Talamati is situated under lush riverine trees, surrounded by a wide valley, supporting an abundance of wildlife
The name Talamati is derived from the Tsonga language meaning lots of water. The meaning of the name may be a bit deceiving, as the river is seasonal although water underground in the clay soil is abundant and supports much plantlife.
Talamati is situated under lush riverine trees, surrounded by a wide valley, supporting an abundance of wildlife. Buffalo, elephant, leopard hyena, zebra and sable, antelope and the predators, that follow them are often seen.
Why visit Talamati?
- Talamati has an idyllic location in prime big 5 country.
- Birding can be very productive in the area.
- Open plains support many grazers, attracting several predators.
- Centrally located to visit the central safari regions of the Kruger National Park
The well known Talamati waterhole
A camp to get away from the crowds in the larger main camps.
Walk around the camp site for,great birding and tree spotting possibilities.
Make sure to visit the area around Satara for the possibility of Big 5 game including predators
In the camp, be sure to keep an eye and ear open for owls and nightjars at night.
The Talamati waterhole is well known for attracting much wildlife, especially before the summer rains start
Biome(animal and plant habitat)
Knob thorn and bushwillow
Animals to look out for in the area:
Prime Big 5 area
Birds to look out for in the area:
Woodland Birds – Look out for several raptor species, rollers and carmine bee-eaters
Not to miss routes in the area:
Water centered game and bird viewing:
Guest Cottages 10
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