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.
We started off the new year with a superb game drive that could not have been any better. Guests staying with us last night were incredibly fortunate to see the rare Timbavati white lions. Some guests come to the Timbavati year in, year out, in hope of viewing these incredible creatures, but are less fortunate. […]
The Timbavati Bush School, which educates learners from 35 schools in the Timbavati area teaching the fundamental facts and processes for conservation and environmental awareness, recently reopened and Tanda Tula was there to support and celebrate. The new bush school features a fully equipped lecture room and expanded accommodation for future students. In fact, the new […]