Events Index Giyani dry river bank trip(On Hold)
Start Date: 12 June 2020, 08:00
End Date: 16 June 2020, 17:00
Venue: Giyane

This year it is going to be Interesting! Even more exhilarating than last year!! Going through the Orri Baragwanath Pass, visit Leydsdorp (Last topup), a large Boabab tree then some interesting and sandy rivers beds. This time it will be over 4 Nights and same as last year it will be wild camping!

Just remember you need to take the 12th and 15th off from work.

 Meet point in Potgietersrus/Mokopane 06h00

Indemnities to be signed by every person.

 ·         Caltex Garage

o   Waypoint: S24 11.184 E29 00.724

o   Corner of N11 and R518

·         Leave at 06h45 – 07h00 for Orrie

o   Arrive at Orrie rest area +- 09h00 Distance travelled about 140km

·         Leave 09h30 for 09h45

o   Stop at various places for photos etc.

·         Arrive at Leydsdorp about 16h00 distance travelled about 80km

o   Setup camp

·         Leave camp 09h00 for 09h30

o   Visit Baobab tree 09h30 for 10h00

o   Fill fuel at Gravelotte

·         Leave for Molototsi River (or Klein Letaba) about 80km (130km) from Gravelotte.

·         Enter River and drive to campsite

·         Setup Camp

·         Overnight

·         Leave 09h30 for next camp

·         Setup camp

·         Overnight

·         Leave 08h00 for home (total distance in river +-50km)

Fuel requirements:

Reach Potgietersrus

Fill in Potgietersrus

Potgietersrus to Gravelotte (230km) slow driving in the pass

Fill in Gravelotte

Drive to river, complete river off road driving (+- 180km)

Fill fuel outside Dzumeri on the way to Tzaneen

 Two options:

 We can do the Klein Letaba River as 2019 or we can do the Molototsi river. Molototsi is very similar, less rocks. But could be wetter in June. Let me know what you prefer. Distances are also similar. If we add 1 extra day we can do both.

 Costs:

 R2000 per vehicle. 1 or 2 persons

Full payment to be made by no later than 15 May 2020

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