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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 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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The dam wall has been fixed!

We were very saddened when we lost our dam wall during the floods and so are ecstatic to have had an opportunity to have it fixed. Thanks to Willem Botha and the guys at Mashova who in four days transformed the battered and damaged dam wall into a proper wall with spillways that should allow it to survive the […]




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Visit from a friend

Hi Everybody  Things are progressing very well hear at Djuma and everybody is excited, because we will officially open the lodge again at the end of March to share our piece of paradise with our visitor.  I had a friend(Eugene) come and visit the lodge and was great showing him all the changes and the renovations. Think he was […]




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Work in Progress

Preparations for the re-opening of Vuyatela and a fresh new start to the new Galago Camp are well underway. We are so excited with the developments that we could not hold back and just had to show you some sneak preview pics. Now, you may have to use a little (actually, more like a lot […]




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New Beginnings

Dear Djuma Fans and new readers  This will be my first official blog for Djuma. So hope it will be enjoyed by all the readers. A lot has been happening at Djuma Private Game Reserve. To name a few, we have been upgrading buildings for Galago, building a pool overlooking the waterhole and putting up fences. So […]




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