Three Buffalo Kills

Drive 7 & 8 – Big Cat Photo Safari On our first group of guests’ final evening drive, we headed straight to the Quarantine Male leopard with his two kills. When we arrived we found him fast asleep in a large Tamboti tree. He eventually woke up and descended. We were able to get some…

Farewell

We woke up on the last morning of our first 2016 Big Cat Safari with mixed emotions. The thrill of going on drive whilst knowing it would be the last of the trip. The wild dogs had pushed off in the early morning and were nowhere to be found so we decided to check up on…

Big Cats

This morning we woke up to some windy and overcast conditions. We headed out to follow up on some tracks close to the lodge when the radio came alive. Wild dogs had been spotted running right in front of the lodge, we quickly made our way there but were unsuccessful in locating them as the…

Daybreak at the Den

First thing this morning we headed to the nearby hyena den and were greeted by five boisterous youngsters and two adults. They tumbled, tackled and chased each other around, stopping only to suckle from mom. Our guests were able to bank some amazing images. The drought has brought many large herds of buffalo into the…

Rulers of the North

We set off early this morning and headed towards where Karula was last seen, however, she was no longer near her kill and we moved on. After finding some lion tracks, we followed them until we found a large male lion, one of the Birmingham coalition, sitting close to small pan. He yawned and looked…

Big 5 First Drive

Our guests arrived from all over South Africa and the excitement on their faces was infectious. Not even the gloomy skies could subdue their moods as they were all looking forward to seeing and photographing some Big Cats. Having enjoyed a deliciously prepared lunch by our chef and after a quick briefing we set out…