Kruger restaurant shock

2013-10-30 16:37

Skukuza - The Kruger National Park will soon be home to a variety of restaurants and coffee shops you may find synonymous with a shopping mall experience.

SANParks announced on Wednesday that Mugg and Bean coffee shops will be opening in Lower Sabie, Olifants and Letaba rest camps, while Pretoriuskop and Satara will have Wimpy restaurant outlets. The restaurants will be fully operational by March 2014. 

The Skukuza Selati restaurant will be operated by Ciao! with operations starting as early as December 2013, while the main camp restaurant and take away outlet will be serviced by Cattle Baron and Bistro. Operations will start in May 2014, due to extensive refurbishment.

Details were also given of refurbishments and timelines for the Skukuza Airport after an earlier announcement that airport will be serviced by the Skukuza Airport Management Company, a consortium consisting of Airlink, Federal Air, Lion Sands and Community Development Trust. The consortium will operate the airport for ten years from the commencement of operations.

The service will operate under strict environmentally acceptable conditions. Hours of operations will be limited to between 09:00 and 15:00.

Runway refurbishment commences on the 4 November. The terminal refurbishment will start early in 2014 with flights expected to commence on the 2 June 2014 from OR Tambo International.

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