In all industries we are subject to the inevitability of the “dreaded trade show”….. 3 days of sore feet, bad coffee and irrelevant industry students stealing all of your expensive printed marketing materials! So it was with some apprehension that Nina and I embarked on our trip to the inaugural ‘We Are Africa’ travel show. […]
The weekend delivered some special sightings for our guests here at Tanda Tula Safari Camp in the Timbavati. One of the game viewing highlights was a mating pair of lions that gave us quite a show! The male was truly majestic with a magnificent black mane and huge body, and I am sure he will […]
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The last few days have delivered some wonderful sightings, the highlight being a sighting of a female leopard and her two cubs on an impala carcass. Formen managed to get some wonderful photos of the female coming down from her perch in a tall marula tree. She is proving to be an incredibly resourceful mother […]
Yesterday afternoon was just another gorgeous day in the bush. With the lush green background and water plentiful, the herbivores were out in full force. Impala are in high numbers at the moment and are in really great condition. The rams have starting to feel each other out before the rut (breeding season) begins in […]
There was a lot of excitement around camp this morning when a large pack of wild dog almost ran into our parking lot! The game drives managed to view them for quite sometime before they crossed the river just below camp. We had heard all the excited chatter on the radio in our house and […]
The Honey Badger certainly is a tenacious animal. Fearless and stubborn, not many things stand in the way of this fascinating animal. If you have not seen a Honey Badger in action, this short video is a must watch: No related posts.
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 […]