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Field Guide Favourites – Moving away from Plastic

There are numerous arguments as to why plastic is better – when thinking about it on a humanitarian level and, of course, business level – but we have seen that the casual usage and discarding [...]

September 29th, 2017|Articles|

Marvelous Mungo – Locally sourced linens for our proudly South African lodge!

At Cheetah Plains we are passionate about conservation, community upliftment, eco-friendly initiatives and sourcing products, produce and infrastructure locally, while still maintaining the highest possible standards. While we may be famous for our big game [...]

September 13th, 2017|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Birding for Beginners

Images & Text by Candace Grey Weavers, Babblers, Starlings and Storks: these are but a couple of the feathers you’ll see on your visit to the Sabi Sands. I wasn’t much of a birder (still [...]

August 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Field Guide Favourites – Mandela Day at Cheetah Plains

Mandela Day 2017 Mandela Day is arguably one of the easiest days to celebrate, as it is in honour of a person for whom we all share a deep respect. Nelson Mandela devoted 67 years [...]

July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Field Guide Favourites – Terrapin Piggyback

We were hit by a cold snap around the time of the winter solstice, and the cooler temperatures led to our resident pod of hippos to leave the water and lie on the bank in [...]

July 15th, 2017|Articles|

Field Guides Favourites – One Land Love It

In December 2016, Cheetah Plains had the pleasure of hosting Wayne and Nikki Bolton, a wonderful couple with an inextinguishable passion for the bush and its conservation. Wayne and Nikki founded OLLI – One Land [...]

June 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Field Guide Favourites – Seasonal Changes

The amazing change in the bush after the rain. Explaining the change in surroundings after the recent rains is something which I find myself stumbling over. There are very little words to describe it properly, [...]

June 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|