Amakhosi Safari Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAmakhosi Safari Lodge Pongola
What a fantastic experience. From the moment we drove through the gates to the time of leaving. We were there with four children under ten and everyone had such a wonderful time. In addition to seeing the Big Five, we followed four Cheetahs on a mission to kill, watch giraffes eat Hyena bones and were surrounded by twenty elephants. We stayed at the Villa and relaxed watching the wild life drinking at the river below us. The food was delicious, service of a high standard. Any negatives - yep we weren't there long enough.
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... and a reputation for Hippos wandering through the grounds at night. Despite evidence of their presence we have not actually met a Hippo in the grounds or in the streets !! Monkeys and large family of Mongoose also forage through the garden and would take any opportunity to thieve.
We dumped the suitcases and headed down to the estuary mouth and I walked the boardwalk whilst the Ann, Gill and Mike stretched out and relaxed on the grass. I soon added ...
... towards our truck, then one of the big bulls mocked us to make us retreat and give them a bit more space. He then decided to walk very slowly down the road ahead of us giving the rest of the herd plenty of space. The bulls of this herd are so very protective of them and always on there flanks. It is nice to see. We also managed to get photos of black rhino, impala and zebra pooh. When we got back I spent the rest of the morning making the scat chart for my animal track booklet. ...
... for the Mduna lions which we have not really seen since their release from the Boma and advised the other truck, We had heard that the One of the APU (anti poaching unit) guys was out patrolling and was scared to death as he did not know they had been released when he came across them and had radioed in to Thanda to let them know!!!! Perhaps he had been away on holiday who knows but I bet he had a real scare and would have required some clean underwear lol. We had a ...
... with 2 smaller male ones. Now I do not particularly like spiders but to keep having the stuck to your face is not my idea of fun. One of the boys Michael behind us leapt out of the truck, obviously more petrified of spiders than lions lol. It started a a beautiful hot sunny morning, but then the heavens opened and by the time we got back from drive we were drenched to the skin. When we got back we found out that the male lion Tyella who had been released from ...
KZN Part II
Now it was time for the Wildlife Ranchers meeting. This was to be
held at the Nkwazi Lake Lodge, overlooking the Jozini Lake in the
Pongola Game Reserve, the owner of which was a prominent member of
the WRSA. Lucy and I got there a bit early so that we could have some
time to tweak her presentation and get some other work done. Let me
paint the scene for you as we finally entered the conference room, it
was fairly comical. About 50 ...