By Dale Jackson We have been enjoying steady rains in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve over the last week or so. The river in front of Tanda Tula Safari Camp has been flowing and has created some interesting times when it comes to crossing rivers with supplies and arranging safe access for guests. There are […]
The rains have arrived again, and the rivers have started to flow! We have received over 78mm of rain over recent days, but towards the south of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve they have recorded over 200mm! Such rain does cause slight access problems to and from Tanda Tula, including the morning school run (which […]
The summer rains bring many things to the Timbavati – lush green foliage, ripe marula fruit and hundreds of new born impalas. Most are born within a three week period over December, so now we see big herds with lots of little ones running around. And they aren’t alone, as we are now regularly entertained […]
Guests often rave about our cottage pie so we thought we would offer you all the opportunity to make it at home. Click here to visit our recipe page where you can download this recipe, as well as many more!
By Dale Jackson We have been receiving some much needed rain of late and the bush is now lush and green. Game has taken advantage of the good grazing conditions and are in prime condition. Large buffalo herds are moving through the property at the moment and there has been a marked increase in young […]
Life in the bush is certainly interesting, as is any encounter with the fearless honey badger. When we launched the Honey Badger Diaries we invited everyone to submit their own stories, whether funny or scary, about their encounter with this interesting creature. The following story was sent in by Rob Baird. There’s a honey badger […]
Interested in learning more about the fearless honey badger? Here is a handy website which will give you loads of information: http://www.honeybadger.com
Birdlife in the Timbavati is generally really good, but during the summer months it can be exceptional. From the distinctive call of the Woodland Kingfisher, known as the ‘Sound of summer’, to the loud raucous call of the Lilac Breasted Roller, listening to the various calls during summer months is really special. Many travellers come to the […]
I was fortunate enough to get out on drive last week and was spoilt with some wonderful sightings. A large pack of wild dog has been working its way through the resident impala population! This pack of 29 dogs has been incredibly efficient in tackling a couple of impala on a daily basis and they […]
FairLady interview Don and Nina about working together as a couple and how their relationship works for their business.