Spotted Hyena, images taken in the Timbavati Game Reserve We wanted to share some images of spotted hyena, taken at Shindzela Safari Camp in the Timbavati. Read more about these amazing animals in our earlier Blog Post.
Daily game drives in open Landrover’s, night drives and walking safaris…
1 March 2011. – One of the best morning game drives ever at Shindzela. Left the camp early and got a fantastic male leopard at main dam- drove down the Kruger Park Cut Line and bumped a group of 5 giraffe. While watching the giraffe, 3 rhino appeared out of the bush. After a great rhino [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
28th November 2009: Large herd of buffalo at Shindzela, Grearter Kruger Park. Two large bulls decided to hang around and graze in camp, making it necessary for us to collect guests from their tents by Landcruiser transfer (sort of like a golf cart pick up…bush style) Good sightings of elephant family groups with small youngsters. [...]
The month of August 2009: saw some spectacular lion sightings on the Shindzela concession in the Timbavati Game Reserve, South Africa. For a period of 4 days in early August, we were able to witness a pride of 12 lions pull down a buffalo. This brought great opportunities to watch the social interactions of the [...]