#GuestSafariReview Mike and Fiona Return to nThambo Tree Camp

Yesterday we shared Mike and Fiona Calrk’s review about Ezulwini Game Lodges in the Balule Nature Reserve. Today we’re sharing Mike and Fiona’s review of nThambo Tree Camp, one of their favourite camps in the Greater Kruger. They’re repeat guests that have become regulars at nThambo, having visited since the camp’s inception.  Here is their…

Week in Pictures: Predators in the Power Seat!

It’s been an undeniably awesome week in the Greater Kruger region, which makes this edition of the Week in Pictures particularly difficult. Such a small collection of images to represent such a dynamite week on safari just doesn’t seem fair, but each event has been documented in much greater detail on our Facebook pages, which…

Killer Birds: The Unlikely Birds of Prey

When you’re on the lookout for predators, it’s more than likely you are scanning the ground for twitching, black ears, or the swish of a spotted tail. Generally big cat characteristics. Squirrels go ballistic and impalas bark, alerting you to the presence of a hunter in the midst. Unless you are an avid bird watcher, it…

Wild Dogs Hunt And Drink At The Savuti Channel

Wild dogs are possibly the most entertaining animals to watch… when you are lucky enough to spot them on game drive! Firstly, they are incredible predators, they have beautifully patterned pelts, they are never alone, and they are always interacting with each other in a playful and noisy fashion. Lions, on the other hand, enjoy the…

The Story of the Savuti

There’s a history to the Savuti that tells of the reawakened river channel, once dry and dormant for a spell of nearly three decades, and the specialised lions that gorged themselves on elephant kills. This ecosystem adapted to the dryness of the empty Savuti River bed until 2008 when, as if by magic, the water…