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Two cheetah brothers safely arrives on Mapesu Private Game Reserve

8th December 2017 By 0 Comment
Two cheetah brothers safely arrives on Mapesu Private Game Reserve

After a long and eventful Thursday morning the two cheetah brothers were safely darted, collared and translocated from Mabula Game Reserve to Mapesu Private Game Reserve. This stage was one of the most threatening stages for the cheetah, as they only have a 50% survival rate when translocated to different areas. Now for the next stage where they will be closely monitored in our boma camp for a few weeks…

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Team Mopane visiting cheetah on Thursday

5th December 2017 By 0 Comment
Team Mopane visiting cheetah on Thursday

This Thursday, two of our team members, Axel and Brigitte, will be visiting the cheetahs for the first time to get them ready for the translocation to Mapesu Private Game Reserve. We are all excited about the upcoming translocation and partnering with the Endangered Wildlife Trust’s Cheetah Meta Population Project. We will be doing a live stream from tomorrow morning on our Facebook page to show you how the translocation…

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We are relocating two cheetah brothers to Mapesu Private Game Reserve!

5th December 2017 By 0 Comment
We are relocating two cheetah brothers to Mapesu Private Game Reserve!

Did you know, cheetahs are the most endangered big cat in Africa? Cheetahs once roamed across most of the continent of Africa, and into Asia and the Arabian Peninsula, as far as into eastern India.  According to the Zoological Society of London’s study in 2016, Cheetah have disappeared from 91% of their historic range, extinct in Asia and with only 50 cheetahs left in isolated pockets of Iran and the…

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Adopt an animal on Mapesu Private Game Reserve!

27th November 2017 By 0 Comment
Adopt an animal on Mapesu Private Game Reserve!

Would you like to participate directly in conservation? What about adopting an animal? Contact us for more information on how you can select and adopt any one of the animals on our list. 1. Rhino – R1.3 million 2. Elephant – R50,000 3. Lion – R25,000; 4. Leopard -R10,000 5. Buffalo R5,000 6. Giraffe – R2,500 7. Hyena – R1,000 8. Zebra – R750 9. Antelope – R500 10. Warthog…

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Mopane Bush Lodge

15th November 2017 By 0 Comment
Mopane Bush Lodge

Mopane Bush Lodge is where you will find true tranquillity, gracious living, as well as elegant dining in a charming African Renaissance design, which makes for an unforgettable stay.

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Mapungubwe National Park is South Africa’s youngest and most northerly national park.

6th November 2017 By 0 Comment
Mapungubwe National Park is South Africa’s youngest and most northerly national park.

Mapungubwe National Park is South Africa’s youngest and most northerly national park. Covering an area of roughly 28,000ha the park plays an important part in the conservation of the Limpopo Valley’s ecology. Many historically significant African Iron Age archeological and San rock art sites are protected within the park. Since officially opening on September 24th 2004, Mapungubwe National Park has been developed with roads, picnic sites, birding boardwalks, and hides,…

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Day Visitors Welcome!

24th October 2017 By 0 Comment
Day Visitors Welcome!

Day visitors are welcome to escape the mid-day heat by joining us for lunch and cocktails at Mopane Bush lodge. What’s on the menu? Char-grilled Steak R95.00 Tender Chicken & Pineapple Burger R85.00 Homemade Beef Burger R75.00 Bacon, Chicken or Biltong Wrap R65.00 Biltong, Chicken or Bacon and Avo salad served with Feta Cheese and Homemade Vinaigrette R95.00 Mopane Bar Basket – Chicken Wings, Venison Skewer, Spring Rolls R95.00 All…

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We’re running in the competition for the Lilizela Tourism Awards 2017

29th May 2017 By 0 Comment
We’re running in the competition for the Lilizela Tourism Awards 2017

The Lilizela Awards are a way of recoginizing quality businesses and services around the tourism industry of South Africa. It helps to award those that are passionate about what they do and have pride in delivering the best products and services in the growing South Africa market. Here at Mopane Bush Lodge, we are constantly striving to give the best quality in everything we do. Not only have we made…

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