Blog: Safari Lodge

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 15-21 APRIL ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 15-21 April ’18 Sunday 15 April 2018 1 Female lion with her cubs heading north from giraffe road 1 Machaton male mating with a Kudyela lioness north of monte road 10 Elephants feeding at hamilton north 20 Elephants drinking at van wyk Tuesday 17 April 2018 5 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 7-13 JAN ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 7-13 Jan ’18 Sunday 7 Jan 2018 2 Machaton males heading north from danroc main 4 Adult heynas + 2 cubs at den site 2 Kudyela lioness at ngwenya dam 1 White rhino bull 1 Leopard cub at venture camp dam Monday 8 Jan 2018 3 Lionesses […]


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 09-15 APRIL ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 09-15 April ’17 Sunday 09 April 2017 1 Bull white rhino 3 Wild dogs feeding on an impala by ncolowane road Impalabos pride at xikulu dam resting 2 Elephant bulls at xikulu dam drinking water 2 Black rhinos 1 Black rhino bull 15 Elephants at xigalana dam […]


Big 5 safari sightings 10 until 16 May 2015

Sunday 10 May 2015 A herd of 20 elephants at Nsuna rd 1 Male lion at Pondoro Main rd A male leopard, Watsakile, at Pondoro Main rd 2 Young male lions at Nkhorho rd Monday 11 May 2015 A herd of 100 buffaloes at Kudu rd 1 Male lion at Nkombe north A herd of […]


Big 5 safari sightings 29 March until 4 April 2015

Sunday 29 March 2015 6 Lions at Derde weg A herd of 60 buffaloes at Chavaluthu rd A breeding herd of 20 elephants at Xidulu rd with a cow giving birth A herd of 250 buffaloes at Mangwa clearing Monday 30 March 2015 Elephant cow and 1 day old calf at Tranken weg An elephant […]


Weekly Big 5 safari sightings 8 until 14 February 2015

Sunday 8 February 2015 A male cheetah at Tshukudu rd Small breeding herd of elephants at Rhulani’s dam 2 Elephant bulls ( Shoshangaan ) at Hongonyi rd 6 Lions at Ngala dam 2 Buffalo bulls at Xibejuana dam 2 Elephant bulls at Ngala dam Monday 9 February 2015 A breeding herd of 15 elephants at […]


Weekly Big 5 safari sightings 1 until 7 February 2015

Sunday 1 February 2015 2 White rhino bulls and 2 cows 4 Buffalo bulls at Bushbuck dam 6 Lions feeding on a kudu kill at Siyabona main rd Monday 2 February 2015 3 Lionesses and 10 cubs stalking and killing a young zebra foal A male leopard ( Chavaluthu ) at Top rd An elephant […]


Big 5 sightings 17 until 23 November 2013

Sunday 17 November 2013 8 Lionesses and 8 cubs at Nonwane 1 White rhino bull A breeding herd of 20 elephants drinking at Ngwenya dam 6 Lionesses at Xibejuane dam 2 Hyenas feeding on a buffalo kill at Venture Camp dam Monday 18 November 2013 A herd of 100 buffaloes at Mamba rd 1 Black […]


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 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 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 […]