Blog: Hoedspruit Game Lodge

Giraffe kill | Safari | Private Game Lodge

I found the dead giraffe on the 25th of July. It seemed to have died of natural causes. The next morning this young male lion of about 3 1/2 years was found feeding on the carcass. He is part of a coalition of 4 young males that feed mainly on buffaloes. Two days later one […]

Big 5 lodge | Elephant mudbathing

On the afternoon safari on the 8th of July we found a breeding herd of elephants walking slowly towards Xibejuane dam. I decided to go to the dam and wait there for the herd to arrive so that we could make sure that we were in a perfect position for taking photos. The dam was […]

Black Rhino Charge

Once again, thanks for your hospitality and welcome. Really enjoyed the tranquillity of the Bateleur camp. Big thanks to all the staff and especially Eric who made the game drives so rewarding. Great encounters with a breeding herd of elephants, the lions and most notably the black rhino which charged our vehicle (fortunately he pulled […]