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The Inverdoorn Diaries

Oct18

All Things New

WRITTEN BY // Seonaid CATEGORIES // The Inverdoorn Diaries | Capecheetah-blog

All Things New

Hi, my name is Seonaid, and this is my first week at Inverdoorn as a cheetah girl. I grew up on South Africa's West Coast and have always had a passion for wildlife. When I was younger I dragged my grandfather through a zoo on a very hot summer's day, just to make sure that I had seen everything. I have learnt a lot about the residents, animals and owners of Inverdoorn. I admire the owners for creating this amazing place. When I...

Oct08

A Bundle of Surprises

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

A Bundle of Surprises

The first of this month I came back from my annual holiday. It's been four weeks and a lot has happened at Inverdoorn. Good and bad things, happy and sad moments. Unfortunately, we lost one of our wild cheetahs. One of our males got sick before I left, and while I was gone it was decided it would be for the best to put him down. For two weeks he was treated and spoiled. My team did everything they could to make him feel better, but...

Sep02

An internet addict’s first time on Safari in the Western Cape

WRITTEN BY // Alex Isaacs CATEGORIES // The Inverdoorn Diaries

An internet addict’s first time on Safari in the Western Cape

Inverdoorn - To spite being a born and raised South African I had never been on safari in the Western Cape or anywhere else my entire life. This is not because I had no interest in animals or the outdoors but rather because I, although born in the Northern Cape, attended school in Cape Town and didn't know that you could go on a game drive just 2.5 hours outside of the mother city here at Inverdoorn.   To be honest, I live my life...

Aug26

Cheetah Report – Leah Brousse

WRITTEN BY // Alex Isaacs Leah Brousse CATEGORIES // The Inverdoorn Diaries | Inverdoorn-blog

Cheetah Report – Leah Brousse

It's time for the weekly cheetah report from one of our talented and experienced cheetah handlers at the lodge.Leah, the cheetah girl herself, writes about cheetah's birthday, how lucky they were in their various African animal sightings and that as the weather warms up slowly but surely and the wildlife comes out a little more often to feel the sunshine that we've longed for so much in the ever-so-icy Western Cape winter.   Read her...

Aug19

Cheetah Report – Leah Brousse

WRITTEN BY // Alex Isaacs Leah Brousse CATEGORIES // The Inverdoorn Diaries | Capecheetah-blog

Cheetah Report – Leah Brousse

Inverdoorn – This week's Cheetah report describes sunny days with these majestic African animals away from the safari with the big 5.   There's a playtime, an unexpected visitor and a crazy encounter with the full grown cats.   After which this experienced cheetah expert looks forward to doing the same thing with the cubs in the midst of the ever-so-busy summer booking season when they are bigger.   Read all about it...

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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: Mekka Pietersen

    Meet the Team: Mekka Pietersen

    When you meet Mekka Pietersen, our Assistant Lodge Manager, you will be greeted with the biggest, warmest smile. She was born at Inverdoorn, where her family has lived for three...

  • 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...

  • Dutch Delight

    Dutch Delight

    I am Cynthia Knuppe, a 28 year old woman with a Dutch nationality. In the Netherlands I used to work as a dental hygienist for about six years. In the beginning of 2012 I decided to take...

  • 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...

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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