It was a weekend of great sightings despite the very hot and windy weather experienced. On Saturday we encountered a pride of 8 lions near Le Dube in the Northern part of the Park and then, about 5 km later a herd of about 100 elephants crossed the road in front of us. We also had good hyena sightings during the morning as well as good general game. On Sunday we again found the lion pride near Le Dube but the highlights of our day were a great cheetah sighting near viewpoint 17 in the South and a pair of black rhinos near the Centenary Centre turnoff. Elephant sightings on Sunday were plentiful and there were two separate wild dog sightings as well. There were plenty of white rhinos on show and also lots of giraffes.
Hluhluwe / Umfolozi : Friday 16 Jan 2015
We headed straight for marker 27 ( the White Umfolozi river ) early this morning and were rewarded with a good view of...