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  1. Thread: Currency.

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    Currency.

    Hi all,

    We gong to Zambia in 2 weeks and just want to check a couple of things.

    1. Cash if we need Kwacha can we draw from an ATM in Lusaka with a SA bank card?
    2. In general and up to SLNP...
  2. Thread: Kruger bookings.

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    Kruger bookings.

    Hi there,

    I have some friends who would like to visit Kruger in the July school holidays - preferably for 1-2 weeks.
    They would like to be in the park.
    They would prefer camping. It seems full....
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    Border entry Zambia

    Hi there,

    We will be flying into Zambia next month and one of our party is British and needs a visa.

    Can you get it at the airport on arrival or is it better to get in advance?

    I looked at...
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    Re: Border fees between Zambia and Malawi.

    Hi Tom,

    For various reasons we are now flying into Lusaka and not Lilongwe and so skipping Malawi. I didn't find more - some comments on thread below are likely to be knowledgeable than anything I...
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    Great East Road condition

    Hi all,

    Does anyone know the current condition of the Great East road between Lusaka and Chipata?

    I saw this article posted in October 2020.
    "By Joshua JereThe Great East Road between the...
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    Border fees between Zambia and Malawi.

    Hi there,

    We looking at a trip in July & coming in from Malawi to Zambia.
    The car hire company has told us there are border fees to take the car to Zambia and then back to Malawi.
    Does anyone...
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    Re: Fully equipped 4x4 for travel to Bots

    We have used bushtrackers several times and been very happy with them so far.
    They are in Jhb and Maun.
  8. Thread: Hyena in Savuti.

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    Re: Hyena in Savuti.

    Thanks!

    Lion killed a giraffe near Harvey's pan while we were there.
    After a couple of days we saw some jackal on the fringe but no hyena.
    Probably just timing on our part then.
  9. Thread: Hyena in Savuti.

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    Hyena in Savuti.

    Hi all,

    We were in Savuti last week and had great lion sightings & even 1 close to our camp at night.
    For some reason hyena were conspicuous by their absence (to us anyway)
    We did not see or...
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    Options if one gets COVID in Botswana.

    Hi all,

    We are going to Botswana next week. (Maun, Mababe, Savuti and Goo Moremi.)
    Doing everything in our power to stay safe and isolated.

    One of our party has asked that in the event that...
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    Hankook Dynapro ATM

    Hi there,

    I have Hankook Dynapro ATM tyres on my SWB Pajero.
    The front 2 tyres tread is a bit low - the rear ones look fine.
    Where would be the best place to buy new ons in Cape Town? ...
  12. Thread: Pajero battery.

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    Re: Pajero battery.

    Thanks for the inputs.
    I have a now dormant carrack tracking device.
    they have been quite unhelpful in my request to get the tracking device removed.
    is it likely to still be a drain on the...
  13. Thread: Pajero battery.

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    Pajero battery.

    Hi there,


    I've a gen4 Pajero SWB. 3.2 diesel.

    Like many in lockdown I am no driving much and am finding that my battery is going flat if I don't drive for a couple of days.

    I thought the...
  14. 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...
  18. 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.
    ...
  27. 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?
  28. 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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