Boutique in the wild

Recently opened at Cheetah Plains, SHARI’s Boutique portrays the level of luxury and sophistication that Cheetah Plains has come to be synonymous with, bringing together elements that exemplify luxury in the bush through the finest designers and artists, while supporting the local collectible design category in South Africa. Inspired by our pristine location in the […]

Diamonds on Safari

Debuting the ultimate Diamond Experience in the bush in our exquisitely curated boutique, SHARI’S. As one of the world’s most remote private showrooms for diamonds, we’ve created a one-of-a-kind shopping experience with access to top-quality diamonds, as well as our very own Cheetah Plains Signature Diamond Collection. Starting with champagne service, guests will have a […]

Meet Ntsako

For most, being in the bush has the association of a holiday, a ‘now-and-then’, an escape. For Ntsako, it’s synonymous with family, familiarity and belonging. Ntsako has had a profound affinity for the wild since he was very young. Growing up, both of his parents worked at a bush camp, which meant that the wilderness […]

Embedded in the fabric of Cheetah Plains

Meet Theodorah Ngobeni, fondly known as Dudu, who has been part of Cheetah Plains for nearly twelve years. Dudu has a calming, inquisitive and enduring charm about her. Always striving to give, learn and be more, Dudu started her career in hospitality as part of the scullery team and now boasts the role of Head […]

Rain Gods favour the brave!

We have seen new records set this year in the lowveld. Heavy rains in February surpassed the annual flood markers for the rainy season, which is both a blessing and a curse.

Meet Andrew Khosa – Affinity for the wilderness!

Having been at Cheetah Plains since its more humble beginnings, Andrew has played an integral role in the establishment of Cheetah Plains and the lodge it is known to be today, in more ways than one.

A pangolin in the wild

If there was ever a sighting to have… it’s this one. This comes just after World Pangolin Day on February 18, dedicated to raising awareness around their poaching and capture. Pangolin’s are the world’s most trafficked mammals, as their scales are falsely believed to have medicinal properties in some cultures, and their meat is considered […]