A Rare Treat

A Rare Treat

They always say that when on Safari, you never know what’s around the next corner. Every game drive is different and the anticipation of what’s to come is what makes it so exciting. On a beautiful winters morning we set out, eager to find some lions. Not...
The Avoca pride feasts on our runway

The Avoca pride feasts on our runway

During lockdown the lion sightings have been unusually rare. By not exploring the whole Makanyi area fully, we knew that we had lessened our chances of seeing them. We remained hopeful that they would appear one day. That day came and what a sighting it was. We were...
A new Generation of the Avoca pride

A new Generation of the Avoca pride

We are excited to announce that the Avoca lion pride has grown with the addition of 6 new cubs. We first got sightings of the cubs a few weeks back but after a close encounter with an unknown female their mom took them into hiding and we had not seen them since....
Buffalo buffet in July

Buffalo buffet in July

July has been a record month for us. Not only did we have spectacular sightings of leopards, cheetahs, and other amazing wildlife encounters, but we had lion sightings of epic proportions.The month started off with a herd of roughly 800 buffalo making their way from...
LIONS OF THE TIMBAVATI

LIONS OF THE TIMBAVATI

When guests head to the Timbavati they expect to see Africa’s big 5 and that’s what we at Makanyi try to deliver and more. Heading out into the African landscape we cannot predict what sightings we will see, however on this particular day the lions of the Timbavati...