Bayete Zulu Boutique Lodge

PO Box 243, Mkuze Game Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, 3965, South Africa | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mkuze Game Reserve

Week 12

A travel blog entry by christie68

21

... sleep for a couple of hours before we had tea and headed out on night drive. We first did a quick scout of 600 but saw nothing, one of the other trucks had located the Thanda pride of lions on the opposite side of the reserve, so we headed to the main road so we could cut through but almost immediately bumped into the elephants on the road! we sat and watched them for a bit! unsure of where they all were in the darkness! all around you can hear the sounds of breaking branches ...

Week 11

A travel blog entry by christie68

18

... wanted to out on the opposite side from where they entered. The Thanda truck was blocking them on one side and us the other. They grouped together and stood there trunks waving every where . We could not reverse as one on the big bulls was heading towards the first Thanda truck and us. The other Thanda driver waved us to come around him which was stupid as we had to drive within 5 meters of the elephants. This caused them to start trumpeting and another of the bulls to ...

Week 8

A travel blog entry by christie68

15

... tried to get there from the nearest side to the lodge, but no road so we had to drive about 15k round the hills and up a hill, they were right near us but we could not see them, then on the same hill we saw those pesky Mduna elephants heading towards the road ahead of us, so we drove to where they would cross and there they were. They seemed quite calm as we sat silent watching them engine off, then the elephant research truck arrived and we all sat silently for another 10 ...

Week 5

A travel blog entry by christie68

18

... The humidity is intense. Then at las the breeze came just when you could take no more sweating. I sat and played crib again with Rina , and believe it or not Paul was seen with a brush, mop and bucket...and we have video evidence!!!!!!!! Again it's really peaceful now in the lodge as most have gone away for the weekend...it's bliss. By 7.30pm there are only 3 of us left up....how sad on a Friday night. We went to bed at 10pm. Day 34: A nice lie in, Paul went and fetched me a ...

Week 2

A travel blog entry by christie68

20

... they can be just over the side of the next hill and the signal hard to pick up, also the vegetation is very dense so visibility is difficult. However we did see hyena, wildebeest, and most fascinating dung beetles pushing a pooh uphill. in the 10 minutes or so we watched them they managed to get it approx 15 yards, the female just sits on it whilst the male does all of the work. Before heading back we went to see the lion pride which are being held in the boma waiting ...

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This 4 star hotel is located on PO Box 243, Mkuze Game Reserve.
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Meeting the elephant
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