Tales from the Luvuvhu

So what's the Luvuvhu 4x4 Eco-Trail experience actually like? Read the comments from those who completed the trip this last week-end... (The type in grey is the Editor's translation.)  “Ons het die 4x4 roete terdee geniet. Die 336.3 km het ons op ons tone of eerder op ons wiele gehou. Hennie se kennis van die veld, [...]

Apr 10th, 2012|Experiences|

SA4x4 magazine article on Shingwedzi 4×4 Trail

"While the Kruger National Park appeals to many holidaymakers, to some, the reserve fails to offer the very thing that many off-road adventurers seek: an escape. We visit Kruger’s unruly neighbour for a chance to drive a little-known trail lost in solitude." Read Grant Spolander's article "Beautifully Barren", published in SA4x4, here.

Apr 4th, 2012|Experiences|

Machampane re-opens

Machampane Wilderness Camp has re-opened for business after being forced to close as a result of flooding cause by tropical storm Dando in January, and further damage caused by a second flood in February. The camp has been cleared of all debris, with decking replaced and refurbished. All the soft furbishings also had [...]

Mar 22nd, 2012|Experiences|

Flooding at Machampane: Latest

This page has been set up to contain the latest information available on the situation at Machampane as a result of the flooding caused by the tropical storm, Dando.  Updates will be added as they are received. For further details, please phone the booking office on +27 21 701 7860. Final update: Friday 24 February 2012 [...]

Jan 19th, 2012|Experiences|

Closures in KNP and Giriyondo: official press release

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 MEDIA RELEASE  TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF CROCODILE BRIDGE ENTRANCE GATE AND TOURIST ROADS IN THE KNP  Due to heavy rains received since yesterday, the low water bridge over the Crocodile River in the Kruger National Park (KNP) is currently overflowing. No vehicle will be allowed entry/exit through Crocodile Bridge Entrance Gate until [...]

Jan 18th, 2012|Experiences|

A good weekend out in the bush

Over the weekend of 16 to 18 December Cliff Smith guided a 4x4 trail through Letaba Ranch. They had a very good and enjoyable weekend with a number of good animal sightings. The highlight was the pack of 16 Wild dogs seen near the Baderoukwe campsite, on the first afternoon of the trail. Unfortunately they [...]