Umlani Bushcamp Blog

Umlani Bushcamp Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate Of Execellence

Posted by Umlani Bush Camp News on Wed May 22, 2013 in Umlani News.

Honoured as a Top Performing Tourist destination as Reviewed by Travellers on the Worlds Largest Travel Site.

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The ferocious lion

Posted by Tom on Tue August 7, 2012 in Ranger Campfire Stories.

In the earliest days of Umlani, when it just comprised two huts, and even before that when Marco & Marie ran it out of the old Marula Camp, I was responsible for reservations. In order to ensure that the place was kept busy, I would send my friends down there, or put groups of people together and take them down for a weekend in the bush.

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My first game drive

Posted by Tom on Tue August 7, 2012 in Ranger Campfire Stories.

I was living in Joburg, wore a tie to work each day but had visited Umlani on numerous occasions. I knew my way around the property (well sort of) and I knew the difference between the barrel and a butt of a .458; anyway there was a bit of a crisis and they had a photographic group in camp for the weekend and one of the guides had gone missing, so Marco called and asked if I wouldn’t mind guiding for the weekend.

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White lion cubs born

Posted by Umlani Bush Camp News on Sat November 26, 2011 in Umlani News.

The Umbabat is a nature reserve that borders the Timbavati to the north and forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park.

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White lion cubs spotted near Umlani

Posted by Umlani Bush Camp News on Fri September 30, 2011 in Umlani News.

Our resident film crew has been lucky enough to see 2 female white lion cubs recently. The two cubs are part of the Timbavati pride.

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