Male Lion

Male Lion

It was the coolest surprise ever! I went on game drive two hours earlier than normal… just to go and find the elephants.Driving around the corner close to the Klaserie River, I almost drove over the male lion. It was really such an awesome experience… and...
Karula Midday Madness

Karula Midday Madness

Because of the rain during the morning safari some of my guests decided to sleep late.  After breakfast we set out again to make up for lost time.  I wasn’t expecting much activity as it was quite hot by this stage… But were we in for a surprise! We had found a huge...
Boxing Day Bloodlust

Boxing Day Bloodlust

Thuli (my tracker) and I set off early on Boxing Day with one goal – to track down the Lions which had evaded us on our last two safaris.  We had hoped it would be a belated Christmas gift to our guests, who were dying to see them.  We had not even covered half a...

Lions vs Giraffe Calf

On yesterday evening’s safari, we were at one of the waterholes close to the lodge, watching a group of old male Buffalo lying about doing what they are best at, when we noticed a large group of vultures in the trees, a few hundred meters away from where we were!...

Lions Vs Giraffe Calf

On yesterday evenings’ safari, we were at one of the water holes close to the lodge, when we noticed a large group of vultures in the trees a few hundred meters away from where we were. We figured that there may be a kill in the area and me and one of the other...

African Wild Cat

Our first sighting tonight was of an adult male African wild cat. It is more common to see these animals at night when they are most active but this cat was resting on the side of the road in daylight. Today’s domestic cats are believed to be descendants of the...