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SAFARI SIGHTINGS 10-16 FEB ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 10-16 Feb ’19 Sunday 10 Feb 2019 1 Male leopard at the drainage line west of dead end dam 1 Lioness heading south from van wyk 40+ Elephants feeding at river lodge main 3 White rhino bulls 1 Lioness at xintiwana road 20 Elephants at nonwane cutline […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 03-09 FEB ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 03-09 Feb ‘19 Sunday 03 Feb 2019 40+ Elephants feeding around venture camp dam 3 White rhino bulls 6 Kudyela lionesses with 12 cubs and 2 Machaton males resting at top road 1 Leopardess eating a scrub hare at mondzo road Monday 04 Feb 2019 3 Hyena […]


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 […]


VALENTINE’S DAY 2019

What is the best way to spend Valentine’s Day – in the bush of course! Not only do you get to see amazing fauna and flora, but also here at Pondoro we go out of our way to treat and spoil our guests. We had hoped for a warm and sunny Valentine’s Day but unfortunately […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 06-12 JAN ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 06-12 Jan ’19 Sunday 06 Jan 2019 1 Male leopard at 4/5 cutline 50 Buffaloes grazing at rhulani’s road 1 Bull elephant at tamboti dam 1 White rhino bull 10 Elephants feeding at xiromberombe road   Monday 07 Jan 2019 50 Buffaloes grazing at huppel weg 1 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 16-22 DEC ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 16-22 Dec ’18 Sunday 16 Dec 2018 1 Male leopard east of ringana dam 6 Elephants drinking at gunters reservoir 10 Elephants feeding north of baksteen 2 Bull elephants north of pride rock Monday 17 Dec 2018 2 Machaton males south of xigamba dam 1 Male leopard […]


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 […]