Revamped Kruger picnic site to open in October

2016-09-26 09:35 - Louzel Lombard
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Cape Town - The Tshokwane Trading Post & Picnic Site in the Kruger National Park has been revamped and is set to open to the public come 1 October 2016. 

The transformed picnic site is situated under a newly built structure, close to the huge sausage tree on the site. Park visitors can use the facilities with their own equipment or hire gas skottel braais from the trading post on site, which also sells brunch essentials like bacon, eggs and fresh bread. 

Visitors who prefer to braai with real wood can do so at the site's one-of-a-kind braai monument. 

Alternatively, visitors can order takeaways from the Tshokwane Trading Post. 

The bush stopover now also provides well-maintained ablution facilities in the heart of the park. 

Situated just an hour away from Skukuza and Satara camps, the picnic site was established as a ranger’s post by Stevenson-Hamilton, the first warden of the Kruger National Park in 1928. 

It was then named after an old Shangaan chief in the area – Chokwane. 

NOTE: It is against park rules to feed the resident animals on site.

The park has a no litter policy. All refuse and rubbish needs to be taken away by individual consumers. 

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