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Postby Michael » 07 Dec 2016 14:48

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I am looking to go camping for a week during December in the Hoedspruit Graskop area, but have not been there for about 16 years and did not really camp when I lived there. I basically just want to get away and relax and take in the beautiful surroundings

I know Swadini very well (which is full by the way), but don't know of any other places to go camp and still be in a central spot to do day outings to the well-known attractions.

Would love to do some fly fishing in the Blyde, do some hiking and drive to Pilgrims Rest, potholes and so on.

Any ideas of places that will not cost me a fortune and might still have space available?

There is one option at Kampersrus which I am still waiting for an answer on, so I'm not bargaining on anything.
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Re: Hoedspruit/Graskop camping

Postby ChristoSlang » 07 Dec 2016 17:26

We spent a week at Swadini at the end of November, and I'm sure it's just as nice as when you stayed there last :biggrin:

The resort was very popular when we were there - Yvette and I had to stay in a 6 sleeper because all the smaller units were fully booked. A lot of people came in for the weekend only, maybe you can book your stay during the week only?

BTW: the Blyde dam is only 49% full:
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Re: Hoedspruit/Graskop camping

Postby Michael » 07 Dec 2016 21:58

Thanks for the info Christo, I did phone for the period from 25 - 29 but the lady says its fully booked.
Now I actually did live inside Swadini for about a year and I know there is always space in the camping section.
Will phone again and make sure.

Shocking to see how low the water is in the Blyderivierspoort dam......
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Re: Hoedspruit/Graskop camping

Postby Peter Connan » 08 Dec 2016 05:21

Jy weet daar is twee Aventura-oorde daar, een bo-op die berg en een aan die onderkant ne? Ek kan egter nooit die ander een se naam onthou nie, maar ek dink dis Blyderivierspoort.
Mag ons ons kenniskry met lekkerkry aanhoukry.
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Re: Hoedspruit/Graskop camping

Postby Michael » 08 Dec 2016 05:37

Yes Peter ek weet van daai een, Blyde Canyon.

Ek sal hulle ook n bel gee, maar ek is moontlik te ver in December om nog n plekkie te kry in daai populere oorde.

Klink darem of ek moontlik gaan reg kom by Kampersrus vir blyplek. Nie seker hoekom hulle dit Kampersrus noem nie, want daar is nie kamp plek nie........
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Re: Hoedspruit/Graskop camping

Postby Tinus lotz » 08 Dec 2016 05:52

Praat bietjie met Gustaf hy was mr hoedspruit vir baie jare miskien kan hy n haas uit n hoed trek vir jou
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Re: Hoedspruit/Graskop camping

Postby JohnBoyZA » 08 Dec 2016 06:15

Hi Michael

het paar mense op Hoedspruit omgewing gebel, maar almal vol. My Pa-hulle bly nog op Kampersrus. Hoop jy kom reg, moenie vergeet om vir Mike en Lienkie hallo te se nie (Upperdek).

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Re: Hoedspruit/Graskop camping

Postby Herrie » 08 Dec 2016 07:39

Dit lyk soos 'n lekker kamp plek en ek wonder of jy diere ook daar kan sien.
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Re: Hoedspruit/Graskop camping

Postby Michael » 08 Dec 2016 09:03

Tinus, ek sal hom n bel gee :thumbup:

Dankie John vir jou moeite, ek sal verseker by Upperdeck gaan draai maak.

Oom Kobus, daar is baie diere daar. Dit is binne in n wildreservaat en daar is regtig baie van die natuur om te sien.
Selfs op Kampersrus is daar rooibokke, Nyalas en nog meer.
Ons het toe ons daar gebly het binne in Swadini se kamp terein Kudu's minder as 20m van ons af aanskou op baie geleenthede.
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Re: Hoedspruit/Graskop camping

Postby Michael » 08 Dec 2016 09:11

N paar fotos van die plekkie op Kampersrus wat ek moontlik na toe kan gaan
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