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Manager’s Report November 2017

Manager’s Report November 2017

The final countdown has arrived… just one more month until we welcome the new year. With the bush now once again wearing its bright summer colours, we are looking forward to an eventful summer! Game viewing has been amazing and with all the new babies that were born...

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Rangers Report November 2017

Rangers Report November 2017

  Finally, the long wait is over and the first babies of the season started arriving during November. The first impalas arrived between 10 and 13 November. November is the start of the rainy season and that directly translates into baby season. The majority of...

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Recent Big 5 Sightings

Big 5 Sightings 13 to 19 May 2019

Big 5 Sightings 13 to 19 May 2019

The highlight of the week was Hukumuri, the male leopard trying to defend his impala kill from two Hyenas Photo by Dawie Lombard Monday, 13 May 2019 (28ºC) Hukumuri, the male leopard resting on Leopard Drift RoadXidulu, the female leopard walking along Safari Central...

Big 5 Sightings 06 to 12 May 2019

Big 5 Sightings 06 to 12 May 2019

The highlight of the week was Moya, the female leopard killing the one of the cubs of Xidulu, the female leopard. Photo by Gerhard v/d Westhuizen Monday, 06 May 2019 (30ºC) Tiyani, the female leopard resting at KBR RoadOne lioness resting at Big DamOne male lion...

Big 5 Sightings 29 April to 05 May 2019

Big 5 Sightings 29 April to 05 May 2019

The highlight of the week was the cub of Tiyani, the female leopard playing with a duiker kill Photo by Andrew Bartlet Monday, 29 April 2019 (28ºC) Moya, the female leopard mobile towards Boerbean OpenHukumuri, the male leopard crossing over our Eastern...

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 28 April 2019

Big 5 Sightings 22 to 28 April 2019

The highlight of the week was Hukumuri, the male leopard mating with Moya Monday, 22 April 2019 (30ºC) A pack of eight African wild dogs resting at Tree House PanSix members of the Nkuhuma pride of lions resting at Wet Patch RoadXidulu, the female leopard and her two...

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 22 April 2019

Big 5 Sightings 15 to 22 April 2019

The highlight of the week was seeing the young Ingrid dam female leopard after a few months of her being far in the West. Photo by Dawie Lombard Monday, 15 April 2019 (34ºC) One elephant bull drinking water at Boundary PanA breeding herd of three hundred buffalos...

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 April 2019

Big 5 Sightings 08 to 14 April 2019

The highlight of the week was cheetah killing impala in front of the lodge. Photo by Andrew Bartlet Monday,08 April 2019 (27ºC) One female cheetah hunting impala on Makhulu Open AreaA pack of eleven Africa Wild Dog on an impala kill at Misi Mati Xidulu, the female...

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