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  1. Transporting camping equipment between Cape Town and Jhb.

    Hi there,

    We do an annual bush trip (mostly Botswana) and it has proved easier for us to fly to Jhb and rent.
    However I prefer ground tent to rooftop - and want to courier tents and stretcher...
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    Best place to get meat for Nxai pan

    Hi all,

    We coming in through Martins Drift later this month and our 1st 2 nights are at Nxai Pan.
    Where would be the best place to stop and shop for provisions? Palapye or Serowe?
    Appreciate...
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    Re: Pajero won't start without jumper leads

    Thanks - what do I need to do to fix?
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    Pajero won't start without jumper leads

    Hi all,

    I have a 2009 Gen4 SWB pajero 3.2 DiD.

    This morning starts fine - then later when I try to start - completely dead. Not even the remote works.
    Had it jump started and it started...
  5. Thread: Clutch issue.

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    Clutch issue.

    Hi there,

    I wonder if anyone on the forum can give some advice.

    We rented a 4x4 - a 2017 Toyota Hilux 4x4 with 60 000km on the clock - manual diesel. The rental period was 2 weeks.

    When the...
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    Stopover between Namutoni and Windhoek

    Hi there,

    I have some friends who are going to holiday at Etosha and are looking for a stopover from Namutoni on the way back to Windhoek.
    They looking for camping or a reasonably priced B&B.
    ...
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    Re: Khama Rhino Sanctuary Chalet

    Hi,

    I've stayed in the chalets twice before. The chalet's are very basic but fine for an overnight.
    We never had an issue with lice/ bed bugs.

    Am staying there again in July for a night so I...
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    Re: Family Trip to Bots North April 2019

    Hi there,

    Note that if your spouse is really camping averse, there is a tented camp option at 3rd bridge campsite, although it is a bit more expensive at about $100 per adult, although kids are...
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    Re: Trip report: Moremi & Chobe Sep 2017

    Hi Paul,

    Thanks for the read, great pics.
    Enjoyed Mabua too.
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    Re: Kubu island to Maun

    Hi Stan,

    I thought about that - but they also full for the night we have free.
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    Kubu island to Maun

    Hi all,

    We were planning a night at Baines Baobab en route to Maun (from Martins Drift) but see it is full.

    We going end June.

    Am considering Kubu Island as an alternative. We have done it...
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    Stopover between Maun and Jhb.

    Hi all,

    We driving back from Dizhana to Jhb.
    Most times in the past we have stopped off at Khama Rhino Sanctuary.
    Once at Camp Itumleng in Palapye.
    Are there any other viable stop overs -...
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    Re: Mbudi camp (Khwai concession)

    To those that have been there,

    Which would you recommend out of Mbudi, Dizhana or Dijara for 3 nights? (We've already got bookings for Savuti & North Gate). Want to try something out of park.
    ...
  14. Re: Dijara ; Dizhana ; Tshaa ; Mababe Trust Wilderness camp sites

    Thanks. I am looking for June / July next year. Which is a better option between the 3 sites?
    Is the game viewing good there or is the best option to go into Moremi / Savuti itself for game drives?
  15. Re: Dijara ; Dizhana ; Tshaa ; Mababe Trust Wilderness camp sites

    Hi guys,

    We've stayed at Khwai North Gate a few times and really enjoyed it. How does Dijara stack up as an alternative for a longer stay - say 5-6 nights?

    Appreciate thoughts...
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    Re: Joburg to Khama Rhino Sanctuary

    If you want to stay on the SA side of the border post, I can recommend Klippan Lodge.
    I found it great, reasonable and is self catering.
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    Re: Martin's Drift accommodation nearby

    I can recommend Klippan lodge. It is right near the border post on SA side and excellent.
    Self catering - but a lovely setup and good value.

    http://www.klippanlodge.co.za
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    Re: Another campsite hijacking.

    @ Stranger ....I'd run a mile :-)
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    Re: Another campsite hijacking.

    We didn't have a satellite phone and the gate is quite a long way. the DWNP staff at the gate assured me they would take the matter further. I think the bit that made me feel the worst was the sense...
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    Another campsite hijacking.

    We were booked into #3 at Deception Pan at the beginning of last week. We were a bit late off the blocks and only arrived quite close to 4pm.
    When we got to the site, there was someone else set up...
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    Re: Deception Pan to Khama Rhino

    We can only hope!!
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    Saturday & Sunday shopping in Maun.

    Hi there,

    We will be passing through Maun on a Saturday night & leaving on a Sunday morning.
    We need to buy provisions. Supermarkets and bottle store most important.

    Does anyone know the...
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    Deception Pan to Khama Rhino

    Hi all,

    Can you let me know if this is easily doable in 1 day?
    If not any recommendations on a place to stay coming out of CKGR heading back towards SA?

    Regards
    Duncan
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    Re: Zimbabwe road blocks

    Hi Mulderpm,

    We were told you only need a CVG if you using a rental - not your own.
    The guy at the counter pointed us out to a clearing agent - he was hanging around at the border control.
    ...
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    Re: Zimbabwe road blocks

    Hi,

    I just back from Zimbabwe. We were there for 2 weeks.

    Our route was : - in at Plumtree, Bulawayo, Harare, Mana Pools, Kariba, Mashvingo, out at Beit Bridge.

    We went through 50...
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    Taking food from SA to Zim via Botswana

    Hi all,

    We are going to Mana Pools next week.
    Planning on going via martins drift/plumtree.

    Getting most of our meat in Harare - but want to check on latest regs re taking of food across...
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    Re: Kgalagadi animals sitting.

    Hi all,

    We went in mid may, and it was not especially hot. It did rain the one night, but the days were quite sunny and it was not windy. I did not pick up a pattern of being mostly morning,...
  28. Accommodation suggestion near Messina / Louis Trichardt.

    Hi all,

    putting a Zim trip together and need an overnight stop on the way back on the SA side of Beit Bridge...We'll probably be tired of camping by then...appreciate if anyone has any...
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    Martins Drift Accommodation

    Is kwanokeng lodge still the best accommodation option near Martins Drift?

    Thanks
    Duncan
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    Re: Kgalagadi animals sitting.

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    Kgalagadi animals sitting.

    Hi all,

    Just back from a wonderful trip to the Kgalagadi.

    One thing is puzzling me though. We frequently saw springbok, wildebeest, gemsbok etc... sitting. Was a common thing to see.

    I've...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 4 SWB 3.2D questions.

    Thanks for the input. I'll find a radio spot.

    I had Hankook AT's - the tread was getting a bit low & replaced them with more of the same.

    No roof rack & nothing added. my daily trips are quite...
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    Re: Pajero Gen 4 SWB 3.2D questions.

    Yes - I did. Would that impact fuel consumption?
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    Pajero Gen 4 SWB 3.2D questions.

    Hi all,

    I'm looking for a bit of advice.

    I have a 2009 Gen4 3.2D Pajero SWB. In Cape Town.
    It's done 145000.

    I have it serviced every 10 000km - but the last 3 with a private mechanic.I'm...
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    Re: Kgalagadi and more

    Thanks Stranger!
    A most enjoyable read. Much appreciated!
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