Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

We wish all of you a joyful festive season!

2 Month Old

During yesterday morning’s game drive we spotted the newest additions to the Thanda South Pride of Lions (seen for the first time, ever). The mother must have introduced the two cubs (+/- 2… Continue reading

Blaise meets Blaise!

Loving animals is one thing, spending your time and a lot of effort to actively help wild animals is another. This is the story of Blaise, a 12 year old South African boy,… Continue reading

INTERNATIONAL CHEETAH DAY 2016

Cheetahs once ranged almost across the entire African continent and into Asia. Today, they are found in only 23% of their historic African range and are extinct in Asia except for a small… Continue reading

Fun, Games and Horns!

Lions are incredible hunters; whilst their group success rate is about 30% they often kill even when not hungry and are fairly indiscriminate. Their immense power and sheer presence have made them a… Continue reading

A Cheetah Kill!

To see Cheetahs feeding on a kill is an infrequent sighting, as these large cats usually eat quickly and then leave the remains of their prey to other bush creatures. But seeing them… Continue reading

Art Project Thanda 2016

Thanda Safari is hosting 20 artists from around the world for a week long first-of-its-kind art project called Art Project Thanda 2016. Invited by Thanda‚Äôs owners Dan and Christin Olofsson, and founders of… Continue reading

A few days old …

This – only a few days old – baby Giraffe is already firm on its feet following mum around the reserve. While his mother was chewing on a bone to augment her calcium… Continue reading

Thanda Safari – Conservation in Action

Today the Thanda Safari wildlife department recovered two six month old Cheetah cubs whose mother had been recently killed by Lions, which are one of the major threats to Cheetahs in the wild.… Continue reading

Heritage Day 2016

Heritage Day recognises and celebrates the cultural wealth of South Africa. Together with our guests we commemorate this day by remembering the heritage of the many cultures that make up the population of… Continue reading