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Christmas Cheer

Christmas day on a game reserve usually for the staff is just another working day. This year however, was different! With the lodge and all its decorations, the staff all wearing Christmas hats and everyone in the Christmas spirit, we started out on the morning...

Civet and Jackal fight!

One of the big advantages of our night drives, is that we often encounter creatures normally not seen or less seen during the day.  Last night we were fortunate enough to came across a group of Black Backed Jackal. Two adults and 2 younger pups. We were not there for...

Elephant bull

This morning we set out to find a herd of elephant.  We spotted some tracks and decided to follow up to see where it would lead us. After quite a bit of serious tracking we eventually ended up at the edge of quite a big block on the eastern sector of the reserve....

Big Birding Day 2010

Every year in November birders from across South Africa get together and try to identify as many birds as they can within a 24 hour period.  The competition is organised by BirdLifeSA and the results are used to establish which birds occur where, as well as other...

Change – by Roan Ravenhill

The rain has come to Kapama these past few weeks. The bush has turned green, and the animals have a reason to be happy. With all the new grass growing and new fresh leaves on the trees, this morning we set off on drive hoping for the best, and the best we got. White...

Night Drive-story by Ryan Roodt

Last night I did a night drive with some guests from France. The drive started fairly quietly, however we did see a number of different raptors, including a Dark Chanting Goshawk, a Lizzard Buzzard, a Steppe Buzzard and a pair of Whalberg’s Eagles. We also saw a pair...

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