in the cracks in the trees.

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by sammuri » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:02 pm

What have the sighting been like in the Letaba Area of late?
Still water and grass around that area?

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri Oct 28, 2016 5:21 am

Dono wrote:Our stay at Letaba was great. R30 per day for a box of utensils, and it had all we needed. The pool was beautiful and clean, unlike Berg en Dal a week later, the camp was beautiful and green, and the bottomless coffee was great. Letaba is still in my opinion one of the nicest ,quietest camps in the park. It's great seeing the scorpions that live in the cracks in the trees.


Dono, I am pleased to hear that you had such a good stay. I have also learned something new about the utensils for hire. It is good to know that.
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri Oct 28, 2016 5:22 am

sammuri wrote:What have the sighting been like in the Letaba Area of late?
Still water and grass around that area?


Summuri, I will see if someone can answer that for you. I think that Hippotragus has been in that area recently.
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by Hippotragus » Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:01 am

Sorry MM - I was last at Letaba in May 2016. It wasn't too dry then, but I am sure it is a lot drier now after so many months with virtually no rain.

I think GEJ has been up that way more recently. I'll see if she can help with the question.
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:38 am

Not been in the area for a while either!
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Fri Oct 28, 2016 8:38 am

Saw a pic taken from the air by the Section Ranger at Letaba - showing a bit of green coming through ....
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by sammuri » Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:57 am

I would like to thank everyone for their responses


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