A Memory of Elephants

Elephants have, for a long time, been one of the most sought-after mammals to view on a game drive; their sheer size and familial structures are a wonder and a privilege to behold. Mabalingwe Nature Reserve is home to a large herd of Savannah Elephants, also referred to as a memory of elephants, and for

Which Accommodation Best Suits You?

Mabalingwe Nature Reserve offers a wide variety of accommodation options, fit to cater for any person or group’s needs. Whether you prefer a more tranquil spot from which to listen to the soul-soothing sounds of the bush, or if your family wants to be in on the action and near the hive of activity at

Mbali Day Spa’s Sultry Shower Steamers

Summer is in full swing at Mabalingwe Nature Reserve and the hot African weather can sometimes leave you feeling drowsy and in need of a pick-me-up. While a hot bath might be great for just this reason in the winter, the warmer months tend to be isolated to short and sweet showers. So just like

Christmas Biltong Stuffing

This Christmas Biltong Stuffing is something reminiscent of South African braai days, of afternoons spent watching rugby and of road trips when you need “padkos”. During the Festive Season it is very easy to get swept up in the traditions of other countries – where they celebrate with large turkey dinners, knitted Rudolf jerseys (not

The Traditional Uses of Plants

When travelling into nature, deep into the South African bushveld, we don’t often stop to appreciate the less-sought-after elements of the biome. Most adventurers search tirelessly through the thicket along the gravel roads to spot an elusive creature or calm giant; the game life always steals the show. We rarely tend to pause and stare,