Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 05 to 11 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Karula, the female leopard’s male cub, resting at Baboon Pan Monday, 5 December 2016 (30ºC) A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on Impala Road Another breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Puff Adder Road A breeding herd of about ten buffaloes feeding on Rhino Ring West Five lions from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their six... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 28 November to 04 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see four lionesses from the Nkuhuma pride resting with their six cubs on Horseshoe East.   Monday, 28 November 2016 (36ºC) A breeding herd of about ten buffaloes feeding on Rhino Ring South Four lions from the Tsalala pride resting at Big Dam Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Marakeni Drive A breeding herd of about fifteen... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 November 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was Tingana the male leopard drinking water at Red dam Monday, 21 November 2016 (36ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Rocky Road Four members of the Tsalala lion pride resting on Tamboti open area A breeding herd of about twenty buffaloes feeding on A-main Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding on MMM South Another breeding... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 14 to 20 November 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to spend some quality time with the Styx pride lioness and her two small cubs Monday, 14 November 2016 (26ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard moving south from Hawk Eagle Road A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding close to Rhino Pan Another breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding around EP/Manyeleti Crossing Three wild dogs drinking water at... Read more...

Manager’s Report September 2016

Spring is in the air and the landscape is slowly changing. Some of the trees around camp are showing off new small green leaves and before we know, we will be surrounded with a burst of green. Now that the sun is rising earlier and setting later, we have changed the game drive times to depart earlier in the morning and later in the afternoon. With the temperatures slowly rising, it is no longer... Read more...

Rangers Report September 2016

Spring has finally arrived and the bush received a facelift in the form of wonderful colours. We were truly blessed this month with 18mm of rain. The average maximum temperature for this month was 31°C. The majority of the trees are full of flowers and their new bright green leafs are emerging. The first flowers have merged from the dry soil in some of the areas. It is not going to be too long... Read more...

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