Birding day - blog post image
Wildlife  |  4 May 2018

Birding day

For some it can be astonishing that people can go out into the wilds of the African bush and only “look” at birds, but for many, and more specifically us guides (the term game ranger has fallen away due to the various aspects of natural outdoors, not only “the game”-wild animals) it can keep us up the night before with excitement. Yes, birds are beautiful, capable of flying-duh, masters of their own environment, natural singers and come in all various shapes and sizes. However, there are some parts of “Birding Day” that go unknown to our well-travelled guests. These parts help keep us sane, or in most cases positively insane! I thought I would let you in on what 24 hours dedicated to finding as many bird species as possible, AKA Birding Day means to the guides here on Kwandwe.  Read More

Iphonography - blog post image
Camp Life  |  4 April 2018


Let’s face it, drooling over many wildlife photos on Instagram can be all the motivation one needs to get back out in the bush, and of course we all want to show off a little by posting our memories of the trip.

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Lion dynamics - blog post image
Wildlife  |  28 March 2018

Lion dynamics

Our fears on the fate of the Old South Lioness appear to have been confirmed, as she has not been seen since late January. At this point we must assume she succumbed to her injuries and it is the end of an era, as this once formidable lioness is no more.

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Sew good! The story of Mama Saki and Mama Mbhele - blog post image
Wildlife  |  8 February 2018

Sew good! The story of Mama Saki and Mama Mbhele

Nomvuyo Khila and Nontobeko Caroline Saki are two very driven women. They have recently had the opportunity to complete a Micro MBA - learning how to run a more successful business. Now, they can use their platform to inspire others.

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A tribute to the Old South Lioness - blog post image
Wildlife  |  7 February 2018

A tribute to the Old South Lioness

The old South lioness has been around for 18 years. Although it is very possible that her time in Kwandwe has finally ended, she has suprised us before...

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Big Five Game Viewing

Kwandwe is one of the largest private Big Five game viewing areas in South Africa


With 54 000 acres of private wilderness, accommodating a maximum of 52 guests, making Kwandwe one of the highest land:guest ratios in South Africa

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Located perfectly for a self-drive or fly-in safari