Bushveld Surprises

What a beautiful week it’s been. The bush is lush and green after all the rain we received last week.
It makes spotting animals a bit tricky but the scenic views of the bushveld are just breathtaking.
 
Yesterday 2 Elephant Bulls came down to our watering hole for a drink of water and we’ve had beautiful sightings of the breeding herd too.
 
Earlier this week we had a beautiful sighting of a big Water/Nile Monitor Lizzard crossing the road to make his way to the dam where he lives. It’s the unusual sightings like this that make the bush such a magical place. You never know what is waiting around the next bend!

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Everyone could not have been nicer or more helpful. Top class cuisine, compliments to the Chefs. Keegan was tremendous and really went out of his way to find what we wanted to see. He was extremely knowledgeable and helpful, a fantastic driver.

Margaret Parker
Howick August 2020

Excellent hospitality, especially with all the extra protocols to follow. The food was superb, tasty and beautifully presented with good choice and variety. Tasteful, immaculate accommodation which was welcoming and cosy when it was cold. The fire in the main lodge was excellent. Steph took us to lots of great sightings; she shared lots of new interesting facts about animals and the environment.

Sue Battison
Howick August 2020

Everyone went above and beyond in very difficult times!

Mary Goodenough
Howick August 2020

The service staff were friendly, helpful and always cheerful! Comfortable and welcoming accommodation. Excellent housekeeping, nothing better than climbing into a well-made bed. Steph is the best ranger, her knowledge is second to none!

Chad & Stacey Barron
PMB September 2020

All staff were extremely friendly and welcoming. We were made to feel like “royalty” Rene was particularly attentive. The food was absolutely delicious and generous. Accomodation was very comfortable / clean / Covid protocols were excellent, loved the view. Game drives were great!

Garth & June Gaffley
Westville September 2020

Stephanie was excellent, she controlled the vehicle like a veritable rally driver. René and Thembeni looked after us extremely well. The sweets, particularly, were very inventive and attractive – especially decorated with edible flowers from René’s garden.

Gavin & Sandy Kedian
Hillcrest September 2020

Awesome Lodge, fantastic staff, outstanding food, we really loved our stay, it always seems like it’s never long enough. We will definitely be back!!

Kirsty Northend
September 2020

Steph is an excellent guide. Caring and knowledgeable!

Newcastle October 2020
Andre Kotze

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