Big 5 Safari 27 March – 2 April 2016

Big 5 safari lioness at Pondoro Game Lodge

Big 5 safari sightings:

Sunday 27 March 2016

  • A herd of 20 elephants at Pondoro Main rd.
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes at Chavaluthu rd.
  • 4 Male lions close to Jiga-Jiga rd.
  • 1 Black rhino bull.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • A herd of 20 elephants at Cheetah plains.
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Mangwa rd.

PONDORO SAFARI SHOW: Male lion coalition

Big 5 safari lion at Pondoro Game Lodge

 

Big 5 safari lion at Pondoro

 

Monday 28 March 2016

  • A pride of 11 lions at Koppie rd.
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Manana rd.
  • A herd of 20 elephants at Koppie rd.
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes at Cub drive.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Nonwane/Impalabos west cutline.
  • 4 Elephants at Kokwana rd.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • A herd of 20 elephants drinking at Ngala dam.
  • 4 Male lions at Top rd.
  • 1 Female leopard feeding on a banded mongoose at Waterkant rd (Van Wyk).
  • A herd of 20 elephants at Gunter’s reservoir.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Xiromberombe rd.

Tuesday 29 March 2016

  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • 1 Elephant bull at Chavaluthu rd.
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes at Huppel weg.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Huppel weg.
  • 6 Hyenas at Bush lodge main.
  • 2 Hyenas at Xikulu dam.
  • 1 Female leopard at an impala kill close to Bush lodge.
  • 4 Male lions at Nyari dam.
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes at Pondoro main.
  • A herd of 20 elephants at Koppie rd.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Coert’s new rd.
  • 1 Male leopard (Chavaluthu) at Coert’s new rd.

Wednesday 30 March 2016

  • A herd of 20 elephants at Wambu rd.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Wambu rd.
  • 4 Male lions at Jiga-Jiga rd.
  • 4 Elephant bulls drinking water at Gunter’s reservoir.
  • A herd of 20 elephants at 8/9 cutline Nguluve rd.
  • 8 Buffalo bulls at Robbie’s dam.
  • 2 White rhino bulls.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Xipalatsi rd.
  • 1 Female leopard and cub at Bush Lodge main Rock fig loop.
  • 4 Male lions at Kumba rd..

Thursday 31 March 2016

  • 2 Young male lions at 1 young lioness close to Xindzele rd.
  • 7 Hyenas at Rock Fig loop.
  • 1 Black rhino cow.
  • 1 Elephant bull at Olifants Main.
  • A herd of 10 elephants at Kokwana rd.
  • 3 Elephant bulls at Makoti loop.
  • A herd of 20 elephants at Rome 4.
  • A herd of 200 buffaloes at Marula rd.
  • 1 Elephant bull south of Marula rd.
  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • 10 Hyenas at Bush Lodge Main rd.
  • 1 Elephant bull at Shortcut.

Friday 1 April 2016

  • 1 White rhino bull.
  • 1 Male leopard (Chavaluthu) at Xiwombana dam.
  • 3 Lionesses and 4 cubs at Gavin’s rd.
  • 1 Male lions and Mohlabetsi pride feeding on a zebra at Craig’s rd.
  • A herd of 15 elephants at Xiromberombe rd.
  • 1 Elephant bull at Gamma rd.
  • 4 Hyenas at Bush Lodge main rd.
Big 5 safari lioness at Pondoro Game Lodge

 

Saturday 2 April 2016

  • Mohlabetsi pride feeding on zebra kill at Craig’s rd.
  • 2 Hyenas at Xikulu dam.
  • 1 Elephant bull east of Nyari dam.

This was the Big 5 safari sightings for the week. Please note that the game drives are a lot more than just a big 5 safari and include detailed explanations of all animal behavior by experienced guides as well as photographic opportunities for every animal big and small.

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