Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 30 November to 06 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a baby elephant enjoying a good mud bath. The whole herd came down to the mud wallow to cool down from the scorching sun. The baby elephant took full advantage of this as he flopped down into the mud and started rolling around.   Monday, 30 November 2015 (35ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, and her cub resting at Kraaines Two lionesses, of the... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 23 to 29 November 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Anderson, the male leopard and Salayexe, the female leopard and her cub all up in a tree with an impala kill on EP/Shirley’s Cutline.   Monday, 2015 (30ºC) The Tsalala lion pride, resting on A-main A breeding herd of about ten elephants feeding on Parallel Road Two elephant bulls, feeding on Mafufunyana Road One buffalo bull feeding on... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 16 to 22 November 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Anderson, the male leopard, and Moya, the female leopard, mating on Rocky Road. Monday, 16 November 2015 (22ºC) Nsele, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Our Western Boundary The Ximungwe lion pride resting at Pungwe Pan A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP open area A pack of about 14 wild dogs feeding on an impala... Read more...

Manager’s Report October 2015

Wow! What happened to the year!? It feels like it was only yesterday that 2015 started and now we only have two months to go before the end of the year. I guess you can say “time flies when you’re having fun!” There is always lots of fun to be had in the bush. We had a little bit of rain during the month and the bush began transforming to its summer colours. Bright flowers are also starting... Read more...

Rangers Report October 2015

What a great month, with spectacular game viewing opportunities October was. We have some great news about our resident hyena clan. They have five new pups in the den and all of them are still black in color. It is great to see that this clan is moving up and breeding well. It might not be very long before we see a clan of between 20-30 hyenas moving through the area, making them the new apex... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 November 2015

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see 14 wild dogs drinking water at EP open area. Monday, 9 November 2015 (36ºC) Salayexe, the female leopard, and her cub resting at Leeukuil Pan A breeding herd of about 400 buffalos drinking water at Big Dam A breeding herd of about 100 elephants feeding Serengeti/Manyeleti Crossing Five Birmingham male lions resting south of Treehouse Pan Another... Read more...

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