ALERT - Floods in Kruger Area: Affected Areas

Kruger National Park Flood Notice  (18 January 2012)

Following heavy rains encountered in and around the Kruger area, this is an urgent warning. The following areas have been affected:

The entrance gates listed below have been closed until further notice:

  • Crocodile Bridge
  • Giriyondo Border Post

The road between Letaba and Satara is not accessible. Guests wishing to travel to Olifants and Letaba can only do that from Phalaborwa Gate.

All gravel roads and low level bridges must be avoided.

Currently, the following facilities are closed:

  • Biyamiti Bush Camp
  • Shimuwini Bush Camp
  • Talamati Bush Camp
  • Tshokwane Picnic Site

The Tinga Private Lodge is currently being evacuated and guests that were on the Sweni Wilderness Trail have already been evacuated.

The National Parks helicopter is currently being used for evacuations where necessary.

Glenn Phillips
Managing Executive: Tourism Development and Marketing

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