Monthly Archive: July, 2015

Winter Sunset

One of the best safari pleasures: Watching some of Thanda’s Giraffes while the sun sets on a crisp winter’s day! Picture by Christian Sperka – Specialist Photography Guide and Resident Wildlife Photographer –… Continue reading


Black Rhinos can show quite a bit of attitude if they realize that they are being watched. Their eye-sight is very bad, so they rely on their hearing and their sense of smell… Continue reading

Unhappy Lions :-)

This picture shows Thanda’s South Pride (A mother with her daughter and her son) growling at Thanda’s dominant male Lion. In the last few days, the big male has been spotted on various… Continue reading

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Not too clever!

This image shows one of Thanda’s male Lion youngsters trying to stalk and hunt Nyala at one of Thanda’s waterholes. Needless to say that this rather clumsy attempt did not lead to lunch for… Continue reading

The Royal Pride :-)

Thanda Private Game Reserve manages the Mduna Royal Reserve which is owned by local communities and the King of the Zulus. These three beautfiul Lionesses make up the pride which roams on the… Continue reading

The Day of the Dead Moon

Originally posted on Christian Sperka Photography | Blog & Site | Custom Luxury Tours:
Thanda Private Game Reserve now offers a new package named ‘Battlefields and Bush‘ in cooperation with a place called Fugitives’ Drift. I went…

Moving along!

Due to their size Elephants do not appear to move very fast. But that is an illusion. Trying to follow the Thanda breeding herd on the move requires some swift driving. Thanda guests… Continue reading