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A Quick Safari Fix at Pilanesberg National Park

Mankwe Dam

Pilanesberg National Park is a Big 5 reserve about 2 hours north of Johannesburg. This is a great park to visit if you are in the Joburg area and maybe don’t have enough time to get over to Kruger. 1,055 more words


Day 15 Why I love South Africa: Pilanesberg Part 3

This is Part 3 of our visit to Pilanesberg Game reserve. You can find the first two posts here.

This last post is just photos of the wonderful animals that we have here in Africa. 57 more words

31 Days Challenge

Day 14:Why I love South Africa: Pilanesberg Part 2

Welcome to part 2.  In my previous post I related how we arrived at Pilanesberg and about a close encounter with an elephant. You can read that post… 119 more words


Pilanesberg National Park - a two hour drive to the Big 5

One of the day tours that we offer is a full day visit to the Pilanesberg National Park in North West province. What makes this 550 square km game reserve quite unique is its relatively close proximity to the cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria – a two hour drive to the Big 5. 360 more words

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Day 13: Why I love South Africa: So many places to visit: Pilanesberg Day 13

Earlier this year my sister, Karin, brother, Hawie, sister in law, Lindsay and I went to Pilanesberg  Game Reserve. It is close to Sun City in the North West Province. 210 more words


Travels – Pilanesberg September 2014

This was our fourth trip this year to the Pilanesberg, the previous three being in the very wet months of February, March and April.

We stayed at Bakabung and our chalet had a wonderful view out over a small piece of burnt veld. 447 more words


South Africa: Day 3 -Sunrise, Safari, Sun City

Second day in South Africa, I woke up at 5 am in The Palace Hotel Sun City. After taking a quick shower I packed my backpack and get ready for the morning safari, a dream I had since I picked up a camera six years ago. 597 more words