The Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust

The Pilanesberg National Park, situated 50km north of Rustenburg in the North West Province, is managed by the North West Parks & Tourism Board. The Pilanesberg is, however, more than just a wildlife sanctuary to which tourists flock – it has also spurred economic development in the region that in turn has provided social up-liftment in this once largely disadvantaged rural community.

The Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust (PWT) was established in 1999 to provide a medium through which contributions can be made to further conservation and social upliftment. The PWT is a non-profit organisation and is registered with the South African Institute of Fundraising

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Blankets for Baby Rhinos

Courtesy of The Rhino Orphanage: A big THANK YOU to Blankets For Baby Rhinos for these special blankets that we received yesterday!! Baby J'aime has already chosen her favourite blanket and wouldn't let us take [...]

Roadkill Alert

Courtesy of Endangered Wildlife Trust: WATCHING ROADKILL HAPPEN IN PILANESBERG NATIONAL PARK Don't be alarmed! No animals are purposely being driven over in Pilanesberg National Park... This is part of a five-year study that the [...]

Unit 4 Rhino Notching

Many thanks to Unit 4 for making the notchings of 7 Rhino possible yesterday.  As you may be aware this is extremely important work that the Pilanesberg does to monitor and manage Rhino populations in [...]

MV March Weekend

Last week the Makanyane Volunteers set up at Pilanesberg Centre with Bev and Vaughan Brown. A total of R26,000.00 was raised! Thanks to all the volunteers... You are all amazing and I appreciate all you [...]

Fake Lion on R556

People, if you see this lion in this cage on route R556 towards Pilanesberg and Sun City please don't panic. This is not a real lion! However, on this road are real and threatened chameleons [...]

Jaime Update

Little Jaime safe at the Rhino Orphanage.  Thanks everyone for making this possible!



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