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September 21, 2015
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Gondwana has a Rare Visitor – the Brown Snake-eagle

Brown Snake Eagle

The 6th of September was a stunning spring morning on Gondwana Game Reserve. During the morning game drive I decided to head down to the beautiful Nauga Valley. Just before descending down into the valley, I drove past a couple of dead trees and I noticed a large bird of prey sitting in one of the […]

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September 9, 2015
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The Very Strong Dung Beetle

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Dung beetles are some of the most amazing insects out here in the bush! We have been experiencing some very warm weather at Gondwana Game Reserve lately and with this have noticed many signs of dungbeetles. Dung beetles (coprophages, which means faeces eaters – although some do feed on mushrooms and rotting vegetation), are the clean-up crew of nature. […]

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August 24, 2015
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Pan African Cuisine at Gondwana

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Gondwana is proud to offer Pan African Cuisine which is a mixture of elements from the European and African art of cooking. With the recent renovations to Kwena Lodge and the introduction of the new indoor and outdoor dining area Gondwana chefs are busy testing, tasting and generating new and delicious menus for the upcoming season. […]

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July 29, 2015
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Facts About The Burchell’s Zebra

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Burchell’s Zebra ( Equus burchelli) Afrikaans-Bontsebra On Gondwana we have a large number of Burchell’s zebra and it’s always pleasant to see them roaming on the reserve. There are days when they roam close to the lodge while grazing and in summer they like the shade created by the Bush villa’s. It is quite humorous to witness them all […]

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July 28, 2015
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Gondwana Nominated for World Luxury Hotel Award

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The World Luxury Hotel Awards is a global organisation providing luxury hotels with recognition for their world class facilities and service excellence provided to guests. Awards are presented to luxury hotels in different categories on a country, continent and global basis. Voting for The World Luxury Hotel Awards has now closed, and we would like to […]

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July 28, 2015
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Gondwana Wins Luxury Travel Guide Global Award

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The Luxury Travel Guide Awards recognise and celebrate excellence across all sectors of the affluent travel and tourism industry.  Their team of experts have scoured the globe and travelled extensively in order to identify everything from the very best hotels, airlines and tour operators through to highlighting the most reputable transfer service companies. Each year the Awards […]

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July 28, 2015
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Another Baby Elephant Born on Gondwana

Elephant herd at Gondwana

Gondwana Game Reserve is now home to 13 elephant after the recent birth of a third calf. The initial herd of four introduced onto the reserve in 2008 have bred successfully with 2 calves born. Another five elephant were introduced in 2014 and have recently had an offspring. We were delighted to welcome the most recent addition […]

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July 28, 2015
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Gondwana Introduces Sable

Sable

Gondwana is excited to announce the introduction of a new antelope species onto the reserve – Sable! This beautiful antelope with majestic horns will be located on Gondwana’s 1200 hectare protected area for rare and endangered species. Gondwana is now home to 16 different antelope species giving our visitors fantastic diversity in their sightings.

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July 28, 2015
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A new carnivore species spotted on the reserve . . . the Serval

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Gondwana Game Reserve is home to seventeen carnivore species, which are animal species, belonging to the Order Carnivora. These animals range from very small carnivores such as the Small grey Mongoose and Small Spotted Genet, to medium sized species such as the Caracal and Bat-eared Fox the very large and powerful Lion. We have however […]

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