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Take A Seat At This Quiet Retreat
1 ONE THING YOU WILL ENJOY… Karoo hospitality at its best. A serious dose of cabin fever had built up and I was off on my first adventure of 2020. My escapade began when I fetched the Isuzu D-Max with rooftop tent in Cape Town and ambled up the N2 t
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Join Us On A Tour Of A Lifetime!
Caravan and Outdoor Life and Coenie Moll, of Cederberg 4x4, join forces to offer an affordable adventure suited to the whole family. Seasoned outdoor enthusiast and guide, Coenie Moll, with our very own photojournalist, Richard van Ryneveld, will be
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IN THE shade OF A DAPPLED glade
1 ONE THING YOU WILL ENJOY… is the pristine campsite with a backdrop of willow trees set in beautifully scenic surroundings. We were blown away on our arrival at Slanghoek Mountain Resort, situated close to Rawsonville, as it is such a beautiful pla
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Next Month's Issue
After roughing it for about a week at various campsites, it was a welcome relief to spend a night at Old Mac Daddy in one of their permanent tented camps. Old Mac Daddy is a combination Airstream caravan park, luxury villas, and tented campsite with
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Welcome
Do you remember when your friends dropped by last year, just as you packed the last few items for your annual holiday?You had the Porta-Potti in one hand and a plastic bag filled with toiletries in the other, and they were about to go jetting off to
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It Just Makes You Feel Good!
1 ONE THING YOU WILL ENJOY… is fishing day and night I love finding new caravan parks, especially ones that are completely different from neighbouring venues. Nearby – and recently reviewed – Somabula and Diamanté could be summed as ‘pure bush’ and
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Digital Editor
After a recent poll on our Facebook page, it is clear that many of our readers love the bushveld. I guess that is why the post of the hyena walking around inside the Lower Sabie Rest Camp in Kruger National Park, as well as the tourist vehicle that g
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Information
• 25 grassed campsites including electricity, potable water, and its own braai facilities including a grid. • There is very little shade as the trees are still quite small, so don’t forget to bring a gazebo. • Stands number 1-9, 10, 11, and 20 are su
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News Editor
This month I had the privilege of taking our Isuzu D-MAX double cab – coated in gangster black paint (Cosmic black) with matching black rims – and our trailer with the long-loan Howling Moon tent to one of the most beautiful camping resorts I have ev
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Details
• Price: Dependent on option choices • Fiat Ducato MH2 Panel van, manual transmission R849 850 Inc. VAT • Engine: Multijet 2.3 diesel • Power output: 93kW • Torque output: 320Nm • GVM: 3 500kg • Gearbox: 6-speed manual • Wheelbase: 3 450mm • R150 000
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Godfrey Castle EDITOR Godfrey Castle godfrey@caravansa.co.za TRAVEL EDITOR Richard van Ryneveld NEWS EDITOR Stuart Reichardt DIGITAL EDITOR Corné Greeff SUB-EDITOR Shannon Latimer DESIGN Hayley Davis, Cameron Seegers DEVELOPER David Kimberley SOCIAL
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Discoverer Journey
Compact, easy to drive, and made for two to travel, Motorhome-World’s first new Discoverer Journey sold within an hour and a half of going on display at the 2020 Caravan Show. Probably a record by most standards and testimony to the interest shown by
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Around The Campfire
So, to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus the president has banned any meeting or gathering of more than 100 people. Does this mean caravan parks containing 100 people are out of bounds? Must caravan parks close? Gill Saunder The Western Cape Gov
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Gravelroader
Bush Lapa are well known for their off-road trailers and caravans and, to celebrate their 10th anniversary, they recently launched their first brand-new caravan. The Bush Lapa Gravelroader. Built particularly with the family lifestyle in mind, this c
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Camping Connect
Every month we publish the most interesting online Forum posts in the magazine. If you want your question, destination review, or letter to be published, make sure to post it on the Forum on our website. I am looking for one of those really thick gr
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Specifications (with 15’’ Wheels)
• Total length: 5 980mm • Total height to rooftop: 2 625mm • Total height to top of air con frame (depending on tyre size): 2 910mm • Head room inside: 1 960mm • Total width (excluding the Bush Wing): 2 050mm • Departure angle: 22° • Independent rubb
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From Our Facebook
Do you prefer camping at a destination close to the beach, or a camping safari somewhere in the bushveld? Take me to the beach! 21,2% Bushveld for me, please 42 ! 6% I like both equally. 36,2% Richard Grant, from Richard Grant Photography o
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Standard Included Features:
• Bush Wing 90° x 90° • Kitchen with stainless steel working table • Wheel spanner, spare wheel (under chassis) • Stabilisers • Cupboards for clothes with canvassing & zips • Mattresses • Bathroom (shower, toilet, washbasin inside) • Inside floor car
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Camping Gear
These robust front panels fit any model of Fiamma awning, as well as on other brands of awning that have a guide rail in front of the lead bar. The Blocker Pro is equipped with one large, full-light Crystal window and has a vinyl extension to the flo
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Optional Extras
• National Luna 90L incl 5x baskets (220V/12V) • Snomaster 81.5L incl baskets (220V/12V) • Bearing kit • Mag wheels 15'' or 16'' • Extra LED lights (small 6 LED inside) • Extra LED lights (Dual touch outside) • Upgrade to 2 x AGM battery 140 A/h and
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News
Stealth launched its new 2020 model range as well as its Bakkie-Mate at the Caravan Show in Gallagher Estate, Midrand recently. The 2020 models are the product of dealer network feedback and online polling, and they feature redesigned interiors and c
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Girls Just Want To Have Fun
It all started when I was 69 years of age, living in a cottage on a game farm, working, and saving towards retirement. My little Opel at the time was taking strain on the appalling roads and I suddenly thought,“This is it, now I have a good reason to
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Sherpa Owners Hold First Club Rally
Sherpa owners have been pushing to meet other Sherpa owners for the sheer enjoyment of the brand. One of the benefits of buying a Sherpa is the fact that owners have the option to design the interior to their own liking. It was therefore decided to a
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Photo Competition
I managed to snap a few Bloukop Koggelmanders, known as rock agamas in English. They are able to change the colour of their head so predators think that they are poisonous. Jerome Klein This railway line was used to haul tin ore from deep in the Lu
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Happy 10-year Birthday Bush Lapa Off-road Caravans!
Bush Lapa, one of the popular off-road trailer manufacturers, is celebrating their 10th birthday this month by launching their first caravan model, a gravelroader, to their model line-up. This caravan has an inside bathroom and requires minimal setup
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The African Leopard
Rating: Vulnerable The magnificent leopard, their coats covered in black rosettes and spotted patterns are powerfully built and the second largest of the big cats found in South Africa. This magnificent predator is diurnal and nocturnal, meaning t
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Electric Towcars
It appears that there are many electric towcars in the pipeline, the latest being the Nikola Badger electric pickup truck with an estimated range of 600 miles (965km). Claimed to be unlike anything else on the market, this advanced electric pickup is
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Caravan Clinic
In 2017 we had much drama with our Chev Captiva 2.0l automatic. Many readers offered advice as what to do, so, to cut a long story short, on 9/1/2018 we traded in the Captiva and replaced it with an Isuzu 3.0l double-cab manual. All I can say is what
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Mbombela
Mpumalanga.You can visit a variety of nature reserves, get an eyeful from the beautiful lush scenery, as well as explore some of the meandering mountain passes.The area teems with exiting activities and unique experiences, some that will even get the
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Safe Towing This Easter
Easter is a busy time on South African roads. Jeff Osborne of Gumtree Autos SA recommends some essential vehicle safety checks before you head off on your holiday road trip. 1. Don’t overload your caravan or trailer Trailer axles and tyres are rated
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