Crocodile Kruger Safari Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Crocodile Kruger Safari Lodge Marloth Park
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Not a lot more to say, another early morning start for the dawn safari, Twice took us to a watering hole to see some Hippos, 1or 2 sightings but my photos are not great! Watched them for some time. Few more sightings of the usual giraffe, buffalo etc. fairly quiet game drive. We returned around 8.30 for breakfast then it was back to the comfort of our aircon'd room to catch up on a few z's! I wouldn't have missed any of these early morning game ...
... lions roar, hippos snort and animals walking on the dry leaves beneath the window chomping at whatever green morsels they can find. There are definitely some unidentified sounds to be heard! We went down to the Kruger fence and to our amazement there were lots of elephants in the river just beyond where we were standing. There were water buffaloes, hippos lazing in the sun next to large crocodiles and giraffes in ...
... the Kruger is just down the road, so apart from the animals here we can also spot some by the river on the other side of the fence when they come down to drink. We saw an elephant in the distance and some hippos lying in the sun. The pool is very cold despite the 35C heat as it cools down a lot during the night. It is the middle of their winter here! Cooking lunch was a failure as the electricity kept blowing. It's a good job that we are aiming to eat out most ...
... of the low temperature and it was freezing! Luckily we had been warned so had gloves, scarves and beanies along with many clothing layers and extra blankets. The density of wild animals was surprising. We saw hundreds of impala, kudu and wildebeest. Four families of elephant, closest about 50m, four solitary rhino, two individual buffalo and the five lions (twice). Lots of basking ...
... birds, and this time they included White Storks as well as Yellow-billed Storks and a Darter. Another lifer for me was Red-billed Buffalo Weaver which had a colony in the nests of the Egyptian Geese in the dead tree in the middle of the dam. A Water Monitor strolled by close to the vehicle.
We eventually moved off on a drive east of the Sabie river through more open country than we have ...