Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge
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After breakfast we all visited a local Zulu Village and elementary school. We met our local guide and walked into town. He taught us some Zulu language along the way. Sonny bona is their greeting and is expected for everyone you pass, even strangers in the street. A handshake must be done with both hands visible or it might be thought you are …
We went on a 6 AM game drive. We spent 2 hrs looking for a cheetah. Even using a tracking antenna it was a difficult task. Mannie finally went out on foot and spotted her a few meters away, hiding in a bush. He drove the vehicle to get us a close look at momma and her 6 week old cubs. They walked out of the bush for awhile so we could take their …
After breakfast Tom, Christina, Roger and Bob headed off to St Lucia, about 1 and 1/2 hours drive. Our 1st event was a boat ride down the estuary. We saw lots of hippos, birds and a few crocodiles. The wind was strong so it was hard for the captain to control but it was still an awesome trip.
We had a good lunch at a local restaurant and …
... him and began crying saying he missed me and i found a very sad boy when i got home. But they were fed and bathed so that made me very happy!!
This morning we got our wake up call at 6am. I dragged poor ollie from his bed and within 20 minutes we were having a quick coffee/juice and back on the jeep, only this morning it was drizzling. So we rugged up and headed off to find Cheetah.
We were lucky very early in the drive to see Buffalo ...
... we spot giraffes, nyala and zebra and as we get close to the border next to Phinda Game Reserve we spot a male Cheetah. He is perched up on his hind legs showing his muscular body that makes him the fastest animal on earth. It's amazing to be only a few feet away from this magnificent animal and watching him hunt for his next meal.
We leave the flat fields and go to the banks of the waterhole to see hippos, and Armon spots ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking