Kruger National Park heavy rains update

Mar 6, 2014

Update on Kruger National Park as at 12:00

As a safety precaution it has been decided to close the following three additional facilities:

  • Shimuwini
  • Bateleur
  • Sirheni
  • Balule

Water pumps have been repaired at the following:

  • Nkuhlu picnic site
  • Lower Sabie
  • Crocodile Bridge

Roads open as at 10:05

  • H3 Malelane / Skukuza road open.

Camp Closures:

  • Talamati Bush Camp (Inaccessible)
  • Biyamiti Bush Camp (Inaccessible)

Road Closures:

  • All Gravel Roads in the South of the Park
  • Crocodile Bridge Closed
  • S60 Road between Punda and Pafuri – tar road can be used
  • H3 Road between Skukuza and Malelane – enter through Malelane to access Berg-en-Dal
  • Skukuza is only accessible through Phabeni and Kruger Gate or from the North of the Park
  • Lower Sabie is accessible through Phabeni and Kruger Gate or from the North of the Park
  • H1/1 Road between Pretoriuskop and Skukuza Closed. Pretoriuskop only accessible from Numbi Gate.Talamati low water bridge is flooded.
  • H14 closed – guests going to Mopnai are advised to use Phalaborwa / Letaba then Mopani
  • H10 Closed between Lower Sabie and Tshokwane

River Update:

  • Limpopo river in flood
  • Letaba river 50% high
  • Levuvhu river 50% high
  • Crocodile river in Flood

Damages Affecting Camps/Picnic Sites:

  • Lower Sabie water pump
  • Pretoriuskop water pump
  • Nkuhlu water pump
  • Croc Bridge Camp Water Pump

Picnic Sites:

  • A full assessment on picnic sites is being conducted, but up to this far only Nkuhlu Picnic site is cut-off

The main bridge to Skukuza on the H2 Nwa'Tshitsaka water has subsided and vehicles can cross over

Please Note: All main camps are not affected. The park is still accessible. For more information call Central Reservations on 012 428 9111 or the Emergency number on 013 735 4029.

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