Timbavati Reserve, Leopard Orchids It’s not only about the Big 5 when you come and visit the bush. There is a very special plant you must she when you come and visit Shindzela…. The Leopard Orchid, Timbavati Reserve Orchids are an ancient family of plants comprising of about 18000 species worldwide. The Leopard Orchid is [...]
Butterflies that are found around the Shindzela Garden: Summer is a better time of year to see all sorts of interesting butterflies, but even this time of year you can find some of the following stunning little insects in the Shindzela garden, Timbavati Game Reserve.
16 February 2011 The huge herd of buffalo is back on the Timbavati Reserve concession- we bumped them close to Rhino run – there must be at least 400 of them. White Rhino on graded road – a bit skittish and not a great sighting. Hyena in camp all night again last night- nice to hear [...]
3 February 2011 Mike heard a leopard calling close to camp at a bout 2Am and thought that they had a fairly good chance of finding it so he woke the guests up to go and look. After a bit of luck he found a female on Euphorbia drive (Kruger Park) at about 2.30. She [...]
30 Oct 2010 – good drive this morning in the world renowned Greater Kruger Park. Found group of “dagga boys” (older male buffalo rejected by the large herd), appox 13 near Nyati drive. Martial Eagle sighting. Excellent general game at main dam- impala, zebra and warthog. Also found leopard tracks at the dam – will [...]