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Field Guide Favourites – Syl Yemen (lions of Sabi Sands Visit)

While about to enter Gowrie Gate, I jumped out to grab something from the backseat. The lady in the car behind us gets out & is running over to me. It's Cheryl – The Cheetah Plains General manager. Lots of hugs & hellos. After we all got through the gate she went in front of [...]

By | January 18th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – Syl Yemen (lions of Sabi Sands Visit)

Field Guide Favourites – January Update

The New Year promises many exiting sightings if the first week of 2016 is anything to go by. With it still being very dry and no rain forecasted, almost all our dams and pans have dried up leaving but a few holding water. These areas have become a hive of activity with all species coming [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – January Update

Field Guide Favourites – December Update

December has been hot, very hot by all accounts and with the rains still eluding us we are seeing very large herds of cape buffalo, zebra and even wildebeest with their new born calves moving to the last remaining waterholes. Elephants Drinking at Three in a Row Pan Leopard sightings have been amazing [...]

By | December 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – December Update

Field Guide Favourites – A memorable afternoon safari

Accompanying games drives is always a treat, especially when the sightings have been stupendous. Upon hearing that the Wild Dogs had crossed back into North, foregoing the drive that afternoon would have been a most regrettable decision. First on the list was to have a gander at the Birmingham  Boys, who were seen during the [...]

By | December 19th, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – A memorable afternoon safari

Pfunani Enterprise Development

At Cheetah Plains, we know the importance of involving the local community and supporting small businesses that surround the reserve. By having readily accessible services and produce, we are able to obtain the freshest ingredients and very swift service, and this in turn allows the development of the micro enterprise and in turn assists the [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Pfunani Enterprise Development

Settling Lion Dynamics

By Craig Hamilton & Justin Glanvill It seems to have become a fact that the Birmingham males are now the confirmed new territorial males in the Northern Sabi Sands. They have chased the Matimba males off, have been mating with females from both the Styx and Nkuhuma prides and are constantly calling and scent marking [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Settling Lion Dynamics

Cheetah Chase

By Craig Hamilton, Cheetah Plains Field Guide Guests and I were lucky to pick up on some tracks of our 2 resident male cheetah crossing into one of our Northern properties this morning. We followed them as they went about their territory duties, scent marking around all the large trees. Soon they left the road [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Cheetah Chase

Happenings around Camp

Hello again to all our extended Cheetah Plains Family! It is that time of the month where we get to update you directly from the lodge on all the happenings behind the scenes and of course in front. The last update brought very exciting news regarding the bathroom upgrades, which has been put on hold [...]

By | October 16th, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Happenings around Camp