Water and Wildlife

04 Sep

When city life in Durban and Pietermaritzburg leaves you desperate for a wildlife recharge, the Msinsi reserves are right next door. By Patricia McCracken The gymnogene flew low and direct across six lanes of freeway, only a couple of wingspans ahead of the car, settling in a tall gum tree on Durban’s Field’s Hill. Wearied […]


12 Aug

UMSINSI WOKUZIMILELA -Msinsi Originals It’s time to warm up to winter at Msinsi Game Reserves & Resorts. Here there’s always something fascinating round every corner –msinsi tree blooming! We’re excited to deliver you our very first newsletter. Appropriately, it’s launched in midwinter when we greet the stunning scarlet flowers of our emblem, the msinsi tree. […]


08 Aug

When it comes to SA adventures on the wild side, YouTube’s two most-viewed are Kruger Park’s battle of the crocodile – and mountain biker Evan van der Spuy (17) knocked for six by a flying hartebeest at Albert Falls Dam and Game Reserve. Evan’s cruising for a bruising was captured by team mate Travis Walker […]

Bass Season Finale at Inanda

17 Apr

The KwaZulu-Natal Division of the South African Bass Angling Association (SAABA) enjoyed its final outing for the season at Inanda Dam and Resort on 12 and 13 April. Riding high again was Carl Gutzeit, who led on Day One and came second on Day Two. Gutzeit currently holds the official catch record at Inanda Dam […]

Happy days!

17 Apr

Congratulations to Bon Accorde Resort camp attendant Nompilo Phinomenah Ndlovu, who’s given birth to a lovely baby boy. Appropriately, he’s been named Mpilenhle, meaning happy life. “We wish him and mom Nompilo happiness together,” says Msinsi Resorts and Game Reserves management. “Nompilo is well known to all Msinsi fans who are regulars at Bon Accorde […]

Sweet dreams with Msinsi!

17 Apr

Excitement ran high when we drew the winners of our National Water Week competition on 10 April. The six lucky winners of a two-night stay at Albert Falls Dam and Game Reserve or at Nagle Dam and Game Reserve in two-sleeper accommodation are: Musa Ndlovu Paul Vorbeck Kavitham Perumal Louise Grobbelaar Nicholas Vincent Brian du […]