Blog: Safari

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 29 SEPTEMBER-5 OCTOBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 29 September to 5 October ’19   Sunday 29 September 2019   1 Male Lion (Machaton Male) with 2 Lionesses from the Singwe Pride sleeping near Delivery Road 20+ Elephants feeding around Mamba Road 4 White Rhino static near Main Road West 1 Juvenile Martial Eagle near […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 22-28 SEPTEMBER ’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 22 to 28 September ’19   Sunday 22 September 2019   1 Female Leopard sleeping near Rome 4 Dam 3 White Rhino feeding near Tranken Weg 60+ Buffalo heading towards Impala Dam 15+ Elephants static near Pondoro Main 1 Male Leopard (Matimba) static at Ngala Dam 2 […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 21-27 JULY’19

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 21 to 27 July ’19   Sunday 21 July 2019   100+ Buffalo chasing 3 male Lions off their buffalo kill into a Westerly direction 7 Wild dogs resting on Big Bend 25+ Elephants static North of Wormhole 1 Aardvark moving West from Mangwa Road 1 Male White Rhino […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 27-31 MAY ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #67 It is time for another edition of our weekly highlights where we look back at some of the sightings the guides and trackers enjoyed with their guests. The buffaloes were definitely one of the main attractions during the week. They have been favoring one section of the reserve for the last few […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 29 APRIL – 03 MAY ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #66 The week kicked off with an amazing sighting involving the Kudyela pride and a big male leopard, enjoy this week’s weekly highlights. We set out one afternoon to go and find the Kudyela pride where some of the other rangers had left them in the morning. We approached the area where they […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 15-19 APRIL ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #64 It is Easter weekend and time for another selection of our weekly highlights. Within the last 2 months we have seen more and more of the two young leopards, while the young male is relaxed around the vehicles his little sister is not so much. They still rely heavily on their mother […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 01-05 APRIL ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #61 The lions took the spotlight this week with many incredible moments shared with Africa’s biggest cat. In the beginning of the week we had a mating pair of lions in the western sector that spent about three days in one area. Hopefully in the near future we will have little lion cubs […]


LEOPARDS OF PONDORO

MEET THE LEOPARDS OF PONDORO. I thought it’s about time we introduce you to the elusive rosette patterned cats that roam within our traversing in Balule Game Reserve. How do we identify each individual? Well apart from obvious signs like scars in their face, maybe a few nicks in the ears, a short/bent tail or […]


WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS 25 FEB – 01 MARCH ’19

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS #60 The title ‘weekly highlights‘ fits this blog post slightly better than the previous ‘week in pictures‘ simply because we highlight the outstanding sightings of the week and no better time for a change than with the 60th edition. I think the sighting that got everyone from guests,guides and trackers to the lodge […]