Big Tuskers Tembe Elephant Park Maputoland Zululand

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Big Tuskers Tembe Elephant Park Maputoland Zululand

Big Tuskers Tembe Elephant Park Maputoland Zululand is a 300 square kilometer game reserve in Northern Zululand Maputoland, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

It lies adjacent to Ndumo Game Reserve and was established in 1983 to protect elephants that migrated between Maputoland and southern Mozambique.

Development of the park has been administered by Tembe Tribal Authority and Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife.

 

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Big Tuskers Tembe Elephant Park Maputoland Zululand – What?

  • As a wildlife reserve it boasts the Big 5.
  • There are more than 200 elephants residing in the reserve.
  • More than 340 bird species including the rare Rudd’s Apalis, the Natal Nightjar, the Woodward’s Batis and the Roufous- bellied heron.
  • Sightings of the rare suni (smallest of the antelopes).
  • Mahlasela Watering Hole is a place to see a wide variety of game. A live-cam monitors the activities at the watering hole 24/7 and can also be viewed with sound at the lodge. Real time footage can be seen anywhere in the world. Click here to view.
  • Guided trips in game vehicles occur every morning and late afternoon.
  • A limited number of vehicles (4x4’s only) are allowed entry to the park.
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Big Tuskers Tembe Elephant Park Maputoland Zululand – The Lodge

  • Accommodation – isolated up-market tented rooms made of light wood and canvas.
  • Large outdoor shower and bathing area.
  • Spacious rooms, for couples and families with children, have comfortable beds and décor touched with African earthy colors.
  • Bush cuisine at its best – 4 meals a day, the first early meal is served before the game drive in the morning.
  • At dinner guests are seated at tables with a flag of their resident country.
  • Enjoy an outdoor massage in an isolated open tent.
  • Take a swim in the small thatch-sheltered pool.

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Big Tuskers Tembe Elephant Park Maputoland Zululand

The WEB WRITER is certified with S.A.Tourism as a “South African Specialist”. This means they are experts in South African Travel and entitled to use the term and associated logo when giving advise.

 

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