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|Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park Flood Update

03 April 2013

Gabrielle Venter, SANParks Regional Communications Manager: Arid Region said all the roads along the river on the Namibian side are closed indefinitely and cannot be used at all.

The roads affected have been closed to ensure visitors safety during this time. “Guests arriving in the next few days have been informed and advised accordingly to exercise caution and use alternative roads, visitors will receive updates as and when our Namibian counterparts furnish us with information on the roads situation” said Venter.

Roads that have been affected by rains are: 

  • Orangemund Road - closed

  • Rosh Pinah Road – closed

  • Ai-Ais road – closed

  • Noordoewer – closed

Issued by:
Onkgopotse Maditse
Media Liaison and Monitoring Officer, SANParks
Tel: 012 426 5193 Cell: 078 079 5530

Media enquiries: 
Gabrielle “Gabby” Venter
Acting Regional Communications Manager: Arid Region, SANParks
Tel: 012 426 5065; Cell: 083 825 9435       

Tourist enquiries:
Hendrik Prins
Duty Manager /Ai/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park (RSA side) SANParks
Tel: 027 831 1506 Cell: 084 742 9797