Let’s get right into it with the highlights – and plenty of them – from the past week on safari… The female cheetah and her 2 cubs have been around all week and given us spectacular sightings of a very successful week for the trio with plenty of meals… After finishing a kill early on… [Read More]
Ranger Profile: Andries Ndlovu
My name is Andries Ndlovu. As a child I was always intrigued by nature. My ﬁrst experience of the true wilderness came when I bartended at a lodge on a Big 5 reserve.
Naturally my attention shifted from mixing cocktails and ﬂipping bottles to bush walks and game drives. It was only a matter of time before I got my ﬁeld guiding qualiﬁcations and instead of being behind the bar, found myself behind the steering wheel of a game viewer. I’ve been guiding for almost 6 years now and still enjoy every minute of it. Waking up every morning and knowing you’ll create memorable experiences, for me, is the most rewarding feeling ever and that’s what makes being a guide at Sabi Sabi the greatest job! Besides the awesome fauna and ﬂora the reserve has to provide, the family bonds between staﬀ make it truly a home away from home.
Sigma 150-600mm lens
When your week starts with spectacular summer storms and a double rainbow, you know you’re in for a good one… We have had some incredible sightings of the female cheetah and her two cubs as they go about their business of roaming the plains, hunting, playing, keeping warm in the cooler weather, playing… more playing…… [Read More]
Possibly one of the “cutest” weeks we’ve had in a very long time… Any guesses?? Of course, the two adorable Southern Pride/N’waswishaka cubs!!! We are fortunate to witness the next stage of the cubs’ lives as their mother introduces them to meat. We found two buffalo kills stashed away in a riverbed with one of the… [Read More]
“Last year I saw a cheetah kill in these plains…” These we my words to my guests while we drove past one of our open plains. I had flashbacks of a male cheetah catching a newborn impala and parading the plains while he had it between his jaws by its scruff. Then suddenly our tracker,… [Read More]