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Lower Sabie Rest Camp

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:59 pm

Kruger - 22nd May to 9th June 2017 8)

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Horrace » Tue May 17, 2016 9:44 pm

Hi all. After "enjoying" 40 degree + temperatures in the safari tents last December, I am hoping to have an air conditioner this year. I would like to choose between an EH2 and EH3 (was lucky to get the EH3 today) and would like to know which huts mites prefer. In looking at the forum pictures, it seems that the EH2 are slightly more private and more traditional in feel, while EH3 are side by side like a hotel. Also, being so close to the pool, are the EH3 exceptionally noisy?

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.....

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by ansie1 » Wed May 18, 2016 7:15 pm

Hi all

can someone that have stayed in the EH3 huts close to the swimming pool this year please comment on the state of the communal bathrooms. The last time we stayed there about 2 years ago it was in a very bad state. I see some new pictures of the accommodation and communal kitchen has been posted, but I can't see any feedback regarding the bathroom.

I am looking at booking a unit for us for October but only if they have upgraded the bathrooms as well

any feedback will be appreciated

kind regards

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Friedrich von Hörsten » Thu May 19, 2016 5:55 pm

Hi Ansie,
We were there end of March, and the old circular ablution was still shabby, with apologies on a notice... the old rectangular one closer to the caravan park/round EH2 huts was also run down, and stinking of bat guano every morning... will need a cleanout. A neighbour even complained of bats in his EH2 hut -- he was given another room... still lovely to be there!
The NEW ABLUTION block was nearly completed (right opposite the swimming pool, where the OLD KITCHEN used to be).
You should have the best ablution available when you go!
Enjoy.
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:33 pm

Lower Sabie tents are receiving a make over - photos by Joep Stevens, taken two days ago:

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:32 pm

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Shidzidzii » Sun Jul 03, 2016 1:41 pm

Thanks DB .

Any pics and info on the new ablutions that you mention. Did they maybe upgrade the big old rondawel ablution block, that was static for a while?
And then that rectangular block south of the clover leaf huts is in dire need of upgrading.

So far I have logged 279 nights in Lower Sabie Huts and now that I am retired this will increase even more. Greatest all round value accommodation those Lower Sabie Hut 's.

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sun Jul 03, 2016 9:51 pm

Wow, that is an impressive amount of nights Shidzidzii! I am open to correction but I think there is a brand new ablution block opposite the gate to the pool. They were building it when we were there in January.
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Sigmund » Sun Jul 24, 2016 6:27 pm

Lower Sabie Sunrise.
September 2015.
The magic of the wakening day on the banks of the Sabie river.

2015 14 days KNP 8)

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Augrabies 7-8 July

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by manicwalker » Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:35 am

Sigmund,
Thank you so much for sharing a truly beautiful video
of the morning in LS camp. :clap:
How lovely to hear the birds and bush sounds... :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
makes the heart long so much to get back to Kruger
Thanks a million :k

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by kOa_Master » Wed Jul 27, 2016 9:18 am

Yesterday some new "Lux Safari Tents" appeared in the Lower Sabie Accommodations List (1x River, 5x Bush).
Is my assumption right that those are the newly renovated Safari Tents (I believe #22, former LST2UZ is one of those)?

Any news on that? I'm not sure what exactly to think of this. 50% vs the former LST2U is quite an increase...

And DSTV in a Safari Bush Tent in Lower Sabie?? Come one, please don't do that. What's wrong with you?
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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by mh_baer » Wed Jul 27, 2016 12:11 pm

Does DSTV cover Supersport channels 1-19? :whistle:

I don't mind if someone watches TV in a brick house, but I wouldn't want one as a neighbour in a tent.

Where are the new tents located?

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Sigmund » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:28 am

Following the posting of my Lower Sabie Sunrise video clip (which by the way I am glad that some enjoyed it as much as we did 8) ), herewith
a clip of a saddle billed stork that, with the low water levels in the Sabie river, entertained us for long periods with it's hunting skills.

Also taken from the stoep of our Safari Tent at Lower Sabie.

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Re: Lower Sabie Rest Camp

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Aug 06, 2016 4:40 am

Elsa wrote:Lovely video clip Sigmund! :clap: 8)


Thank you. I just love staying there. :thumbs_up:
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