Did you know?

The Red-billed oxpecker may help keep animals such as giraffe clean by removing parasites, but they can cause harm too. When an animal has an open wound very often the Oxpeckers will constantly peck at the wound which can make the wound bigger and take much longer to heal.

The name hippopotamus comes from the Greek word “hippos,” which means horse. Hippos were once called “river horses” However the hippo is more closely related to the pig than the horse.

Chacma Baboons are highly social animals living in troops ranging from 20 – 100 individuals. A female gives birth after a gestation period of around 6 months.

Did you know?

Zebras always look fat and healthy due to the large quantities of grass that they eat. This is because they are hindgut fermenters and with all the digestion happening they are full of gas. This not only gives them their round stomachs but is also the cause of their flatulence.

Wild dogs live in packs that consist of an Alpha male and female who are the only pair in the pack to breed. The whole pack is responsible for the raising of the pups which increases their chances of survival.

An elephants trunk consists of thousands of muscles. It takes an elephant calf up to three months to start realizing how its’ trunk works.

Highlights from December 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. 

December brought on the rain, the park is looking so green again and the Wildebeest have started giving birth (a little late this year). We have shared some great moments with our guests during the festive season. Here are some highlights we would like to share with you.

One stop shop for having fun this December Holiday!

Mankwe GAMETRACKERS is your one-stop shop for activities over the December holidays. Join us this festive season for loads of fun in the summer sun. Come on a Game Drive and see all that nature has to offer, or get a birds-eye view from the Hot Air Balloon flights in the Pilanesberg National Park.  Join us on a bush walk in Pilanesberg (for over 16 years) or bring the whole family on a family bushwalk in Letsatsing. Quad Biking and Archery make for some great family fun or just chillax and brave our Chimp & Zee Rope Adventure course in the Valley of the Waves at Sun City Resort.

With so much to choose from you will have hours of endless fun.

Your adventure starts here…

Highlights from November 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 babies have started! November has been a month for fantastic sighting. Here are some highlights we would like to share with you.

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