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Re: The wonderful staff of Orpen Camp!!

Unread postby RosemaryH » Fri May 18, 2012 5:29 am

:thumbs_up: Jen...if it wasn't for Mothers hey :lol:

Will pass your thanks onto Orpen :thumbs_up:
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Re: The wonderful staff of Orpen Camp!!

Unread postby JenB » Fri May 18, 2012 5:53 am

They owe me Rose! :whistle:
I could also have packed in 30 minutes! :twisted:

Thanx Rose. :k
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Re: The wonderful staff of Orpen Camp!!

Unread postby Stark » Fri May 18, 2012 7:55 am

Great stuff. :)
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A big THANK YOU David Molobi

Unread postby Dikkes » Wed May 23, 2012 8:40 pm

Hi all,
Well i received the best service that one can hope for from David Molobi of Letaba. I had a problem with my booking for July at Letaba. I phoned central reservations but got nowhere very fast. I then phoned David, and within 30 min. it was sorted and i had my booking the way it was supposed to be. He went out of his way to help me and was very professional.


Thank you very much David. Hope to meet you when we get there.

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Re: The wonderful staff of Orpen Camp!!

Unread postby GlenD » Fri May 25, 2012 9:42 am

JenB, when it comes to KNP, I'll pack in 5min, ironed or not it will be tossed into a kitbag :wink:

Went out through Orpen this past Sunday, such a charming camp with friendly staff. Definitley on the cards for a future trip. :thumbs_up:
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Re: The wonderful staff of Orpen Camp!!

Unread postby Crested Val » Fri May 25, 2012 9:50 am

We also plan to stay at Orpen in the not too distant future, based on good reports from the forums!!! :thumbs_up:
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Metsi-Metsi rangers

Unread postby gjorgi » Sun May 27, 2012 11:17 pm

Hi there everyone, just came back from doing the Metsi-Metsi wilderness trail and of course it was fantastic. I also feel that EVERYONE should know that Phillip Gumede (assistant trails ranger) and Andre Mabunda (trails ranger) deserves the highest praise for their knowledge, friendlyness, amazing sense of humour and utter proffesionalism while conducting the trail. Ernesto the cook also deserves a mention for the excellent food and constant smiles!! Please convey my and the rest of the groups' appreciation and good wishes to these three kruger park assets!!!

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Only good praise to SANParks.

Unread postby picnic » Wed May 30, 2012 12:53 pm

We have stayed in a few parks already and all I can say is we enjoyed every visit. :thumbs_up:
Keep up the good work. :clap: :clap:

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Re: Only good praise to SANParks.

Unread postby p@m » Wed May 30, 2012 5:49 pm

Went down to the local path lab on Tuesday & got chatting to the sister who runs it.
They had just come back from holiday.

They stayed at Bontebok, Storms River, Addo, Mountain Zebra, and Camdeboo and she was very, very impressed with SanParks.

Her comments : well organised, clean, friendly well trained staff, a pleasure to stay at :thumbs_up:

She'll certainly be recommending SanP in future -- and staying there again :thumbs_up:

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Re: Only good praise to SANParks.

Unread postby RosemaryH » Thu May 31, 2012 9:50 pm

:thumbs_up: picnic and p@m

Must say I too have enjoyed every visit. Have yet to encounter a problem with staff or accommodation :thumbs_up:
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Re: Only good praise to SANParks.

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Fri Jun 01, 2012 6:53 am

I am perpetualy surprised and delighted with my experiences.

Having started to visit the smaller parks, it amazes me how wealthy we are in beauty and diversity. If I see the Sanparks logo, I have expectations of commitment, discovery and magic. My heart rate goes up as franticaly as it does at a Woolies sale :wink:

It even happens when I have to go to Groenkloof. :roll:

When I was younger and the focus was on entertainment for children, we would often go to places a lot more luxurious.... pools... green lawns.. sporting facilities... Now that I can focus on what I truly love, my rediscovery of Sanparks is my coming home.

Yip, thanks to all the guardians of our greatest treasures. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Metsi-Metsi rangers

Unread postby RosemaryH » Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:48 am

thanks for posting gjorgi :thumbs_up:

Seems you had a wonderful time.

I certainly will pass this on :thumbs_up:
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Re: A big THANK YOU David Molobi

Unread postby RosemaryH » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:09 am

Hello Dikkes :gflower: :gflower: Your comments have been passed on. Thanks :thumbs_up:
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Re: Only good praise to SANParks.

Unread postby lion queen » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:19 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

I can't say that there has ever been one single visit that was a total flop........We love our stays in Sanparks parks :thumbs_up:
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Thanx Bonnie, Central reservations

Unread postby weesy » Fri Jun 01, 2012 10:09 am

I just want to say a huge thnak you to Bonnie, Central reservations. I was devastated this am to wake up, watch all day and then find the accomodation we wanted at Lower Sabie for May 2013 GONE!!. Couldnt beleive it. Anyway phoned reservations spoke to Bonnie and she gave me alternative camps with similar chalets. Ten minutes all sorted booked and paid for. Just received my confirmation via email. :dance: :dance:

U hear so many negative stories but really i have to say, and even tho we book from Oz, we have NEVER had a negative experience.

Huge thanx to a very friendly Bonnie and Sanparks. :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:


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