Tshukudu is the Sotho word for Rhino and Tshukudu Game Lodge in South Africa has several White Rhino, each individually known to the rangers. Every morning the Tshukudu rangers call into the bush, and an Elephant usually appears to accompany guests on their bush walk.
An orphan Lion may also tag along until he or she gets too big and bold to play safely. Tshukudu Game Lodge in South Africa also has a very successful Lion breeding programme, which helps other game reserves widen their gene pool.
One favourite is a famous black maned male Lion called Shumba, who is something of a movie star. The deep resonance of a revving engine starts him roaring - and this incredible sound almost makes the ground shake around you! Tshukudu also has some wild roaming Lions and various antelope, Warthog, Hyena, Zebra, Wildebeest and Buffalo. Tshukudu Game Lodge in South Africa is a Big Five lodge.
Filling home-cooked buffet dinner is eaten under the stars around a roaring fire and guides and staff mingle freely with the guests. This camp is only partly fenced to keep the Elephant and Rhino at bay and there are dangerous wild animals around, so a ranger escorts you back to your chalet. Your night at this game lodge in South Africa is often pitted with the exciting noises of Africa, including roaring Lion and laughing Hyena.
A steady stream of orphan animals who are brought here, know that they will be cared for and released back into the wild. You never know what stray animal might be at Tshukudu Game Lodge in South Africa, so don't be surprised if a Cheetah purrs around your ankles.