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Re: SATARA BD3E units

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Nov 15, 2015 11:23 pm

Coxell, have you had a look at some pics of those units Here

They are essentially the units that have the veranda's enclosed with a wire mesh, which does give one some protection from the monkeys, Honey Badgers, mozzies etc invading your unit and are found in the D circle Map

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Re: SATARA BD3E units

Unread post by coxell » Mon Nov 16, 2015 7:01 am

Thanks Elsa, Was wondering if I should change to a BD3B, but after your comments will have another re-think.

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Re: SATARA BD3E units

Unread post by DinkyBird » Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:34 am

I am sure I am stating the obvious - while it is good to be able to not have to worry about one's food items, it probably cuts off the 'outside' experience a bit ... one can still still outside and braai etc obviously.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread post by watershed » Mon Nov 28, 2016 2:12 pm

We are booked into a BD3B for 3 nights in March 2017. Looking at the map they seem to be in circle B. Any recommendations for a good on? 26 - 35 maybe? We stayed for 1 night only last year on our way up north, I think it was a BD2 and it was definitely in need of some TLC.
Question (Not too seriously meant): Why do we always get lost in Satara? We usually end up at the fillin station instead of the restautant/shop .
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06.03.17 Skukuza
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:16 pm

Watershed, have a look through some of the photos of the BD3B's and you might be able to get some ideas. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread post by cheetahlady » Tue Nov 29, 2016 1:08 am

We have stayed in the BD3B's for the past 3 visits. We have stayed in the side near the camping (#40 I think) and the opposite side (#26, #28). All the BD3B's have been upgraded and have a lovely patio area. The side near the camping is convenient for the laundry but can be noisy if the camp sites are full. We did not have an issue. The other side is closer to the shops. Have a look at the map and see what you would prefer. None of them have a "view".
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread post by watershed » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:12 am

Thank you, Elsa, that did help.
Thank you, cheetahlady, I'll try and request the side opposite the camping. Keeping my fingers crossed.
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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread post by PJL » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:04 pm

Hi All,

We will be camping in Satara fairly soon and I have a couple of questions. Firstly are the sites now marked out or do you just kind of squeeze in wherever there seems to be space? Also I remember reading somewhere that the electricity points were sometimes very far away from sites. Is that still the case? What kind of extension length is needed these days?

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:00 am

The sites are not marked out and it is a first come first serve basis at present.
Not being a camper myself do have a read through Satara Camping for some more info and advice.

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Sat Mar 04, 2017 11:07 am

The sites are on a first come first serve basis currently.
I am not a camper so for further info please have a read through Re Satara camping

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread post by Herman » Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:50 pm

I'm posting this from Olifants camp, having just arrived after two nights at Satara. The experience is vastly different - service and general impressions of Satara is REALLY bad compared to Olifants.Everyone here is friendly and the camp looks well run, where Satara looks run down and service is slow. I can only imagine that it comes down to difference in management and not specific individuals. I looked through the complaints thread , but decided to post here instead as this is non-specific and not aimed at any particular incident, which can be reported to Customer services. Has anybody had a similar experience of Satara recently ?

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Re: Satara Rest Camp

Unread post by BushFairy » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:51 pm

Hi everyone :gflower:

Does anyone if they are planning on upgrading/doing a bit of maintenance on the BD2V (perimeter) units any time soon? Any info would be greatly appreciated :thumbs_up:
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