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MIDLANDS

FOUR WHEEL DRIVE OF SOUTH AFRICA

 

Tembe elephant park 2019

Long Weekend Trips (3 - 5 Nights)
 Registration Closed
 
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Date: 13 December 2019 06:00 AM - 17 December 2019 05:00 PM

Tembe Elephant Park - Honorary Officer's Fundraiser

 
Cost will be R1575 per person in ‘Rooms’ (Min charge R3150) or R1275 per person camping.

A Non Refundable Deposit to be paid on Registration: R320 pp / R250 pp

Balance to be paid 6 weeks before start of trip. (31st October 2019)

Kitchen available.
Communal water borne ablutions and showers (Solar heating)
No mains power Maximum of 20 people or 10 Vehicles (kids count as adults) for this purpose (If under 18 then 50% of fee but still adult in terms of absolute numbers).

This is a fund raiser as far as Tembe is concerned! ‘Rooms’ are brick under tile rooms with 2 inter leading rooms (pass through the first room to get to second room) with 3 beds – 4 beds can be arranged but it is a bit squashed. ONLY off road trailers are allowed. NO off road caravans! Malaria area Big five reserve and access to the Northern parts of park is normally allowed though NOT guaranteed. (Northern part is off limits to normal visitors)

If 10 vehicles or 20 people have already registered, you may add yourself to the Waiting List! No deposit is required. If a space becomes available, you will be notified and required to pay the deposit, or if it's within the 6 weeks before, then the full amount.

ITINERARY:

Day 1 (13/12/2019)

We will leave from the 24hr KwikSpar in New England Road, PMB, on Friday morning promptly at 6am.

We will travel via the N3/N2

We will stop at the Engen Garage just before Empangeni for a short break (max 30 minutes).

We will travel via the N2/R22 to Manguzi (fuel stop)

We then travel back down the R22 and then the P522 to Tembe.

We will sign in at the Reception, lower our tyre pressures and proceed to the Honorary Officer's Camp (about 45/60 mins)

Days 2, 3, & 4 will depend on what activities the Honorary Officer's have planned for us. You will have plenty of time to go on Self Drive Game Drives in the Park

Day 5 (17/12/2019) we will reverse the route of Day 1. ie. Back Home!

TRIP ORGANISER:

Please contact Malcolm Brown for any enquiries on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

MEALS:

Each attendee must arrange their own meals, snacks, drinks, etc.

GENERAL:

Pack clothing accordingly as it can be cold during the evenings.
Always consider the possibility of rain
Always advisable to wear comfortable closed shoes or boots
Advisable to have a broad rim hat and sun block on hand
Please bring own refuse bags for your litter as we need to take all litter with us
Bring all eat and drink for the weekend
Please bring one big bag of wood
No pets or firearms allowed

VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS:
All vehicles must be in sound mechanical condition
Always have your spare keys with you
Recovery points fitted to the front and rear on your vehicle are a prerequisite
Your own Kinetic/recovery strap and 2 x shackles and any other recovery equipment
A tyre pump and tyre pressure gauge may be required to deflate/inflate tyres
Carry a fire extinguisher, which is easily accessible in the event of an emergency
Always carry your personal medical kit
Use tie-down straps to secure all items packed, as loose items can become missiles

TWO WAY RADIOS (required, VHF only):

Communication between participating vehicles on any 4×4 excursion is important for many reasons. It benefits the safety of drivers, passengers and vehicles while on a 4×4 trail, where drivers can communicate with one another regarding their location and situation, not to mention the interesting information that is shared with participants. The fun part is the many interesting stories that are shared among participants. We use VHF radios only and operate on ORRA Channels 1 - 6

CONVOY RULES:

The standard Club convoy rules apply. To read the rules click here:

WRITE UP:

Somebody from the group will be requested to write a short trip report for the website and our Facebook page, and please add some pictures.

 

Hope to see many club members on this outing.

 

 

All Dates


  • From 13 December 2019 06:00 AM to 17 December 2019 05:00 PM

 

List of Participants

Malcolm and Paula Brown (2)
Karin Tim Wood (2)
Grant Debbie Stevenson (2)
Regi Binns / Rod & Beryl Trenam (3)
Hennie Amanda Horne (2)
Cheryl mcpherson (6)
Pippa Cantarelli (3)

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