Blog: Big 5 sightings

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 17-23 NOVEMBER’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 17 to 23 November ’19   Sunday 17 November 2019   60+ Buffalo drinking at Thomas Dam 15+ Elephants feeding North of Pollyshot 8 Wild dogs sleeping in the Sodic Site on Impalabos West Hearnes Cutline 1 Female Leopard heading West from Boetebessie Dam 20+ Elephants feeding […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 30JUNE-6July’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 30 June to 6 July ’19   Sunday 30 June 2019   70+ Buffalo static on Hongonyi Road 15 Hyenas at den on Rome 4 4 Lionesses and 5 cubs heading west on Olifant Main Road 1 Leopardess static at Venture Camp Dam 20+ Elephants drinking at […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 17-21 JUNE ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #68 We had a few very cold mornings during the past week, the lowest temperature we recorded was 4 degrees Celsius. With a few extra blankets and a hot water bottle to keep you warm we set out each morning excited of what we may find. There are currently two herds of buffalo […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 05-11 MAY ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 05-11 May ’19 Sunday 05 May 2019 20+ Elephants feeding at river lodge main 30+ Elephants feeding at lumanyama 4 Spotted hyenas at the den site 1 Bull elephants at huppel weg and 1 at impalabos west 40+ Elephants feeding at greenfire cutline 4 White rhino 4 […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 22-26 APRIL ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #65 Last week the lions had the spotlight in the weekly highlights but this week our leopards were running the show. Although most of the sightings were only from a few individuals, watching a leopard move through the bush with stealth and each step taken with precision is an amazing sight no matter […]


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 […]


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 […]