wildebeest welcomed to the world

wildebeest giving birth while on safari at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

I was thinking to myself a couple days ago that I had been unlucky this year not to have witnessed any births and I was a little glum that I didn’t get the opportunity. Little did I know that that was all about to change. Jabu had been out on a walk and as he… [Read More]

a valiant struggle

lion kills a warthog at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING! It was about 15h30, I was in my room preparing to go on leave when there was a pounding on my bedroom door. I opened the door and standing in front of me was our Earth Lodge receptionist, Taryn, who was frantic. “Come quick – it sounds like a warthog is being… [Read More]

the call of silence

leopard sighting while on safari at sabi sabi private game reserve

A misty, cold and rainy morning left us sleeping in and skipping the morning safari. We decided to head out into the bush straight after breakfast. With the sun finally shining confidently and the clouds drifting away, we knew it was our cue to leave the lodge. I heard from the rangers that a female… [Read More]

eaten alive

two male lions try bring down a buffalo while on safari at Sabi Sabi Luxury Safari Lodges

Graphic content warning! The guests had all gone to bed and it was time for a last drink with the rangers before retreating to the covers for a good night sleep before the next morning’s drive. While discussing the days events, Kevin’s phone started to ring and upon answering his facial expressions changed and he… [Read More]