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TripAdvisor Reviews Shishangeni Lodge Kruger National Park
Travel Blogs from Kruger National Park
... site called Lower Sabie. Our accommodations are great all the comforts of home.. David has signed us up for a night safari. The evening was cold but exciting.
There were about eight passengers in the jeep and on each side there were spotlights to search
for animals. One of the passengers had great eye sight, he could spot those animal quickly.
... to be there. Kruger is one of a number of parks in South Africa that allows, and almost encourages self-drives, but our past experience has been that the guides/trackers have an uncanny knack for spotting critters that we would have zipped right by (and after spotting a hapless couple jammed into a Fiat 500 trying to spot the herd of elephants that were about to squish their motorized tin can, we knew we made a good choice).
Our guide ...
... wildlife, and our rangers always seemed to know where to find it. They were always eager and proud to point out when we were looking at something rare like a giraffe sitting down or drinking water. One morning, our ranger and tracker spotted some usual tracks, jumped off the jeep, and followed them into the bush on foot. They came back 10 minutes later with a huge smile on their faces, and we all knew that they had found something good. Our ranger drove our ...
... to go.
off single file and the first thing we encounter is lion tracks. The
guide showed us how he could tell there was more than one, which way
they were going and that the tracks were recent. OK, does this mean we
are going to see them?
Then for something a little calmer, a
baboon spider hole. It was very interesting because he took a twig and
stuck it down the hole and the spider came up to the edge of the ...
... herd were.
Right after we left the group of lions behind there were two jackals moving about. They did seem very nervous being in the area of the lions.
Got to Balule and found the perfect spot right up against the fence. As we were setting up, up walks the hyena near the fence. Our neighbor came over and assured us the baboons would be coming up to our area at 10:00! Almost right on the money, the vervet monkey's showed up but we had the ...