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Punda Maria Rest Camp

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by Hippotragus » Tue Dec 06, 2016 12:17 pm

I agree Elsa. South African builders' holidays are normally from mid-December. I am sure by 24th December they will be well gone.
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:40 pm

@ Naomi, there is currently construction taking place at Punda Maria Camp-new sewerage line, however the construction is due for completion Friday the 09th December 2016, therefore your visit to KNP will not be ruined because there will be long gone when you arrive at Punda. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by naomi c » Fri Dec 09, 2016 3:28 pm

Thank you Elsa! Good news for us! :gflower:

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Fri Dec 09, 2016 5:06 pm

Grantmissy wrote:Has anyone stayed at the restored Russell Guest Cottage and perhaps took photos of the historical cottage?

It is open for bookings GM and judging by the pics that Joep Stevens posted on F/B it looks stunning!

These are just 2 of them, will have to look and see if I can find the rest.

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by suefish » Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:06 pm

We are staying in the Russell Guest cottage on the 2nd may. Very excited. Can someone tell me where it is situated as it's not showing on the camp layout
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Sat Mar 04, 2017 12:17 pm

Its situated right outside the main gates to the camp on the right in an elevated position.
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by suefish » Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:09 pm

Thanks I will
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by James89 » Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:43 am

suefish wrote:We are staying in the Russell Guest cottage on the 2nd may. Very excited. Can someone tell me where it is situated as it's not showing on the camp layout
Thanks


I am staying here next weekend, will report back, but looks nice from what I have heard.

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by James89 » Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:27 am

suefish wrote:We are staying in the Russell Guest cottage on the 2nd may. Very excited. Can someone tell me where it is situated as it's not showing on the camp layout
Thanks


Stayed in the Russell Guest house this last weekend. It is located on the hill on the right just BEFORE the camp gate. It shares a fence with the camp - there is a gate to walk through. But it has its own entry/ exit gate and is secluded from the camp itself.

The house is simply AWESOME, best Sanparks accommodation I have stayed in. It has two very nice (luxury) rooms. A large sitting area inside with full kitchen. A very large stoep overlooking the plains below with sitting area and eating area and an awesome outdoor braai/ lapa area with seating for meal.

Punda is an asweome camp, and the Russell House has been really well done, very impressed.

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Unread post by suefish » Wed Mar 22, 2017 11:49 am

Hi thanks very much. Can't wait
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