28 December 08 to 03 Januarry 09

First of all everyone at Simbambili would like to wish you all of the readers of our leopard diary a very Happy New Year. We Hope 2009 is a great year for everyone with many new guests and even more happy returns to Simbambili Game Lodge. Our year ended with spectacular rainfall with a downpour on one night which was recorded at over 40mm!! The Man...

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28 December 2008

The last week has been a wet one with the sky clearing during the day and the rain coming down every time we go out into the bush on our evening safari! There has been a lot of lion activity on the property which has provided our guests with some incredible viewing. The Mapogo male lions have been in and around Simbambili for the last three days an...

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08 December to 14 December 2008

The last week has been incredible for Leopard sightings with many leopards seen and also with much interaction between the individuals. There have also been one or two days where no leopards were seen due to the bush being as thick as it is. There are a lot of baby impala running around at the moment which the leopards seem to be enjoying immensely...

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14 to 21 July 2008

En One morning as always the safari started with some warthog sniffing around the waterhole as we were having our first cup of coffee and as we departed from the lodge we came across some very fresh leopard tracks with a difference, these tracks were accompanied by two sets of cub tracks !! We were excited and after some intensive tracking we found...

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01 to 07 July 2008

Enter  As we approach the new week the surrounding bush remains dry & visibility is good so as a result in general game sightings have improved over the last few days A kilometer from the lodge we currently have a known hyena den with a very relaxed four month old cub and we often stop by for a look. Whenever we arrive the cub is lying at ...

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