Letaba Rest Camp

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Letaba Rest Camp

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

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

This is a short overview of AW Flavours of the Month in the Letaba 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
Makhadzi, H15 and Giriyondo https://africawild-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=263&t=5124
Bangu Windmill S90
Mooiplaas Windmill S49
Sable Dam H9
S131 - Letaba to H14
S47 - Mingerhout Loop

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Letaba Rest Camp

Post by BunnyHugger » Wed May 23, 2012 2:27 pm

Letaba is situated at 23 deg 51 min 15.74 S and 31 deg 34 min 28.18 E. (GPS)

Another of my favored camps, Letaba lies along the banks of the Letaba river with an awesome view of the river from the restaurant. The area is well known for elephant but many other species are also in the area.

There is a very interesting elephant museum in the camp. The closest KNP entry point to get to Letaba would be the Phalaborwa gate. It's about 220 km from the Numbe gate which translates to many hours of being in the car.

The camp itself has different types of accommodation, including camping sites for caravan and camping enthusiasts are also present. Letaba is close to Engelhard dam and Longwe Lookout is well worth the drive. En route Mathambeni hide is also well worth the effort.

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Wed May 23, 2012 2:29 pm

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Letaba is an old main camp, in an area where mopane scrub and riverine vegetation overlap. Game can be scarce but the river attracts animals throughout the dry months. Roads are plentiful in the area, and the campsite is especially popular as it has plenty of trees.

What to look for:

Waterbuck, buffalo.

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Sycamore Fig.
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Letaba Elephant Hall

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Letaba Elephant Hall

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Post by Tent dweller » Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:23 pm

Anybody got any pics of the safari tents in Letaba? Letaba will be our first stop over in Dec 2013, thanks

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:30 pm

Sprocky will quickly drive there and take some pics, TD! =O:
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Post by Sprocky » Sat Jan 26, 2013 7:14 pm

I'm going into the park tomorrow, but don't think I'll go as far as Letaba. ;-) I'm sure RobT or Amoli have pics of the tents. If not I will get some in the next few weeks. \O
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Post by rayb » Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:36 pm

Does it still have the resident bushbuck?

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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Post by Sprocky » Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:37 pm

rayb wrote:Does it still have the resident bushbuck?
Plenty of them! \O
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Re: Letaba Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Sun Jan 27, 2013 5:20 pm

Check trip reports, Ray... \O
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