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Field Guide Favourites – Catfish Wrangling

The month of January was a good month all round for the lodge with a total 101mm of good rainfall recorded. The rain was light and really ground wetting. We had a number of overcast [...]

February 11th, 2017|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – An Unusual Sighting

As we head out on our twice daily safaris with our guests, we never really know what we could encounter, and not knowing what is around the next corner is always so exciting. The thrill [...]

January 2nd, 2017|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – What to expect from a visit to Cheetah Plains

What can one expect from a visit to Cheetah Plains? Image by Candace Grey When squinting at the glare of my computer screen, with fingers crazily ticking and tacking away at the keyboard [...]

December 30th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Gary’s December Star Gazing

Cheetah Plains Gary Ray is an avid astronomer and enjoys sharing his knowledge with our guides and guests. He has kindly enough compiled a point form synopsis of what is happening in the skies over [...]

December 18th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – December Lodge Update

Text by Candace Grey As we all know, the festive season is looming large. Some of us cringe at the memory of hearing “Deck the Halls” jingling merrily through the doors of the nearest shopping [...]

December 11th, 2016|Articles|

5 Questions with… Gary Ray & Clare McIntyre

Cheetah Plains General Manager, Gary Ray, and his partner, Clare McIntyre took some time out of their busy day to answer some questions for us. Where did you work before / experience / training / [...]

December 5th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Nkuhuma Prides Successful Hunt

Please note that some of the visuals in this blog are not for sensitive viewers We often are privileged to witness unusual scenes in the bush, and that is one of the best things. No [...]

November 28th, 2016|Articles|