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Sep13

Friday the 13th

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Inverdoorn-blog

"I THINK WE CONSIDER TOO MUCH THE GOOD LUCK OF THE EARLY BIRD AND NOT THE BAD LUCK OF THE EARLY WORM." - FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT

Friday the 13th

Today is the first of only two Friday the 13ths this year. The date is thought to be an unlucky day. This association stems from the belief that 13 is an unlucky number. As a result, many buildings do not have a 13th floor, dinner parties do not consist of 13 guests and some people will not get married on this date. We decided to celebrate this day by connecting it to some of the animals from Inverdoorn and their link with luck....

Aug28

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Inverdoorn

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Inverdoorn-blog

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Inverdoorn

1. Big 5The game drives are one of the biggest attractions at Inverdoorn and the reason most guests visit. Encountering wildlife in Africa is a great travel experience, particularly when you can do it this close to the city. Home to more than 1 200 free-roaming animals on the reserve, Inverdoorn is proud to be home to the Big 5. White rhinos and Cape Buffalos were some of the first members when Inverdoorn started as a game reserve,...

Aug14

Big 5 Focus

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Inverdoorn-blog

The Buffalo

Big 5 Focus

The African Buffalo is part of the Big Five, but often overshadowed by the other members. One of the reasons is that, fortunately, the African Buffalo is not faced with severe threats to its survival like the other members are. This magnificent beast is listed on the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List of Threatened Species as "Least Concern". Buffalos are misleading creatures, because although they appear...

Aug01

Meeting the Interns: Thomas Prevot

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Team | Inverdoorn-blog

“TOURNE-TOI VERS LE SOLEIL, L'OMBRE SERA DERRIÈRE TOI”

Meeting the Interns: Thomas Prevot

Travelling from one famous wine region to another, namely Bordeaux to Cape Town, Thomas Prevot has come to South Africa to "discover a new culture and a new kind of work." Studying hospitality management and catering, his work at Inverdoorn forms part of the practical work of his course. Staying at a game reserve in South Africa "is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" and, of course, as he points out "we don't have lodges with animals...

Jul31

Meeting the Volunteers: Mélissa Boursier

WRITTEN BY // Claudia Hauter CATEGORIES // Team | Capecheetah-blog | Inverdoorn-blog

“EXISTER C’EST OSER SE JETER DANS LE MONDE.” – SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR

Meeting the Volunteers: Mélissa Boursier

The conservation of cheetahs at Inverdoorn is giving Mélissa Boursier plenty of material for her doctoral thesis in veterinary sciences. She is in the fourth year of her studies at Nantes, ONIRIS in France which she says "is the best year so far, because now I know I will be a vet." This is a dream she has held dear for a long time, "I wanted to be a vet since a young age. I am happy to be able to do the job I've always wanted to...

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Reservations & Info

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

 

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

Meet The Team

  • Meeting the Volunteers: Cynthia Knuppe

    Meeting the Volunteers: Cynthia Knuppe

    The lodge is abuzz with activity, and not only because it’s summer season. The other reason for all the energy coursing through the reserve is the interns and volunteers. I have never...

  • Meet the Team: Julie

    Meet the Team: Julie

    First I want to give you news about Inverdoorn. This week was really interesting because I saw the cubs play in the water of the big dam, they tried to hunt some bird and they were runing...

  • Meet the team: Alex Isaacs

    Meet the team: Alex Isaacs

    Inverdoorn – Writing about going on a big 5 safari game drive in the Western Cape is a million times easier than writing about oneself. Because I suppose, you can do hours of research on the...

  • Meet the Team: Lana Simon

    Meet the Team: Lana Simon

    The staff at Inverdoorn hail from various parts of South Africa, and even other parts of the world. As a result they all have very different and diverse backgrounds, but are connected by...

Keep up to Date

For all the latest news about your favourite animals at Inverdoorn like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest news and blog posts about the cheetahs, the rhinos, the lions and all the other animals that live on the reserve. Read about the people who look after them and have dedicated their lives to wildlife and its conservation.

Share Your View

Did you enjoy your trip to Inverdoorn? Submit a review to Trip Advisor or send us a review via our website. We want to hear all about your trip: what you liked, what you saw, the best parts and any suggestions and ideas for how we can improve the experience for YOU are also welcome. You can read what others have said about us by checking out some of the articles and press releases or chat to other guests on Trip Advisor. You can even join our Inverdoorn Community and stay in touch with our rangers, animal handlers and other guests.

Contact Infos

Inverdoorn Game Reserve

PO BOX 304 SEA POINT 8060
CAPE TOWN SOUTH AFRICA

Tel:  +27 (0)214 344 639
Fax: +27 (0)214 331 157

Mail: info@inverdoorn.com

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