Monthly Archive: April, 2015

Break lights!

Would you have your foot on the breaks in this situation? Probably not, but the Thanda guests on this vehicle enjoyed the short delay to take a picture before they moved away further… Continue reading


This shot of one of Thanda’s Black Rhino bulls was taken during a warning charge. After a few snorts and a couple short bursts towards the vehicle he decided to turn away and… Continue reading

The Big Five in Two Drives!

A South African game reserve is not a zoo! All the many different species roam and interact freely and it is sometimes a real challenge to find what one is looking for, as… Continue reading


Rhinos tend to curl up their tail when they are unhappy about something. This White Rhino cow was quite upset when one of Thanda’s North Pride Lionesses interrupted her drinking session at a… Continue reading

Bee Line!

Thanda’s heard of Elephants made a bee line to the nearest waterhole after browsing and grazing in the midday heat. The Thanda guests enjoyed watching the herd crossing the road right in front… Continue reading

Winter is coming …

What a sighting, one of  the Thanda Cheetah brothers caught in the evening light, which gets softer by the day. Winter is coming 🙂 Picture by Christian Sperka – Specialist Photography Guide and… Continue reading

Incredible Sky!

After a light afternoon rain a magnificent rainbow appeared today over Thanda. The camera can only capture a fraction of the real beauty of this incredible African sky. Pictures by Christian Sperka –… Continue reading


An interesting Lion sighting! Thanda’s North Pride having a late evening drink at a small waterhole, only illuminated by the spotlight reflection. Picture by Christian Sperka – Specialist Photography Guide and Resident Wildlife Photographer… Continue reading

The Moon and a Lion

When the light becomes marginal and when it is hard to see anything with the human eye, a camera can accumulate light and turn the night into day. This shot shows one of Thanda’s… Continue reading

Happy Easter – Glad PĂĄsk – Joyeuses Pâques – Feliz Pascua – Fröhliche Ostern

Easter is a time when friends and families may gather to enjoy each other’s company and acknowledge all the good things in life. We will be warmly welcoming our guests over this long… Continue reading