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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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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 hilda » Mon Oct 31, 2016 12:41 pm

Still lots of streams of water in the Letaba river, and downstream towards the Engelhard Dam, which is full. We were there from 17 until the morning of 20 October 2016, and had lots of beautiful sightings of general game and birds. It was raining softly on the morning of the 19th, and when we left on the 20th, it was still overcast. Definitely worthwhile to visit Letaba! Enjoy! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by Binkieloo » Thu Nov 03, 2016 12:11 pm

We've just spent 6 nights camping at Letaba.

Sightings weren't great - as others have said around the river and dam a fair amount of general game and fairly good bird sightings. Once you are out of the green belt though, the viewing is sparse. We could see the horizon through the Mopane bush! To give an idea of how dry areas are!

Many of the trees are beginning to get leaves, but there is very little grass anywhere.

The campsite is shaded, but very dry!

It is well worth taking a UV torch with to find scorpions. Letaba has the best concentration. Especially in the palms.

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by hilda » Thu Nov 03, 2016 1:47 pm

Quite a big Scorpion Binkieloo! Enjoy your time and Lower Sabie! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:39 pm

Going back in time ...

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by Mischief » Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:59 pm

SIGH SIGHThose were the days DB! A trip to the Park as a child always involved one night eating at a restaurant. Those drums....really embodies one of the sounds of Africa!
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Unread post by Crested Val » Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:13 pm

We were there in Jan 1996, with our kids (then aged 14 and 9). :thumbs_up:


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