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General Posts on the Djuma Game Reserve Blog. Read all about the luxurious game safaris in Africa at Vuyatela & Galago Camp in the Djuma Game Reserve.

A letter from the Fletchers: Vuyatela

Dear Jurie. Once again thank you for upgrading us to Vuyatela, we had an amazing time, and I think the wildlife that we saw will stay in my families hearts and minds for a long time. I am so thrilled to have seen the wild dogs and my sister in law tells everyone that she […]




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Celebrate Christmas early at Djuma Game Reserve this year!

During November and the first two weeks of December we will have a half price sale! That is correct, pay for one night and stay the second night free! A whole ten-bed, self-catered safari lodge in the famous Sabi Sand, for half price. At both Vuyatela and Galago this includes your game drives and guides […]




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Djuma dams

Hi all People have been asking how the Djuma dams are doing, all are still full, except for Gowrie dam at Vuyatela (the dam wall of course broke earlier in the year with the floods). Below are photos of the three other dams on Djuma itself, I took these photos yesterday – 17 July 2012. […]




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A new viewing deck at Galago

We have built a new viewing deck at Galago which overlooks a clearing in front of the lodge. From here you can glimpse a shy Nyala or observe an elephant stripping a tree.




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Yoga at Vuyatela

It was an amazing experience being in this raw, expansive environment and combining it with the yoga. The richness of the land and all the amazing animals that we saw, together with the yoga made Djuma Private Game Reserve the perfect place for our retreat. The facilites were exceptional, the service was great. We couldn’t have asked for […]




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What a royal welcome!

  Xivambalana giving a royal walk by! Hi everyone! Many of you might have heard I was visiting Djuma for a couple of days from the 24th until the 26th and I must admit I was so excited to see our favourite lady and her family, they must have sensed how much I needed to […]




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A guide to identifying some of the leopards of Djuma

Here is a gallery of some of the leopards of Djuma and how to identify them. This incredible guide was created by Lyn, long-time supporter of Djuma and its live cameras. Lyn very kindly agreed that I could post these here. Thank you Lyn!    




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How to make a lodge in two months – the new Galago is open!

Today, 2nd of April 2012, Galago Camp has re-opened on our own land, right alongside Vuyatela! This has been no small accomplishment as the builders only moved onto site at the end of January, and have worked tirelessly with only one weekend off since then. Jurie and I imagined what our new lodge would look like, […]




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