Info courtesy of Bennet de Klerk. Good news! It's on again... Coming to you this winter: The Story of a Dozen Peaks. We are excited to announce that, during June or July (exact dates to be confirmed), we are finally going to launch this project! The Beacon to Beacon walks, brain child [...]
Rhino notching and trimming with Tented Adventures in Pilanesberg National Park this morning. What an amazing experience with all going as planned. Vet Dr Gerhardus Scheepers and Pilot Julian Kooy found a mom and calf that needed notched and horns trimmed. It is truly moving to be a part of this notching [...]
Farewell Stefan Nel... Stefan was a ranger in Pilanesberg who was based in the control room. Stefan had been in Pilanesberg for 20 years and was knowledgeable about many issues of the Park. He sadly passed away on Monday after complications in hospital. It seems his body simply shut down. [...]
Today we bid our pilot Michael Mole farewell. Michael has diligently and responsibly managed to run our air wing. Michael has been an exemplary member of our team and we are truly sad to see him go. However, he has some serious months ahead of him and we wish him [...]
Info courtesy of TRO. As temperatures start dropping our younger orphans have their Infra-red lights on at night time. In the wild their mom's would know exactly where to go for the night and their calves would snuggle close for warmth. Ending up at the orphanage they dont have that [...]
Today we said farewell to a loyal and much loved staff member of Pilanesberg. Diatshwana Olifant retired at the age of 65 years. Still looking good, Diatshwana says he is going to retire and look after his cattle. Good luck with the future and may you have many, many happy retired years.
During lock down the Pilanesberg National Park dehorned all the rhino here for safety and security purposes. It was not an easy decision, nor was it what anyone in management wanted to do. It was deemed necessary however. In this period of lock down the park was left empty and [...]