Tau Game Lodge Blog

Tales and adventures by the Tau Game Lodge Rangers in the Madikwe Game Reserve.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018

Rains down in Africa

Rains down in Africa By Ryan Jack With the rains having finally come to Madikwe Game Reserve. There has been a huge change to this beautiful place we call home. The dry, brown and dusty bush has erupted once again with life and colour. All this new growth[.....]

Rains down in Africa
Thu, 01 Jun 2017

Fresh footprints in Madikwe - By Steph Hornsey

Fresh footprints in Madikwe - By Steph Hornsey

Being a new Ranger at Tau Game Lodge has been an extraordinary and challenging experience, which has built a sense of accomplishment within myself, and given me a new confidence in my abilities. My short time at Tau has only proven to me that I can achieve[.....]

Wed, 26 Apr 2017

There's dust in the air - By Mike Rae

There's dust in the air - By Mike Rae

There's dust in the air... April brings about a certain dryness that starts to linger like a bad taste in your mouth as the nights get longer and colder. This last wet season brought about double our annual average rainfall and nature’s response to t[.....]

Thu, 15 Sep 2016

August / September Blog

August / September Blog

Green winter After Madikwe was drenched in floods earlier this year it almost feels like I’ve been guiding in a different place. This winter has been lush and pleasant in the bush, the animals have received enough green feed through the winter and ar[.....]

Thu, 15 Sep 2016

July Blog by Marc Grové

July Blog by Marc Grové

So with my first month of being a Madikwe guide almost under the belt, I have had some amazing sightings and would love to share some of my sightings and experiences with you all! I had a family from Johannesburg on my vehicle for four nights. I really enj[.....]