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Manager’s Report May 2017

Manager’s Report May 2017

Winter has arrived and the bush is wearing its winter attire once again! We have the blankets and hot water bottles back on the game drive vehicles and game viewing has been spectacular! The trees and grass are not as lush anymore, which gives you a better view of all...

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Rangers Report May 2017

Rangers Report May 2017

With the impala rutting season in full swing, there is no shortage in the action department. Broken horns, bloody faces and puncture wounds on their bodies are only a few signs of the fights this month. These bloody battles can even be heard late at night, as the...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 May

Big 5 Sightings 21 to 27 May

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a mother cheetah with her two sub adult youngsters moving through the area.   Monday, 21 May 2018 (28ºC) Hukumuri, the male leopard feeding on a grey duiker on One Eye Pan Road Two elephant bulls feeding on Simba Makhulu...

Big 5 Sightings 07 to 13 May

Big 5 Sightings 07 to 13 May

The Big 5 highlight of the week was the Mhangene pride of subadult lions following the Nkuhuma pride of lions whist hunting an impala, then stealing the kill from the Nkuhuma’s Monday 07 May 2018 (31ºC)    Nine sub adults from the Mhangene pride resting on...

Big 5 Sightings 30 April 2018 to 07 May 2018

Big 5 Sightings 30 April 2018 to 07 May 2018

The Big highlight of the week was to see One Pangolin twice feeding at Mums Road   Monday 30 April 2018 (30ºC)   A pack of eight wild dogs resting on A-Main Road The cub of Moya the female leopard feeding on her duiker kill at Big dam link north Road The...

Big 5 Sightings 23 to 29 April 2018

Big 5 Sightings 23 to 29 April 2018

The Big 5 highlight of the week was: Xidulu the female leopard meeting a wilddog while chasing the same impala   Monday,23 April 2018 (32ºC) Tiyani the female leopard walking along Pungwe Island crossing The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Simbambili firebreak...

Big 5 Sightings 16 to 22 April

Big 5 Sightings 16 to 22 April

Highlight of the week was the Avoca male lions    Monday, 16 April 2018 (29ºC)   A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on Ngala open Moya the female leopard cub on a Impala kill at Leopard drift road Two buffalo bulls resting at Pungwe...

Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 April

Big 5 Sightings 09 to 15 April

The Big 5 highlight of the week was, Sibuye the female leopard and her Cub   Monday,9 April 2018 (29ºC) Styx pride of lions resting South of Ingwe pan Hosanna the male leopard on a grey duiker kill at Mike’s kitchen One elephant bull walking on Rhino midden...

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