Ngala Tented Safari Camp
Travel Blogs from Ngala Private Game Reserve
(means Lion in Shangaan)
We had some crazy confusion with our flight leaving Exeter ~ somehow, someone decided we should leave the Lodge at 9 AM. Fortunately, the manager prevailed and we were able to leave as planned at midday. Typical of bush flight schedules, they thought the incoming flight would be early and decided to …
Safari Day 4 – Ngala Tented Camp arrival…
This morning we left Leopard Hills at 11 am to begin our two and a half hour transfer to NGala Tented Camp outside of Kruger National Park, set on the banks of the seasonal Timbavati River. The drive there was not pleasant at all. It was off road most of the way and we weren't in a Land …
Safari Day 7
Morning Drive - Slept like a baby last night even thought the lions were very active. The whole night they roared and growled.
This morning was a bit slow. We saw the usual Impalas out and about but other than that most of the animals were staying in where it was warm. We did go back to see if the female lion cub …
Morning Drive - This morning was pretty slow. We saw the usual; elephants, giraffes, wart hogs. We did get to see a herd of buffalos that were taking a mud bath. Basically they coat themselves to keep the ticks away. We also got to see a dazzle of Zebra running about.
After our sightings we were surprised with breakfast in the bush. We got to …
... 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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool