SAFARI SIGHTINGS 29 SEPTEMBER-5 OCTOBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 29 September to 5 October ’19

 

Sunday 29 September 2019

 

  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) with 2 Lionesses from the Singwe Pride sleeping near Delivery Road
  • 20+ Elephants feeding around Mamba Road
  • 4 White Rhino static near Main Road West
  • 1 Juvenile Martial Eagle near Groeneboom
  • 60+ Buffalo Feeding near Ingwe Walk
  • 2 Black Rhino drinking from Kudu Dam
  • 60+ Elephants feeding around Main Road East

 

 

Monday 30 September 2019

 

  • 5 Wild Dogs with 8 Pups sleeping North of Venture Camp Dam
  • 6 Lionesses static near Kwahla Road
  • 20+ Elephants static feeding on Pondoro Main
  • 1 Female Leopard with a kill on Mohlabetsi/Hearns Cutline
  • 2 White Rhino static feeding near Main Road West
  • 1 Female Leopard near Bush Lodge Pump

 

Tuesday 1 October 2019

 

  • 7 Lionesses with 16 Cubs playing around the Western side of Elephant Dam
  • 15+ Hippo on drink stop at Rome 2
  • 10+ Elephants feeding on 1/2 Cutline

 

 

Wednesday 2 October 2019

 

  • 2 Male Lions (Machaton Males) sleeping near Pollyshot
  • 1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) sleeping near 1,7 Road
  • 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) heading East from Pondoro Main
  • 2 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu with an unknown male) feeding on an Impala near Rhino Rock Road
  • 2 Spotted Hyena also near Rhino Rock
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near Mahlolwa Loop
  • 15+ Elephants feeding near Pondoro Main

 

Thursday 3 October 2019

 

  • 5 Lionesses with 12 Cubs sleeping North of Ingwe Walk
  • 5 Hyena feeding on a Kudu Carcass near Olifants Main
  • 1 Female Leopard feeding on an Impala near Waterkant Road
  • 15+ Elephants heading West from Gunter’s New Road
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near Campfire Cutline
  • 5 Wild Dogs with 8 Pups drinking at Bushlodge Waterhole
  • 1 White Rhino female with a young calf resting near Tambotie Dam
  • 20+ Elephants feeding West of Nyari Dam

 

Friday 4 October 2019

 

  • 7 Spotter Hyena sleeping in and around Tambotie Dam
  • 16+ Elephants heading East from 4/5 Cutline
  • 5 White Rhino heading South from Kahlestelle Weg
  • 2 White Rhino feeding near 4/5 Cutline
  • 1 Male White Rhino drinking from Koert Waterhole
  • 20+ Elephants heading East from Xindzele Road
  • 1 Spotted Hyena sleeping near Koppie Road
  • 1 Leopardess (Fakanchovela) heading West from Leoparden Weg
  • 1 Female Black Rhino (Khuza) with her calf drinking from Bushlodge Water Hole
  • 3 Wild Dogs with 8 Pups sleeping near Bushlodge Waterhole
  • 1 Black Rhino sleeping West of Leadwood Pan
  • 1 Spotted Hyena sleeping north of Rhulani’s Road

 

Saturday 5 October 2019

 

  • 3 Lionesses with 10 Cubs sleeping near Singwe Main
  • 1 Female Black Rhino drinking at Tambotie Dam
  • 1 Male White Rhino rolling in the mud at Xigamba Dam
  • 1 Female Black Rhino with her young calf drinking water from Mohlabetsi Dam
  • 4 Wild Dogs with 8 Pups sleeping near Mohlabetsi Dam
  • 25+ Elephants feeding near Huppel Weg
  • 1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) feeding on Duiker near Kahlestelle Weg

 

 

This is a short summary of the highlight sighting we had whilst out on our Safaris in the Greater Kruger National Park.