Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 26 May to 01 June 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Salayexe, the female leopard, stalking and killing an impala on Horseshoe open area.   Monday, 26 May 2014 (24ºC) A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Shirley’s open area Salayexe, the female leopard, resting at her den with one of her cubs Two buffalo bulls resting on Madash Road Kwatile, the female leopard, moving north on... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 May 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Shadow, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Seef’s Pan Road. Monday, 19 May 2014 (23ºC) Two buffalo bulls feeding on Tsololo Road Tingana, the male leopard, mating with Shadow, the female leopard, on 15th Crossing Two buffalo bulls feeding on Marula Bult Central A breeding herd of about five elephants drinking water at Big Dam One of... Read more...

Weekly Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 May 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to find an active hyena den close to our Lodge.   Monday, 12 May 2014 (28ºC)  A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding at Mhisi Mati One buffalo bull resting in EP/Manyeleti Crossing Two buffalo bulls resting in Pungwe/Island Crossing   Tuesday, 13 May 2014 (24ºC)  Two Styx female lionesses moving east with their three cubs from Boer Bean... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 05 to 11 May 2014

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Shadow, the female leopard, hunting and killing an impala on Ellie Elley.   Monday, 5 May 2014 (28ºC)  Tingana, the male leopard, moving south from EP open area A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on EP/Shirley’s cutline One buffalo bull feeding on Madash Road Twelve wild dogs resting in Tamboti Crossing   Tuesday, 6 May... Read more...

Manager’s Report April 2014

The season is busy changing to autumn and together with that, we’ve also had a big change at the lodge. As you have read in last month’s report, we’ve said goodbye to Wayne Dovey after almost ten years at Elephant Plains. He did a great job managing the lodge since 2011 and we will all miss him dearly, but know that he will be very happy with his new family in Pretoria. We wish him the best... Read more...

Rangers Report April 2014

During April we once again had some amazing sightings, including wild dogs hunting in our area and so much more! With the seasons changing, we’ve reached that special time of the year when all the male antelope, like the impala, show off their strength. Yes, believe it or not, it is the rutting season again. As the rutting season is almost in full swing, the air is filled with fiery tempers and... Read more...

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