Blog: Big 5

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 10-16 NOVEMBER’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 10 to 16 November ’19   Sunday 10 November 2019   1 Male Leopard (Chavaluthu) sleeping near Boetebessie Dam 12 Wild Dogs sleeping near Steven Road 20+ Elephants feeding around Pondoro Main 5 Hyena sleeping around Tambotie Dam 1 Female Leopard (Faka Nchovela) with both of her […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 13-19 OCTOBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 13 to 19 October ’19   Sunday 13 October 2019   21 Lions sleeping near Giraffe Road 1 Black Rhino feeding near Huppel Weg 4 Hyena sleeping in and around Van Wyk Tranke 30+ Elephants feeding around Deliveries Road 3 Male Lions with 2 Lionesses and 3 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 22-28 SEPTEMBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 22 to 28 September ’19   Sunday 22 September 2019   1 Female Leopard sleeping near Rome 4 Dam 3 White Rhino feeding near Tranken Weg 60+ Buffalo heading towards Impala Dam 15+ Elephants static near Pondoro Main 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) static at Ngala Dam 2 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 18-24 AUGUST ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 18 to 24 August ’19   Sunday 18 August 2019   1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) static on Rome 4 2 Male Lions static on Elephant Walk 20+ Elephants feeding near Gunter’s Resavoir 20+ Elephants heading East from Pondoro Main 1 Male White Rhino static near Reguit Pad […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 21-27 JULY’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 21 to 27 July ’19   Sunday 21 July 2019   100+ Buffalo chasing 3 male Lions off their buffalo kill into a Westerly direction 7 Wild dogs resting on Big Bend 25+ Elephants static North of Wormhole 1 Aardvark moving West from Mangwa Road 1 Male White Rhino […]


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 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 9-15 JUNE ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 9-15 June ’19 Sunday 9 June 2019 3 Kudyela lionesses with 12 cubs at hlamba bejane dam 30+ Elephants west of impalabos kaya 1 White rhino bull 6 White rhino 1 Leopardess at E/W cutline 80+ Elephnats heading S from barnard airstip   Monday 10 June 2019 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 19-25 MAY ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 19-25 May ‘19 Sunday 19 May 2019 7 Kudyela lionesses with 14 cubs and 2 Machaton males at mahlopi road 20 Elephants at camfire cutline 1 Leopardess south of boetabessie dam 1 White rhino bull 2 Bull elephants at rhulans road heading E   Monday 20 May […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 12-18 MAY ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 12-18 May ’19 Sunday 12 May 2019 2 Black rhino 10+ Elephants feeding at xibambu loop 3 White rhino 15 Buffaloes grazing at barnard’s 25 Elephants at makothi road 7 Kudyela lionesses with 2 Machaton males and 12 cubs at TLB road 10 Spotted hyenas at marhambu […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 29 APRIL – 03 MAY ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #66 The week kicked off with an amazing sighting involving the Kudyela pride and a big male leopard, enjoy this week’s weekly highlights. We set out one afternoon to go and find the Kudyela pride where some of the other rangers had left them in the morning. We approached the area where they […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 21-27 APRIL ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 21-27 April ’19 Sunday 21 April 2019 4 Lionesses with 9 cubs resting S of singwe boma 1 Black rhino bull 50 Buffaloes grazing at 4/5 cutline 30 Elephants feeding at huppel weg 1 Female leopard at main road east heading S 1 Female leopard at xigenenga […]