Tag: African safari

March 2013 Safari Journal

The weather: The last rumbles of thunder have faded into the distance and the flickering lightning is finally stilled. Summer is ending and the cool breath of the tropical winter touches us. It ruffles the surface of the water and shakes leaves which are already turning gold. The afternoon showers provided a refreshing relief from the warm days and cleared the air to reveal … Read More March 2013 Safari Journal

+ Othawa Pride

February 2013 Safari Journal

The weather: Nyenyenyani / February in the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve has been a month of sudden showers and spectacular sunsets, of stalking lions and stealthy leopards.  Early mornings are concealed by heavy drapes of rolling mist, which gradually unfurl to reveal magical apparitions of silver cobwebs, crystal drenched grasses, dazzling zebra strips and angelic giraffes floating against the foreground of … Read More February 2013 Safari Journal

Rhino Rescue Project – Inyati and the Sabi Sand Reserve

What does the treatment entail? The horn is treated by infusing it with an indelible dye that contaminates the horn and renders it useless for ornamental – or medicinal use. A full DNA sample is harvested and three matching identification microchips are inserted into the horns and the animal itself. At the owners discretion, the indelible dye can be mixed with with special compound … Read More Rhino Rescue Project – Inyati and the Sabi Sand Reserve

+ Leopard patrolling the lodge

Nhlangula – October 2012 Wildlife Journal

The weather: We have had an amazing October at Inyati – we experienced a lot of really warm days with temperatures reaching highs of 39° C but we also had a few thunder showers which have caused the vegetation to explode into summer bloom, with many trees sharing their colourful and fragrant flowers with us. The Wildlife: We have been spoilt with many sightings … Read More Nhlangula – October 2012 Wildlife Journal

+ Elephant (Loxodonta africana)

September 2012 Wildlife Journal

The month of September brought with it rising temperatures and serious dry season conditions for the wildlife to contend with. With most of the surface water drying up, the wildlife has been forced to congregate in huge numbers along the sand river and dams. However the first rainstorm of the season also came along towards the end of the month, and brought some relief … Read More September 2012 Wildlife Journal

“Africa is for the whole family to enjoy”.

+ Best wishes for a safe and prosperous Christmas and New Year.

Best wishes for a safe and prosperous Christmas and New Year.

Best wishes for a safe and prosperous Christmas and New Year.

Best wishes for a safe and prosperous Christmas and New Year..

Meet the Inyati team

At Inyati we pride ourselves on our experienced and skilled team of guides and trackers. Currently, we have four field guides with their trackers, that love sharing their extensive knowledge of the African bush and wildlife and the joy they derive from it. All our field guides have different passions and interests in the bush, which include birding, tracking, as well as the flora … Read More Meet the Inyati team

Wildlife Journal November 2011 by Khimbini Hlongwane

In a bountiful explosion, the region has burst back to life! One of the greatest pleasures of living in South Africa’s remarkable Sabi Sand Game Reserve is being able to follow the changing seasons and smell the rain in the air in summer. Scattered clouds dot the sky and light up the sunrise and sunsets with the most unbelievable shades of soft pinks and … Read More Wildlife Journal November 2011 by Khimbini Hlongwane

A young Leopard of about 3 years old – stalks, catches and plays with a scrub hare.

Warning: Not for sensitive viewers. A young Leopard of about 3 years – stalks , catches and plays with a scrub hare.

First steps into life: New born elephant and giraffe.

First steps into life: New born elephant and giraffe. Pride feeding, dung beetle at work, lions in the mateing, leopard cub and lion roaring.

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