New Wildlife: List of animals on Mziki Game Reserve

We’re proud to be home to four of the renowned Big Five species, including elephants, rhinos, buffalos, and leopards (lions being the only exception).

Embark on an unforgettable wildlife adventure with us at Mziki Safari Lodge. As you explore our vast reserve, you’ll have the incredible opportunity to encounter a remarkable array of animals. We’re proud to be home to four of the renowned Big Five species, including elephants, rhinos, buffalos, and leopards (lions being the only exception). At the end of this year (2023) we will also introduce the captivating cheetah and elegant sable antelope to our growing wildlife family, adding to the excitement of your safari experience. Get ready to witness the wonders of nature up close as you encounter fascinating creatures like the elusive aardvark, the graceful giraffe, and the mighty hippopotamus. Our reserve is teeming with life, from pangolins and genets to servals and porcupines. Join us at Mziki Safari Lodge for an immersive journey into the heart of the African wilderness, where wildlife encounters are beyond extraordinary. View the full list of wildlife below.

Download full mammal list here.

List of animals found on the Mziki Game Reserve

  • Aardvark (Antbear)
  • Aardwolf
  • Baboon, Chacma
  • Buffalo, Cape
  • Bats
  • Blesbuck
  • Bushbaby (lesser)
  • Bushpig
  • Cheetah
  • Canerat
  • Cape, Hare
  • Caracal
  • Civet
  • Doormouse, Woodlands
  • Duiker, Grey
  • Eland
  • Elephant
  • Gemsbuck
  • Genet – large spotted
  • Genet – small spotted
  • Giraffe
  • Hartebeest, Red
  • Hippopotamus
  • Hyena – Brown
  • Impala
  • Jackal, Black backed
  • Kudu
  • Moles
  • Mongoose, Banded
  • Mongoose, Slender
  • Mongoose, Water
  • Mongoose, Yellow
  • Monkey, Vervet
  • Nyala
  • Otter, Cape clawless
  • Pangolin
  • Polecat, Striped
  • Porcupine
  • Reedbuck common  (Mziki Emblem)
  • Rhino, White
  • Scrub, Hare
  • Sable 
  • Serval
  • Shrew
  • Spring Hare
  • Squirrel, Tree
  • Steenbok
  • Warthog
  • Waterbuck
  • Wildebeest, Blue
  • Zebra, Burchells
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