KwaMbili Game lodge - Thornybush - Greater Kruger Area - South Africa
It was very lekker! Great adventure, food and service! All our expectations have been exceeded. Good Luck to all of you. Best - Jim & Julie • This is Paradise, We dont want to leave, everything is perfect! The atmosphere, people, food and animals. Thank you for everything!. - Naite & Werner • We enjoyed the evening and morning safari with Edde, Richard and Eric and especially the close!! encounter with three rhinos will last a lifetime.  - Guest Names • Best marks for everything and everybody, although it spoilt our usual backpackers budget! But it was definitely the best decision we made in our holiday! - Ulrike & Sepp • Kudos for everything,  especially tracking two leopards!  Thanks also to the cooks for such great food! - Frank & Carol •
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Lions - passing on the genes
With the fences between Thornybush and Timbavati down, lions are crossing the old fence-line and we are getting questions about the phenomenon of infanticide ... ...

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    KwaMbili is located in the subtropical climate zone known as the Lowveld, where summer temperatures can climb above 40 degrees Celsius. Rainfall in the Lowveld averages 800mm per annum, and falls mainly during the summer months, which results in humid, sultry weather.
    The rainy season usually starts in November and lasts until March but rain can be expected from September right until May.

    The climate is less hot in the dry winter months of June, July and August. Then the days are mild and the nights cool. sometimes cold. This time of the year is ideal for game viewing because the shrubs and trees dont have so many leaves to obstruct the view. Since it hardly ever rains in winter, the game must come to the waterholes to drink and can more easily be observed from the vehicle or the hide.

    Average Temperature

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    all temperatures are measured in degrees Celsius.