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Field Guide Favourites – August Update

We have had some rain!! Only 11mm, mind you, but it was still enough to wet the ground and kick start a little bit of grass growth. This is such splendid news for the grazers [...]

August 26th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Camera Trap

Cheetah Plains Guests, Mike and Mandy van Eck spent some time with us a little while ago. They brought along their camera trap and asked if they could set it up at a small pan [...]

August 6th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Mandela Day Magic

On Monday 18th July 2016, 10 Cheetah Plains staff, and 9 guests went out into the community to celebrate Mandela Day. We had arranged a visit, at short notice, with the local primary school. The [...]

July 25th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Leap of Leopards

With all the adult leopards prowling about, one would never think that a cat as old as Karula would still be in good breeding condition. I suppose that, in the animal kingdom, if a leopard [...]

July 18th, 2016|Articles, Uncategorized|

Field Guide Favourites – Lodge Update

It’s time to pour the Amarula (perhaps without the ice) and enjoy its warming influence around the welcoming glow of the campfire whilst watching an elephant or two quietly ghost by the water trough; but [...]

July 15th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Best of Both

Jaci’s Lodges and Cheetah plains – a Trip to remember Images & Text by Quintin Koekemoer Located in two separate biomes and about 8hrs drive from one another. Cheetah plains and Jaci’s Lodges offer a [...]

June 28th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Nkuhuma Cubs

We all know that our little corner of the Sabi Sands boasts some outstanding cat sightings, and we have been fortunate enough to have seen our “lion’s share” of the dynamics of each different pride. [...]

June 14th, 2016|Articles|