Mopani Rest Camp

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Toko
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Mopani Rest Camp

Post by Toko » Sat May 19, 2012 7:20 pm

Mopani Rest Camp is one of the newest of all the rest camps. It opened in 1992.

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What is interesting to see in the vicinity of Mopani Rest Camp?

This is a short overview of AW Flavours of the Month in the Mopani Rest Camp area:

H1-6 (Letaba - Mopani) https://africawild-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=263&t=4511
H14 https://africawild-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=263&t=4182
Mooiplaas Windmill S49
Makhadzi, H15 and Giriyondo https://africawild-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=263&t=5124
Mopani camp

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Post by Poplap » Wed May 23, 2012 1:00 pm

Big camp... with nice, comfy bungalows


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Separate bedroom with bunk beds

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Main bedroom

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A camp with a view...

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And a fab swimming pool

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Wed May 23, 2012 1:02 pm

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Mopane is the last Main Camp to be built in Kruger. It has its own unique stone building-style, with no camping available. The adjacent Pioneer Dam is the main scenic feature and makes for breathtaking views and attracts many animals in the dry months. Game can be sparse away from water sources, but there are many of these in the area, as well as a large road network. Big elephant tuskers and rare antelope such as tsessebe are often seen, along with abundant bird life.

What to look for:

Elephant, tsessebe

Kori bustard

Apple leaf tree.
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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Post by Tent dweller » Wed May 23, 2012 1:02 pm

Do we have to bring a lock with us ? or do we just leave the fridge as is and hope that nobody "steals" our food/drinks when we are out for the day
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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Wed May 23, 2012 1:03 pm

They don't have latches, if I recall from last October! One can turn the fridges against a wall during the day if there are baboon problems, but rare at Mopani

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Post by Twigga » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:24 pm

What's happening at Mopani lately???????????......................................I know NOTHING!

The restaurant area"construction in progress" but it looks almost deserted now -O-
Can't even get any "liquid refreshments" at the bar, just hope it's restored to it's full glory soon....

Experienced no baboon problems this weekend \O
Somewhere in Kruger

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Post by Flutterby » Thu Feb 21, 2013 1:32 pm

View of Pioneer Dam

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(Pic courtesy of Laura Thomson Proudfoot)

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Post by Amoli » Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:47 pm

Entrance : -

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Post by JustN@ture » Wed Jun 12, 2013 4:08 pm

Anybody stayed here lately :-? , I am planing on staying there in November and would like some info please. Anything regarding a good Bungalow to stay in etc. Appreciate the help \O
Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.

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Re: Mopani Rest Camp

Post by mposthumus » Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:29 am

Just because I'm homesick :-( :-(

Bungalow (BD4) - December 2013

Features:

• 1 bedroom with 2 single beds
• 1 bunk bed
• Air-conditioned
• Fridge
• Hotplate
• No Smoking
• Sink
• Utensils
• Wc and shower

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