Tag Archive: thanda private game reserve

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

A great place for live music!

Kiwi Collection published ‘The List of Nine Great Hotels with Live Music’. Thanda Safari is their choice for South Africa! Read Kiwi Collection’s blog at https://www.kiwicollection.com/blog/9-hotels-for-live-music/33032

No CLICKS please!

This Black Rhino bull was striding across the savanna directly towards our vehicle. As he closed to about 30 meters (~75′) he got quite annoyed at the camera clicks and mock-charged the vehicle… Continue reading

I want THAT branch!

Out of the thousands of available trees and branches on the reserve, Thulani – one of Thanda’s largest Elephant bulls – chose a branch above the Safari Lodge entrance roof as his favorite.… Continue reading

In a hurry!

This young Thanda Zebra stallion was in a hurry when another male gave him a good chase. It is always great to see interaction between Zebras as most of the time they are… Continue reading

Watching the boys fight!

It is not even 6:00am yet and the boys are already fighting!  Thanda guests observed this morning sparring session of young Elephant bulls. An excess of testosterone leads regularly to these quarrels which… Continue reading

The Perfect Selfie Distance :-)

These Villa iZulu guests found themselves in perfect selfie distance when the Thanda North Pride of Lions was passing their game drive vehicle. A thrilling experience and a selfie ‘out of the ordinary’.… Continue reading