Kruger rules! What Kruger rules?

2014-01-23 14:48
After two videos surfaced showing visitors to South Africa's Kruger National Park displaying irresponsible behaviour while on a self-drive safari, a News24 Travel readers shared how easily people seemed to break the rules while in the park.

Jonathan Saville: "I had a laugh to myself about the rules of Kruger stating no bicycles. We camped for 12 days in Kruger in 2012. Our boys of 5 and 7 were distraught to see kids riding bicycles all over the campsite at Shingwedzi seeing as we had told them we could not take their bikes as it was against the rules.

"We asked at reception what the story was and the intelligent reply from the receptionist was,” bring yours next time!” Anyway it was irritating as we would be relaxing in the campsite and then kids would come whizzing right past our camp.

The authorities in Kruger are quick to make rules but not very good at policing them!"

 Graeme Mitchley: "I spent 15 days in the Park from over December and January. Had the best holiday ever. But I did see some visitor behaviour that shocked me! Littering, speeding, getting out of vehicles, limbs out of vehicles and no consideration at sightings.

I feel sorry for SANParks as they can't monitor everything. Unfortunately it comes down to brainless humans......again!"
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