Blog: Safari Lodge South Africa

Big 5 sightings 13 until 19 October 2013

Sunday 13 October 2013 A herd of 300 buffaloes feeding close to Barnard airstrip Monday 14 October 2013 A herd of 60 buffaloes at the 4/5 cutline A breeding herd of 30 elephants feeding close to Fhele rd 1 Elephant bull drinking at Ngala dam Tuesday 15 October 2013 A breeding herd of 40 elephants […]


Leopard during Pondoro safari

A video taken a while ago of a young male walking past our safari cruiser. Leopards are solitary and extremely secretive making them the most difficult of the Big 5 to find. In a weird way their solitary nature also makes them more confident as they are used to facing dangers on their own. This […]


Big 5 safari sightings 29 September until 5 October 2013

Sunday 29 September 2013 1 Elephant bull at Koppie rd 1 White rhino bull A breeding herd of 30 elephants feeding close to Tora dam A herd of 300 buffaloes close to Pride Rock Monday 30 September 2013 A herd of 300 buffaloes next to Cub drive A breeding herd of 15 elephants close to […]


Big 5 sightings 22 until 28 September 2013

Sunday 22 September 2013 2 Lionesses and 8 cubs resting close to Xinzele rd 3 Elephant bulls feeding next to Luma Nyama 1 White rhino bull A herd of 200 buffaloes at Steven’s rd Monday 23 September 2013 A breeding of 30 elephants close to Xinzele rd 2 Elephants bulls feeding close to Gamma rd […]


Big 5 sightings 15 until 21 September 2013

Sunday 15 September 2013 4 Lionesses at Venture camp dam 2 Black rhinos browsing close to Pondoro main rd A herd of 200 buffaloes resting next to Sloot weg A breeding herd of 20 elephants drinking at Nyoka dam 1 Black rhino resting 3 Lionesses at Vierte weg A herd of 200 buffaloes at Leoparden […]


Big 5 sightings 8 until 14 September 2013

Sunday 8 September 2013 A Black rhino bull and cow ( Aphella & Duchess ) 6 Elephant bulls feeding at Rul’s dam 8 Lion cubs playing at Nkorho rd Monday 9 September 2013 8 Lion cubs at Cam 7 dam Tuesday 10 September 2013 8 Lion cubs at Cam 7 A herd of 200 buffaloes […]


Big 5 sightings 1 until 7 September 2013

Sunday 1 September 2013 3 Lionesses and 8 cubs walking along the 4/5 cutline 1 Elephant bull feeding next to Mamba rd A breeding herd of 15 elephants close to Pondoro main rd A herd of 6 elephants at Xinzele rd A breeding herd of 25 elephants feeding next to Riverine east A herd of […]


Big 5 sightings 25 until 31 August 2013

Sunday 25 August 2013 6 Lions feeding on a giraffe kill close to Huppel weg ( Mohlabetsi pride ) 1 Male cheetah at Nyala dam 1 White rhino bull at Nonwane bushcamp A herd of 250 buffaloes grazing close to Pride Rock A breeding herd of 50 elephants drinking at Nyoka dam Monday 26 August […]


Big 5 safari sightings 18 until 24 August 2013

Sunday 18 August 2013 3 Lionesses feeding on a buffalo close to Maroela dam A herd of 150 buffaloes at Hamerkop dam A herd of 150 buffaloes drinking at Impala dam 1 Elephant bull close to Mamba rd 2 Black rhino cows charging the vehicle ( Ntombazana and Duchess ) 1 Black rhino ( Zulu […]


Big 5 sightings 11 until 17 August 2013

Sunday 11 August 2013 2 Lionesses and 8 cubs walking along Wambo rd 2 Black rhino cows and 1 bull browsing ( Zulu, Ntombazana and Duchess ) 1 Black rhino bull A herd of 50 elephants feeding and drinking at Ngwenya dam 1 Male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) and a female ( his sister ) […]


Big 5 safari sightings 4 until 10 August 2013

Sunday 4 August 2013 A breeding herd of 20 elephants feeding at 1/2 cutline 1 White rhino marking territory on walking safari 2 White rhinos ( Kajimas ) A breeding herd of 20 elephants feeding at Top rd Monday 5 August 2013 A breeding herd of 47 elephants feeding close to Pride Rock 1 Male […]


Big 5 safari sightings 28 July until 3 August 2013

Sunday 28 July 2013 A breeding herd of 16 elephants feeding close to1/2 cutline 3 Lionesses walking past Peter’s Rock A breeding herd of 20 elephants feeding on 2/3 cutline A male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) drinking at Van Wyk 1 Black rhino bull 2 White rhinos drinking A breeding herd of 20 elephants feeding […]