Elephants In The Dam

This week our guests got treated to one of the most amazing sights one can see in the African bush: A herd of Elephants drinking and swimming!

The watering hole in front of Elephant Rock is a favorite hang out for the Elephants on Nambiti. On hot days Elephants need to drink plenty water to stay hydrated and they will often take mud baths or plunge into the water for a swim to keep themselves cool.
They can get very playful as the images below will show.

Seeing the joy they experience when socializing in the water is an absolutely breathtaking sight. It always is a very special day when the Elephants come to visit us at Elephant Rock!

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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
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