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Well, the day has finally come where we say goodbye to Gizmo. In case you missed it, Gizmo was one of the original snakes in our telemetry research project. Unfortunately Gizmo was just a little too small and did not react well to the telemetry unit after the Surgery. There was only […]
Time to say goodbye to some more new friends. Staying with us for three nights Matt and Sheri managed to squeeze in not one, but two game drives. One of which they drove themselves, one of the the joys of Hluhluwe-Imfolozi game reserve is that you do not have to rely on a tour guide […]
This morning we waved goodbye to six of our new friends who came to stay with us at Umkhumbi Lodge. On their last night at Umkhumbi Lodge they went on a night walk around the trail with us. Armed with a UV torch, we took a stroll down to the trail and […]
At Umkhumbi lodge we like to think of our guests as friends. We travel too and we know that nothing beats feeling truly welcome where you are staying. The downside of this is that it is always sad seeing them leave. But leave they must as they continue their travels through South Africa. Today we […]
Here at Umkhumbi Lodge you are likely to see Bella wandering around the rooms munching away at the grass. Bella is our hand-reared Impala. Bella cannot have been more than a couple of weeks old when she was brought to us. Unfortunately Bella’s mother was attacked by a predator and young Bella was found nearby […]
After weeks of waiting and digging the hole… …and waiting for the pool to arrive. It came and a week later the pool man came and we were all taunted by the invitingly blue water glinting in the sunshine. But why wait till summer?!
We were recently in the Times following a lovely weekend with Shelley and friends. See what she had to say below!
An amazing selection of birds here at the moment! From Long crested eagles to Pink throated twinspots including our resident Purple-Crested Turaco sparkling in the winter sun. We even had our regular guest Mr Goshawk, although we’re not 100% certain which type he is. Any suggestions welcome!
We are excited to announce that Donald Schultz presenter of Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet “The Venom Hunter / Wild Recon” will be at Umkhumbi Lodge in June working on a brand new project with us! Details soon to be revealed on our Special Project with Donald Schultz … and a very special promotion … so […]