The below report has kindly been provided by Save the Elephants South Africa. Based at Tanda Tula Safari Camp, the team of Save the Elephants South Africa track elephants, including some of Africa’s biggest tuskers, across boundaries from Private Nature Reserves to National Parks and across international boundaries to Zimbabwe and Mocambique. They identify individual […]
Guests of Tanda Tula Safari Camp were recently treated to a fantastic hyaena sighting with over ten adult hyaena squabbling over the remains of a buffalo carcass. The lions had enjoyed their fill and moved off, leaving the carcass to the prowling clan of hyaenas. These resourceful predators were making short work of the remaining […]
Jozi Culture to Bush Adventure Package Stay for 3 nights at Tanda Tula Safari Camp and receive 2 complimentary nights at The Peech Hotel in Melrose, Johannesburg. Tanda Tula is excited to announce a unique package which offers travellers the combination of a bush experience in luxury in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, and two […]
Over the last few days, game viewing has been fantastic, and we have been treated to a number of exceptional wildlife sightings. We have been truly spoilt with our leopard viewing, with sometimes two or three different leopards being found on a single game drive. Yesterday morning, Rockfig Junior was found having a relaxing snooze […]
The Limpopo province was voted the best destination 2011 at the annual Getaway Outdoor Show earlier this month. This is fantastic news for the entire Timbavati!
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 […]
The below article is courtesy of Kruger 2 Canyon newspaper. Visit their website at www.kruger2canyon.co.za Bush Party Success Desiré Wright HOEDSPRUIT – On September 3, Thornybush hosted the long awaited Hlokomela Herb Bush Party in a dry river bed near the main lodge. The setting was pure African bliss with weather and nature combining with […]
Congratulations to Bruce McDonald and Liesel Kühn who are the finalists for week 5 of our Facebook Friday competition. The dramatic elephant sunset shot and the well framed shot of the buffalo on the contrasting green background came out tops. Click here to visit our Facebook page to see the other finalists.
In a recent entry, we wrote about one of our safari camp’s top rangers, Scotch, and his amazing ability to recite page numbers and details of various bird species found in our area. Well, I unfortunately don’t have Scotch’s photographic memory (or his rugged good looks) but I do have a fairly decent camera, and […]
Tanda Tula Safari Camp was featured in the September issue of Indwe Magazine, the in-flight magazine for SA Express Airways. Click on the link below to view the article: Indwe September2011 Starry night