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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...

Oct03

The Big Question

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

The Big Question

The Big 5 is a term I hear a lot. I hear it so much, it's as familiar as the twitter of a bird during the day and the chirp of a cricket at night. When I meet foreigners or volunteers in South Africa, I love asking them if they know about the Big 5, and if they do, which animals make up this group. So far, I've been duly impressed. Everyone I've questioned has managed to get at least three of the animals right and the other animals...

Sep27

Marking the Calendar

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

Marking the Calendar

October is an important month for wildlife, as it marks both World Animal Day and World Habitat Day. Animals and habitat are integral to the planet's survival, and at Inverdoorn we take both matters very seriously. Started by ecologists in Italy in 1931, World Animal Day is held every year on 4 October, the Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, who was the patron saint of animals. A love of animals is certainly celebrated on this day,...

Sep27

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Every month we receive numerous applications for the volunteer programme at Inverdoorn. Along with the applications which come pouring in, we receive messages and e-mails asking us about volunteering or working with wildlife in South Africa. More often than not the questions are the same, so we decided to draw up a list of frequently asked questions to assist you, should you be interested in a career in conservation or wildlife, or...

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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

  • Meet the Team – Lauren Leonard

    Meet the Team – Lauren Leonard

    Inverdoorn – In the past, when meeting a staff member the game reserve has done a question and answer session to get to know them better. But, this time, I thought ‘ let’s try something...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • Meeting the Interns: Victoria Paillusseau

    Meeting the Interns: Victoria Paillusseau

    Leaving one paradise for another, Victoria Paillusseau has come from her home in Mauritius to work at Inverdoorn as a lodge volunteer. This is her first time in South Africa and she...

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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