Mooiplaas Picnic Site

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Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Bushcraft » Wed May 23, 2012 3:04 pm

Please post any information or pictures of Mooiplaas Picnic Site

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Re: Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Amoli » Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:18 pm

Mooi plaas Picnic spot is a few km's before Mopanie when driving up North on the H1-6.

It has the usual amenities Kruger picnic spots have to offer.

There are two thatched structures - each with a different view.

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Re: Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Richprins » Sun Feb 17, 2013 8:00 pm

Interesting info is that Mooiplaas was designated to become Mopani Camp's "camping area" a long time ago, and there was quite an outcry amongst regular visitors!

So that was stopped and Tzendze happened! \O



Nearby Attractions:


Mopani Rest Camp: viewtopic.php?f=35&t=282

Mooiplaas Waterhole: viewtopic.php?f=263&t=1945

H14 Phalaborwa Tar Road: viewtopic.php?f=263&t=4182

H1-6 Letaba-Mopani Tar Road: viewtopic.php?f=263&t=4511

Tsendze Rustic Camp: viewtopic.php?f=35&t=437

Boulders Bushveld Camp

Shipandani Hide: viewtopic.php?f=36&t=337

Pioneer Dam and Hide: viewtopic.php?f=36&t=336
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Re: Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Toko » Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:17 pm

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Mooiplaas Picnic Spot is about 7km/20 min from Mopani Camp, and is right next to Tsendze Tented Camp. It is 41km/1hr 45 min from Letaba Camp.

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Re: Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Toko » Wed Feb 20, 2013 11:19 pm

Leadwood at Mooiplaas O:V

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Re: Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Flutterby » Sat Dec 03, 2016 10:09 am

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Re: Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Richprins » Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:20 am

A Heksie visit in 2013:
Heksie wrote:
Thu Sep 19, 2013 9:27 pm


We got to the end and had to have a loo-break so we had a quick stop at Mooiplaas. As I left the girls room I overheard the Mooiplaas-attendant/helper/protector say something in a language I didn’t understand at all except one word ‘python’ (Yes I do listen to other people talk around me so beware) And I was like ‘who, what, where and how’ He called us closer and showed us that the python was in the tree holding up the lapa.

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He then got a stick and started poking the poor slithering critter to get him to move out of the tree, it took a while but he started moving out of its hiding place…

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Then something you don’t see everyday, sorry no pics of it, but the python ‘flew’ out of that tree and then started slithering away from us. Here are a more pics of my best sighting of the day;

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Re: Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Richprins » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:50 am

2014 pics by Guinea Pig:

Guinea Pig wrote:
Sun Mar 02, 2014 6:02 pm


All these were made at Mooiplaas:

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And one at the Tropic of Capricorn stones:

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Re: Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Richprins » Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:48 am

From the parking lot:

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Re: Mooiplaas Picnic Site

Post by Flutterby » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:38 pm

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