Nature & Game Drives

 

Overnight guests may elect to join our nature guides for a guided drive on the reserve,  or if they have their own appropriate vehicles (high-clearance, bakkie, 4×4, utility) can choose to do self-drives.

 

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Morning Nature & Game Viewing Drive

 

Morning Nature Drive, Game Viewing and Cheetah Program

09h00 Daily

Duration : 2.5 hours

 

African Game Lodge

 

Join us for the morning to explore the far reaches of our reserve. The program departs at 09h00 daily. A leisurely drive enjoying the fresh outdoors and looking out for the various antelope species that are found on the reserve. The drive takes you along the Red House Trail where many animals gather, and we stop briefly at The Red House to see the ruins of the first settlers to the valley. Then we head into the mountains to see some spectacular examples of Cape Folding Mountains, stopping at a dam teeming with wildlife, for refreshments and light snacks. From the view point, you can spot many species of waterfowl and maybe hear the Fish Eagle cry.

 

WHAT THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Nature & Game Viewing Drive
  • Visit to The Red House Ruins
  • Stop at the Caracal Bush Camp Dam and View Point
  • Refreshments & light snacks are served during the drive
  • Visit to the Cheetahs during feeding time and short talk about Cheetah Conservation

 

 

Booking Essential

Day Visitors are welcome to join us on this program

 

Optional Extras :

Lunch at the Lodge after the program.

 

 

Afternoon Nature & Game Viewing Drive

 

Afternoon Nature Drive, Game Viewing and Cheetah Program

15h00 Daily

Duration : 2.5 hours

 

1 Nature & Game Viewing Drives

 

Our Afternoon Nature & Game Viewing Drive is a leisurely drive enjoying the fresh outdoors and looking out for the various antelope species that are found on the reserve. The Drive takes you along the Red House Trail where many animales gather in the afternoon, and we stop briefly at The Red House to see the ruins of the first settlers to the valley. Then we head into the mountains to see some spectacular examples of Cape Folding Mountains, stopping at a dam teeming with wildlife, for refreshments and light snacks. From the view point, you can spot many species of waterfowl and maybe hear the Fish Eagle cry. After the drive, you have the opportunity to see the Cheetahs being fed their afternoon meal and can take some photographs whilst you learn about Cheetah Conservation efforts in South Africa.

 

WHAT THE PROGRAM INCLUDES:

  • Nature & Game Viewing Drive
  • Visit to The Red House Ruins
  • Stop at the Caracal Bush Camp Dam and View Point
  • Refreshments & light snacks are served during the drive
  • Visit to the Cheetahs during feeding time and short talk about Cheetah Conservation

 

 

Booking Essential

Day visitors are welcome to join us for this program

 

Optional Extras :

 

Lunch at the Lodge before the program.

 

 

2 Nature & Game Viewing Drives

 

SELF DRIVES ON THE RESERVE

Currently African Game Lodge allows overnight guests to use their own vehicle to explore the bulk of the reserve except the Wilderness Area provided they adhere to our self-drive protocols.  Various jeep tracks and 4×4 trails are available and an orientation map is available at reception.  There is a small road levy of R100 asked if you would like to self-drive during your stay.  Self-drive on the reserve is not available for Day Visitors.

 

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