It has been a very exciting few weeks with various spectacular sightings. Read our latest Ranger Diary here.
Read our most recent ranger diary here. It has been a very interesting few weeks, especially surrounding the January floods.
As I write this newsletter I am being serenaded by a Woodlands Kingfisher in the background, a sure sign summer is here and with it has breathed new life into the surrounding bush. Youngsters abound at the moment, like this young zebra foal. The impala have also lambed and seem too numerous to even count. […]
Spring has arrived and we are all enjoying the warm weather it has brought with it. Various tree species have responded to the change in climate and have already blossomed. The browsers have taken full advantage of this and numerous giraffe and kudu can be seen throughout the property. There have been some magnificent kudu […]
During the last couple of months, guests of Tanda Tula Safari Camp have witnessed some amazing sightings. Even though the mornings are fairly fresh, we have been quietly warmed by the expectation of seeing something really exciting during our game drives. After the initial early chill, the days are just magnificent with temperatures in the […]
In a recent blog update, we touched on how good the weather at our tented safari camp has been of late. With wonderful late rains the bush is looking absolutely fabulous. We are seeing an array of large herbivores abound at the moment with numerous sightings of elephant, buffalo, rhino and giraffe. The impala rutting […]
The rains have slowed over the last couple of months, with temperatures reaching the mid-30s on a daily basis, and the surrounding bush having receded slightly and taken on a brownish tinge. We are still well short of our average rainfall and can only hope that we get some late rain to make it through […]
In our last update we mentioned we would be participating in a raptor course to be hosted by Kings Camp. The course was wonderfully presented by Joe Grosel, a well known South African ornithologist who specialises in the Lowveld region. The course was run over three days and consisted of various slide shows in conjunction […]
As I write, the soft pitter-patter of rain can be heard outside. So far we have had just over 270mm of rain and, since it has been good soaking rain, the trees and grass have responded well. Some grass stands almost head high and we’ve had to cut back some around the pathways leading to […]