Blog: Game Drive Videos : Guests

Lions killing a kudu calf at Pondoro Safari Lodge in Greater Kruger Park

A video taken by Brooke Escudier, one of our guests, on the 12th of January 2013. The lions were resting next the safari vehicle when one noticed a kudu calf hiding nearby after the mother fled from some nearby bushes.They sprinted after the calf and caught with ease.


Lions Walking Around Vehicle

Robbie and Lize, Thanks again for the incredible hospitality! We could not have been more pleased with your lodge. Rul and Ramson found many animals for us to see on the game drives. Every meal was incredible. The staff are all warm and friendly. And the rooms were great with nice views of the river […]


Lions kill a zebra at Pondoro Game Lodge

Hello Robbie, we are back now from our South Africa trip and linked this movie – a great experience you made possible for us. Maybe we will upload some photos later. Thanks for all, Sandra & Christian


Lion kills baboon by Natascha Detzel

On the 20th of April we were watching a whole pride of lions when a troop of baboons stumbled into them. They ran into the nearest trees to get away from the lion cubs. Two eventually lost their nerves and made a run for it. One got killed by a lion cub just before it […]


Lion charge

On the 19th of December 2008 Shaun, one of the Pondoro guides, found Big Boy and Mazinyo ( the 2 territorial males of the York pride ) and one female deep in the bush about 500 meters from the nearest road. He decided to give his guests, Jason Bishop and Brighid, and Kevin Langley and […]


Elephant charge during walking safari – Safari in Kruger Park

Visitors to Pondoro, Simon and Joanne Murray, took this video during a walking safari with Field Guide Shaun. Although it looks really dangerous it is only a warning charge, but something to taken very seriously and Shaun duly went away and left the elephant in peace. I am sure it must have been a thrilling […]


Safari-game lodge-Pondoro

During our recent stay at Pondoro Private Game Lodge’s self cater camp Bateleur in South Africa, we came across these juvenille male giraffes fighting. Thank you Eric………the tracker (best tracker as far as we are concerned) assigned to us for our stay there………… you did an amazing job showing us the animals I posted a […]


lions experience with big boy and mazinyo

experience with big boy and mazinyo greetings to shaun and eric and thanks a lot for the thrill. 🙂 The video is cut from two different camerashots. Sorry for the shaking, but this was to close to be cool. Guido,Chris,Tobi,Benni and Verena


Rhino seen while on a walking safari

We saw this rhino briefly from the vehicle close to Mamba road.  I then decided to take the guests with me on foot to try and see if we could find him again. The video footage is courtecy of Pat and Caroline McGinty who decided to visit Pondoro as part of their honeymoon. Untitled from […]


Lion Charge

On the 19th of December 2008 Shaun, one of the Pondoro guides, found Big Boy and Mazinyo ( the 2 territorial males of the York pride ) and one female deep in the bush about 500 meters from the nearest road. He decided to give his guests, Jason Bishop and Brighid, and Kevin Langley and […]


Lion and honey badger fight

This is a video that were taken by guests, John and Alex High, whom visited Pondoro during December 2008. Amazingly they took this video using only their cellphone. The honey badger escaped uninjured and the video exemplify the fighting spirit and toughness of the badger.


Game drive videos – Guests

Pondoro invites you to upload videos of special sightings during your stay with us.