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Wildlife Wednesday Guided Walks

When you join us in the serene setting of Nambiti Hills Private Game Lodge, you’re immersed in nature, wherever you are. Whether you’re sitting at our bar or our restaurant looking out onto the Nambiti Valley; in our infinity pool gazing at the horizon or in the egg-shaped baths looking out to nature. Now, we

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The chase is on

  Guides and Guests from Nambiti Hills have been paying the utmost attention to our newest additions on the Reserve – female cheetah Xani and her two cubs. Some Guests were lucky enough to see these astoundingly fast cubs hunt and kill a steenbok, showing that they’re beginning to adapt to their surroundings.

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The benefits of being in nature

Did you know that being submersed in nature, doesn’t only feel like it benefits you, but there are actual studies that prove the bush improves your health? Having a holiday retreat in the bush has a host of health benefits like: Lowering blood pressure Improving sleeping patterns, De-stressing Additional vitamin D intake Having a “digital

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Why are they called the Big Five?

If you are visiting Nambiti Hills you might be lucky enough to see all of the Big 5. Lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino. There are only 11 countries in the world that have the Big 5, and all of them are in Africa. But have you ever wondered why these specific animals are called

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The Nambiti elephant herd

On the Nambiti Hills Reserve, we have an incredibly special elephant herd – this herd consists of roughly 27 members, growing all the time. The matriarch, Stumpie, is named after her short tail, while the dominant bull BFE (Big Friendly Elephant) is named after his size. Many Guests on the Reserve recognise him because of

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The reason buffalo are in the Big Five

Is the African buffalo a dangerous animal? The reason early trophy hunters included the African buffalo as one of the Big 5 is that they were considered to be one of the most dangerous species to hunt. In general, Buffalo in herds are placid, although some of the old bulls in the herds tend to

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A year at Nambiti Hills

At Nambiti Hills, we have had an eventful year. We have seen many new faces, who’ve arrived as Guests, and have left as family. We have had tremendous rains, seeing our river banks burst; as well as a fire, which saw the entire community on the Reserve come together in an effort to protect it.

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The most successful breeders of the wild

It’s a special time on the Reserve that all the Guides look forward to. Those who have become accustomed to the slight seasonal changes in our ecosystem know that November 15th is a significant date. If you’re on Safari at Nambiti Hills, you’ll notice that the rains have brought with them, new lush greenery. With

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Special sighting of an illusive cat

At Nambiti Hills, we regularly see many special sightings with our Guests. Whether it’s Houdini, making a kill in the early hours of the evening, the birth of a flock of baby ostrich or two bull elephants playfully pushing each other down a hill. There are so many exciting events on a daily basis that

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