Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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When we entered the safari lodge gates and immediately saw zebras and giraffes walking around like they owned the place, I knew this was going to be an unbelievable experience. I was right.
The wildlife was everywhere. We had a monkey join us in the restaurant for breakfast. It's not like they did that on purpose, he just broke in and ran …
... one watering hole you could have ten to fifteen different bird species. Anything from a fish eagle to a bee weaver. Once at the lake, we had a couple minutes to wait for our boat to arrive, all we could hear was a lot of splashing and what sounded like someone blowing bubbles in the water. It was a pod of about 40 hippo just on the other side of the reeds! We saw many large hippo pods, and we're even lucky enough to see some baby hippo. Hippo ...
... path that was far more treacherous than the paths we drove on in the morning. We soon learned that when Jacques said "hold on" it meant: two hands on the bar in front of the bench, get ready to drive about 50 mph on a rocky uneven path with holes on either side of the tires and to watch for 3" thorn bushes brushing against the vehicle (and your arms if you don't dodge or duck). Jacques had heard a report of another ranger sighting the elephants on what seemed like the other side of ...
... species to the trip list with quite a European flavour : Curlew Sandpiper, Little Stint, Ringed Plover, Purple Heron and Sandwich Tern. However there were other good African birds :- Blue-cheeked Bee-eater, and Pink-backed Pelican to name but two.
Back at the apartment, frustratingly a Tinkerbird was calling repeatedly and loudly from a tree directly in front of apartment but I could not see it. Hippos were grunting well by the jetty in front of rooms.
... require one more pooh picture and it will be completed. I hope it will be done this week so I can have a copy. In the afternoon we were again with the elephants, we found them marching across the savannah towards the Ikandla dam. Again the bulls on their flanks so we looped round straight to the dam to get their ahead of them. There was a Thanda vehicle already there, they did not mind us staying so they chose their spot and we moved out of sight of them but still on the banks ...