August wildfires in Pilanesberg

Fires ravaged through the Pilanesberg yesterday afternoon and night. Hectic winds made for uncontrollable runaway fires. The areas affected were from Dithabaneng and Tshwene all the way passed Korwe to Kgabo, Thutlwa and Tau link. Many thanks to everyone who worked till 02:00 to put out this raging fire. To the Rebel Fire Team, Petra, [...]

August 11th, 2021|News|

World Ranger Day – 31 July 2021

It takes an exceptional and selfless person to see the need to protect our wildlife, not just for themselves, but for generations to come. To all the ladies and gents putting their heart and soul into passion for our precious wildlife and protected territories. We salute you. We are indebted to you forever. Without you [...]

July 31st, 2021|News|

New Bat Hawk for PWT

Today our new Bat Hawk ZU-IUS, named Ikaneng, arrived in Pilanesberg. Thank you Terry Pappas for getting her ready in record time. Your work is amazing. Thanks also for the discount you give to conservation. The Bat Hawk is sponsored by the Copehagen Zoo, Schopper Carts and the Pilanesberg National Park & Wildlife Trust. We [...]

July 19th, 2021|News|

Update on Tale’s 3 adult cubs

This evening they were successfully released into the quarantine boma before going to Mozambique. Today Tale’s cheetah cubs were captured to be relocated to other reserves. Three will go to Mozambique and one to Hoedspruit. As we are all aware these cheetah are related to all the males and females in Pilanesberg National Park & [...]

July 7th, 2021|News|

Rock Python release in Pilanesberg

Update on lengths of the rock pythons: Male 1 is 2.64 metres; Male 2 is 2.68 metres; Female is... wait for it… She is a whopping 3.96 metres! Awesome rock python release in Pilanesberg National Park & Wildlife Trust yesterday. Thanks Mia-Vasti Botha from DEDECT -Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism. Vasti collected [...]

June 25th, 2021|News|

Warriors for Wildlife donations

Thank you once again to the Warriors for Africa’s Wildlife (WAW) volunteers for their amazing creative donations donated to the Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust. A beautiful, colourful selection. From baby beanies and masks, to rhino book marks and pretty bracelets. We are honoured to receive all these items. Thank you! All items are available at our [...]

June 23rd, 2021|News|