A baby rhino is born at Inverdoorn

Inverdoorn Game Reserve, in Western Cape, is pleased to announce the arrival of a Southern White Rhino baby. It is the second rhino birth at Inverdoorn which boasts several conservation programs including a Rhino horn prosthetics programme that serves to curb the scourge of poaching of the rhinoceros to extinction. This welcome birth on March…

The impact of the water crisis at Inverdoorn

The impact of the water crisis   We are facing the worst drought in Cape Town’s history since 85 years. The town is suffering under the pressure of water restrictions and the possibility of no running water for households on what is called ‘Day 0’. Water levels are so low that various water restrictions have been…

Instagram contest “A Night At Inverdoorn”

Instagram “A night at Inverdoorn” challenge In order to celebrate the shortest night of the year, Inverdoorn is organizing a photography challenge around the theme “a night at Inverdoorn”. Every candidate may post on Instagram their pictures of the Inverdoorn game reserve (including Iziba lodge, and Kuganha tented camp) taken between sunset and dawn. The…

A Guide to Glamping

New to glamping? Thinking of planning a trip with family and friends but you don’t know where to begin? Have no fear, we have a comprehensive glamp-guide here. Glamping is sort of a mix between luxury and camping. It’s a camping expedition within the comforts of home, where you don’t need to squeeze into a…

Think before you Drink: Water Tips in South Africa

In South Africa, we are fortunate enough to be able to drink water straight out of the tap… in most cases. But South Africa’s water quality is fast degenerating as it gets more polluted through human activities. Most South Africans will drink tap water, as their immune systems are accustomed to the bacteria that live…

Enjoy a Malaria-Free Big 5 safari

Summer is fast approaching in Southern Africa. With the weather turning quickly, our least favourite friends are also returning, the mosquito, and the increased risk of malaria. Mosquitoes aren’t most people’s best friend, but in some areas in the world, they can be your worst enemy. The last thing you want on your South African safari…

Bird Watching at Inverdoorn in Spring

The fynbos flowers aren’t the only species showing off their spring colours this season. Watch the 165-bird species flocking to Inverdoorn this September. Inverdoorn Game Reserve is not only home to South African wildlife, but also to a wide array of birds. While visiting Inverdoorn during your South African safari, you’ll be able to go…

Spring is in the air

Spring is in the air, and the flowers know it. With the season of summer fast approaching, nature shows off her best assets. Each year in September, the ground erupts in a flurry of colours. The earth is carpeted as far as they eye can see in bright oranges, warm reds, dainty yellow and even…

Celebrating World Elephant Day

On Saturday, 12 August the we celebrated World Elephant Day across the earth. The concept was invented by Canadian filmmakers to bring attention to the plight of African and Asian elephants who are listed as ‘vulnerable’ and ‘endangered’ species, respectively. The movement was started in 2012, to share knowledge and positive solutions for the better…

Are you older than the Big five?

Humans have been on the planet rapidly changing their environments through expansion and technology. But were we always the biggest fish in the pond? The Modern Human, or Homo Sapien, started exploring the corners of Africa quite recently . Before the Homo Sapien, there were many other human-like species species roaming Africa and Europe. But…