Elephant Plains Game Lodge

Big 5 Sightings 02 to 08 January 2017

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see five lions of the Tsalala pride feeding on a buffalo kill at Grizzly Bear Crossing.   Monday, 2 January 2017 (32ºC) Five lions of the Tsalala pride resting at Tamboti open area Ten buffalo bulls resting on Guarri Central A breeding herd of about fifty buffaloes feeding on Sawmill Road Salayexe, the female leopard, scent marking on EP driveway Two... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 26 December 2016 to 01 January 201...

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see a pack of about eighteen wild dogs hunting impalas at Rampan open area Monday, 26 December 2016 (25ºC) A breeding herd of about eighty buffaloes feeding on Rocky Road Salayexe, the female leopard, moving north on Drongo North Tiyani, the female leopard, chasing the Ingrid Dam female leopard, up a tree on Shortcut to Wetpatch Four lionesses from the... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 19 to 25 December 2016

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see four Breakaway female lions and twelve cubs feeding on a buffalo kill at Serengeti Pan Monday, 19 December 2016 (34ºC) Two young male lions from the Tsalala pride resting at Big Dam Shadow, the female leopard, feeding on an impala kill on Simbambili Firebreak A breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding on A-main Two elephant bulls feeding at Big... Read more...

Manager’s Report November 2016

Wow! What happened to the year? At first we were counting down the days till when we would receive our first winter days. Then before you know it the winter season has come and gone and we are yet again in the mid of summer. We had a bit of rain during the month and the bush began transforming to the very much loved green oasis. Every day you can see how the vegetation is becoming denser.... Read more...

Rangers Report November 2016

Finally, the first baby impala arrived on the 19th and a few days after it was like a baby boom. All the migratory birds are finally back. If you are a keen birder this is the best time for you to be visiting the bush. The weather was absolutely great and we had some wonderful rain again. The bush has undergone a complete transformation. It is hard to imagine that a few months ago we experienced... Read more...

Big 5 Sightings 12 to 18 December 2016

The highlight of the weekly sightings was to see two male hippos fighting at Big Dam. Monday, 12 December 2016 (28ºC, 5mm rain) Tiyani, the female leopard, moving west from EP driveway Two buffalo bulls resting on Ikiso Road Two buffalo bulls resting at Serengeti Pan A breeding herd of about hundred buffaloes feeding on Rocky Road Two buffalo bulls resting on A-main A breeding herd of about... Read more...

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