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Thanks for meeting us the WTM

2nd May 2017 By 0 Comment

We want to thank all the agents that took the time to meet up with us during the WTM 2017 Expo in Cape Town in April. It was a pleasure to meet you and share all the exciting changes that have been happening here at Mopane Bush Lodge. Not only have we new buffalos, we also have upgraded the pool and bar, and added a new gaming vehicle. If you…

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Mopane Bush Lodge Attends to World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, April 19-21st 2017

7th March 2017 By 0 Comment
Mopane Bush Lodge Attends to World Travel Market (WTM) in Cape Town, April 19-21st 2017

We are pleased to announce that will once again the Mopane Bush Lodge will be attending the World Travel Market in Cape Town, South Africa during the week of April 19-21st 2017. This year we will be joined by other lodges around Limpopo in which to offer COMPLETE ROUTES featuring the “Pearls of Limpopo”. Besides the NEW routes, we have a lot of exciting new to share with you about…

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MAPESU ANIMAL COUNT GROWS IN NUMBERS

21st November 2016 By 0 Comment
MAPESU ANIMAL COUNT GROWS IN NUMBERS

The recent game count on *Mapesu Private Game Reserve in September showed that we are heading in the right direction. Although aerial counts are effected by a large number of variables that mean they can never be completely accurate they serve as a valuable guide upon which to base management decision. By combining the data collected through the aerial count together with ongoing known-group counts, drive counts as well as…

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Updates on Elephants

29th October 2016 By 0 Comment
Updates on Elephants

We would like to take this opportunity to inform everyone on the exciting changes  happening at Mopane Bush Lodge. Mopane Bush Lodge, along with Shared Universe Foundation and Shared Universe Ventures, are proud to have accomplished an important milestone on a long road to conservation that will ultimately help restore this part of Africa to its former magnificence.It has been a two year-long project to bring a family of elephants…

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Recent discoveries

8th July 2016 By 0 Comment
Recent discoveries

Who would’ve known that San rock art shelter paintings as old as 10,000 years are still able to surprise us with something new? Kaoxa Bush Camp is famously known in this area as the only place in Southern Africa where you can find three locust depicted amongst 200 other paintings they have on display. This fact makes the site incredibly special, and this is why Mopane Bush Lodge is so…

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A day in the life of a guide

27th January 2016 By 0 Comment
A day in the life of a guide

“Never a dull moment” it’s a phrase that’s been used repeatedly by anyone who has dedicated their life to being in the bushveld. Yet still that one line holds so much truth. Almost every month, sometimes more, we receive a big group of about sixteen guests from Titan Travel. They stay at Mopane Bush Lodge for three nights where they basically have the whole lodge to themselves. During their stay…

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Babies galore

27th January 2016 By 0 Comment

The rains have returned to the parched Limpopo Valley bringing forth an eruption of new life on Mapesu. Many of the antelope species have begun lambing and calving. Huge nursery herds of impala can be seen in the North-western as well as South-eastern section of the Reserve. A game count was conducted on September 2nd, 2014 howewever for full details visit the Shared Universe Ventures website covering this same topic…

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The FAMOUS POTJIE at Mopane

17th January 2016 By 0 Comment

Our very famous potjie pot, is extremely traditional in the South African Region. A get together is not complete without a Pot on the open coal fire. This pot is usually made with meat and vegetables, but with time it has become so versatile that almost anything can be cooked in the pot. The pot is made from cast iron to keep in the heat, and to cook the content…

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