Makalali Private Game Lodge

PO Box 809, Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa | 4 star lodge
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A travel blog entry by makaylaandjo


22nd jan 2013 Tuesday We started off our day a little earlier than what we planned, see we were originally supposed to get up at 7 (Africa time) but instead Aunty Jo forgot to turn her phone back two hours so we ended up getting up at 7 o'clock Mauritius time which is 5 joburg time! Argh we lost two hours of sleep. We did try go back to sleep but I …

Not just another game drive

A travel blog entry by geosan.479


... 8217;t the herds of wildebeest and various antelope that you see in the savannahs. There are a lot of small groups of impala and single steenbok. Even the giraffes are usually alone or a mother and calf. The Cape Buffalo are a small group of males that Johan calls the “Dugger Boys” because they get caked in the cement colored mud in which they wallow. “Dugger” is the Shongan word for cement. As we are finishing up our wake up coffee, ...

Lions Vs Elephants on a 17 Lion Day

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2


... looked healthy and nicely colored. When another male came up, the original male we had been watching chased it away.

A person later told us when the ostrich was in mating colors, his neck turned red. Not sure if this is correct information. Will get back with you.

New Birds for us!

Got to see some birds we had not seen before which was a great treat. We saw the wattled starling in its breeding plumage which ...

Week five - The Cheetah Project

A travel blog entry by courtneypeters

... to practice darting with a dart gun. We practiced on an old mattress around 13m meters away and I actually got it right on target! So proud. We then watched the vet do clicker training on two caracals they have to jump! She started it with them when they first came in as enrichment and now she wants all the guides to practice with them and come up with an educational talk about caracals to add into the tour. Afterwards we got to watch a vet dart a wild dog and change the bandage on ...

The end!

A travel blog entry by jemimadernie


Firstly I've just realised how long it's been since I wrote my last post. Oops! Didn't have much internet in my last couple of weeks as I gave up town trips to go on drive. But now I'm home! I can't believe how fast 3 months went and what an amazing time I had. I'll try and sum up the final 3 weeks....

Our final week in the mountains started off well but soon turned into a ...

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This 4 star lodge, located on PO Box 809, Hoedspruit, is near Transfrontiers Wildlife Walking Safaris.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding