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Male Lion | Klaserie Game Reserve

Lion Population | Greater Kruger Park

Over the past few years we have enjoyed many great sightings of lion in Greater Kruger. One thing I have noticed is that these lions are breeding at an alarming rate and the severe drought we experienced during 2015/2016 contributed to their numbers increasing as food was abundant as was water at the man-made watering holes... After some research I have found out some interesting info for you guys

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Kruger Park Entry Gate

2019 Kruger National Park Animals Sightings

H1-1 – This road runs from Numbi Gate all the way through to Skukuza and is 55km long! This route can be quiet, but I have had some amazing lion sightings on this road, especially at Transport Dam. S65 – 13km dirt road between the H1-1 Pretoriuskop/Skukuza road and the S1 Doispane road between Phabeni Gate and Skukuza. This road produced some great lion pride sightings! S114 – This road runs from just off the H1-1 for 52km until it reaches the H3…

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Lion Cub In Klaserie Game Reserve

How Lions Strengthen Their Bonds

A lion pride is an amazing thing... Females and youngsters move around the wilds of the bush and can not only survive, but they keep up a close bond through all the trials and tribulations Licking, nuzzling and cuddling each other are some of the ways lions keep the bonds within the pride strong. In fact, if lions meet other lions and one party is reluctant to meet up and greet it is a sign that this particular party are…

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Male Lions In Klaserie Game Reserve

Our Lions of the Klaserie Drift

When you are within a 5 million acre wildlife paradise, animal sightings can be either amazing or very slow... Animals come and go in this pristine wilderness and often you only get to see an animal once in its lifetime, especially elephant and buffalo We are lucky enough to have a pride of lion on our area of the Klaserie that we have become quite used to... We've become like family, except Christmas dinners are not an option out here…

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Lion In Akagera National Park

Lion Kill

In September we were in the Klaserie Private Game Reserve and, as usual our lion pride were giving us some great opportunities to take a few photos... On this particular morning, we spotted our lionesses in the riverbed. At this stage they had just had their cubs and were hiding them in some foliage along the river. We followed them, anxiously waiting to catch a glimpse of the new additions, but like good mommies normally do, they kept them out of reach…

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Phalaborwa Kruger Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Best Olifants Rest Camp Route

ROUTE: Phalaborwa Gate / Olifants Camp area / Phalaborwa Gate TIME: Half a day with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 186 km BIG 5?: Rhino may be difficult to spot As we go further north in the game reserve the animal sightings can be a bit infrequent, especially in summer… Part 7 of our Kruger Park maps is a good route to do as it gives you an opportunity to try and spot the big herds of grazers…

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Lower Sabie Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Amazing Big 5 Safari Route

ROUTE: Crocodile Bridge Gate / Lower Sabie / Crocodile Bridge Gate TIME: 3,5 hours with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 76 km BIG 5?: Yes This region of the game reserve is very good for a big 5 safari, wild dog and cheetah and is a highly recommended route by me as a guide! Drive in through Croc Bridge and go into the park using the H4-2... This road is very good for lion sightings, but can be…

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Satara Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Big Cats Safari Route

ROUTE: Orpen Gate / Satara / Orpen Gate TIME: 4,5 hours with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 94 km BIG 5?: Yes This is a prime area of Kruger - the big cats are very well represented on this route and is a great morning / afternoon route for people staying in and around Hoedspruit. Enter through Orpen and travel along the H7 towards Satara... This 44km route can be busy, however it has provided Moriti Private Safaris with…

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Biyamiti Loop Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Amazing Lion Route

ROUTE: Malelane Gate / Biyamiti Weir / Malelane Gate TIME: 3 hours with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 67 km BIG 5?: Yes This route can be well worth it as the big 5 are well represented along this route in this part of the game reserve, especially lion! Enter at Malelane Gate and follow the H3 all the way up until the S118 split. The H3 is a great route to try to spot cheetah as well…

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Skukuza River Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Perfect Elephant Route

ROUTE: Paul Kruger / Skukuza / Paul Kruger TIME: 3 hours with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 70 km BIG 5?: Yes This route in Kruger is great during winter when animals congregate around the permanent water sources. Elephant are very water dependent and this route is perfect for them Head into the park via Paul Kruger gate and carry on the H11 road all the way passed Skukuza for 14km until you reach the H4-1 / H1-2 split. From…

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