About Christopher Clark

Christopher Clark is a British freelance journalist based in Cape Town. After travelling to more than 50 countries worldwide, he came to Africa on a one way ticket in 2008, in search of sunshine and stories. He writes for various publications including News24, Mahala, Fodor's and Future Challenges and was featured as one of The Big Issue's best young writers in South Africa in 2012.

January’s best of Pilanesberg on Instagram

The year is already off to a flyer in Pilanesberg, with great sightings galore, and the summer rains filling the dams and waterholes and painting the park in beautiful verdant shades. The school holidays are now over, so it's a great time to book your own trip and enjoy Pilanesberg in summer without the crowds. [...]

By |January 30th, 2017|Photography, Stars of the Park|1 Comment

More flights to Pilanesberg International Airport announced

Situated on the border of Pilanesberg National Park, Sun City has undergone a major facelift over the last five years. In response to the growing tourist demand that this has helped facilitate, SA Express is introducing additional scheduled flights on Wednesdays between 14 December 2016 and 4 January 2017. The airline usually offers return flights [...]

By |December 13th, 2016|Activities, News|4 Comments

The best of Pilanesberg this week on Instagram

It's been another action-packed week in Pilanesberg, with great sightings all over the place, including some of our more elusive residents such as wild dogs and leopards. Here are a few visual highlights. Don't forget to post your own photos from the park on Instagram with the hashtag #Pilanesberg. In the meantime, enjoy! A photo [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Photography, Stars of the Park|2 Comments

Balloon Artists Help Pilanesberg’s Rhinos

A Canadian balloon artist is creating a life-sized rhinoceros to raise awareness of the plight that this iconic mammal faces across Africa, and to raise funds for the Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust. […]

By |August 18th, 2016|News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Reasons to Visit North West Province Now

Courtesy of Oscar Burman Beyond the glitz and gaudiness of Sun City, South Africa’s North West Province hardly has an established reputation as a tourism hotspot.  Ask the spoilt folks down here in Cape Town what happens in North West and they’re probably more likely to tell you about dodgy tenders than tourist [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|Activities, Tips|0 Comments