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Talamati

Talamati is situated under lush riverine trees, surrounded by a wide valley, supporting an abundance of wildlife

About Talamati

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

Tips:

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
Buffalo
Eland
Elephant
Giraffe
Hyena
Impala
Kudu
Lion
Rhino
Zebra

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:

Find more information about the environment around the bush camp, from the main camps close by
see information for: Satara
see information for: Orpen

Accommodation:

Cottages 5
Guest Cottages 10

Contact Bateleur

Tel: +27 (0)13 735-6343

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© images Jacques Fouché

Jacques Fouche

Jacques has been a keen travel junkie, for as long as he can remember. Having spent his childhood in Namibia, Limpopo province in South Africa (near the Kruger National Park ) and KZN in South Africa and later Cape Town, always been surrounded by nature and beautiful scenery. Qualifying as a safari guide in 1996, Jacques guided over virtually all possible natural eco systems and travelled over hundreds of thousands of kilometers, through all the southern African countries. Later he spent 8 years living and working in Austria, mixing cultural, city and natural scenic travels all across Europe.

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