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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread post by arks » Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:16 pm

wilmaw wrote:We have no. 99 or 100 (FF6), anyone stayed there?

I've stayed in #100 (which is not an FF6) and #99 is next door and also has a nice view over water (it's an inlet into the dam) and looking west so the sunsets are awesome! :dance: I'm sure that you'll enjoy it, have a great trip!
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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Unread post by salamanda » Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:20 pm

iLoveMeerkats! wrote:Salamanda,
Sounds lovely, I am so glad you had such a grand time. Do you recall what was the number of the chalet that you stayed in?



It was #49. But I believe the view is lovely from all the chalets with a view. I see you will be there in October - a month in Kruger - wow! Bit early to say have a wonderful time, but I hope you will!

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Re: Mopani not aging well

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Dec 28, 2011 5:59 pm

We will be there for 3 nights in Feb as its one of my favourite camps so I will check it out.
We had a great breakfast on the deck in May this year and it looked great from that aspect.
I love it for its lovely seclusion between units and the way they have kept the indigenous bush and vegetation and of course the wonderful view over the dam where there is always something to see.
Also have had great sightings around that area.

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Re: Mopani not aging well

Unread post by Scipio » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:06 pm

Mopani IMHO is one of the best run camps in Kruger. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Mopani not aging well

Unread post by flying cheetah » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:39 pm

Does anybody know how "old" the camp is today?
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Re: Mopani not aging well

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Re: Mopani not aging well

Unread post by Grantmissy » Tue Jan 03, 2012 7:29 am

We will be staying in Mopani, amongst other camps, in May this year.
We have booked a guest cottage which says view.
Are all of these cottages with a view the same or would it be worthwhile to ask for a specific unit?
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Re: Mopani not aging well

Unread post by Elsa » Tue Jan 03, 2012 11:20 am

We have also booked a guest cottage for our trip next month, it will be a first for us in this type of accommodation as we have always stayed in the BD4's # 49 & 51 before, both with a wonderful view of the dam.
So in effect I am also wondering which one will be the better one to request if it makes a difference.

Looking at The Map I was thinking #'s 9 to 12, 43 and 45 look to be the best.
I can let you know for sure when we are back. :thumbs_up:

Thanks for the confirmation re the change in eating places Val.

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Re: Mopani not aging well

Unread post by kathy sa » Mon Jan 09, 2012 4:30 pm

Grantmissy....

We have just got back from Mopani and we stayed in guest cottage number 52. We had a perfect view over the dam..as good as from the deck. We watched Elephants in the water, Buffalo and lots of birds including Saddled Billed Stork.

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Re: Mopani not aging well

Unread post by Elsa » Sat Mar 31, 2012 9:57 pm

Yes, the BD4's all are equipped with utensils TD. :thumbs_up:

Just remember to take some steak knives as they don't seem to have those.

Did you request # 31 as I see it is one that doesn't have any view of the dam.

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Re: Mopani not aging well

Unread post by Elsa » Sun Apr 01, 2012 11:44 am

You can maybe try and do a request a few weeks before your visit and ask for either #49 or 51 both have fantastic views, you might just be lucky if someone else has not yet requested them, maybe worth a shot.
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Mopani Bungalows

Unread post by Clairey » Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:35 am

Hi there!

Trying to figure out whether to book BD4 or FB4 bungalow for 2 people, the BD4V are fully booked.
Which units are nicer in your opinion.

Thanks! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Mopani Bungalows

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:42 am

We stayed in a BD4V in January.

It's a wonderful chalet, the only "problem" was the afternoon sun on the patio and nowhere else to sit. Maybe the FB4 is then a better option???

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Re: Mopani Bungalows

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Jul 04, 2012 1:24 pm

Clairey, from what I see I would say the FB4 looks a bit more spacious.

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Re: Mopani Bungalows

Unread post by kujo » Thu Jul 12, 2012 11:17 am

Going to Mopani over Christmas, I booked about a month back and there was ample accommodation available... Is this camp not popular over this time period?


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