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|0 Comments


Winter is coming! And, while parts of the country will experience grey skies and rain puddles, we're happy to say that the North West is not one of them! Don't let the cool temperatures put a dampener on your days, rather, grab a blankie and some gloves and get going on safari! We've created [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The terrifying truth of losing our keystone species

It’s not only that our children’s children may never see an elephant in their lifetime, but more so that losing an animal of such environmental impact could cause a lot more damage than we even know. Imagine a world where wildlife only exists on the internet? Would we even be able to survive without the [...]

By |February 21st, 2018|Conservation|0 Comments

The volcano that gave birth to a game reserve

South Africa has long been an attraction for visitors looking to for the ‘African safari’ experience. While big game animals such as lions, leopards, elephants, rhinos, and water buffaloes draw most visitors to Pilanesberg National Park, the story behind the land these animals live on is just as compelling. The Pilanesberg area is fringed by [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments