A month in pictures!

Christian Sperka, Thanda Safari’s Resident Wildlife Photographer, put together his October collection of great shots. Enjoy this visual record of Thanda’s beauty. … and have a good weekend! Click here to read more… Continue reading

World Rhino Day 2017

Conservation is one of Thanda’s core passions. Amidst other projects, Thanda is one of the founding members of the Project Rhino KZN which is motivated by the dream of white and black rhino… Continue reading

The Little Ones of the Little Ones …

It is one of the highlights of any safari to see baby animals. They are attractive, active and sometimes even naughty. And as much as everyone loves the little Elephants, the young Lions… Continue reading

Hold them by the tail!

Bheki Ngubane, one of Thanda Safari’s experienced trackers, often shows our guests a scorpion during the morning drink stop. As everyone enjoy their coffee, tea or hot chocolate Bheki has a look around… Continue reading

Unbelievably Strong!

I am not the luckiest field guide when I comes to Leopards. These shy animals love to hide from me and I only get a good sighting every few month. Well, May 2017… Continue reading

Colourful Eagle

Bateleurs are a frequent sighting at Thanda Safari. These beautiful, medium-sized Eagles are quite colourful. This pictures, taken three days ago,  show the scavenging nature of these birds. The female picked up a small rodent… Continue reading

Drinking Elephants | Smart Phone Photography through Binoculars

With modern smart phones one can create excellent images. But the quality deteriorates quickly once one tries to zoom in. But there is a solution: Taking smart phone pictures through binoculars (see also… Continue reading

Listen to the young voices!

On 20 December 2013, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March, as UN World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. Thanda Safari and… Continue reading

You’re on Camera

After installing a number of camera traps on the reserve the Thanda Safari wildlife management team waited anxiously for weeks for a Honey Badger to show up on a camera and then all… Continue reading

Water, finally …

For the last few weeks we had proper rainfalls (over 125 mm) and most of the waterholes at Thanda Safari are now filling up nicely! The small picture shows a herd of Buffalo… Continue reading