Blog: Wildlife

SAFARI SIGHTINGS 22-28 APRIL ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 22-28 April ’18 Sunday 22 April 2018 3 Machaton males with a Kudyela lioness and her 3 cubs north of ngwenya dam 1 White rhino bull 20 Elephants feeding and drinking at nyari dam 5 Hyenas heading north from mangwa clearing 5 Bull elephants at nyari dam […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 8-14 APRIL ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 8-14 April ’18 Sunday 8 April 2018 1 Bull elephant at khale-stelle weg 1 White rhino bull 12 Elephants feeding at gunter new road 5 Bull elephants at mohlabetsi waterhole Monday 9 April 2018 1 Bull white rhino 2 Lionesses at linear road 15 Elephants feeding at […]


SAFARI, THE ULTIMATE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE!

Upon visiting South Africa the two must see destinations or activities likely looked at are, Cape Town and surrounding areas including the wineries and then secondly a safari. This combination will most likely be in the itinerary of most tourists visiting South Africa. Cape Town is easy compared to choosing a lodge to spend a few […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 4-10 MARCH ’18

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 04-10 March ’18 Sunday 04 March 2018 2 Hyenas at malembe road 6 Elephants feeding at mhisi road 3 Bull elephants feeding at kambaku 2 Bull elephants feeding at mamba road 1 Machaton male with 4 Kudyela lionesses at big bend 1 Female leopard at khale-stalle weg […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 18-24 FEB ’18

The big 5 safari sightings for the week of 18-24 Feb ’18 Sunday 18 Feb 2018 15 Elephants feeding at mamba road 3 Machaton males resting at dukes clearing 3 White rhino 20 Elephants feeding at pondoro main 5 Hyena at mhisi road 15 Elephants feeding at kambaku Monday 19 Feb 2018 20 Elephants drinking […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 11-17 FEB ’18

The big 5 safari sightings for the week of 11-17 Feb ’18 Sunday 11 Feb 2018 5 Kudyela lionesses resting at riaan’s road 2 Machaton males lying down at venture camp 1 White rhino bull 1 Machaton male at hamilton south 8 Elephants feeding at pondoro main 3 White rhino Monday 12 Feb 2018 10 […]


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 […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 19-23 MARCH ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #32 The week started with high temperatures but to the end it cooled down and a downpour of rain was welcomed across the reserve. During the week there were 3 male lions, one morning, roaring only meters away from Buffalo Suite and when relocated after a morning coffee to our surprise they […]


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 29 JAN – 2 FEB ’18

WEEK IN PICTURES #28 “Some memories are unforgettable, remaining ever vivid and heartwarming!” – Joseph B. Wirthlin A quote that describes the feelings best that our guests will experience once they depart from an unforgettable stay at Pondoro, leaving with only memories and memory cards filled with pictures. The week in pictures highlights these memories. […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 10-16 DEC ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 10-16 Dec ’17 Sunday 10 Dec 2017 3 Machaton males at danroc 20 Elephants at peters rock Monday 11 Dec 2017 1 Male lion at impala weg 5 1 White rhino bull 1 White rhino bull 1 Machaton male at top road 2 Bull elephants at east/west […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 12-18 NOV ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 12-18 Nov ’17 Sunday 12 Nov 2017 1 Machaton male at rodney’s road 6 Elephants at mamba road feeding 7 Kudyela lionesses north of top road 2 Bull elephants at xihingwana feeding 1 White rhino bull Monday 13 Nov 2017 9 Elephants feeding north of top road […]