Elephant Lake Hotel
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... Warthogs, and Rhino. Then Axel got a call that there were Wild Dogs at Nselweni Bush Camp, so we hurtled down there and got there just in time to see 7 African Wild Dogs eating Impala in river. Then 6 just left, running through the water, such an awesome sight with the sun shining on the water making it like gold. One Dog was left to battle the Vultures but gave up and joined the rest of the pack. So many ...
... br> You might think we’re crazy after what I just said about hippos and crocodiles but the next day we went kayaking along the estuary. We saw a huge group of hippos making strange, echoing noises to communicate with each other. We saw one croc – they are slow at this time of year, thankfully, because the winter is cold for them. We also saw 2 Bull Shark fins which we had no idea lived in the area but apparently are very aggressive – so not a kayak ...
... to drink and I spotted a Yellow-throated Longclaw. Woolly-necked Stork and Pink-backed Pelican were flyover birds.
We decided to head on up to Charters Creek and suddenly round a bend in the track the way was blocked by a grazing young bull Elephant. It was Mike's first sighting of Elephant in the reserve after many year's of visiting. After enjoying watching it at close range, it was clearly in ...
... when they come out of the water to feed on the marshland grasses. They are known to come into town and munch in people's gardens as well!
Next we headed to Imfolozi Game Reserve, the oldest national park in South Africa (second oldest in the world behind Yellowstone). Though it is dwarfed in size my the more famous Kruger National Park, it offers everything (in terms of wildlife) that Kruger does, as well as cheaper and perhaps ...
... cruise at 4.00pm. We were the 2nd group there so hopefully we could get the best seats. By now I was feeling undecidedly dizzy again, then the scrum started to board the boat. I didn't let my disability affect me and staggered on pushing through the crowds and managed to get an optimum viewing spot. The cruise took us down the St Lucia Estuary, where there are 1,200 hippos, over 2,000 crocodiles and thousands of bird species. It was ...