Blog: Wildlife

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 22-28 OCT ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 22-28 Oct ’17 Sunday 22 Oct 2017 Kudyela pride with 2 Machaton males males feeding on a kudu 1 Bull elephant at impala road 4 White rhino 2 Black rhino 2 Bull elephants south of butabesi dam Monday 23 Oct 2017 1 Hyena lying down at kudu […]


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 […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 16-20 OCT ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #23 It was an incredible week to be out in the Balule Game Reserve with the wildlife in an abundance we couldn’t have seen more. The Machaton males along with the Kudyela females started the week of with a bang, waking up from a long day’s sleep they moved to the nearest […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 23-29 JULY ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 23-29 July ’17 Sunday 23 July 2017 5 Bull elephants feeding at Robbie’s dam 6 Hyenas moving east from makhoti road 3 Machaton males at Koos pan 2 White rhino 1 Black rhino bull 1 Lioness with 4 cubs at mangwa dam 1 Bull elephants at giraffe […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 31 JULY – 04 AUG ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #14 “There is no creature among all the Beasts of the world which hath so great and ample demonstration of the power and wisdom of the almighty God as the Elephant” – Edward Topsell Words used by the English author best remembered for his bestiary in the late 1500’s to early 1600’s […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 24-28 JULY ’17

WEEK IN PICTURES #13 This week the 3 Machaton males were the highlight of almost each safari, becoming more relaxed and familiar with the area and they even managed to take down an adult buffalo cow but between the 3 of them the kill didn’t last very long. Tough times are ahead of the Mohlabetsi […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 14-20 MAY ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 14-20 May ’17 Sunday 14 May 2017 14 Elephants at xigamba road heading south 2 White rhino 1 Buffalo bull at xibejana dam drrinking 20 Elephants at Impala dam heading north Monday 15 May 2017 3 Male lions at makhubele road moving east 1 Black rhino cow […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 22-26 MAY ’17

SEVENTH EDITION OF THE WEEK IN PICTURES #7 “Photography is an art of observation. It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” – Elliot Erwitt These words can not describe a safari in a better way, seeing a lion lying flat cat compared […]


WEEK IN PICTURES 24-28 APRIL’17

FOURTH EDITION OF WEEK IN PICTURES #4 The season is on a turning point with cool misty morning drives where everyone is seeking warmth underneath their blankets and some only exposing their eyes too try and spot something before the guide and tracker asks the ‘do you see it’ question.   We have enjoyed quite […]


SAFARI SIGHTINGS 02-08 APRIL ’17

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of 02-08 April ’17 Sunday 02 April 2017 1 Bull elephant feeding at ngala clearing 3 White rhinos 4 Mohlabetsi male lions west of Pondoro Game Lodge 2 Buffalo bulls south of venture camp feeding Ezulwini male elephant and 1 young bull at mohlabetsi/hearnes cutline   Monday 03 […]