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SAFARI SIGHTINGS 4 – 10 July ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 4 -10 July 2021   Sunday 4 July 2021   No game drive   Monday 5 July 2021   7 Wild dogs chasing Impala right by Pondoro Game Lodge     Tuesday 6 July 2021   No game drive   Wednesday 7 July 2021   12 Elephants […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 20 – 26 June ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 20 to 26 June 2021   Sunday 20 June 2021   11 Lions (Kudyela pride) resting near Pumpen Weg 20+ Elephants feeding near River Lodge Main 2 White Rhino feeding near Xinzele Road 60+ Buffalo milling around Venture Camp Dam   Monday 21 June 2021   1 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 13 – 19 June ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 13 to 19 June 2021   Sunday 13 June 2021   13 Lions (Kudyela Pride) resting near Nyari Dam 150+  Buffalo feeding near Pondoro Main   Monday 14 June 2021   No game drive Tuesday 15 June 2021   60+ Buffalo feeding near Xingwana Road 20+ Elephants […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 23 – 29 May ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 23 to 29 May 2021   Sunday 23 May 2021   No game drive   Monday 24 May 2021   No game drive   Tuesday 25 May 2021   No game drive   Wednesday 26 May 2021   1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) resting near 4/5 Cutline 1 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 17 – 23 Jan ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 17 to 23 January 2021 Sunday 17 January 2021   2 Lions resting near Nkanka Road 2 White Rhino feeding near Marula Road junction with Pondoro Main 1 Elephant Bull feeding near Xindzele Road 20+ Elephants feeding near Robbie’s Road 3 Hyena Resting near Van Wyk Tranke […]


FAKA NCHOVELA AND CUB

FAKA NCHOVELA AND CUB When Faka Nchovela was last seen in December 2020 she was clearly pregnant, this is a few months after her previous two cubs of her first litter left for independency. We were all of course very excited about the news, she is going to be a mother for a second time […]


African wild dogs on the chase.

African wild dogs on the chase. We were busy watching a Green Wood-hoopoe nest, the parents and their helpers brought in one insect after the other and thus gave us plenty photographic opportunities to catch them in flight. The dead Leadwood was home to more than just the wood-hoopoes as Tree Squirrels, Red-billed oxpeckers and […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 10 – 16 Jan ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 10 to 16 January 2021   Sunday 10 January 2021   15+ Elephants resting near Dead End dam 3 Black Rhino feeding near Groeneboom 1 Hyena drinking from Nyari Dam 1 Male Leopard (Mathimba) sleeping near Huppel Weg 40+ Elephants feeding near Suna Road 50+ Buffalo feeding […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 3 – 9 Jan ’21

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 3 to 9 January 2021   Sunday 3 January 2021   3 Lions (Kudyela Pride) ressting near Nyari Dam 2 White Rhino bulls feeding near Xiyingwana Road 20+ Elephants feeding near River Lodge Main 15+ Elephants feeding near Pondoro Main 1 Elephant bull drinking from Nyari Dam […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 27Dec’20 – 2Jan’21

Big 5 Safari sightings for the week of 27 December 2020 to 2 January 2021   Sunday 27 December 2020   1 Male Leopard (Matimba) sleeping West of Xindzele road 40+ Elephants feeding near Tony’s Dam 50+ Elephants feedng near Xingwana road 2 Male White Rhino resting near Xingwana Road 1 Hyena heading South from […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 13 – 19 December ’20

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 13 to 19 December 2020   Sunday 13 December  2020   2 Lions (Kudyela Pride) sleeping East of Van Wyk Tranke 9 Lions (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near Rome 4 Water Hole 1 Female Leopard (VHakachovela) sleeping near Top Road 20+ Elephants feeding near Marula Road 5 Hyena […]