Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge
Travel Blogs from Rustenburg
... us all awake! JR knew the elephant was there but he thought it would be hilarious to give us a little fright! Cheeky bugger! Cautiously we make our way through the parade of elephants. They don’t like the light so JR is judicious as we get our photos. He shines the light on a mother with a very young baby and is careful not to agitate her too much. Another wonderful evening drives comes to ...
... at Bakubung mid-afternoon to the friendly security men who salute you every time you drive in or out. Our hotel room is very luxurious and nicely furnished with a window seat and leopard skin carpet – this will be one of few splurges for this budget trip (and was pre-paid before we left Australia so not counting it towards our budget!!). As luck would have it Wed and Sat nights are the only nights they have bush braais under their boma for dinner, so without hesitation we booked ...
... of fruit, array of cheese, array of ham .. sushi, yoghurt, cereal, bakery items and many many bay marries full of hot breakfast. The choice was overwhelming. Had heard of this buffet but standing in front of it all you wanted to try everything and a few cups of coffee. A swim in the massive pool was enjoyed after breakfast then off for a Segway experience - tour 3 Lake Glide. After a scary nervous lesson of learning how this ...
... our lovely picnic. Eventually the brewing storm grew too near for our comfort and we packed up and headed home. Alas, before we departed Bronkies for good we discovered an old sculpture garden filled with sculptures from the artist Anton Smit. As it was deserted we decided to have a little fun and run around taking strange photos with the statues. As the raindrops started to fall we decided it best to head on back to Pretoria. Driving in the thunderous rain was quite interesting, but ...
... of the young ones got in the water. We tried to see where it would reappear but couldn’t see it. We thought it might be in trouble. Then we saw it get out of the water in the same place where we saw hippos yesterday- on an island. There was an adult hippo already on the island.
We drove along Tlou Drive. We came across three ostriches and a young bull elephant. The elephant was not too pleased with our presence. He walked towards us and shook his head. I was ready to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool