All of our trip reports in Pilanesberg National Park can be found here.

TRAVELLER TAILS: Green, gold and patriotism in the Pilanesberg

A guest's story by Judi Davis. It was early spring and Pilanesberg National Park was in a patriotic mood, covered in Springbok olive green foliage and golden grass. The green and gold colour scheme had a strikingly beautiful contrast against the backdrop of reds, browns, ochre rocks and pale sand, along with the whimsical blue [...]

Pilanesberg – A Bird Lover’s Haven!

A guest's story by Mark Booysen The trip started with the alarm clock going off at 04:00 on Monday morning and our flight to Lanseria Airport was due to depart at 06:00. After landing in Lanseria, my wife and I collected our luggage and our rental car – ready to set off for Sun City. Upon [...]

By |March 15th, 2018|Photography, Trip Reports|1 Comment

A Wild Week in the Pilanesberg

A wildebeest grazing with Mankwe Dam in the background. Courtesy of Christopher Clark So I’m back in the office after a wild week away in Pilanesberg on what I am lucky enough to call “work”. […]

By |October 14th, 2015|Game Drive Stories, Trip Reports|0 Comments

Dinner with Pilanesberg’s African Wild Dogs

It’s not the biggest nor the wildest park in the land, but there is something about Pilanesberg National Park.  Come rain or shine, winter or summer, something memorable – something surprising – always seems to happen. Without fail. Without exception. […]

By |May 12th, 2014|Game Drive Stories, Trip Reports|0 Comments

Spotting the Elusive Leopard in Pilanesberg

As a travel writer working across Southern and East Africa, I have been lucky enough to do a pretty exhaustive amount of safari over the years. My list includes African heavyweights such as the unique moon-like expanse of Etosha National Park in Namibia, the vast Kruger National Park in South Africa and the incredible Masai Mara in Kenya. […]