Blog: Elephants

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 12-18 NOV ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 12-18 Nov ’17 Sunday 12 Nov 2017 1 Machaton male at rodney’s road 6 Elephants at mamba road feeding 7 Kudyela lionesses north of top road 2 Bull elephants at xihingwana feeding 1 White rhino bull Monday 13 Nov 2017 9 Elephants feeding north of top road […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 05-11 NOV ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 05-11 Nov ’17 Sunday 05 Nov 2017 2 White rhino 2 Bull elephants at big bend 2 Elephants feeding at huppel weg 1 Machaton male with 7 Kudyela lionesses at venture camp dam 1 Leopardess at top road Monday 06 Nov 2017 5 Kudyela lionesses at xipanga […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 22-28 OCT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 22-28 Oct ’17 Sunday 22 Oct 2017 Kudyela pride with 2 Machaton males males feeding on a kudu 1 Bull elephant at impala road 4 White rhino 2 Black rhino 2 Bull elephants south of butabesi dam Monday 23 Oct 2017 1 Hyena lying down at kudu […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 15-21 OCT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 15-21 Oct ’17 Sunday 15 Oct 2017 1 Machaton male with a Kudyela lioness at matangi rocks 15 Elephants drinking at ngala dam 6 Buffalo bulls feeding at koppie road 1 White rhino bull 10 Bull elephants west of butabesi dam 15 Elephants drinking at Robbie’s dam […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 08-14 OCT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 08-14 Oct ’17 Sunday 08 Oct 2017 20 Elephants feeding at mamba road 9 Buffaloes at mhisi road resting 3 Kudyela lionesses at impalabos 3 Machaton males resting at jika-jika Monday 09 Oct 2017 3 Machaton males resting at xitiwana road 20 Elephants feeding at nsuna 2 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 24-30 SEPT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 24-30 Sept ’17 Sunday 24 Sept 2017 15 Elephants at xindzele feeding 1 Lioness with 3 cubs at xindzele moving east 100 Buffaloes at main road busy grazing 7 Elephants drinking at ngala dam 1 White rhino bull 1 White rhino bull 1 Leopardess at impalabos east […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 20-26 AUG ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 20-26 Aug ’17 Sunday 20 Aug 2017 200 Buffaloes at olifant main junction zebra weg 30 elephants heading north from jakals weg 3 White rhino 1 Leopardess hunting impala main road west 3 Lionesses resting at koerts new road 30 Elephants feeding at xindzele 2 Black rhino […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 09-13 OCT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #22 Summer is approaching, Pondoro had a few drops of rain throughout the week and some of the migratory birds like the European bee-eaters are returning. The hot days under the African sun were cooled down during the evenings with thunderstorms and mist of rain. The big cats of Pondoro took center […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 18-22 SEPT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #19 It was another breathtaking week here at Pondoro, there were so much happening with all the predators especially the leopards. The big herbivores are at an abundance now in particular the elephants, there were some very large herds moving through. Let’s start of with the leopard cubs, these 2 cubs are […]