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Location DB > So Africa > Mpumalanga > Skukuza > Selati
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Selati
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 Database Info
created by The Juge on 2/25/2018 5:48 PM
last modified by The Juge on 2/2/2021 4:07 AM
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 Overview
 Description
The train station with stationary train used to be a restaurant, with the train itself the bar. Follow the rails to the bridge. Electric fencing will block your path, but there is a loooong way around (2-3km). No walking around because you are not allowed to get out of your car in the park outside of the rest camps.

There probably will be elephants right underneath the bridge, or nearby; don't stray-you could be fined, or you could die.
 Basic Information
Type: Building; Train; Bridge
Status: Repurposed
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: drop everything - must see
 Physical Information
Address

Skukuza, Mpumalanga
So Africa
Owner: Kruger National Park
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  •  Hazards
  • Lions, elephants, hyenas, black mambas etc.
  •  Interesting Features
    From abandonment to luxury.
     Security Measures
  • electric fencing
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1912
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • binoculars
  • Prepare for safari
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    Check the link in media coverage.
     Media Coverage
    Someones personal blog, but good info:
    https://dewetswild...c-the-selati-line/
     Future Plans
    Apparently a stationary train on the bridge will be turned into a hotel and the station will be reception. As if there isn't enough accommodation already:
    https://www.thebetourism.co.za/selati-2/
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    I went to the Kruger to see some lions and shit
    Sun, Feb 25th, 2018
    posted by The Juge
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     Web Links
    The station has been renovated and is currently operating as a high-end restaurant.

    https://www.krugerstation.com/

    The bridge, with a train parked on it, is now a luxury hotel. Reception is at the station.

    https://www.travel...3156828e0001affa7b

    https://m.travelle...in-kruger-20180127

    https://robbreport...th-africa-2917903/
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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 2/2/2021 2:58 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Feb 2 21 at 14:58, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 2 21 at 4:07, The Juge changed the following: Interesting Features
  • on Feb 2 21 at 4:06, The Juge made this location public
  • on Feb 2 21 at 4:05, The Juge changed the following: Web Links
  • on Oct 29 20 at 17:24, Steed validated this location
  • on Oct 26 20 at 18:29, The Juge changed the following: Status, Web Links
  • on Jun 15 20 at 12:56, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Jun 15 20 at 4:26, The Juge changed the following: Web Links
  • on Mar 4 18 at 1:07, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 26 18 at 14:31, The Juge changed the following: City
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