A Productive Morning at the Hide

    After a night of strong winds, we were unsure of what the morning would hold for our regular Matabole Hide session. We set off from the lodge before dawn into the crisp morning air, all wrapped up for our 30min drive towards the hide. As the sun slowly rose where excited to see […]

Autumn is Upon Us

  The reserve is rapidly beginning to run low on water supplies and the open plains are slowly transforming the atmosphere into dust clouds, both clear signs that winter is approaching Mashatu. As dramatic as winter may sound, the changes the bush takes on from summer to winter are exciting ones for our safari lovers. […]

Mashatu Photo Workshop: By Kyle de Nobrega

In the month of March, Mashatu Tent Camp hosted a C4 Photographic workshop. The workshop was a huge success, with cheetah sightings on an almost daily basis, a fantastic leopard in the symbolic Mashatu Tree sighting, elephant from worms eye view at the new Valley hide and great weather conditions for night photography. The workshop […]

C4 Valley Hide – Mashatu Game Reserve

It’s been an impressive start to the establishment of C4’s newest hide edition on Mashatu Game Reserve, The Valley Hide.  The hide has been created using the same design principles as the existing Matabole Hide, which has served many photographers in capturing the renowned low angle intimate shots the hide is known for. The Valley […]

Top 15 – October 2014

The first rains arrived this month, and what a joyous occasion it was! After a very baron and dry 7 months a sprinkling of water on the very thirsty soils of Mashatu was much welcomed. Just a few tiny millilitres was all it took for the very distraught looking Mopane Trees to sense a change […]

Shedding Some Light

Mashatu is known for its breath taking sunrises and sunsets, the secret ingredient being a horizon with zero concrete interruptions, dotted with the occasional silhouette of a giraffe or shepherd tree. If that is not enough to make your ‘G and T’ go down even smoother, you then add a little Mashatu dust to the […]

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