Looking for things to do in the Lowveld with your family? At Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, we're all about family. Here's a few our suggestions: 1. A Day in the Sun Riverside Park not only offers some of the best shopping and dining destinations but is also home to the amazing Mafunyane ...
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June 10, 2017admin
A beautiful African Pygmy-Kingfisher recently visited Likweti Lodge when he accidentally flew into a window. Jaco Hattingh of Likweti Lodge was lucky enough to spot the little bird in need and was able to rescue him from his dizzy flight. Just a few minutes later, the small ...
January 15, 2016admin
Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his most recent, very exciting bird watching experience with us. Shortly after sunrise on a beautiful December morning I was listing birds while parked on a ridge in the south of the estate. The view before me was absolutely stunning with well-wooded ...
December 26, 2015admin
Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his most recent, very exciting bird watching experience with us. I was at the entrance gate shortly after 06:00 on Wednesday 21st October. My plan was to update the Likweti bird list and of course I had to have a compulsory mug ...
October 23, 2015admin
Likweti Lodge has a very confiding pair of Mocking Cliff-Chats (Thamnolaea cinnamomeiventris) that have taken up residence. As the name implies, these birds normally have their home on cliffs, often nesting in caves. Man has assisted here as the pair assume that the lodge buildings are cliffs and ...
September 21, 2015admin
A Scaly-throated Honeyguide was recently spotted as a new bird for the Likweti bird list in September, 2015. Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his sighting experience with us. Likweti Estate is always full of surprises and I would not expect anything new at this stage of the game, but ...
September 21, 2015admin
An Orange-breasted Waxbill was recently spotted as a new bird for the Likweti bird list in August, 2015. Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares his sighting experience with us. Small and Precious Early on an August morning I was listing birds on fabulous Likweti whilst parked next ...
August 17, 2015admin
South Africa is facing a water crisis. Already a water poor country, by 2025 demand for water is set to outstrip supply. With South African’s becoming more environmentally aware and open to green technology, could a ‘Water Revolution’ save South Africa from an impending drought?...
August 13, 2015admin
As the sun goes down and the antelope retreat into the bush, a new cast of characters claim Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate as their own. They are more elusive than their daytime counterparts, sticking to the shadows and keeping to themselves. Those who live at Likweti Bushveld Farm ...
August 3, 2015admin
With over 24,000 species of indigenous plants in South Africa, the big question is why would anyone plant an exotic? Yet people have and many still do, which is why some of South Africa’s most exquisite indigenous plants are being pushed to the brink of extinction. Being out ...
July 14, 2015admin