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Field Guides Favourites – 5 Questions with Andrew Khosa

Andrew Khosa is one of the longest serving members of staff at Cheetah Plains. He has worked his way all the up to Head Guide and is well known to many many guests who he has guided. Get to know a bit more about Andrew in this 5 questions with... Where did you work before [...]

By | February 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Field Guides Favourites – 5 Questions with Andrew Khosa

Field Guide Favourites – Birgit Rattmans Images

Recent visitor to Cheetah Plains, Birgit Rattmans was kind enough to share some of her lovely images with us. During her visit she was very fortunate to view a wide variety of game, along with fantastic behaviour. Thank you for sharing your images with us and our followers Birgit Image by Birgit Rattmann [...]

By | February 19th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – Birgit Rattmans Images

Field Guide Favourites – A day at the Waterhole

Written and Photographed by Joshua Gilbert A day at a Watering Hole As you are well aware we, South Africans, are going through one of the driest years since 1992. This period is known as a drought which means below average rain in a given region, resulting in serious water shortages in that area. Here [...]

By | February 17th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – A day at the Waterhole

Field Guide Favourites – Valentines at Cheetah Plains

Valentine’s Day at Cheetah Plains is always a festive affair and the team met the day with much excitement at the chance to dive in and make this occasion as special as possible. The day started when the guests arrived back from the morning game drive, and each of our special ladies were presented with [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – Valentines at Cheetah Plains

Field Guide Favourites – Birmingham Male Lion Coalition Takeover

Article and Images by Cheetah Plains Field Guide, Craig Hamilton The Birmingham coalition of 5 brothers first started entering the northern sands around October/November 2015. They come from the Timbavati area and were pushed out by their fathers to avoid competition. Birmingham Male Lions   It is always very exciting to find a [...]

By | February 10th, 2016|Articles, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – Birmingham Male Lion Coalition Takeover

Field Guide Favourites – New Leopard Cubs

With the arrival of the new litter of cubs to resident female leopard, Inkanyeni, we have been left wondering who the male that sired them is. The cubs have been kept in dense thickets on the eastern side of Torchwood. Inkanyeni calling her cubs out of hiding We have been extremely fortunate to [...]

By | February 3rd, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guide Favourites – New Leopard Cubs

Field Guides Favourites – 5 questions with Sakhile

As many of our guests at Cheetah Plains can attest, Sakhile is always there with a cold drink in hand, and a warm smile. We asked him 5 questions and hope that you will enjoy getting to know him and his background a little more. Where did you work before / experience / training / [...]

By | February 2nd, 2016|Articles|Comments Off on Field Guides Favourites – 5 questions with Sakhile

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