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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by lirritma View Post
    Also have a trip to Mabua in May. Question is if one can enter and exit via Twee Revieren without restrictions.
    Got confirmation from Sanparks that one can travel to the Mabua section as long as you enter and exit via Twee Rivieren.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lirritma View Post
    Got confirmation from Sanparks that one can travel to the Mabua section as long as you enter and exit via Twee Rivieren.
    Yes all good. I am at rooiputs. Click image for larger version. 

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    State of emergency now in namibia. All travel.en and our from namibia stop untill futher notice.

    Press conference

    President Declares state of emergency as from 17 March 2020 over the whole country.

    Minister of Health:

    NEW MEASURES IMPLEMENTED:

    1. Travel ban at the International Airport and ports of people arriving by air or by sea from:
    Schengen States, China, Iran, Korea, UK, USA, Japan

    2. Temporary Travel ban for Namibians, Temporary Residents, except for special occasions and with permission of Minister of Health and Social Services.
    Special cases include
    Medical treatment
    Humanitarian assistants
    Namibians returning
    Truck drivers bringing food etc.
    Compulsionary screening with quarantine where necessary.

    3. All business, social and leisure travel suspended.

    4. All international flights, scheduled or private chartered to land at OR Tambo or Walvis Bay.

    5. All passenger international flights to and from high infected countries are suspended for 30 days. Cargo not affected.

    6. All Namibians an PRP arriving from high infection countries will be subjected to supervised self-quarantine for 10 days.

    7. South African borders to remain open for visitors to exit and for Namibians to return and for trade.

    8. No public allowed at court proceedings

    9. Mandatory reporting of suspected Covid -19 cases from state and private facilities.

    10. Gatherings of more than 50 people suspended for 30 days.

    11. Cautionary measures to be put in place during Livestock auctions for 30 days.

    12. Sport events, demonstrations and trade fairs postponed.

    13. Accommodation establishments must provide hand sanitisers and masks to all staff and educate visitors and establish origin of travel. Training of staff on preventative measures.

    14. Service providers to provide water to the public in places re. Informal settlements.

    15. Shopping malls to put measures in place for enhanced hygiene at all times such as alcohol based hand sanitisers and masks.

    16. Cosmetic industry implored to manufacture hand sanitisers.


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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    From the Sanparks website today. I am due there on 1st april, camping only at Rooiputs. Would like to know if all good to do that with the Botswana side.

    According to SANParks, only emigration is closed at Twee Rivieren… “meaning travellers cannot enter the Park and exit to Namibia at Mata Mata or exit into Botswana through one of their gates. However you can still enter the Park and exit the park at Twee Rivieren.”

    If anyone entered at Tweerivieren and camped Botswana side only, then exited at Tweerivieren, Please confirm its still ok.
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    Dave see post #42.

    I believe Imgreg entered at TR today
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    Quote Originally Posted by lekhubu943 View Post
    Dave see post #42.

    I believe Imgreg entered at TR today
    I saw thanks, just wanting to get as much info as possible, with things changing on a daily basis. Want to try and avoid driving from Joburg only to find I can't camp at Rooiputs. 👍
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    We are leaving for CKRNP on Friday 20th, crossing via Kopfontien on a 2 week trip, ,that includes Moremi, some island camping, and returning
    back April 3rd through another one of the open borders.. this has been our route all along.
    Heck of a lot of expense, and anticipation for this trip.. all prepaid, as well as various vehicle prep etc..
    From KZN..

    Really hoping we are doing the right thing, and are allowed to enter & return..
    Its been an emotional few days
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    Imgreg, please private message me, need some info on situation at Tweerivieren at present, specifically Botswana side.
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    Last signal day. At TR to fill up. Tanks. No issues at all at TR. If only camping Bots side. Walk directly to Bots side. Fill in paper withbookingssnd done. No issues or questions at all.
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Urgent info please.
    What is the name of the border post when crossing from Upington to Namibia (Keetmanshoop) , as well as a possible telnr to contact, as I have a friend that will be leaving from Windhoek on Friday and need to cross to SA to return to europe from OR TAMBO. (Or if you have concrete info as per previous list supplied by Namibian Government for travellers exiting the country) You can watsup me on 0825524567 or reply on this thread,
    Tx in advance

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    Tx, I managed to get hold of the SA side and they say they are open, in this case, Tcheck Republic, citizen to return to SA.

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    Just called Vioolsdrift. No leisure type entry allowed on Namibia side. Only special conditions.

    Received these docs from family in Namibia today.
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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nerd View Post
    Just called Vioolsdrift. No leisure type entry allowed on Namibia side. Only special conditions.

    Received these docs from family in Namibia today.
    Greetings could I please get the contact number that you used, I'm due to travel into nam in two weeks time via Vioolsdrift.
    Can you confirm that you were told that this is no longer possible currently?

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    Default Re: Border posts open or closed?

    So everyone is being withdrawn from Mabua section.
    We expected a problem and turned back on the way to Matopi.
    As you may know SAN Parks and Bots side Locking Down Kgalagadi.
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    Quote Originally Posted by k-dog View Post
    Greetings could I please get the contact number that you used, I'm due to travel into nam in two weeks time via Vioolsdrift.
    Can you confirm that you were told that this is no longer possible currently?
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