Buffalo Carcass, Timbavati Game Reserve On a lovely July morning, while on a game drive in the Timbavati Game Reserve, my guests and I picked up on a rather displeasing smell. Now, as all guides know, the smell of rotting flesh usually means that there is a kill close by. This particular smell caught my [...]
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.
Timbavati Game Reserve – lions The Timbavati Reserve is home to Shindzela Tented Safari Camp, and this week we have had excellent lion sightings and would like to share our images – all taken by Monika who has been guiding in camp. Earlier, this week, lions killed a buffalo, and various different lions have been feeding off this [...]
Timbavati Game Reserve… We’re wild about the Timbavati – part of the Kruger where animals have the space to move freely…
It had been an exceptional 2 days as far as wild dog sightings were concerned. In fact we had seen them on virtually every drive, our first sighting of them was at the water pump, 17 wild dogs were lazing under a tree. It was fantastic to see them but they did not provide much [...]
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 [...]
4 Oct 2010: Pm safari in the Greater Kruger Park, Timbavati started out slow. Walked in to one Rhino bull close to old camp – very good sighting on foot. Not a lot of plains game, but did see 6 lions near Western Cutline. A serval on the night drive on the way home – a [...]