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Nov17

For the Love of the Lion

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

For the Love of the Lion

Lions have received a lot of attention throughout the ages for being king of the jungle, inspiring the fantastic character of Aslan in The Chronicles of Narnia and, of course, The Lion King. On safaris, many are often keen to see lions above all other animals, not just because they are part of the Big Five, but because they really are magnificent specimens of nature. They are incredible to behold and when you glimpse them in the...

Nov14

Cheetah Report - November

WRITTEN BY // Leah Brousse CATEGORIES // Meet the Cheetahs | The Inverdoorn Diaries | Capecheetah-blog

Cheetah Report - November

This week has been full of beautiful sunsets and wonderful moments with the cubs.I can’t believe time has flown by so fast and Benji, Lula and Clyde are already so big. They turned 5 months this week. They now go to the dam on a daily basis and are loving the space and the water. It’s actually amazing to see them going into the water so relaxed and Benji even went for a swim this week. Even though he had a little bit of help by...

Nov13

Cheetah Report - 3rd/9th November

WRITTEN BY // Kirstine Dewar CATEGORIES // Meet the Cheetahs | Capecheetah-blog

Cheetah Report - 3rd/9th November

Hello everybody, it has been quite a while since I last wrote and a lot has been happening! As you all know, we have welcomed two new cheetah ladies to the team-Daniella and Seonaid. It has been great fun training them up and watching them learn and getting into the swing of cheetah girl life. And of course Velvet, Iziba and the cubs love having more people to give them attention! We will also be getting a new volunteer this week so...

Nov11

Sister Act

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

Sister Act

A new six-part BBC wildlife series, Life Story, records the rites of passage of a variety of animals, birds and insects. One of the episodes focuses on cheetahs, so naturally it aroused our interest. Renowned wildlife filmmaker Kim Wolhuter spent a long time filming and getting close to a cheetah mother and her litter of five cubs, giving him the opportunity to get up close and personal with them, on and off camera. The episode...

Nov07

Living Legends

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

Living Legends

Myths and legends abound in South Africa, as they do the world over, entrenched in culture as a means of explaining social and natural phenomena. You will come across more than a few when you visit Cape Town and Inverdoorn, and we decided to share a few. Whether fact or fiction, they form an indelible part of the cultural fabric of South Africa. The Lion's ShareOne day, in the vast African veld, a lion, a wolf and a fox went hunting...

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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: John McIlvaine

    Meeting the Volunteers: John McIlvaine

    I mentioned previously that the cheetah team could no longer be referred to as the cheetah girls, and this is due to the presence of John McIlvaine. Coming from Seattle in the United...

  • Meet the Team: Leah Brousse

    Meet the Team: Leah Brousse

    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...

  • Meeting the Volunteers: Marion Sabatié

    Meeting the Volunteers: Marion Sabatié

    With her boundless energy and a permanent twinkle in her eye, Marion Sabatié reminds me of a mischievous pixie. I was with her when she first arrived at Inverdoorn and her nervous,...

  • Meet the Team: Martial Viot

    Meet the Team: Martial Viot

    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...

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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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