Amazing cheetah sightings

Amazing cheetah sightings

We have been fortunate of late to have some incredible cheetah encounters while out exploring the magnificent Timbavati Landscape. With an estimated 7100 left in the wild and only +-120 left in Kruger / greater Kruger national park spending time and sharing some...
Spiny Flower Mantis

Spiny Flower Mantis

A visit to Makanyi Lodge will leave you wanting more as you never know when the next unforgettable sighting /  photographic opportunity will happen. While walking around the lodge our GM, Rico, spotted this beautiful Spiny Flower Mantis close to reception. It is such...
Mark’s marriage proposal to Melanie

Mark’s marriage proposal to Melanie

We had the privilege of hosting a wonderful group of guests here at Makanyi Lodge, however, there was a big surprise for one of them. As the guests headed out for their afternoon safari the team got into action to ensure that everything was perfect for the proposal....
World Frog Day in 2018

World Frog Day in 2018

Frogs are important and sadly they do not get enough recognition. Save The Frogs Day aims to raise awareness about these wonderful amphibians and everything they do for us. Unfortunately, frogs are endangered, the number of frogs has been decreasing since the...
A wine tasting sundowner stop

A wine tasting sundowner stop

It was that time of day again when guests excitedly left for their sunset safari through the African landscape. After getting up close and personal with some amazing wildlife encounters they arrived at a spot and were pleasantly surprised at the set up of...