Posts Tagged "Wildlife"

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

Highlights from April 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. While...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

Things you may not know about Lions

There is so much to be said about these magnificent big cats. Here are just a few facts we would like to share with you. Lions are the largest cats in Africa and second largest in the world (Tigers being...Read More
Game drives/Safaris South Africa Mankwe Gametrackers _Pilanesberg National Park, North West South Africa

Activity around a rhino that was unfortunately poached

It is always extremely sad news when we hear that yet another Pilanesberg Rhino has been murdered at the hands of poachers. It is always a heartbreaking thing to see and for us to share but people need to know...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
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