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June 22, 2014

Gondwana to Introduce 800 New Animals this Year

Red Hartebees - Gondwana Game Reserve Gondwana has kicked off with a bang this game capture season with many exciting wildlife introductions taking place.   Herds of Eland and Gemsbok have already arrived with hundreds of Blue Wildebeest, Springbok, Red Hartebeest and Waterbuck to set hoof on the reserve in June and July!  These introductions will take Gondwana Game Reserve's wildl
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February 4, 2014

Gondwana’s Private Residences featured in the UK Sunday Times

Sunday times Gondwana Bush home article Click here to read article They’re a Game Bunch! Gondwana Game Reserve recently appeared in the UK Sunday Times. Zoe Dare Hall chats to the owners of Gondwana to learn more about how the private bush estate came about and how you too can own your own piece of safari luxury in South Africa. Gondwana is a once in a lifetime investment in conserv
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December 10, 2013

Happy Trails

Gondwana Hiking The newly established Quagga Hiking Trail is now open to guests to meander and explore the fynbos clad valleys in the 1200 hectare predator free area of Gondwana Game Reserve. Hikers can now amble on foot and see the many treasures on the reserve with points of interest signposted. The trail traverses an area rich in biodiversity that is largely in
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December 10, 2013

Gondwana Joins Africa Live App

Gondwana africa live Africa Live helps you find and share real-time African animal sightings on your phone or tablet as well as generate data for conservation.The live safari sightings map shows you what animals are near you right now and allows you to easily and immediately share your sightings with people around the world. It is a must-have for any African safari, an
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December 10, 2013

A Cracker of a year for Wildlife

Cape Mountain Zebra Calf born on Gondwana As 2013 comes to a close, we are able to look back on the past year with smiles on our faces, love in our hearts and a little mud on our hiking boots...The year began with a BANG as we welcomed our third buffalo calf into the Gondwana herd, just after our first elephant calf was born on Christmas Day 2012, not to be outdone by three more lion cub
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October 25, 2013

Gondwana Game Reserve’s chef sees the bigger picture

  True to country life, Gondwana Game Reserve’s recently-appointed chef, Christo Nortier, believes in fresh, natural food; and in supporting local, organic farmers - those practicing sustainable agriculture. “Balance in life, nature and food is difficult to maintain yet worth the effort,” he says. “I want Gondwana to be a pos
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October 7, 2013

Big Bird in Africa

Secretary Bird at Gondwana A large and distinctive bird of prey, the secretary bird is said to take its name from the elongated distinguishing feathers on the back of its neck. These spatula shaped feathers are believed to give the secretary bird the appearance of an old-fashioned secretary who would carry quill-pens tucked behind the ears. More recently, scientists believe
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September 30, 2013

The Elusive Cape Leopard

Cape Leopard Elusive and mysterious, this shadow-walking predator is just one of the species which reside on Gondwana Game Reserve. occupy a home range of between 120-250km2 and despite what many believe, Cape Leopards do not only prowl caves but rather find appropriate areas to rest as they move. Preying upon dassies, small antelope and mice, the Cape Leopard
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