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    Default Baviaans Reserve now open 01/07/2020

    I've just spoken to the lady at Komdomo office. The reserve is now officially open for drive through only. No accommodation or camping is available at this time. She can be reached on 087 286 6494
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    Default Re: Baviaans Reserve now open 01/07/2020

    Thank you!

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    Default Re: Baviaans Reserve now open 01/07/2020

    Just check before you go and phone that same number. 087 286 6494

    Last i spoke to them it was NO DAY VISITORS, But you can go thru to other side and out.

    Maybe its changed, just make sure if you can enter and exit same gate on the same day.
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    Default Re: Baviaans Reserve now open 01/07/2020

    Quote Originally Posted by BushFire View Post
    I've just spoken to the lady at Komdomo office. The reserve is now officially open for drive through only. No accommodation or camping is available at this time. She can be reached on 087 286 6494
    Awesome news, made my day

    Quote Originally Posted by imgreg View Post
    Just check before you go and phone that same number. 087 286 6494

    Last i spoke to them it was NO DAY VISITORS, But you can go thru to other side and out.

    Maybe its changed, just make sure if you can enter and exit same gate on the same day.
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    Default Re: Baviaans Reserve now open 01/07/2020

    No camping, I'm guessing changing a fan belt could take 2 days in a nice camp site
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    Default Re: Baviaans Reserve now open 01/07/2020

    We went thru the Baviaans on Saterday to get to a camp site on the other side of the gate.

    Lady at the gate advised us that we not allowed to return thru the same gate, only drive thru allowed. No stopping,no sightseeing and definitely no Fun allowed.

    The guards were "escorting" us thru the the reserve, always staying in closing proximity to us. on 2 occasions I stopped to get some cool drink from cooler in back of car, and they were quick to demand I get back in the car and drive on- NO STOPPING!. This was not a friendly request, they were very militant and forceful, and on one occasion closed my boot for me. I stayed respectful and compliant because my wife and kids were in the car.

    I understand they are just doing their jobs, and following instructions, But they were being REAL D!cks this weekend, I've made notes of their names for future reference when all returns to normal. They had the upper hand this past weekend.

    GUYS! STAY AWAY FOR NOW! these guys are on a ###### power trip like the rest of the goverment.

    On another note, it sis still a pleasure to drive thru this wonderful part of our country.

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    Default Re: Baviaans Reserve now open 01/07/2020

    Quote Originally Posted by Vormoto View Post
    We went thru the Baviaans on Saterday to get to a camp site on the other side of the gate.

    Lady at the gate advised us that we not allowed to return thru the same gate, only drive thru allowed. No stopping,no sightseeing and definitely no Fun allowed.

    The guards were "escorting" us thru the the reserve, always staying in closing proximity to us. on 2 occasions I stopped to get some cool drink from cooler in back of car, and they were quick to demand I get back in the car and drive on- NO STOPPING!. This was not a friendly request, they were very militant and forceful, and on one occasion closed my boot for me. I stayed respectful and compliant because my wife and kids were in the car.

    I understand they are just doing their jobs, and following instructions, But they were being REAL D!cks this weekend, I've made notes of their names for future reference when all returns to normal. They had the upper hand this past weekend.

    GUYS! STAY AWAY FOR NOW! these guys are on a ###### power trip like the rest of the goverment.

    On another note, it sis still a pleasure to drive thru this wonderful part of our country.
    Unfortunately I have seen some terrible people in 'bakkies I would rather not mention here" drive trough the reserve with no respect for anyone one especially the guys doing their jobs. Personally, again, personally, I agree that they need to be firm in what they do. I respect them for this as I would like to return to the reserve without issues. Too many times too many people visit the reserve to treat it like their own back yards Turing it into their private rubbish bin. Sorry you had the bad of it, but I have to side with the people on duty. Just my opinion.

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