The Safari Experience

Guests at Quatermain's can enjoy the excitement of "Big 5" safaris on the award winning Amakhala Game Reserve, in a malaria free area.

Our twice daily 3 to 4 hour Game drives which depart directly from camp, are guided by our experienced rangers.

These safaris are sure to give you the best possible chance to see a variety of wildlife whilst sharing the knowledge that these dedicated guides have built up over the years.

To have a well rounded Safari experience, we recommend that our guests try to stay for at least two nights. 

Wildlife in the Reserves

Enjoy the opportunity of seeing a myriad of species in one of the most diverse habitats in Southern Africa, the Reserve stands at the merging point of five of South Africa's seven biomes.

The result of this diversity, is a higher than normal carrying capacity for all types of fauna and flora.

Species that one could possibly see on the Amakhala during the safari trips are : Lion, Savannah Elephant, Square-lipped Rhino, Cape Buffalo, Cheetah, Southern Giraffe, Brown Hyena, Aardvark, Aardwolf, Porcupine, Bat-eared Fox, Caracal, Black Backed Jackel, Scrub Hare, 4 species of mongoose, Chacma Baboon and Vervet Monkey.

The reserves are also home to the following antelope species : Common Eland, Greater Kudu, Waterbuck, Red Hartebeest, Blesbok, Black Wildebeest, Bushbuck, Impala, Mountain Reedbuck, Springbok, Common Duiker, Cape Grysbok, Steenbok and Blue Duiker.

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