big 5 game reserve

August 29, 2018

Greater double-collared sunbird

The sunbird breeds in southern South Africa (and where Sibuya Game Reserve is situated). It is mainly resident, but partly migratory in the northeast of its range. It is common in gardens, fynbos, forest edges and coastal scrub.
July 29, 2018

Giraffe Fun Facts

The giraffe is a genus of African even-toed ungulate mammals, the tallest living terrestrial animals and the largest ruminants. The genus currently consists of one species, Giraffa camelopardalis, the type species.
June 26, 2018

Praying Mantis

Although many refer to a member of this group as a ‘praying mantis,' mantis refers to the genus Mantis. Only some praying mantids belong to the genus Mantis. Mantid refers to the entire group.
May 30, 2018

Cape bushbuck

Cape bushbuck are basically solitary animals and the mature males go out of their way to stay away from each other.
May 30, 2018

Giraffes

Did you know: Native to Africa, the giraffe is related to deer and cattle, but is placed in a separate family, the Giraffidae, consisting only of the giraffe and its closest relative, the okapi.
April 30, 2018

The Common rain spider

The Common rain spider (Palystes superciliosus), formerly P. natalius, is a species of huntsman spider native to Southern Africa.
April 30, 2018

Vervet Monkeys

The five distinct subspecies can be found mostly throughout Southern Africa and commonly found on Sibuya Game Reserve, as well as some of the eastern countries.
February 20, 2018

Waterbuck

As the name suggests Waterbuck have a close connection to water. They always live near a body of water and use it to escape from a range of predators, which include lions, cheetahs, hyenas, and African hunting dogs.
January 22, 2018

Wildebeest – Did you know?

The ungainly gnu (pronounced “g-new” or simply “new”) earned the Afrikaans name wildebeest, or “wild beast,” for the menacing appearance presented by its large head, shaggy mane, pointed beard, and sharp, curved horns.
January 22, 2018

Antelope Facts: Nyala

Did you know: The nyala does not show signs of territoriality, and individuals areas can overlap each others.
December 21, 2017

Little Five Game

The term little five was brought to life, after safari tourists' successful wildlife experience of the big five in Southern Africa.
December 21, 2017

The Big Five Game

In Africa, the big five game animals are the lion, leopard, rhinoceros (both black and white species), elephant, and Cape buffalo.
November 30, 2017

Rinkhals

The rinkhals, or ring-necked spitting cobra, is a species of venomous snake found in parts of Southern Africa including Sibuya Game Reserve.
November 30, 2017

Caracal

The caracal inhabits forests, savannas, marshy lowlands, semi-deserts and scrub forests and can be found on the Sibuya Game Reserve.
October 23, 2017

The African buffalo

The African buffalo is one of the most successful grazers in Africa. It lives in swamps and floodplains, as well as mopane grasslands and forests of the major mountains of Africa and also found on Sibuya Game Reserve.
September 26, 2017

Cape Glossy Starling

The Cape starling, red-shouldered glossy-starling or Cape glossy starling is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in southern Africa, where it lives in woodlands, bushveld and in suburbs.
August 23, 2017

White-backed vulture

Africa’s most common large vulture, the white-backed vulture (Gyps africanus) is an accomplished scavenger that feeds on the carcasses of Africa’s large animals.

Account Holder: Sibuya Game Reserve & Lodge (Pty) Ltd
Bank Name: NEDBANK
Branch Code: 198765
Account Number: 1 156 708 079
Swift code: NEDSZAJJ