Monthly Archive: February, 2016

Thanda water truck to help drought-stricken animals and people

South Africa is in the midst of its worst drought for the past two decades, and a severe lack of rain is impinging on both animals and people. To help alleviate the situation,… Continue reading

Noisy 15 Seconds

There is no comparison to a proper Lion roar. Turn your volume up and then listen to 15 very noisy seconds with Thanda Safari’s dominant male Lion. And then imagine you are sitting… Continue reading

PLEASE HELP US WIN AGAIN!

We are extremely honoured to have been crowned the World’s Leading Luxury Lodge and Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge in the past and would love you to help us win this amazing accolade again.… Continue reading

Just beautiful …

Originally posted on Christian Sperka Photography | Blog & Site | Custom Luxury Tours:
A night-time portrait of a young Thanda Safari Lioness ..

Stay safe!

Admits all the horrible news about Rhino poaching it is very encouraging when a new Rhino is born. One of Thanda’s oldest White Rhino female gave birth to a little boy on 30 January… Continue reading

Two for one!

It does not happen often that one sees two of the Big Five in close proximity and one sighting. The Thanda Safari guests enjoyed this very special encounter of a Black Rhino Bull… Continue reading

Valentine’s, Pancakes and a Traffic Jam in the Bush

At Thanda Safari it does not happen often that more than two safari vehicles meet on the reserve. So it was quite an unusual sight when five game viewers where driving down a… Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at Thanda Safari

Picture by Christian Sperka – Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Safari Never miss a message from Thanda! Sign up to the Thanda Blog and receive an email with every new post – https://thandablog.com/follow-the-blog/… Continue reading

Skill and Luck

Skill and Luck – Both are very important when one goes on a Safari. Spotting a Leopard in a tree is a skill, the Leopard being there at the right time is pure… Continue reading

Indlulamithi – As tall as a tree …

What a great name the Zulu people use for this tallest of land mammals! These two Giraffe bulls were browsing below the Thanda Safari Lodge, raising their heads just above the tree line.… Continue reading