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Re: How many Kruger visits?

Unread post by Bush Baptist » Tue Feb 28, 2012 12:50 pm

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Re: How many Kruger visits?

Unread post by kujo » Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:07 pm

PetraJ wrote:Once a year for about 42 years, and then since July 2011 every second weekend. Sometimes the weekends inbetween as well :tongue:



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Re: How many Kruger visits?

Unread post by brogan » Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:39 am

My Grandparents and a few of their friends got together and built a house in Marloth 23 years ago. I have been going there ever since i was in my mothers tummy. we started going a hell of alot around when I was 13 years old still to this day. on ave. my family and I go to kruger 3 holidays a year.

I am 22 this year, I hav e been going to kruger for 21 years in a row, and it will be 22 years come end March!!!!! :):) what makes it better is I am taking my girlfriend, who p untill we met, had only go inot Kuger once, and that was when she was still using nappies. she is slowely, getting bit by the bush, bug. the one that had to only bite me once.

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Re: How many Kruger visits?

Unread post by leervis » Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:24 pm

Went with my parents as a child but the first real trip with my family was to Skukuza in February 1980, 40th birthday and I wanted a quiet one with just wife and kids. Since then we have done 84 sleep over trips with an average stay of 4 nights I think. We are there again in April, 7 nights, can't wait, and then again in September. We have been lucky enough to have stayed in almost all of the camps, only Tambuti, Balule and the new rustic camp South of Mopani have not been visited. We stayed at Jock quite often and N'wanetsi before they became luxury lodges. I remember paying R300.00 a night for Jock at one time! Only found out that there were birds in Kruger in about 1990 and I am very grateful we did. Been with big groups, small groups but now my wife and I do at least one trip a year on our own, and try and get our daughter and son in law to do one trip as well. Best trip.....every single one.
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Re: How many Kruger visits?

Unread post by normana53 » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:31 pm

We can't get to Kruger as often as we would like, since our visits involve around 30 hours of flying time just to get to Jo'Berg. In the past 3 years we have spent a total of 21 days in Kruger. Our first visit was 8 days, and our last was 13. We are booked for 14 more this coming October, and cannot wait to be back.
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Re: How many Kruger visits?

Unread post by dellac » Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:52 pm

:hello:
Been to Kruger only 3 times ... Last for 10days in a campervan in 2010 ..
But " we will be back" .... Hopefully October/November this year !!! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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Re: How many Kruger visits?

Unread post by Heksie » Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:03 pm

My gran build a house at Sabie Park (2.5km form the Kruger Gate) and we have been going there since I was 4. I have been a true Krugerian since 2008 and my first overnight stay was in Dec 2010 now I try to go as often as possible twice in 2011 and in Feb 2012 want to book for Nov as well :thumbs_up:
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Re: How many Kruger visits?

Unread post by Grantmissy » Mon Mar 26, 2012 8:56 am

DellaC and Anri it seems like if the Kruger really enters a person psyche it is difficult to stay away :D . I wonder whether some people “never allows Kruger in” and therefore would not fully understand those who always have a longing to go back?
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Re: How often do you go to Kruger?

Unread post by Grantmissy » Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:32 am

Lately we try 2 visits per year, not always possible though.
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Re: How often do you go to Kruger?

Unread post by Carol g » Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:43 am

Twice a year, in May and September, this year it was in the beginning of October instead of September :dance: :dance:
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Re: How often do you go to Kruger?

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Oct 16, 2013 8:26 am

We try at least once a year, but if we're very lucky twice.

Been there all seasons, it does not really matter, as long as we're able to visit Kruger all is well........ :dance: :dance:
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Re: How often do you go to Kruger?

Unread post by JeanniR » Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:07 am

We go to Kruger once or twice a year 8)
We also do some day visits when the craving gets too much to bear :dance:
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Re: How often do you go to Kruger?

Unread post by Heksie » Wed Oct 16, 2013 5:12 pm

If I have money and time I go to Kruger, previously went 2 times a year but went last year 5 times; Feb, March, Oct, Nov and Dec. This year already went 3 times; April, July and September and booked 31 days in Dec. Also already booked July next year :dance: can't spend enough time here :w:
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Re: How often do you go to Kruger?

Unread post by AndreaB » Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:53 pm

We save all our pennies and holiday days to fly over to Kruger once a year. Next year is a big birthday and I have already made arrangements to visit in Jan for our annual holiday and then to come over again in May for my birthday. Such a great feeling to know we will be in my bestest place twice next year :hands:
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Re: How often do you go to Kruger?

Unread post by BerkiSA » Thu Oct 17, 2013 8:13 am

I usually go about 4-5 times a year....

usually 3 short trips for a day or two..... a longer trip for 3-4 days and then one annual trip in Nov/dec for +-12 days...
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