Blog: Game Drive Photos: Rangers

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 17-21 JUNE ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #68 We had a few very cold mornings during the past week, the lowest temperature we recorded was 4 degrees Celsius. With a few extra blankets and a hot water bottle to keep you warm we set out each morning excited of what we may find. There are currently two herds of buffalo […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 27-31 MAY ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #67 It is time for another edition of our weekly highlights where we look back at some of the sightings the guides and trackers enjoyed with their guests. The buffaloes were definitely one of the main attractions during the week. They have been favoring one section of the reserve for the last few […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 29 APRIL – 03 MAY ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #66 The week kicked off with an amazing sighting involving the Kudyela pride and a big male leopard, enjoy this week’s weekly highlights. We set out one afternoon to go and find the Kudyela pride where some of the other rangers had left them in the morning. We approached the area where they […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 15-19 APRIL ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #64 It is Easter weekend and time for another selection of our weekly highlights. Within the last 2 months we have seen more and more of the two young leopards, while the young male is relaxed around the vehicles his little sister is not so much. They still rely heavily on their mother […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 25 FEB – 01 MARCH ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #60 The title ‘weekly highlights‘ fits this blog post slightly better than the previous ‘week in pictures‘ simply because we highlight the outstanding sightings of the week and no better time for a change than with the 60th edition. I think the sighting that got everyone from guests,guides and trackers to the lodge […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 11-15 FEB ’19

WEEK IN PICTURES #58 What a week to be out in the Balule Game Reserve, we had rain all week long! When we embarked on a sunny afternoon drive at the beginning of the week excited for the unknown, little did we know that it would be the last sunny afternoon. We had to cover […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 7-11 JAN ’19

WEEK IN PICTURES #56 We raved about how 2019 kicked-off for us on the previous week in pictures post, well this week was no different. I’ll start with the highlight of the week, one of the Kudyela lionesses carrying her 3-4 day old cub! She was briefly spotted by our fellow rangers moving a cub […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 24-28 DEC ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #54 It was an absolute incredible week to be out on the Balule Game Reserve with such great game viewing and the most breathtaking thunderstorms. Although to get those big thunderstorms it needs to be very hot and that’s exactly what we had, a few extremely hot days. So the elephants only […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 22-26 OCT ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #50 ” Even the colors of a chameleon are for survival not beauty ” – African Proverb The bush is very dry at the moment and this week we could see how the wildlife of Africa are of great beauty to us but have adapted for survival. Close to the hyena den […]