SAFARI SIGHTINGS 29 DEC ’19 – 4 Jan ’20

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 29 December ’19 to 4 January ’20

 

Sunday 29 December 2019

 

  • 1 Female Leopard sleeping North of Boetebessie Dam
  • 1 Female Leopars heading North from Olifants Main
  • 5 Lionesses with 12 cubs (Kudyela Pride) sleeping near Nsuna Road
  • 40+ Elephants feeding around Nsuna Road
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Ngala Dam
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Huppel Weg
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking and feeding near Bush Camp Waterhole
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near Tranken Weg
  • 40+ Elephants drinking from Xikulu Dam

 

Monday 30 December 2019

 

  • 5 Lionesses with 13 cubs sleeping need Shindzele Road
  • 30+ Elephants feeding around Cement Pipe Road
  • 2 Black Rhino heading North from Mashopi Road
  • 20+ Elephants feeding around Xirhomberhombe
  • 1 Male Leopard sleeping East of Xikulu Dam
  • 30+ Elephants heading South from Ngwenya Dam
  • 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) heading East from Nyari Dam

 

Tuesday 31 December 2019

 

  • 2 Black Rhino feeding near Singwe Main
  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) sleeping near Deliveries Road
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Robbie’s Road
  • 1 Lioness with 2 cubs sleeping near Kloof Dam
  • 6 Lionesses sleeping near Kambaku Road
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) sleeping near 4/5 Cutline
  • 1 Male Leoard (Matimba) heading North from Huppel Weg
  • 3 White Rhino feeding East of Dead End Dam
  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Venture Camp Dam
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Heanres/Mohlabetsi Cutline

 

Wednesday 1 January 2020

 

  • 1 Female Leopard sleeping near Ndlopfu Clearing
  • 15+ Elephans feeding near Kambaku Road
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking from Juke’s Pan
  • 2 Spotter Hyena heading South from Mountain View
  • 6 Lions sleeping near Pondoro Main
  • 8 Wild Dogs sleeping near Bushbuck Dam
  • 20+ Elephants feeding around Top Road

 

Thursday 2 January 2020 

 

  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) static near Baksteen Weg
  • 6 Lions sleeping near Hongonyi Road
  • 40+ Elephants feeding near Nkonkonyi Road
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near Dead End Dam
  • 2 Black Rhino feeding near Chapel Weg
  • 2 Male Lions (Strydom Pride) drinking from Bush Lodge Waterhole
  • 60+ Buffalo heading East from Leeuspruit

 

Friday 3 January 

 

  • 1 Female Leopard heading South from Mangwa Road
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) resting in a tree near Olifants Main
  • 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) feeding on a Steenbok near E/W Cutline
  • 1 Lioness with 2 very young cubs with a warthog kill near Mahlopi Road
  • 1 Black Rhino (Zulu) heading East from Swens
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Xingalana Dam
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near Suna

 

 

Saturday 4 January 2020

 

  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Rian’s Road
  • 80+ Elephants feeding around Gavin’s Road
  • 3 Elephant Bulls feeding near York/Bernard Cutline
  • 1 Lioness with 2 small cubs near warthog kill close to Mahlopi Road
  • 1 Female Leopard (Faka Nchovela) heading East from Bush Lodge Main
  • 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) heading North from Olifants Main
  • 1 Male White Rhino with 2 Black Rhino keeping their distance from each other North of Venture Camp Dam
  • 1 Unknown Leopard in the Western part of York
  • 1 Male Elephant playing in the mud of Venture Camp Dam

 

 

This is a short highlight of our sightings this past week, with the young lion cubs being quite special.