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    Also, ENJOLIFE in the Biedouw Valley. (Google...

    Also, ENJOLIFE in the Biedouw Valley. (Google them.)
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    Zambezi Expedition - Source to Sea

    Hi Guys,
    We will be following the course of the mighty Zambezi River, as closely as possible, from the source in the Zambezsi Source Nature Reserve in western Zambia, into Angola, back into Zambia...
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    No one has yet stated the obvious. And that is,...

    No one has yet stated the obvious. And that is, in a vehcile with a CDL, if you do not engage the CDL your vehicle is not in 4 wheel drive, even if 4H or 4L has been selected. Your front propshaft...
  4. How long is your route? What cost? Do you have...

    How long is your route? What cost? Do you have acccommodation? Camping etc?
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    Guys, The reason that they want the route...

    Guys,
    The reason that they want the route driven from east to west is so that you don't keep running into other 4x4 groups, so as to enhance the wilderness experience. Afterall, we all want peace...
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    This looks great. How do I contact them? Where...

    This looks great. How do I contact them? Where are they relative to citrusdal?
    I'd like to pay them a visit.
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    Hi Henk, I don't see any reason why you...

    Hi Henk,
    I don't see any reason why you shouldn't tackle this route on your own with your caravan. The trip from Springbok to HK Bay should take around 5-6 hours at most.
    Take it slow and enjoy it.
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    Hey Chris, you're so right about wet ratings vs...

    Hey Chris, you're so right about wet ratings vs dry ratings.

    Use a qualified guide where ever possible - so much more to offer!
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    Some interesting comments above! I was recently...

    Some interesting comments above! I was recently paging through the first edition of Drive Out from 2000. Back then the costs averaged R150 pv for the trail and R30 pppn to camp. If pricing had kept...
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    Touwsriver is only 2 hours from Cape Town!! ...

    Touwsriver is only 2 hours from Cape Town!!

    Keep watching...
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    Diep en Deur Trail - Touwsrivier

    We're visiting this trail on the Witteberg Private Nature Reserve this weekend. Anyone care to join our group?

    Apparently the protea are blooming at present so it should be spectacular.
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    We had a most enjoyable time, despite the rain. ...

    We had a most enjoyable time, despite the rain.

    Great views, prolific protea growth and even some indigenous (Knysna) forrest in the gorges, although the track and facilities need some...
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    Hi Willied, Once it has been published, I'm sure...

    Hi Willied,
    Once it has been published, I'm sure they won't mind if I post a copy here.
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    Riviersondereind 4x4 Trail visit

    Dear Members

    This weekend I will be reviewing this trail for Drive Out Magazine and if any members are at a loose end, they are welcome to join us.

    The trail is limited to 10 vehicles there...
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    Ja Henri and Ian, I did not mean to say that...

    Ja Henri and Ian,
    I did not mean to say that their opinion is right, but it is the only one on which we should base any action plans. To speculate and argue against the machine will have no effect -...
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    Confirmed by neighbours. The new owners are going...

    Confirmed by neighbours. The new owners are going to reestablish facilities. They may reopen in a few years time again.
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    It might be prudent tp ignore our own "ameteur...

    It might be prudent tp ignore our own "ameteur opinions" as to whether AD is in any way a sensitive area. It is the opinion of Dept Environmental Affairs that counts. Also, there are ancient middens...
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    Hi Dave, Where does this start and end? Is it...

    Hi Dave,
    Where does this start and end?
    Is it the Buffelspoort route or something different?
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    Hi, I drove that trail just before the Easter...

    Hi, I drove that trail just before the Easter Weekend and found it very interesting and enjoyable. We started at around 14:30 in the afternoon which was far too late. Should have started at arpound...
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    Then there's Katakoeroe. Also on the Olifantshoek...

    Then there's Katakoeroe. Also on the Olifantshoek road, but not as far pout of town.
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    Bruce, we'll be driving that road from van...

    Bruce, we'll be driving that road from van Zylsrus along the Molopo River to Askam on 14th June. Join us if the timing is right for you. I stay off the tar whenever I can!
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    Since nobody has actually addressed all of Christo's concerns, let me give it a go...

    1 - Bridals used, but no safety sling, they merely use them to anchor the vehicle in the centre
    Can't really...
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    Yes Gareth, I've done it and it is stunningly...

    Yes Gareth, I've done it and it is stunningly beautiful and very scary at the same time! There are some tight blind turns, steep slopes, side slopes and a lot of driving on the sandstone rock. You...
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    Many people have neither the time nor expertise...

    Many people have neither the time nor expertise to properly organise a safe, responsible offroad holiday, which is why guided catered tours are so popular. Many people also enjoy interacting with and...
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    From where the first leg of the Namaqwa Eco rail...

    From where the first leg of the Namaqwa Eco rail meets the N7, you can also pop back to Steinkopf to refuel.
    Pella to Zioolsdrif is about 350-400km.
    The 2nd leg to Alex - allow 450km, but can be...
  26. Hi Guys, To those who showed interest in this...

    Hi Guys,
    To those who showed interest in this trip in 2009, we are running it again end April 2010.
    See thread in the Commercial Section.
  27. Sackville Safaris West Coast Explore: 29 March to 1 April 2010.

    A leisurely journey of exploration, with no fixed itinerary starting at Groenrivier and making our way northwards into the Namaqua National Park and finishing up in Springbok.
    Attached...
  28. Sackville Safaris - Papkuilsfontein weekend. 5-7 Feb 2010.

    See details in commercial section.
  29. Just finished the year plan and the Ox Wagon...

    Just finished the year plan and the Ox Wagon Route will take place from 24 April - 1 May.
    We will advertise it in the Commercial Section, so "watch this space!"
  30. Hi Milkman, The Outlander will certainly do all...

    Hi Milkman,
    The Outlander will certainly do all the connecting roads, i.e. divisional dirt roads, forrestry roads etc, but you may struggle with the three 4x4 routes we do along the way, which is...
  31. Hi Eric1, Do yourself a favour and visit the...

    Hi Eric1,
    Do yourself a favour and visit the Ferndale 4x4 route just outside Cathcart while you're passing. It has stunning camping facilities (and a chalet) if you just want an overnight stop. But...
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    The Offroad Adventure Club owned by Greg van der...

    The Offroad Adventure Club owned by Greg van der Reis has many activities and loads of outings. Send him an email at [email protected]
    Tell him that Philip Scott recommended you contact him.
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    If it's out of school holidays you shouldn't have...

    If it's out of school holidays you shouldn't have a problem. But they only lke to sell 10 tickets per day.
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    Take then to the Currie cup final!!!

    Take then to the Currie cup final!!!
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    You need to contact Springbok Tourism and pay...

    You need to contact Springbok Tourism and pay them R150.00 pv for however long you wish to stay on the route. Then camp where you like! It's great.
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