Sightings Report

November 2021 Sightings

Posted by Emily on Fri December 17, 2021 in Sightings Report.

November started with a bang as the very first morning our guides located the River pride feasting on a giraffe kill in the ridges above the Klaserie river. With the summer temperatures heating up, our favourite feline family soon decided the cool river sands below were a better way to spend the day and, one-by-one, migrated to their watery namesake. It was here, enjoying a wonderful view of the pride lying up amongst the reeds, that the Island female leopard and her cub were spotted hiding in a huge Nyala tree just 100 metres away.

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October 2021 Sightings - Part 2

Posted by Emily on Fri December 3, 2021 in Sightings Report.

Beyond some incredible lion sightings, October also proved a fantastic month for the many other wild and wonderful creatures of the Klaserie. Catch up with your favourite leopard, African wild dog and other characters with part 2 of our October update...

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October 2021 Sightings part one - Lion update

Posted by Emily on Sat November 13, 2021 in Sightings Report.

"Overwhelmed, the bull collapsed to the ground within minutes and, despite a final surge of adrenaline to regain his feet, he fell back into a thicket by the river. Once down, there was sadly no return for this magnificent beast as one of the males moved in to give the final kiss of death."

Read all about our incredible lion sightings in part one of October's sightings report.

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September 2021 Sightings

Posted by Emily on Wed October 20, 2021 in Sightings Report.

Heralded as one of the best months to visit on safari - due to it being right at the end of the dry season and with the moderate, transitional temperatures of spring - September has lived up to its expectations at Klaserie Drift. Some astounding moments on safari this month, from lions on kills to baby leopards, has made every second in the bush full of awe and amazement. Keep reading to find out more…

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August 2021 Sightings

Posted by Emily on Thu September 9, 2021 in Sightings Report.

It’s official - August 2021 is a month that will go down in Klaserie Drift legend. A phenomenal month of show-stopping encounters that began on day one with the craziest sighting of all - the entire River pride feasting on a 3-tonne elephant. Throw in a buffalo kill, a second pride of lions, copious leopards and elephants as well as a sprinkling of wild dogs - it is difficult to know where to begin! So let us go back to the beginning and the morning safari of August 1st…

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