Big 5 Sightings 22 – 28 February 2021

Big 5 Sightings 22 – 28 February 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was spending time with some of our favourite leopards including some new faces to our area.   Monday, 22 February 2021 (36°C) The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on the firebreak close to Simbambili driveway. One unknown...

Big 5 Sightings 15 – 21 February 2021

Big 5 Sightings 15 – 21 February 2021

  The Highlight of the week was watching the pack of African wild dogs hunting some impala on Shirley’s open area.   Monday, 15 February 2021 (29°C, 38mm of Rain) One elephant bull feeding on Rhino Pan Road. The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on a waterbuck...

Big 5 Sightings 25 – 31 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 25 – 31 January 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching the Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on an impala kill in Ngala open area.   Monday, 25 January 2021 (30°C) The Nkuhuma pride of lions resting on Koala Bear Road. A breeding herd of ten elephants feeding on Ekiso...

Big 5 Sightings 18 – 24 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 18 – 24 January 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Ndzutini, the female leopard, and Cara, the female leopard, fighting in Makulu open area.   Monday, 18 January 2021 (30°C) Four buffalo bulls resting in the water at Rhino Pan. A breeding herd of about thirty...

Big 5 Sightings 11 – 17 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 11 – 17 January 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching Hukumuri, the male leopard, hunting a warthog close to Arathusa airstrip.   Monday, 11 January 2021 (34°C) Hukumuri, the male leopard, scent marking close to Big Dam. Two buffalo bulls resting in Rhino Pan. Two...

Big 5 Sightings 4 – 10 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 4 – 10 January 2021

  The Highlight of the week was seeing the African wild dogs back in action whilst they were hunting some impala.   Monday, 4 January 2021 (31°C) Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, and Xidulu, the female leopard, resting in Kimbeon’s Crossing. A breeding herd...

Big 5 Sightings 28 December 2020 – 3 January 2021

Big 5 Sightings 28 December 2020 – 3 January 2021

  The Big 5 Highlight of the week was watching one of the Avoca male lions fighting with a hyena over the remains of an impala kill stolen from Xidulu, the female leopard.   Monday, 28 December 2020 (38°C) Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, scent marking on EP...

Big 5 Sightings 21 – 27 December 2020

Big 5 Sightings 21 – 27 December 2020

  The Highlight of the week was receiving over 200mm of Rain. With this rain the bush has exploded with insect and bird activity. Even some Flamingo’s were spotted wading through the dams.   Monday, 21 December 2020 (30°C, 50mm of Rain) One Avoca male lion...

Big 5 Sightings 14-20 December 2020

Big 5 Sightings 14-20 December 2020

  The Big 5 highlight of the week was seeing the Nkuhuma pride of lions feasting on a young giraffe kill.   Monday, 14 December 2020 (35°C) The Nkuhuma pride of lions feeding on a young giraffe kill on Rhino Midden Road. A breeding herd of about three...

Big 5 Sightings 07-13 December 2020

Big 5 Sightings 07-13 December 2020

The Big 5 highlight of the week was to see Tortoise Pan, the male leopard, mating with Tiyani, the female leopard.  If all goes well, we might welcome some new cubs early next year.   Monday, 07 December 2020 (32°C) A pack of eighteen African Wild Dogs hunting...

Game Drive Sightings 20 – 26 July 2020

Game Drive Sightings 20 – 26 July 2020

The game drive highlight of the week was to have the Nkuhuma lion pride and Avoca male lions in our area for a few days   Monday, 20 July 2020 (23?C) Tiyani, the female leopard, resting close to Rampan Pan A breeding herd of about thirty elephants feeding along...

Game Drive Sightings 13 – 19 July 2020

Game Drive Sightings 13 – 19 July 2020

  The game drive highlight of the week was to have the big buffalo herds back in our area.   Monday, 13 July 2020 (24°C) A breeding herd of about fifteen elephants feeding on EP open area Ndzutini, the young female leopard, resting on Rampan open area A...

Game Drive Sightings 06 – 12 July 2020

Game Drive Sightings 06 – 12 July 2020

  The game drive highlight of the week was to have the elephant breeding herds around our camp every day.  These herds all have a number of little ones which make the sightings extra special.   Monday, 06 July 2020 (30°C) The hyena den was active with 3...

Game Drive Sightings 29 June – 05 July 2020

Game Drive Sightings 29 June – 05 July 2020

  The game drive highlight of the week was to see a pack of 9 wild dogs hunting impala around our camp   Monday, 29 June 2020 (30°C) A breeding herd of about fifty elephants feeding close to Leeukuil Pan Another breeding herd of about thirty elephants...

Game Drive Sightings 22 – 28 June 2020

Game Drive Sightings 22 – 28 June 2020

The game drive highlight of the week was to see the Nkuhuma lion pride with their cubs.   Monday, 22 June 2020 (27°C) Tiyani, the female leopard, resting close to Kimbians Crossing Two buffalo bulls feeding on Pungwe Island Loop A breeding herd of about thirty...

Game Drive Sightings 15 – 21 June 2020

Game Drive Sightings 15 – 21 June 2020

The game drive highlight of the week was to see two male leopards having a brawl over a kill.   Monday, 15 June 2020 17°C A breeding herd of about sixty buffaloes feeding close to Serengeti open area A breeding herd of about twenty elephants drinking water at EP...

Game Drive Sightings 08 – 14 June 2020

Game Drive Sightings 08 – 14 June 2020

  The game drive highlight of the week was to have see the bigger buffalo herds in our area.  There are plenty of little calves within the herds and they are just adorable.   Monday, 08 June 2020 (23°C) A pack of fifteen wild dogs resting on EP open area...

Game Drive Sightings 01 – 07 June 2020

Game Drive Sightings 01 – 07 June 2020

  The game drive highlight of the week was to spend time with a breeding herd of elephants, on the open area, in front of our lodge   Monday, 01 June 2020 (26°C) A breeding herd of about thirty elephants drinking water at the waterhole in front of our lodge...

Game Drive Sightings 25 – 31 May 2020

Game Drive Sightings 25 – 31 May 2020

The game drive highlight of the week was to see Cara, the young female leopard, feeding on an impala kill.  Monday, 25 May 2020 (23°C) A breeding herd of about one hundred buffaloes resting on EP open area A breeding herd of about forty elephants drinking water at...

Game Drive Sightings 18 to 24 May 2020

Game Drive Sightings 18 to 24 May 2020

  The Game Drive highlight of the week was to spend time with the Nkuhuma lion pride. The cubs are getting bigger day by day and developing their own unique personalities.   Monday, 18 May 2020 (27°C) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP...

Game Drive Sightings 11 – 17 May 2020

Game Drive Sightings 11 – 17 May 2020

The game drive highlight of the week was to spend time with a breeding herd of elephants while they enjoyed a dust bath.   Monday, 11 May 2020 (28°C) A breeding herd of about twenty elephants feeding on EP open area A pack of thirteen wild dogs resting on EP...

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