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Re: The Parks Shop

Unread post by Travelstory » Fri Dec 16, 2016 2:05 pm

Hi!
For the last two years I have been able to find camp chairs in the park. I am flying from the States so cannot bring one. I have found them at Lataba and at Satara shops. Hopefully they now all carry them.

Also - it is correct that if you fly into KMIA as opposed to Skukuza airport you will have more rental car options but then you must drive the N4 which I hate personally. I prefer to fly into Skukuza and hire a car from Avis. You can prebook the car on their web site.

The shops have been upgraded and have really nice stocks of food and other needs. Of late I have found that once in the park there have been no needs to leave for any reason until it's sadly time to fly back to the States.

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Bottled water in Kruger camp stores?

Unread post by Schoemanskloof » Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:39 am

Good evening/morning - not many nights until we get to enjoy our time in Kruger again. We haven't been for awhile, and wonder if there is a reliable source of bottled-water in the camp shops? Hopefully large containers (gallons, here in the US) we can buy frequently, at all of the camps with shops.

We assume that there is bottled-water (large containers) in the PnP-type stores in Phalaborwa. If that is not correct, please let us know as well!
One of our party has a weak stomach (traveled Europe and had stomach issues frequently) and is worried about where to get bottled water while in the park.

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Re: Bottled water in Kruger camp stores?

Unread post by DinkyBird » Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:08 am

Yes, there is always a good supply of bottled water in the park shops. You can also buy 5l of water at Pick n Pay.

But, Kruger drinking water is of a high standard. But travelling from the US you will find the bottle water inexpensive.
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Re: Bottled water in Kruger camp stores?

Unread post by DinkyBird » Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:11 am

Also, I suggest packing some tummy meds. I always keep Imodium with us as you can buy basic medication in the park shops but not for upset stomachs.
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Re: Bottled water in Kruger camp stores?

Unread post by Cape of Storms » Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:33 am

Big bottles of water at all the main camps
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Re: The Parks Shop

Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:24 pm

Berg en Dal shop snaps to illustrate a little of what they stock (Oct 2017):

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Re: The Parks Shop

Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:35 pm

Skukuza shop snaps to illustrate some of what they stock (Oct 2017):

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Re: The Parks Shop

Unread post by Crested Val » Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:54 pm

Wow DB, that is excellent stock..................thanks for sharing. :gflower:

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Re: The Parks Shop

Unread post by Mischief » Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:41 am

Great pics DB to give visitors a very good idea of just some of the products that are available in those 2 camps shops.Well done :clap: :clap: Great initiative :thumbs_up:
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Re: The Parks Shop

Unread post by DinkyBird » Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:15 pm

Satara shop at midday today - all the park shops receive their stock of fresh fruit and veg etc on Tuesdays and Fridays.

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Provisions at main rest camps

Unread post by edwardo9876 » Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:09 am

We are flying into Skukuza and spending one night then we will probably go to Biyamiti for 2 nights. . Will we be able to purchase a cooler and groceries at Skukuza?
Meat and vegetables etc. for our stay at Biyamiti?

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Re: The Parks Shop

Unread post by Crested Val » Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:26 am

Wonderful. :thumbs_up:

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Re: The Parks Shop

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:20 am

DB, thank you for all the pictures. That is most helpful. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Provisions at main rest camps

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:27 am

A very warm welcome Edwardo. :gflower:

Meat and veg could certainly be bought at Skukuza shop. I cannot say that I have seen coolers. :hmz: Perhaps someone else could offer some suggestion.
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Re: Provisions at main rest camps

Unread post by Afriphile » Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:22 am

Hi Edwardo.
I have never seen cooler boxes in the park shops,but it could change.
I have always thought that they would sell a lot,especially to overseas visitors.
I will check during our next trip,in November,and make a suggestion to the shop manager.
Maybe even a type of rental?
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