Experienced Bird and Venda Land of Legends Cultural and Eco Tour Guide.

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Cuckoo’s Nest Guesthouse recommends the services of Samson as a guide to birding in the Soutpansberg and Venda surrounding areas. We also suggest his services for a cultural tour of the region which could include the following:

  • Mukondeni Pottery
  • Twananani Textiles. (Batik)
  • Thomas Khubayi and Patrick Manyike. (Wood carving)
  • Noria Mabaso and Meshack Raphalalani. (well-known artists).

The following are rare birds which Samson can locate in the Soutpansberg surrounds:

Blue-Spotted Wood Dove; White-Backed Night-Heron; Green Twinspot; Buff-spotted Flufftail; Pink-throated Twinspot; Orange Ground-Thrush; Narina Trogan; Magpie Mannikin; Bat Hawk.

Please feel free to contact Samson directly.

Download Cuckoo’s nest bird list which is updated from time to time. Help yourself to a copy which is in reception and add any species you see which is not on the list. Please add your name, address and date and these forms will be kept for record purposes.

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