Greetings from Arathusa! It’s that time of the month again where we let everyone know about the happenings in and around the bush. Morning and afternoon game drives have been really awesome over the past couple of weeks. Morning drives tend to start out a lot cooler than in January as we see the seasons
Mafufunyane, a territorial male leopard, kills a warthog on Arathusa Game Reserve in northern Sabi Sand (Mpumalanga). He tries to stash his prize in the marula tree, but his efforts prove unsuccessful. On returning the next morning the rangers found that he’d finally managed to get it up a nearby saffron tree. In his absence
Greetings from Arathusa! On behalf of Arathusa Safari Lodge, we would like to wish all of our readers a very happy new year and compliments of the season. The past two weeks have been incredible in terms of sightings. The vegetation within the reserve is thick, green and lush, providing all-around scenery and beauty. There
Greetings from Arathusa! We’ve had some absolutely amazing leopard sightings throughout our traversing area over the last two weeks. Cub sightings in particular! We have seen Salayexe and her two almost year old cubs; Ntima with her two two month old cubs; and Karula with her two year old male cubs. One sighting that stands
Another two weeks have come and gone with the busy festive season around the corner. They say that time flies when you are having so much fun. Especially in the bush…and is it bushy! The rains have been on and off, but still not a whole lot to write home about. The bush on the
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