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S41 Gudzani Road

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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby okie » Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:52 am

Right Yat and ADW :thumbs_up: Very good viewing between the S100 and S90 - and it seems those lions only go for buffalo :whistle:
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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:55 am

This road is worth a topic bump :wink:
Trip Reports have been showing Lions and Cheetah on this road regularly 8) One of the better roads in the Park for cheetah sightings it would seem!!
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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby anabel1 » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:35 pm

Saw a pride of lions + - 20 at Gudzane water hole in August this year , then 1km further on 3 cheetah . Wonderful road.

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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby adw » Tue Oct 30, 2012 2:50 pm

Seen on the S41 during Oct 2012 near the Gudzane / S100 intersection. A majestic male Lion. There was another male nearby. Both males had the brand mark '5' on their left side.

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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby Pumbaa » Tue Oct 30, 2012 4:21 pm

Great to hear that the male we spotted in February there are still that good looking :thumbs_up:

Thanks adw :gflower:

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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby okie » Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:58 pm

This road is better that the S100 any time :clap:
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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 9:33 am

True that Okie :clap:
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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby Anja Barnard » Tue Jan 07, 2014 11:26 am

Hi all. Just returned from a great trip to Kruger. We had a sighting of 8 lions on a kill on the small road to Gudzani dam. not the best visuals untill one of the lionesses decided to go down to the dam for a drink, using the road.

I promised someone at the sighting who is also on the forum a picture.... Hennie someone. Askies Hennie kan nie onthou nie. I think it was HennieD

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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby lion queen » Tue Jan 07, 2014 2:45 pm

Love that road......... :dance: :dance: :dance:

Beautiful lioness......... :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby hennieg » Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:32 pm

Hi Anja

Thank you for uploading the photo as promised. Really appreciate it.

It was really an awesome trip with wonderful sightings as this.

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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby Gemma T » Tue Mar 11, 2014 12:40 am

Love this road. The bridge where you cross the N'wanetsi just after turning right off the S100 is one of my fave views in the park. If I get chance I'll always pull up here for a bit and pray no-one else comes along.

On my very first time on this road, we had just turned off the S100 having left a MASSIVE roadblock for a couple of very distant spots in a tree (not a hope if seeing the whole leopard!) and had stopped to look at some baby crocs on the right. As we looked up river two leopards came to the water's edge to drink.

It was so beautiful and I always look hopefully, praying they'll pop out again!

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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby onewithnature » Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:56 am

Those powerful impressions do live with one for eternity, Gemma. I often do actually "see" the great sighting again and again over the years at a certain place each time you pass there, and the image is sometimes so powerful that I can still remember the event as if it is unfolding all over again. Often, the same major trees and bushes remain, so the whole experience can be quite surreal. The only time it may be supplanted is when I see another great sighting at the same place, although then I usually have two videos playing themselves out simultaneously as I gaze at the scene. :D :dance:
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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby yoda » Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:58 am

We had some good sightings along the S42 this past December.

And it gets quite scenic as you approach N'wanetsi.

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Re: S41 Gudzani Road

Unread postby Graham_5000 » Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:35 pm

Last year we drove the S100 in August and didn't venture north on the S41 - heading towards the S90 along the S41 would take one away from rivers and I would imagine this is not as productive a route in the dry winter? Might do it this August though as in Satara for 3 days!
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