Today we said goodbye to 11 new friends, Valmae & John Catherine & John Rosemary & John Yang & Tobias Judy Alexandra Benjamin Arriving here on Friday afternoon after a long drive, everyone was relieved to be shown to bright, airy, spacious, air conditioned rooms in the bush. Laying down ‘just to relax’ on our […]
Everyone is getting snap happy here at Umkhumbi Lodge. The rain and the sun have brought us a multitude of moths and butterflies, most of them are beautiful colours and large – some of them are the same size as my hand! Here are some of this weeks:
See below for the latest in our ‘Did You Know’ educational factsheet series.
We are spring cleaning here at Umkhumbi Lodge,sprucing up everything to make it better for both our new found friends at the lodge and our facebook followers. The website is being made cleaner, easier to use and more informative. Even our Facebook page is getting more fun. As if this wasn’t enough we have yet […]
See below our fact sheet for the spotted Hyaena (Crocuta crocuta)
See our factsheet below for more information about the purple-crested Turaco (formerly known as the purple-crested Lourie).
Spring is in the air at Umkhumbi Lodge. The birds are singing and soar through the air as they fly in search of nest building materials. One such bird is the Sunbird. Using spiderwebs to secure their nest materials the Sunbirds ensure that their eggs have the very best chance of survival. In the video […]
Part 3 of our factsheet series
Well guys and girl, summer is now here, at least for us! After a number of snake call-outs in the area we decided that the snakes were on the move making it road cruise time! It was quite a quiet cruise with only one snake, sadly Dead on Road (DOR) A real shame as it […]
See below the factsheet for the South African Cocktail Ant