Down at Soloman’s Wall. This was a natural 30 metre high basalt dam wall which formed a natural barrier against the Motloutse River. Eventually after millions of years of weathering and erosion the river eventually breached this natural dam wall.Botswana’s first diamond were found in this river in the 1960s.
Limpopo River in winter – reduced to just pools. You can drive across it in the dry winter season.
Limpopo River half full.
Bojale River near the Mashatu main camp.
Limpopo River at Pont Drift. You cannot cross by vehicle in summer so have to take the Pont to get across and get collected by your game guide on the Botswana side.
Matabole River in winter. Apparently dry but the Elephants will dig little wells in the sand as the water table is not too far below the surface.
Jerry Haworth and Mon Condy cross the Limpopo River in the Pont.
The catenary of the Pont cable wires across the Limpopo River.
A tree line sand tributary of the Matabole river in Mashatu.
A peaceful scene where a herd of Elephant is drinking from the Matabole River in Mashatu.
The ‘Great Green Greasy’ Limpopo river in a more refreshed mood after its recent flooding.
A bull Elephant and a female drinking from a pool in the Matabole river in Mashatu.
Early morning view west down the Limpopo river from inside Mashatu