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    New tyres for 2.4 Defender

    Hi guys,

    I am looking to get new tyres fitted to my 2.4 Defender Puma this week. I am not a tyre fundy and looking to go to a fitment centre where they can give me solid advice and have a good...
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    Re: Latest on travel restrictions in Bots

    Thanks, Andrew. This is really useful and reassuring.
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    Re: Latest on travel restrictions in Bots

    Thanks so much. Will drop them an email now.
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    Latest on travel restrictions in Bots

    Hi everyone,

    Does anyone have any up to date information on the current status of travel restrictions and requirements in Botswana. We are planning to leave next Friday for a long awaited trip.
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    Re: Botswana covid update

    Does anyone have any clarity on if the new movement restrictions in Bots impact travels. We plan to depart on 31 July for our trip.
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    Re: Sable Alley Campsite - Khwai

    Thanks, guys. I am sold. Have requested.
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    Re: khwai development trust contact details

    This week I have been in contact with Oudy at [email protected] Quite responsive.
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    Sable Alley Campsite - Khwai

    Does anyone know anything about Sable Alley Campsite at Khwai? It is being offered to me as an alternative to one of the Magotho sites. I thought it was only for tour groups, but apparently not.
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    Re: Poha Entry Gate access

    Thanks for all this input. It is a very tempting possibility as it would be a real adventure. Especially as it seems like camping along the Hunters Road is not longer a viable option. I am thinking...
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    Poha Entry Gate access

    Hi all,

    Does anyone know if it is possible to enter Chobe NP via the Poha Entry gate and the track that leads from Pandamatenga? Looks like it could be quite exciting with wild camping...
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    Re: khwai development trust contact details

    Hi Guys,

    Just wanted to say a huge thank you for this information as weirdly enough I was signing in to the site to see if I could get a contact for Magotho bookings! Will let you know if i come...
  12. Drop down tailgate for defender puma 110

    Hi Guys

    Does anyone know where I can have a drop down tail gate for the rear door of my Puma 110 built in the Joburg area. It doesnít need be able to hold much weight just to boil water for coffee...
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    Re: Border closures

    So open for tourists?
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    Re: Border closures

    I just spoke with Glen from Malealea Lodge. He says the Lesotho border remains closed for tourists. There are rumors that this may change but not confirmed.
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    Re: Border closures

    Hi guys,

    Does anyone have any updates on the latest with the Lesotho border. We were planning on going down on the weekend starting 19 March and camping at Semonkong, but I am hearing conflicting...
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    Favourite Southern KNP Campsites

    Hi Guys,

    I am very interested in hearing everyone's views on there favorite southern KNP campsites. My wife and I are planning a trip to that part of the world for a weekend at the end of the...
  17. Re: Kruger campsites with good cell phone reception

    The Selati Express looks amazing but a bit pricey for us.

    Am I right in saying that there is LTE at Skukuza? So even if the wifi is slow it would be possible to do a video call using cell phone...
  18. Re: Kruger campsites with good cell phone reception

    Hi again everyone,

    We had planned to work in Kruger for a week but we now need to stay in a hotel or lodge outside the park in the southern Kruger area to accommodate an important work call for...
  19. Re: Kruger campsites with good cell phone reception

    Thanks for all this info guys. Absolutely invaluable. Much appreciated.

    If guys have info on any of the other camps, please do share.

    I will also report back on how it goes.
  20. Kruger campsites with good cell phone reception

    Hi all,

    Does anyone know or have a list of KNP campsites that have good cell phone reception or even Wifi.

    With working from home the norm for my wife and I for the foreseeable future, we are...
  21. Re: Recommendations for 4x4 training near GP

    Thanks guys. Appreciate the advice. I have contacted LROC.
  22. Recommendations for 4x4 training near GP

    Hi guys,

    I am looking for recommendations of spots or people who provide 4x4 training in or near GP. There seems to be a lot of places.

    Now I have a Defender I feel I need to brush up on my...
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    Re: LRD Puma 2.4 no drive - help needed

    thanks guys. Very much appreciated. This is all incredibly helpful info. So I donít get drive in any position. in the transfer case. So I guess this means itís the output/spud shaft. Will see what...
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    LRD Puma 2.4 no drive - help needed

    Hi Guys,

    I had my first Defender breakdown on Christmas Eve and had to be put on a flat bed. I am visiting my in-laws in Durban. We have a trip to the Drakensberg planned for the 29th so itís not...
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    Re: Amatikulu campsite

    What a terrible waste!
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    Amatikulu campsite

    Hi guys,

    Does anyone have any info on the status of Amatikulu campsite and reserve. Seems like from reading elsewhere on this site it is no longer managed as a reserve by Parks Board and is a mess
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    Re: Mabibi camp site

    Mabibi is the best campsite is South Africa on the beach. Just don't tell anyone about it. Completely safe, clean and very well run by the community.
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    Self catering accomodation Zululand

    Hi everyone,

    I am looking for self-catering accommodation for two couples in Zululand for two nights in December. We want to be in a nature reserve preferably with big game (or close to a big 5...
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    Re: Msikaba August 2017 trip report

    Thanks Chris. It's always hard finding decent quiet places to camp over the December holidays! Still mulling it over. Any other suggestions on campsite will be much appreciated. It sounds like you...
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    Re: Msikaba August 2017 trip report

    Will drop Mboyti an email and see if they have space. Thanks, Mark!
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    Re: Msikaba August 2017 trip report

    Jeez... So not good news at all. The untold story of Covid is that it has gutted so many rural economies. Terribly sad.

    If we were to look further down the coast, south of PSJ, any suggestions....
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    Re: Msikaba August 2017 trip report

    Oh dear. That is really sad. Was that recently? No chance that it has re-opened?

    Any recommendations for quiet campsites North of Port St Johns?
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    Re: Msikaba August 2017 trip report

    Hi guys,

    Has anyone been to Msikaba campsite recently. Looking for some updated info. We are thinking of going there over new years.
  34. Re: Dog friendly campsites in the Karoo - recommendations please

    Thanks guys for all the recommendations. Greatly appreciated.

    Rooiheuwel looks very cool.

    We are also thinking of expanding our trip to the SA side of the Kalahari/Nothern Cape so...
  35. Dog friendly campsites in the Karoo - recommendations please

    Hi all,

    With our Botswana and Namibia trip firmly on hold till next year. My wife and I are looking to go camping in the last week of October with our 5 month old puppy. I am looking for...
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