Monthly Archive: December, 2014

Just too cute!

The last of Thanda’s “social media wildlife images” for 2014 is also one of the cutest ever – A Vervet Monkey baby looking up at the sky. Enjoy your New Year’s celebrations –… Continue reading

All creatures are worth shooting

One of the things that we feel makes us special is our offer of a complementary photography lesson to all our guests during their stay. Christian Sperka, Thanda’s Resident Wildlife Photographer, provides a… Continue reading

Morning drinks!

Thanda‚Äôs North Pride of Lions having a drink at a waterhole. Watching animals near water is always a special treat on any game drive. Encountering a pride of Lions in the morning sun… Continue reading

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Thanda celebrates Christmas with over 300 children!

Each year Thanda celebrates Christmas with the children that live in the three local communities around us. Last weekend we visited three villages with our porter Sipho, one of our longest standing members… Continue reading

A Star!

This little White Rhino calf was the star on today’s morning game drive as it posed for some great images. The Thanda guests very much enjoyed this encounter on hot summer day. Picture… Continue reading

Ho ho ho – it is going to be a busy weekend for Father Christmas!

Each year Thanda celebrates Christmas with the children that live in the three local communities around us. This year we will be visiting a village each today, tomorrow and on Sunday with our… Continue reading

Advanced Land Rover Training

Last week our guiding team hosted a very special visitor. A leading 4×4 driving instructor and global trainer for Land Rover and Jaguar, Chester Forster, stayed with us providing our guides the opportunity… Continue reading

Rosettes, Horns and a Gorgeous Bird!

Two amazing days at Thanda! Even our most frequent safari guests were very impressed when we had Leopard and Black Rhino sightings two days in a row. After last night’s exciting encounters with… Continue reading

An itch, an amazing view, and a short tail!

It is not only the Big Five which provide amazing sightings and exciting photo opportunities. On my way to a photography lesson for guests at the Thanda Tented Camp I encountered a Warthog… Continue reading