Official Fly-Inn Destinations with Accomodation

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Re: Official Fly-Inn Destinations with Accomodation

Unread post by wynand » Sat Dec 19, 2009 2:59 pm

EDIT: Our lodge is now for exclusive use by our Hot Air Balloon passengers.
See: http://www.suncatchers.co.za

OK, now that I have hangar space available I can also call my place and "Official Fly-Inn Destination with Accommodation".
Actually, "Accommodation with Fly-In facilities nearby" would be more appropriate.

Otters Den River Lodge. See http://www.ottersden.co.za
A fully catered lodge on an island in the Blyde River, 15 km West of Hoedspruit (see website above for tariffs, but for Oct 2009 to Sept 2010 the rate is R930 pp. sharing, inlcuding 3 course dinner and a sumptuous breakfast).
Nature walks, hot air ballooning, good food.
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Use Hoedspruit Civil, FAHT.
Gravel runway, 35-17, 970m, elev 1800'
If not on a flightplan, Lowveld 119.0 will probably arrange your inbound clearance Hoedspruit TMA/CTR 126.40. If FAHS Approach not active, transmit 126.40 for Hoedspruit Civil.
Circuits to East of field to avoid residential area (Righthand circuit for 35 and Lefthand for 17)
Landing fee R50
Overnight hangar R100, or free uncovered parking with anchor points.
Shuttle to Otters Den, free.
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Unread post by BenSmit » Mon Dec 21, 2009 6:23 pm

Very nice Wynand

I will have to come and see early in 2010
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Re: Official Fly-Inn Destinations with Accomodation

Unread post by aviator » Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:16 pm

Dirk wrote:Strictly speaking Heidelberg does not conform to the criteria of this specific thread in that as far as I know Heidelberg does not have accommodation on the premises. :D
There are loads of guest houses within 2 kms of the airfield,transport is easily arranged from members as well. Please remember freq is 125.9 at Heidelberg 5nm radius
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Unread post by Carel » Sun Jan 03, 2010 9:34 pm

Karl Jensen wrote:Good destinations within 120 nm of FAGC - plenty

1. Zebula
2. Mabula
3 Walkersons *maybe 130 nm
4 Lekoa Lodge
5. Rinkalskop
I don't think the Rinkhalskop runway is maintained anymore. :oops: I overfly there regularly and it looks like some bushes on the runway almost 1m high!! :shock: Phone the lodge before you plan to go there...
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Unread post by Carel » Sun Jan 03, 2010 9:40 pm

Popallin Ranch
28nm East of Mussina on the Limpopo River.
They use one of ZZ2's (Tomato Farmers) Airstrips. 1.4km smooth gravel strip. 12km from the lodge, but they pick you up.
There was an article about this lodge about 4 years ago in the SA Flyer.
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Unread post by Willie » Sun Feb 14, 2010 9:03 pm

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Unread post by DJI » Thu Oct 07, 2010 11:22 am

Hi Guys,

Hope all is well on your side, we recently took over management of Chimp Eden Boutique hotel in Nelspruit and we have a landing strip here of 600m(uphill).

The Hotel is about 12 kilometers from Nelspruit making it the perfect conference, meeting place in Nelspruit. We have 13 rooms, from executive suites, family suites and a stunning honeymoon suite.
I would like to offer you guys, R600.00 per person sharing, dinner, bed and breakfast. I will also add in a Chimp tour which will give you more information on these little creatures.

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Air-strip Information
S25 33 59 E 030 59 39
Runway 26/08
600 m
Slope 3%
Land runway 08 take-off runway 26
All pilot’s must sign landing register and indemnity form in blue box outside Leoair reception
Please do fly-by before landing to confirm that there is no animals on the air-field.

Email: dirk@chimpeden.com
Tel: 087 806 4909
Cell: 072 571 4041

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Unread post by wynand » Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:20 am

Thats a nice deal, thanks, Dirk.
Folks: Chimp Eden is a stunning location and the runway is a treat! I landed there once and I've always wanted to go back.
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Unread post by PJL » Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:30 am

Pilots please note that Chimp Eden falls outside of Nelspruit ATZ (125.20) and falls under Kruger Special Rules 130.35 Mhz!!
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Unread post by ZuluBen » Sun Oct 31, 2010 11:51 am

Battlefields at Dundee must rank as one of the best.

We had our annual Jabiru Jaunt there, and I dare think that the next one will probably be there again!

Chalets / Rooms literally 200 m away from the runway.
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Unread post by crazeeflya » Wed Dec 08, 2010 4:52 pm

ZuluBen wrote:Battlefields at Dundee must rank as one of the best.

We had our annual Jabiru Jaunt there, and I dare think that the next one will probably be there again!

Chalets / Rooms literally 200 m away from the runway.
My local coffee stop

Some pics on this link. Runway even better now and lawned new section around dam more established:
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Unread post by abezzi » Sat Jan 08, 2011 8:59 pm

Okay is not really a Fly-Inn destinations but...me and my wife just open a new italian restaurant in Cape Town, called "Il Cappero". We offer tipical italian recipes, simple, good food at the right price! If you are in the area, or land at Cape Town International, give me a call, 10% discount for avcom members!
Plus just attached to the restaurant there is the Parliament Hotel, and I can talk to the manager for giving you a good rate...
The restaurant is in Barrack Street, close to the Parliament Building
My number 0827011535
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Unread post by wynand » Wed Mar 16, 2011 7:04 pm

johnrossedmond wrote:Go to http://www.kunkurulodge.co.za
John:
My wife and I flew in to Kunkuru 10-11 Dec 2010 and we loved it!
- Private, secluded and tranquil.
- Affordable.
- Beautiful environment
- Super walking trails.
- Helpful staff (even provide AFIS on handheld radio).
- Accommodation comfortable, neat and clean.

I can see you love the place and care for it very well..

We saw this round-leaved teak in full bloom on our walk:
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Unread post by johnrossedmond » Fri Mar 25, 2011 10:01 am

Kunkuru Lodge
Annamarie or Teresa 014 735 0774
www.kunkurulodge.co.za
Rwy 1000M Grass/Dirt
Land 35 Take-Off 17
Elev 4100
Freq: 124.80
Çord: S24'53'00
E027'49'00

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