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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|

Field Guide Favourites – Interesting Leopard Behaviour

The leopards in the Northern Sabi Sands are well known and well followed through various social media streams. A female leopard who we only started viewing in the last couple of years is an older [...]

November 21st, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Elephants around Camp

Images & Text by Candace Grey There is nothing quite like enjoying a cold drink on a hot day and watching as a herd of elephants quietly crowd around the small pan in front of [...]

November 2nd, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – Ulli Mühlhoff Visit

We recently hosted Ulli Mühlhoff and his wife at Cheetah Plains as a leg of their Safari itinerary. Ulli was kind enough to send through some of his images taken at the lodge, along with [...]

October 20th, 2016|Articles|

Field Guide Favourites – September at Cheetah Plains

The 1st of September marked the start of the spring season, here in South Africa, and it is a much celebrated day. Most schools have a special “civvies” day (casual clothing worn instead of uniform) [...]

September 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|