A wide variety of game is available to the discerning wildlife connoisseur.
Well-trained staff who share an unwavering commitment to sound ecological principles, together with the fine quality of Marrick’s bush and veldt, ensure that the game on Marrick is kept in exceptional physical condition.
Types of antelope species resident on the property include Kudu, Eland, Blesbok, Gemsbok (Oryx), Black Wildebeest, Blue Wildebeest, Red Hartebeest, Steenbok, Common Duiker, Burchell’s Zebra, Mountain Reedbuck, Waterbuck, Impala, and Springbuck.
Additionally, we are proud to have introduced and bred our very own herd of Giraffe, the numbers of which are increasing year by year.
And of course, a sighting of the ubiquitous Warthog is guaranteed…Nocturnal animals such as Springhare, Scrub Hare and Porcupine abound. However, do not be too surprised to also see a rare Aardvark, Aardwolf, Smith’s Red Rock Hare or Bat-eared Fox or two crossing your path on one of our must-do night-time game drives.
Marrick Safari is also a Birders' paradise.
In fact, we have regular guests who visit us just for the birdlife.
Bird species include South Africa's national bird - the Blue Crane Flamingo, Ostrich as well as numerous smaller species.Please visit our Birders page for more information about bird species.