Posts Tagged "North West"

Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Highlights from June 2019

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. Your...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

A once in a lifetime sighting

A couple of weeks ago field guide Greg Esterhuysen had stopped to look at a herd of Kudus and give his guests some information about them. After a few seconds, something caught his eye. There was a slight movement in...Read More

Not just a floating balloon of hot air – Interesting facts about hot air ballooning

The first passengers to go on a hot air balloon flight in 1783 were a rooster, duck and a sheep. All three passengers made it back to the ground unharmed. The real reason for the champagne toast celebration after going on...Read More

Highlights from May 2019

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. Winter...Read More
ame drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Did you know?

The word “hippopotamus” comes from the Greek word for “water horse” or “river horse,”. They can’t breathe underwater but can hold their breath for around 5 minutes. Elephant herds are led by the oldest female known as the matriarch. Old bulls often...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Highlights from March 2019

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. March...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Highlights for February 2019

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. What...Read More
ame drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

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...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

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...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

An update on the Cheetah population in Pilanesberg

Here is an Update on the current cheetah population in the Pilanesberg. There has been a lot of changes over the last few weeks with regards to the Pilanesberg cheetah population. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) keeps an eye on...Read More
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