Our American guests Fiona and Bill were having an extraordinary safari experience. In just two days, they had already experienced three leopard sightings, watched a pack of thirty wild dogs whipping themselves into a hunting frenzy and had close encounters with rhino, buffalo, elephants and more! All that was missing from their game viewing wish […]
By Dale Jackson I was very fortunate to go tracking with Scotch yesterday morning. We had picked up leopard tracks earlier in the morning and went back after breakfast to follow up. The tracks consisted of one adult female and two cubs (the female is a resident to the south east of camp and is […]
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 […]
Life in the bush is certainly an adventure, but the decision to move from the security of the city life into the bush is a difficult one indeed. Don and Nina Scott, owners of Tanda Tula, recently spoke to Sunday Times about their change in careers and the challenges and rewards which came with it. […]
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.