The Timbavati Leopard Project has already delivered numerous fantastic photos of our elusive spotted cats, and their database is growing daily.
On Friday 11 November, Tanda Tula Safari Camp welcomed the Grade R class of Southern Cross Schools in Hoedspruit.
We were cooking over the weekend at our safari camp, not only in terms of the temperature, but also with exceptional game viewing. With temperatures touching the forty degree Celsius mark, the swimming pool was a very popular place to be, especially as our guests can relax here with a drink and watch game at […]
One of the most frequently asked questions during our game drives is, will we see any snakes? Now, all our guides answer this question with a fair amount of trepidation as the response from guests can vary from excitement to a look of shear horror! The answer is yes you have every chance of seeing […]
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. […]
At Tanda Tula Safari Camp we have been absolutely spoilt, with some of the best elephant viewing I have experienced in quite some time. Huge herds have been seen throughout our traversing area with the largest herd consisting of approximately 60 elephant! We managed to follow this massive herd toward a large dam during a […]
We had a wonderful surprise just before lunch yesterday when a pack of 11 wild dog managed to tackle an impala right in front of our safari camp. Some of our guests actually witnessed the kill from the comfort of their tent decks! We quickly gathered all our guests into the vehicles and raced around […]
We ushered in the weekend at Tanda Tula Safari Camp with wonderful thundershowers on Friday morning, followed by further downpours on Saturday. The surrounding bush has responded incredible quickly, as a carpet of green grass can now be seen across the Timbavati reserve. We have also been treated to some great game sightings in between […]
I usually wake up fairly early at our safari camp and enjoy the dawn chorus as various bird calls echo throughout the camp. This morning was a little different though, as the bird calls were shattered by the sound of an air horn being blown in tent number 7! We include these horns in each […]
Friday 14 October marked another milestone for Southern Cross Schools in Hoedspruit. The school held their second annual college awards evening where, for the first time, Grade 12 learners were honoured with various academic awards. 2011 represents the first Grade 12 class, thereby affording these learners the bragging rights of being the first graduates of […]