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Umlani Bushcamp Earns 2013 TripAdvisor Certificate Of Execellence

Posted on Wed May 22, 2013.

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

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My first game drive

Posted on Tue August 7, 2012.

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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The ferocious lion

Posted on Tue August 7, 2012.

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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White lion cubs born

Posted on Sat November 26, 2011.

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 on Fri September 30, 2011.

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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