KTP - Grootkolk Wilderness Camp

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KTP - Grootkolk Wilderness Camp

Post by Mel » Sat May 19, 2012 7:38 pm

Here are some photos of Grootkolk, unit 1.

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The 'upper' patio. You also get a fenced area where the braai is.
The ground there is gravelled.
As you can see in the background there is also shaded parking.

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The beds.

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Opposite of the beds. The white thing you see on the left
is the fridge / freezer.

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And the cupboard is one in the literal sense. No room to pack
clothes in there. :wink: Although you get some hooks next to
the left bed in the pic further above.

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oilet and shower are opposite of each other, the sink with a mirror and a netted window with a flap behind
the mirrow is in the middle of them.

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The view to the neighbours in unit 2 and the communal kitchen tent in the background.
The communal kitchen sports a big fridge and an equally big freezer.

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View to the waterhole whilst seated...

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...and when standing at the outer fence.

Unit 1 is the closest to the waterhole. The view from no. 2 is still good.
From unit 3, however, you have the tree in your way, so you can only see to
the left and to the right.

The waterhole has a floodlight which runs for about 1 to 2 hours after sunset.

Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture of the kitchen. O/
It is outside and is basically a tiled board fixed on the left hand side of the 'upper' deck
when you face the entrance of the unit. You get a sink and 2 gas hotplates.
The only sitting place is outside as well - a round table with two chairs.

In contrast to Kieliekrankie or Urikaruus, you don't get a seperate kitchen / bedroom
arrangement.

One night is 980 Rand per unit at the moment.
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Maintainance done at Grootkolk in 2015

Post by Mel » Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:47 pm

Last year when we stayed at Grootkolk, there were already doors to the outside kitchen cabinet fitted \O
Plus, new matresses had been put into the beds.
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Maintainance done at Grootkolk in 2016

Post by Mel » Sun Oct 16, 2016 5:52 pm

- All wooden fixtures apart from the furniture were painted.
- Tthe lower part of the part of each cabin was fixed (holes, missing parts) and painted.
- New zip flaps were put in in the bathroom (all three windows) and the entrance door.
- Curtains washed (but not ironed lol ).
- New tabs in kitchen and bathroom.
- Unit 1 has received a trial electrical fridge. It is yet to be seen if the solar panels can produce enough power to equip all units with such a fridge / freezer.

(You may be warned though: being in unit one means photography against the sun in the evening!)
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Re: KTP - Grootkolk Wilderness Camp

Post by nan » Sun Oct 16, 2016 6:32 pm

nothing really changed... Grootkolk is still Grootkolk O/\ O/\ O/\

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Re: KTP - Grootkolk Wilderness Camp

Post by ExFmem » Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:50 am

Which unit # is the "Z" designated one that shows up a month before (as opposed to 11 months) - I think Mel mentioned this once before :-? -O-

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Re: KTP - Grootkolk Wilderness Camp

Post by Mel » Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:27 pm

Unit 3 \O
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Re: KTP - Grootkolk Wilderness Camp

Post by nan » Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:16 pm

Grootkolk is still the best camp in the Park. Thanks to Franco, is the only camp we can walk barefoot without having something sticking under the feet. What a great camp ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: KTP - Grootkolk Wilderness Camp

Post by Mel » Thu Mar 30, 2017 5:01 pm

What unit were you in, nan? And were the fridges upgraded in every cabin by now?
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Re: KTP - Grootkolk Wilderness Camp

Post by nan » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:17 pm

Nr 1,
:-? yes the fridge is now electric... it seems... sorry can't remember 0*\ =O: =O: =O:

Franco made a big way around my unit... to avoid surprise like Puffie... but he cut all the flowers 0*\
happily I had pictures just before lol
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Re: KTP - Grootkolk Wilderness Camp

Post by Mel » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:39 pm

No. 1 was the first to have the new fridge to try it out. But I do hope that the others will get it to before October O**
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