Welcome to Pondoro Safari Lodge

Step out of the city and into the majesty of the South African bushveld at the award winning Pondoro Safari Game Lodge. At Pondoro guests can expect an intimate and luxurious safari adventure like no other, a truly bespoke experience. We strive to provide the perfect balance for those looking for a vacation getaway that is both romantic and exclusive, while offering guests a wide range of activities with our expertly detailed safari packages.

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Lion flehmen at Pondoro

Lion flehmen in a video explained

Lion flehmen: One would often notice predators making this strange grimace when smelling a urine patch and it is often thought that the animals in question is agitated and growling at the observer. A lot of photographers would also use photos of a lion flehmen as depicting a growling or snarling predator. This cannot be […]

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Wildlife tracker at Pondoro
16 January 2017

Pondoro family: Wildlife tracker Eric Siwelane

So what does a wildlife tracker do? A wildlife tracker in the safari hotel industry sits on a tailor made seat on the bonnet of the safari cruiser. It is his job to spot wildlife and to look for fresh tracks of the Big 5 (elephants, lions, leopards, rhinos and buffaloes). Usually leopards, lions and rhinos would be tracked […]