Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 18 to 24 August 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Lamula, the male leopard, feeding on a warthog kill at Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing.   Monday, 18 August 2014 (28ºC) Kwatile, the female leopard, resting with her cub on our Southern Boundary Tingana, the male leopard, feeding on his impala kill on Seepline Road A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP open area Four buffalo bulls... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 11 to 17 August 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tingana, the male leopard, hunting and killing an aardvark on EP/Simbambili cutline   Monday, 11 August 2014 (23ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Simbambili Firebreak The Styx lion pride moving south from Ingwe Pan Lamula, the male leopard, moving north from Kudu Drift Tingana, the male leopard, hunting and killing an... Read more...

What is beauty?

Every morning all around the world, women wake up and stare in the mirror… They think of what they would like to change about themselves; wishing they could have the body of the lady they saw in the grocery store, or even wishing they had better clothes, like a colleague in the office. We are so used to destroying our own self-image, by wondering what other people think about us, that we forget... Read more...

Manager’s Report July 2014

Wild Photo of the Month With the seasons slowly changing, we greeted July with a smile, knowing that we are slowly moving towards spring. The landscape is still dry and pale brown, but there is nothing quite as beautiful as the bright colours we have around the lodge as all the aloes are decorated with bunches of yellow and orange flowers. The bougainvillea bushes are also wearing their flower... Read more...

Rangers Report July 2014

Those of you, who joined us on safari this month, will certainly agree when I say that the game viewing was phenomenal! Just having passed the halfway mark for 2014, the big question on all our minds are: what other great sightings will be waiting for us as the year moves forward? We opened the wild dog den this month for the first time and what a treat this turned out to be. The little pups... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 04 to 10 August 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a big male cheetah marking his territory the one morning   Monday, 04 August 2014 (26ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, with an impala kill south of 16th Crossing A breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water on Simbambili open area The Styx lion pride resting on Wessels/Little Gowrie cutline One of Kurula, the female leopard’s cubs,... Read more...

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