Tag Archive: thanda private game reserve

African Sun

For most animals it is simple to find a shady place during the middle of day, when the African Sun is strongest. But for Giraffes, tall as they are, it is not easy to… Continue reading

Just beautiful

Thanda, a Cheetah and soft morning light – Just beautiful! Picture by Christian Sperka – Resident Wildlife Photographer – Thanda Private Game Reserve Never miss a message from Thanda! Sign up to the… Continue reading

‘Reflection Lion’

This young Thanda Lioness got quite upset when she encountered herself as a reflection at a waterhole. She kept growling at the ‘other’ Lion with very little success 🙂 At the end she… Continue reading

Low Light

The sun had just set when we encountered this Thanda Giraffe with her small calf. We followed the two for a while until they disappeared into the thick bush. The quality of these low light images… Continue reading

Happy New Year …

… from the Thanda Team!

A ‘Wild’ Selfie!

What a selfie opportunity! A group of Thanda guests joined the Thanda Wildlife Team for a Lion capture operation. The two young male Lions were to be re-located to another game reserve in… Continue reading

The Kids’ Favorites

Most of Thanda’s guests favor the Big Five and enjoy sightings of these dangerous creatures. But our youngest guests will – more often than not – name one of these two as their… Continue reading

Happy Christmas – we belong together!

“What do we do at Thanda?” was one of the questions put to 160 children from the Ngwenya community neighbouring Thanda during the mini quiz at their annual Christmas party. “We look after… Continue reading

A perfect holiday!

This family, whose member live on different continents, choose Thanda’s villa iZulu as the perfect place for a family reunion. Incredible sightings – like this encounter of Thanda’s famous Cheetah brothers – together… Continue reading