Elephant Lake Hotel
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... to see all the animals before dark. This was a nice surprise to have an afternoon game drive mixed in with the turtle safari. The turtle safari happens deep into Eastern Shores and you can't help but see game on the drive in. Finally! We started to see of the game we had been hoping to see before we left. We started with a hippo grazing in the grass. It is quite something to see them outside of the water, they are deceptively fast, and travel ...
... The trail is 350 meters, it was another challenge for me. I took my time and walked on the side next to the steps. I did it. Coming down was much easier. There was another lookout point which was 150 meters, no steps only a windy path.
Our hostess at the inn said, "Make sure you see the red dunes". We followed this dirt road and glad we had taken her advice, because they were ...
... saw 6 dogs. They were where they ate kill last night. Back to camp around 6. Ran out of gas. Had to change gas bottle. Took a while to get tools from cupboard that we searched for key to lock that was in fact not stopping latch. Philip had cool solar light/torch that was an old bottle. Pam cooked Boerewors sausage, Chakalaka, baked beans, baked squash and salad. Philip retired early and didn't have dinner with us. We debriefed about Axel, he's only ...
... From the Nyalazi viewpoint we saw waterbuck and lion footprints in the muddy road surface but no lion sightings.
Stopping at Umbondwe picnic site for breakfast of coffee and tea, rusks and bran muffins we had great views over the Imfolozi river, extremely high water levels due to the recent heavy rains in the area.
A long period of not seeing any game was broken by a large herd of zebra on the road. The long ...
... works closely and in cooperation with cash strapped government wildlife agencies, national parks and game reserves to enhance conservation efforts by doing a much of the grunt work that it requires. We volunteered with Wildlife ACT to learn first hand how animals (such as the African wild dog) are monitored, tracked and even counted on a daily basis.
We quickly learned that conservation work is not as glamorous as it might sound. There ...