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Your 2nd and 3rd favourite SANParks to visit PLUS camping or chalet?

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Further to the poll for your most favourite SANParks to visit, requests were received from umtali1 and Mischief for a poll to indicate the 2nd favourite SANParks to visit, and it only made sense to add the 3rd favourite one as well. Numbers 20 and 21 gives you the choice between camping or self-catering in a chalet. To find out who prefers camping and who prefers living in chalets, select one of the two. That means you have three votes on this poll.

1. Addo Elephant National Park
2. Agulhas National Park
3. Augrabies Falls National Park
4. Bontebok National Park
5. Camdeboo National Park
6. Garden Route National Park
7. Golden Gate Highlands National Park
8. Karoo National Park
9. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
10. Kruger National Park
11. Mapungubwe National Park
12. Marakele National Park
13. Mokala National Park
14. Mountain Zebra National Park
15. Namaqua National Park
16. Table Mountain National Park
17. Tankwa Karoo National Park
18. West Coast National Park
19. |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park
20. CAMPING?
21. CHALET?
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Mokala second because of it's rare species and peaceful surroundings.
The Karoo is third for its magnificent vistas and remoteness.
Self catering chalets because they're more convenient for an overseas visitor.
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Kgalagadi 2nd - just so totally different. Peaceful, good chance of having good sightings with few cars! Great staff.

Karoo 3rd - great 4x4 trail at the far end. Great accommodation. Super staff.

Chalets - hubby won't camp!!
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My 1st choice is the Kgalagadi, second choice is Kruger, and third is Mokala.

Prefer camping, easier to get accommodation at relatively short notice and much more congenial atmosphere - I like chatting with the neighbors and sharing sightings. :D
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Voted :thumbs_up:
Its a bit tough to choose :hmz:
'Still like all the sanparks ...they all have something special to offer the visitors :clap: :thumbs_up:
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Mapungubwe is my first choice and then the Kgalagadi :D :thumbs_up: Voted
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Actually, what a strange poll to conduct, Hilda, but on second thoughts pretty fascinating as few give thought to where they would go if they couldn't go to their favourite. So, after some thought, let me clarify that my three top ones are fairly impossible (if that concept was actually possible :wink: ) to distil as I love every one of the SANParks, each providing a distinctly unique and different experience. So, truly I cannot give a second and a third, although I have an innate and enduring love for Kruger that will always push it to the top of the list.

As for camping versus chalets, I would choose chalets most of the time if the costs were often not so prohibitive to my budget. As it is, though, we almost exclusively camp in order to get the biggest bang for our bucks, and that experience in itself is mostly far more pleasant than not. But, if I could, I would do the chalets-overlooking-the-river thing all the time. :pray:
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Very true onewithnature! Thank you so much for your input! :gflower:
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Voted :)
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To remind you of the result of the first poll regarding your most favourite SANPark to visit, click HERE.

The results of the 2nd poll to find out which is your 2nd and 3rd most favourite SANParks to visit, as well as whether you prefer camping or staying in chalets, are as follows:

The 2nd most favourite SANPark to visit is the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park!

The 3rd most favourite SANPark to visit is shared between the following three Parks:

Addo Elephant National Park
Kruger National Park and
Mokala National Park.

It is also very interesting to note that the most votes went to staying in chalets compared to camping.

Thank you all for voting! :gflower:
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