Lion Sands Kruger National Park
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Wonderful setting, excellent facilities, fabulous large bungalows with terraces, plunge pools and view of the river, the best guides and trackers, fantastic food- what more could you want? We saw "the big 5 in 24 hours !!!
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Day 55 – Thursday 7th May
OMG – what a day !!!
Leaving Cape Town
We got up early – I slept in a little more while Doug had his shower and then I showered and dressed and we were out of the room a little after 7am and heading across to the …
... of 2 and 3 lions later in day. We end up at Skukuza, the largest camp in Kruger, and stay in Trulia-like accomodations. Dinner was outstanding at the Cattle Baron, where steak dinners for all totaled only $80 for 5 of us. This is typical for the cost of food in Kruger, where the high quality of food in the national park is atypical by U.S. standards. Our Kruger day 1 & 2 picture will need to wait until we get to KIDO where we will have WIFI and I can access on my hard ...
The alarm woke us at 5.30 for our early morning drive with Doug. Just Keith and I and Ashley and Natalie joined him on this one.
We saw the sun rise and as the landscape brightened we could see the early morning grazers begin their day. There were lots of bird sightings, including the Secretary Bird which is really large and was roosting atop a small tree. We came across a herd of elephants, including some very young ones, grazing beside the road. I was surprised at the size of ...
We had an early start this morning. Coffee and fruit at Doug and Riana's rondaavel and then we set off to the Lake Panic Hide. The Lake was very quiet today compared to Tony's last visit. There were some geese like birds and in the distance, some hippos. But it was a lovely sunrise and on the other side of the hide, some of our group saw a hyena with some bones in his mouth but he disappeared into the bush. The hide was crowded with other travellers and we were amused at the size ...
We woke early and saw the spectacular sunrise over the Sabie River. We had heard all sorts of animal sounds during the night.
We packed our gear and then joined the others for breakfast in the Restaurant, which overlooked the river and from where we could see crocodiles, hippos, a variety of birds. Beautiful "real" coffee and fruits and yogurt, mango juice for me and Keith had a cooked breakfast with corn fritters,eggs,bacon etc. I spoke to an ...