Category Archive for "BLOGS"

The Wallow Bush venue/ Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

The Wallow bush venue

We all know that this time of year means we are all starting to plan year end functions and other festivities. The Wallow is a lunch and dinner venue for groups and is situated in the picturesque Letsatsing Game Reserve bordering...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Highlights from October 2018

Every Game drive/Safari in the Pilanesberg is different, as field guides we drive through the gate and never know exactly what is going to happen. This all adds to the excitement as we head out on a game drive or Hot air balloon flight.  And...Read More

What is the difference between the black and white rhino? Updated

In the photo below we see the Black rhino on the left and White rhino on the right. Black Rhino (Diceros bicornis) White Rhino (Ceratotherium simum) *There are two types of rhino in Africa – the black rhino and the...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Highlights from September 2018

Every Game drive/Safari in the Pilanesberg is different, as field guides we drive through the gate and never know exactly what is going to happen. This all adds to the excitement as we head out on a game drive or Hot air balloon flight.  September...Read More

Did you know?

Did you know that kudus have a very large liver in order to handle the toxins (Tannins) in the plants that they eat? Did you know that the gestation period of an elephant is 22 months? This is the longest gestation...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park

Highlights from August 2018

Every Game drive/Safari in the Pilanesberg is different, as field guides we drive through the gate and never know exactly what is going to happen. This all adds to the excitement as we head out on a game drive or Hot air balloon flight.  The...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park

Orion- A leopard that seems to like to have his photo taken

Meet “Orion”, this young Leopard male has been “spotted” often on our safaris lately. He is very relaxed around the vehicles seeming to not even notice us as he goes about his day. This is always very exciting as Leopards...Read More
Hot Air Balloon Safari South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park

The view from above – Hot air balloon flight over The Pilanesberg National Park

One of the perks of our job is that every now and then we get to actually go on one of the activities as a guest instead of a guide. On this occasion, I went on the Hot air balloon...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park

Some highlights from July 2018

Every Game drive/Safari in the Pilanesberg is different, as field guides we drive through the gate and never know exactly what is going to happen. This all adds to the excitement as we head out on a game drive or Hot air balloon flight.  July...Read More

SIZZLING HOT AIR BALLOON SAFARI – WINTER WARMER SPECIAL!!!

A sizzling hot air balloon safari winter warmer special that will surely heat up the winter school holidays. Experience Africa from above on a balloon safari over the sunny plains of the Pilanesberg National Park near Sun City. The park is…

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