Blog: Luxury Game Lodge

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 28JULY-3AUGUST ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 28 July to 3 August ’19   Sunday 28 July 2019   1 Female Leopard (Nkanyi) static on Zebra Weg 1 Female Leopard (Thuli) heading West from Hens/Mohlabetsi Cutline 3 Lionesses with 5 cubs feeding on a Giraffe kill on Warran’s Road, with 10+ Hyena and 20+ […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 26-30 MARCH ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #33 The pack of wild dogs were seen on an almost daily basis during the week. We were fortunate enough to move around with them a they nearly reached every corner of the reserve. A few impala were very lucky by escaping these hungry predators as we watched a few getting chased. […]


WHY DO ELEPHANTS TAKE A MUD BATH?

When you are out on safari, especially during the wet season (summer months at Pondoro), you often encounter certain species of animals covered in mud. Elephants, both species of rhino, buffalo and warthogs are regular users of these mud pools that are formed where water gathers in any depression, some start small but through constant […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 12-16 MARCH ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #31 “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up that I was not happy” – Ernest Hemingway Getting out of bed at 04:45 is not always easy but once you hear the birds singing as you drink a freshly brewed coffee while thoughts of what you might see […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 8-12 JAN ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #25 It is week in picture time again and it is with great excitement that I wright this simply because of so much that happened during the week. Thus far it will be the largest selection of week in pictures since we started early-mid 2017. Let’s start off with the most endangered […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 26 NOV – 02 DEC ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 26 Nov – 02 Dec ’17 Sunday 26 Nov 2017 1 Young male lion with a Kudyela lioness east of nsuna road 1 Male leopard killed a warthog on justin’s road 1 Black rhino bull 1 Bull elephant at bush lodge water hole 1 Hyena east of […]


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 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 10-16 SEPT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 10-16 Sept ’17 Sunday 10 Sept 2017 2 Leopard cubs north of van wyk on a steenbok kill 1 Black rhino bull 200 Buffaloes resting south of warrens road 4 Machaton males lying down at cubs drive 3 Lionesses resting at ngwenya dam 20 Elephants feeding at […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 03-09 SEPT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 03-09 Sept ’17 Sunday 03 Sept 2017 2 Black rhino 3 White rhino 9 Elephants bulls at linear road 10 Elephants feeding at jika jika 20 Elephants at nwambu road feeding 15 Elephants drinking at venture camp dam 30 Elephants feeding at mahlo road 3 White rhino […]