Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 14 to 20 March 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of wild dogs moving through the bush in search of prey. Monday, 14 March 2016 (28ºC, 3mm) Two buffalo bulls resting on Madash Road One buffalo bull feeding on Knobthorn Pan A breeding herd of about fifteen buffaloes feeding on MMM North Two lionesses from the Styx lion pride resting south of Baboon Pan One buffalo bull feeding on Rhino Ring... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 07 to 13 March 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see the Nkuhama lionesses feeding on two young buffalo kills on Xinzele Road Monday, 7 March 2016 (40ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub resting at Gabby’s Pan Three Birmingham male lions resting at Ingwe Pan Shadow, the female leopard, resting at Knob Thorn Pan Seven buffalo bulls resting at Red Dam Seven buffalo bulls feeding around Treehouse... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 29 February to 6 March 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Nsele, the female leopard’s new cub on Rhino Pan Road. Monday, 29 February 2016 (32ºC) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Our Southern Boundary Nsele, the female leopard, resting on Nyati Road One Birmingham male lion resting on Chitwa Old driveway Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding at Serengeti/Manyeleti... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 28 February 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub feeding on a bushbuck kill on EP open area. Monday, 22 February 2016 (27ºC) Lionesses of the Nkuhuma pride of lions chasing after seven buffalo bulls on Parallel Road A breeding herd of about 300 buffaloes feeding on Seepline Road Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub feeding on a bushbuck kill at EP open... Read more...

Manager’s Report January 2016

Like I always say… Time flies when you’re having fun! It feels like just a few days ago that we had our New Year’s dinner and we are already going into the second month of 2016. At the lodge, we are buzzing as always. January was a very hot month overall and the rain we received was indeed a huge relief. We never expected after the drought we’ve experienced that after having less... Read more...

Rangers Report January 2016

What a way to start off 2016! We had such a great time, with some awesome sightings this month. The weather, on the other hand, was a rollercoaster ride. We were blessed with some rain in our area and although it was only 52mm in total, it was still enough to help the new shoots of grass to generate growth. Once again there was a heat wave that came through, which pushed the temperatures into the... Read more...

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