It was a stunning Lowveld morning as the sun rose over the plains of Likweti with Zebra and Wildebeest standing majestically in the background. With a start like this we were confident that we would have a beautiful morning of birding at Likweti wildlife residential estate between Nelspruit and White ...
Tag: Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate
April 30, 2021admin
This year’s theme for earth day is “Restore our earth” so we thought of giving you some practical ideas how you can restore our earth. 1. Reduce, reuse, recycle Every single product we buy has an environmental footprint and by putting more thought into what ...
April 22, 2021admin
Most of us are familiar with Africa’s Big 5, but are you familiar with the Small five? These little animals might be smaller in size when compared to the Big 5, but they are equally captivating. If you know the Big 5 well, it will be easy for you to remember ...
November 19, 2020admin
Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, there is no place I would rather call home. It’s a wildlife estate just outside of White River, close to the KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport). Located on arguably one of the most beautiful pieces of Lowveld land, from the moment I set foot ...
June 10, 2020admin
Construction of Likweti Plains latest show house in underway! Renowned for more than just its spacious properties and free roaming plains game, the sought after Likweti Estate offers value for money that cannot be compared to anything else in the Lowveld. ...
June 19, 2018admin
Located just outside of White River, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has become an attractive choice for both local and foreign residents seeking a unique lifestyle where homes are set within 765 hectares of natural Lowveld bushveld, and surrounded by free roaming plains game, more than 216 bird species, ...
May 31, 2018admin
They say the closer we are to nature, the better off we’ll be! This rings true for those who choose to call Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate their home. Currently in it’s second phase of development, the rapidly growing wildlife estate offers one hectare stands set within savannah-like plains ...
May 16, 2018admin
Located on the Curlews Road, just a short drive from White River, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate is a unique residential property set within 765 hectares of natural Bushveld. One of the most beautiful areas in the Lowveld, Likweti Estate offers residents the best of both worlds: the ...
June 24, 2016admin
Winter brings the urge for snuggling up in a blanket, while sipping on a warm drink and toasting your toes by the fire. Oh yes! This is undeniably one great way of spending a winter’s day at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, but as the average winter day ...
June 10, 2016admin
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
It’s not favouritism. Nor is it bragging. The Lowveld is one of the most beautiful places in South Africa. That’s why we believe that Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, with its granite hills, natural bushveld and free roaming plains game is the perfect place for you to call home....
July 3, 2015admin
Perfectly situated amidst the triangle of Mbombela, White River and Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has all the convenience attached to urban living on its doorstep. What makes this residential estate particularly remarkable is that homeowners will experience this convenience in conjunction with the ...
July 3, 2015admin
It is the diverse ecosystems found within the Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate that make it a biodiversity hotspot. The rocky granite outcrops, low lying grasslands and lush riverfront vegetation provides homes for over 200 species of birds, 34 different mammal species, countless reptiles and the lucky residents of the first ...
June 26, 2015admin
The Greater Honeyguide was recently spotted as a new bird for the Likweti bird list in June, 2015. Local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares some interesting information about this beautiful bird. The male bird is distinctive with a pink bill, white cheek and black throat. The female is less distinctive. What ...
June 16, 2015admin
To live in a wildlife estate, surrounded by natural bushveld, amongst free roaming game normally costs a small fortune in monthly levies. Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has come up with a unique and innovative way of assisting homeowners in alleviating their monthly levies. By converting 20 hectares ...
May 29, 2015admin
Mpumalanga is home to some 75 species of snakes, many of which are found at Likweti Estate occasionally, but luckily only seven of these are considered dangerous to humans. Snakes are a vital part of nature and are responsible for keeping many other animal numbers at bay, but this doesn't ...
May 18, 2015admin
Described as an eco-sensitive residential estate, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has a discerning awareness for nurturing the natural environment and the earth’s need for protection. Located on 700 hectares of unspoilt Lowveld Bushveld, we work hard to ensure that the residential development merges seamlessly into the unspoilt backdrop. Architects and landscapers ...
By combining the best elements of luxury estate living with a bushveld farm lifestyle, Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate has created a one-of-a-kind package that sets it apart. Within close proximity to both ...
The African paradise-flycatcher couple, which is commonly found at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate, is truly a magnificent example of a modern relationship where both partners share tasks and responsibilities. The female flycatcher even lends a beak when it comes to nest construction and the two make sure ...
Load Shedding in the Lowveld, here's our list of things you can do while the lights are out: 1. Experiment with photography in the dark. Light trails from the lights of the car's that pass by are a ...
April 15, 2015admin
Our local bird expert, Peter Lawson shares a lovely story from his most recent bird watching trip at Likweti Bushveld Farm Estate. It was early morning at Likweti when I decided a coffee break was needed to sharpen my senses whilst listing birds by sound and sight. ...
April 13, 2015admin
The first show house built at Likweti Estate, this modern, 4 bedroom house has breath-taking panoramic views of the Bushveld. 16 March 2015 This trendy 400 square metre home has been built on a ...
March 16, 2015admin
Likweti Estate's birding list is growing rapidly and has just fewer than 200 species positively identified to date. According to bird expert Peter Lawson the following five special additions are well worth looking out for. Gorgeous Bush-shrike With its unmistakable crimson throat this species, formally known as Telophorus viridis, rates as one ...
March 3, 2015admin
At the beginning of the month Peter Lawson was at Likweti early one morning. With not a single cloud in the sky, hardly any breeze and a fresh 12 degrees temperature - this was indeed a winter morning that needed to be shared, but sadly he was alone in a wonderful landscape ...
June 10, 2014Megan Earnshaw
May 31, 2014Megan Earnshaw
Giraffe are fascinating animals. You might be surprised by some of these very interesting facts about Giraffe. Latin Name Giraffa Camelopardalis Weight (Female) 800 kg Weight (Male) 1 200 kg Gestation Period 15 months No of Young 1 calf (exceptionally 2) Sexual Maturity 4, 5 years Birth Weight 102 kg...
May 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw
In the past 15 years, Nelspruit has gone from a quiet country town to a booming young city. This certainly transformed the whole region, yet its country appeal remains. The vibrant history still tells of gold, battles and bravery. Wild Bushveld is still just a short drive away. Children still ...
May 17, 2014Megan Earnshaw