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With winter upon us, the changing landscape at Nambiti takes on a whole new look. The vegetation becomes less dense and changes from verdant green to earthy hues. In the mornings, a gentle mist rolls through the valleys, shrouding the reserve in a soft, mystical,...

Nambiti is home to herds of freely-roaming African buffalo, known as the Cape buffalo. The Cape buffalo is one of Africa’s Big Five animals. Contrary to popular belief and despite their appearance, these large bovines are not regarded as ancestors of domestic cattle. Due to their...

At Nambiti, bodies of water have a life of their own. Our dams and rivers are home to water birds, small aquatic animals, fish and the "Big Boss" of the water, the hippopotamus. The name 'hippopotamus' originates from Ancient Greek. The word means 'river horse'. We...

As we ring in a new year, many of us are committing to something new - a new exercise routine, a new job, a new diet plan. We celebrate fresh starts and new beginnings. At Nambiti, we're celebrating new life. Spring and Summer brought with them...

With its distinctive cry, the African Fish Eagle is typically heard more often than it is seen, even described as "the sound of Africa". However, those who were on a recent game drive at Nambiti were treated to a sighting of this magnificent raptor as...

Throughout southern and eastern Africa, there's one animal that many tribes regard as sacred. You'll find it painted inside ancient caves, engraved on flat rocks and etched in African folklore. This animal is the eland, known as the animal of a thousand legends. With its light...

The element of surprise is what makes every trip to Nambiti unique and unforgettable. Nature doesn't follow a timetable, which means that travelling on the Reserve is always an exciting experience. Picture this...