Posts Tagged "Pilanesberg"

Valentine’s Day – Love Week with Mankwe GAMETRACKERS

Make your Valentine’s Day extra special and join Mankwe Gametrackers for a “love is in the air”experience.    This activity is conducted in the Pilanesberg National Park, next to Sun City Resort and will give you beautiful views of wildlife in their natural habitat....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
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
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