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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

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

Former Pilanesberg guide to star in Nat Geo Wild documentary

It’s already been a good year on the big screen for Pilanesberg, with the park and nearby Sun City both making an appearance in the Hollywood film Blended starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore (you can read more on this on our blog here). […]

By |November 12th, 2014|Safari Guides, Stars of the Park|28 Comments

Sun City Elephants to Retire to Pilanesberg?

At the beginning of July, Pilanesberg Elephant Back Safaris announced the closure of its operations at nearby Sun City Resort. The closure will be in effect from the end of August this year (2014). […]

By |August 14th, 2014|Conservation, Stars of the Park|31 Comments

Elephant Gets Friendly With VW in Pilanesberg

There seems to be something about Pilanesberg. And there seems to be something about silver Volkswagens. […]

By |August 8th, 2014|Game Drive Stories, News, Stars of the Park|65 Comments