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Water and Life

Lynda
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With the ever increasing cost of our fresh water supply and changing weather patterns around the world, saving water is on everyone’s mind, especially when drought hits us and we hear of the possibility of water shortages and even water wars. 70% of the earth is made up of water but only about 3% is

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To Chew or Not to Chew? That is the question

Lynda
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Travelling to other parts of the world often means being introduced to new food types and it is not uncommon when touring in Africa to have a choice of exotic game meat – from impala to kudu and even crocodile. And then, something really different for the majority of people would be to be faced

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How to restore your soul…. Royal Jozini style

Lynda
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Here is a slideshow presentation giving, in just a few minutes, an overview of what Royal Jozini is all about. A visual feast of scenery, lake, lodges, game, fishing and more, just to give you a taste of the real thing.  So that you might get a glimpse of what it might be like to

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At the site of a kill

Lynda
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With leopard spoor on the roadway and then the discovery of the remains of a baby bushpig up a tree, our GM at Royal Jozini Big 6, Jay, set up a videocam to see if the leopard would return.  Although there was no sign of this elusive cat…..we’re excited by the variety of nocturnal creatures

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Why did the elephant cross the road?

Lynda
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Perhaps more importantly, what should I do when the elephant crosses the road (close to me)? When going on an unguided game drive on your own, do learn a little bit about animal behaviour before you go, so that if you have a close encounter, you don’t panic. Elephants, the largest of all land mammals,

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What’s the big deal with MARULA TREES?

Lynda
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Have you ever wondered if elephants really do get drunk when they eat Marula Fruit?  And is it good for anything else, other than South Africa’s much loved Amarula Cream Liqueur? Well, you might be astounded to know that in Swaziland alone, there are about 2 million Marula Trees and, on average, a mature tree

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Travelling with children?

Lynda
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In an effort to curb child trafficking, the South African government has instituted new regulations pertaining to children coming into and out of the country. All children under 18 years old must have a copy of their unabridged birth certificate with them (or equivalent from their own country). However, if you have applied for a

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Boat Charter rates for fishing and game spotting (or sundowner cruise!)

Lynda
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Guests at Royal Jozini are welcome to bring and launch their boats but if you would rather book a charter to go out fishing for a half or full day, or you would like to do some game spotting from the waters of Lake Jozini, then our charter boat with skipper is available at these

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Fishing Competition 2015/6

Lynda
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Due to the lack of good rain over the 2014/15 summer season. it has been decided that the Royal Jozini annual fishing competition will be held in March 2016 – when it will not clash with the annual water let-out at the dam wall (generally October), and is a really good time for fishing, too.

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2014 Annual Tiger Fishing Competition

Lynda
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The 2014 Royal Jozini Tiger Fishing Spring Festival was held over just two days this year, October 24th and 25th.  With 56 fishermen taking part, the weather was perfect and although the fish were more than elusive, a great time was had by all.  Congratulations to Mike Oldfield’s Imvubu team for winning the overall prize

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