AndBeyond Ngala Tented Camp
Travel Blogs from Ngala Private Game Reserve
After witnessing the poor conditions South Africa is in because of their lack of clean drinking water,i was happy to know someone is trying to do something to help. Trevor, an entrepreneur from the
states has taken it upon himself to make a difference by installing play
pumps for the children to use, and for the community to be able to
access cleaner drinking water. Another thing that was good was when
Trevor posted bulletins on the water towers ...
... our last night at Ngala. We had great hopes of seeing something wonderful, and we did. We first found the lion pride from last night and just sat and watched for a while. Then we found a pack of wild dogs. There were 6 adults and 4 pups. We followed them for quite a distance around a water hole where there were about 5 cape buffalo. These pups wanted to play with the buffalo. They knew to be careful because the buffalo could take them out with one ...
... I was lucky to see a ‘lowry’, a beautiful grey/black bird with bright red on its wings as they spread out to fly. Also saw duiker and zebras. The red duiker are timid miniature buck and I was lucky to see them quite close to our lodge. Later that day Pat and I went on a forest walk and on the path discovered a strange centipede, shorter and thicker than the common one and instead of curling itself up it ...
... As one guy was doing the bungy me rach and another guy decided to go watch him. Just watch. We didn't even have time to get changed. Before you know it were are at the bridge. As we were there we decide to watch properly and pay £10 to go on the bridge and watch from where they jump. Just watch. To get there you walk in a flimsy cage under the bridge, that moves with every gust of wind or when a car goes by. Rach didn't like that and was holding on for dear ...
... or treatment of the prisoners that irked me about this place but about the absolute removal of political wings and a voice of their own. We were shown around by a former prisoner but taking the walk to Section A alone revealed the stories of so many more. Each cell has the picture of its former inmate and information, quotes and artefacts about their stay. The most poignant part of the day. The island runs 5 kilometres by 2 just a thirty minute boat ride from ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service