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November 24, 2016

Old Man’s Beard (Usnea)

Members of the genus are commonly called old man's beard, or beard lichen. It resembles Evernia, which is also called tree moss.
November 24, 2016

Pavetta Lanceolata

Weeping bride's bush or Christmas bush. The alternative common name is also apt as these bushes are in full flower during Christmas time.
October 20, 2016

Kenton Rhino Run

Our Field Guides took part in the 12km Kenton Rhino Run! Raising awareness for this wonderful cause. Some of our wonderful team of Field Guides at […]
October 20, 2016

Lilizela Awards Winner 2016

The South African Tourism Lilizela Awards took place in East London last month at a glittering formal evening function. Sibuya was a 4 – time finalist […]
September 21, 2016

African coral tree

Erythrina caffra is a medium to large deciduous tree. It grows in coastal bushes and riverine forests along the south eastern coast of South Africa, including […]
September 20, 2016

Honey Badger

Appearance Honey Badgers are about 250 mm high at the shoulders and weigh 12 Kg. Their coats have a broad and course saddle of grey hair […]
August 15, 2016

Sibuya Forest Camp Upgrade

Tucked away in a secluded nook of the forest overlooking the River, is this very inviting swing seat. Comfortably positioned, there is tremendous appeal in the […]
August 12, 2016

World Elephant Day

The goal of World Elephant Day is to create awareness of the urgent plight of African and Asian elephants, and to share knowledge and positive solutions […]
August 1, 2016


Winter time is not as cold, dull and boring as people may think. With the warmth of these bright oranges and reds scattered across the bushveld […]
July 11, 2016

Southern double-collared sunbird

This sunbird is common in gardens, fynbos, forests and coastal scrub. The southern double-collared sunbird breeds from April to December, depending on region. The closed oval […]
June 9, 2016

Lion Cubs

With all the excitement of the relocation and release of Binky and Courage back home at Sibuya, the rest of the Reserve has received little media […]
June 8, 2016

Puff Adders

A recent unusual sighting of a pair of Puff Adders interacting with each other caused much excitement among the team at Sibuya Bush Lodge. The Puff […]
May 18, 2016

Red-Throated Wryneck

The Red-throated Wryneck has a height of 20 cms and weighs around 55 gms. The head is coloured brown while the bill is coloured grey. The […]
February 28, 2016

African Pygmy-kingfisher

Distribution and habitat Widespread across sub-Saharan Africa, absent only from parts of East Africa and southern Africa. Within southern Africa it occurs in the Caprivi Strip […]
November 29, 2015

The Goliath Heron

The Goliath Heron is identified by its great size combined with its grey and chestnut coloration. It flies with slow, deliberate wing beats, with the wings […]
October 31, 2015

Pied Kingfisher

One of the most common kingfishers in the world, occurring in the middle east, southern Asia to China, Egypt and Africa south of the Sahel. In […]
October 30, 2015

Lilizela Tourism Awards Winner

The South African Tourism Industry recently spent a night honouring the crème de la crème of the sector. The industry hosted by the esteemed Minister of […]
September 30, 2015

The Narina Trogon

The Narina Trogon, Apaloderma narina is a medium-sized, up to 34cm long, green colored bird of Trogonidae family. The male has a vivid green upperparts plumage, […]
September 21, 2015

2015 Certificate of Excellence Winner

TripAdvisor is delighted to recognize Sibuya Game Reserve & Tented Camp with a 2015 Certificate of Excellence. This prestigious award, which places you in the top-performing […]
December 15, 2014

Rare sighting of Blue Cheeked Bee-eaters

While out on a training drive with some of the new student rangers we came across an amazing sighting. We were focusing on birds for the […]
September 25, 2014

Sibuya Awarded 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Sibuya is ever thankful to announce that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award. The accolade, which honors hospitality excellence, is given only to […]

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