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Immerse Yourself in the Wild: Unveiling the Thrills, Beauty, and Adventures of our Game Lodge

Combining the thrill of the wild with the allure of a bygone era

Combining the thrill of the wild with the allure of a bygone era

A private Big-5 safari drive is always a thrilling experience but imagine taking that journey in a classic 1964 Land Rover.  Apart from the experienced guide and tracker, there is only enough space for a couple in this short wheelbase beauty that adds a touch of...

2023 in Review: Celebrating Wildlife, Rugby, and Conservation

2023 in Review: Celebrating Wildlife, Rugby, and Conservation

As we bid farewell to another remarkable year, we find ourselves reflecting on the incredible moments that have defined 2023 at our special safari lodge. Whilst many in the tourism industry are still clawing their way out of the damaging consequences of the dreaded...

Khaya Ndlovu Safari Manor finally has its Big-five!

Khaya Ndlovu Safari Manor finally has its Big-five!

Introducing buffaloes to Rietspruit Reserve: A significant milestone In the realm of wildlife conservation, the introduction of a small disease-free buffalo herd to the Rietspruit Reserve stands as a significant milestone. While the process has been far from...

Where there is hope, there is life – even NO HOPE!

Where there is hope, there is life – even NO HOPE!

The plight of Africa’s rhino has been extensively documented worldwide, and unfortunately, the battle against poaching shows no signs of waning. In response, anti-poaching and rhino monitoring methods are continually updated and reviewed across the various reserves...

Africa’s Towering Icons

Africa’s Towering Icons

Giraffes, the enchanting giants of the animal kingdom, possess not only elegance but also a charmingly quirky side. Beyond their graceful appearance and towering heights, these fascinating creatures have an array of fun facts that are sure to bring a smile to your...

A victory for conservation

A victory for conservation

In the vast wilderness of our special reserve, where nature's wonders are both awe-inspiring and fragile, another remarkable event has recently unfolded - an extraordinary birth that symbolizes hope, resilience, and the triumph of conservation efforts. This is the...

Rudolph, the red-nosed racehorse

Rudolph, the red-nosed racehorse

Christmas is a magical time around the world; typically associated with brightly lit streets, extravagantly wrapped gifts, Christmas trees draped in tinsel, festive feasts of stuffed turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and decadent plum pudding. However, in the South...

There is nothing permanent in life except change

There is nothing permanent in life except change

Throughout October, our social media pages came alive with cryptic clues and rhymes for any of our followers wishing to enter our name change competition. Although most of our readers guessed the new name correctly, we did have a few giggles at some of the...

DESTINATION HOEDSPRUIT

DESTINATION HOEDSPRUIT

Easily accessible by visitors from around the world, Hoedspruit has a diverse activity playground with a varied range of excursions to suit every pocket, every age, and every person!  From adventurous expeditions to the more relaxing events, there is quite literally a...

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