SAFARI SIGHTINGS 15-21 SEPTEMBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 15 to 21 September ’19

 

Sunday 15 September 2019

 

  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) sleeping on Singwe Plains
  • 2 Lionesses with 2 cubs sleeping near Marula Road
  • 15+ Elephants static feeding near Main Road
  • 60+ Buffalo static around Steven Road
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking at Bothabesi Dam
  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) static on Ungalube Road
  • 5 Wild Dogs heading North from Torva Dam
  • 20+ Elephants static around Pondoro Main

 

Monday 16 September 2019

 

  • 1 White Rhino drinking from Rome 4 Waterhole
  • 15+ Elephants feeding around Van Wyk
  • 5 Wild dogs with 8 Pups static around Shepard’s Road
  • 20+ Elephants static around Pondoro Main junction Polyshot
  • 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) heading South from Deadend Dam
  • 20+ Elephants static around Robbie’s Road
  • 1 Female Black Rhino drinking from Bush Lodge Water Hole
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking from Xikulu Dam, with a crocodile trying his luck

 

 

Tuesday 17 September 2019

 

  • 12 Lions (Kudjela Pride) sleeping near Ngwenya Dam
  • 20+ Elephants feeding on York/Bernard Cutline
  • 20+ Elephants static on Koppie Road
  • 1 Spotted Hyena sleeping on Pondoro Main
  • 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) sleeping near Gunter’s Reservoir
  • 1 Female Leopard with 10+ Elephants static near Xigamba Dam
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking at Kudu Dam
  • 1 White Rhino bull with 20+ Elephants and a Hyena static near Pondoro Main

 

Wednesday 18 September 2019

 

  • 20+ Elephants static on Pondoro Main
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking at Venture Camp Dam
  • 7 White Rhino static near Top Road
  • 1 Hyena sleeping near Mohlabetsi/Impalabos East cutine
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanye) drinking at Van Wyk
  • 1 Male White Rhino drinking at Shigewenga Dam
  • 9 White Rhino static South of Kudu Dam

 

Thursday 19 September 2019

 

  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) with a Female Leopard (Vhaganchovela) and two cubs feeding on an Impala kill near Xikulu Dam
  • 3 White Rhino feeding near East/West Cutline
  • 20+ Elephants static at Impala Dam
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking from Bushbuck Dam
  • 2 Hyena static on Pondoro Main

 

 

Friday 20 September 2019

 

  • 4 Wild Dogs with 8 Puppies sleeping near Shepard’s Road
  • 18+ Elephants feeding near Nwambu Road
  • 3 White Rhino static near Peter’s Rock
  • 20+ Elephants drinking at Impala Dam
  • 1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) sleeping in the inflow of Xikulu Dam
  • 2 Leopards mating just West of New Road
  • 7 Lionesses and 16 Cubs (Kudjela Pride) attempting to hunt near Solar Panel Road
  • 3 Elephants static feeding near Groeneboom

 

Saturday 21 September 2019

 

  • 7 Lionesses with 12 Cubs sleeping West of Nsuna Road
  • 1 Male Elephant feeding North of Kambaku Road
  • 15+ Elephants drinking at Ngala Dam
  • 1 Black Rhino with a young calf feeding near Bushlodge Main
  • 1 Spotted Hyena moving East from Mondzo Road
  • 60+ Buffalo Drinking from Impala Dam

 

This is a short summary of the many incredible sightings we had over the week! We saw the Big Five multiple times whilst out on safari in the awesome Greater Kruger National Park