For many South Africans and visitors to South Africa, the eternal debate is whether to plan a beach holiday or a bush holiday… Our beautiful country has so much to offer: beautiful beaches, dramatic coastlines and the wide open plains of our national parks and game reserves. If you’re having[…]
One of the best things about the Southern and Eastern Cape is that, if you can’t decide whether you want a safari holiday or a beach holiday, you don’t have to decide. On the Garden Route, you can have your cake, and eat it too! We’re fortunate to be able[…]
Sunset is always a beautiful time in bush; as the sun slides towards the horizon, the veld turns first gold and then orange as the sun sets, making for some beautiful golden hour photos of the wildlife at Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve.
We have some incredible sightings at Plett Game Reserve, from both horse safari and game drive and one of our most photogenic animals would have to be the elegant Waterbuck. Luckily for us, Waterbucks are quite sedentary in nature offering us opportunities to view these magnificent buck as they move[…]
There are is no other word to describe a giraffe but graceful. Impossibly, unimaginably graceful. When you spot that dusty head amongst the trees, nibbling on a tree and loping amongst the bush, what a thrill – the world’s tallest living terrestrial animal. But then the giraffe steps out onto[…]
Take a moment to slip back in time: open plains drenched in golden autumn light, almost complete silence and cool fresh air. The only sound that breaks your silent immersion in nature is the snap of horseshoes on the ground, birds in the trees and the breeze whistling through the[…]
The Big Five Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve is proud to be a Garden Route home of the African Big Five. Lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. As Plett Game Reserve is 2000 hectares and comparatively smaller than larger reserves like the Addo and Kruger National Parks, our predators are kept[…]
There is something truly mesmerizing about a herd of elephants marching single file through the bush. Odette Kruger managed to capture this unbelievable footage of Harry’s Herd at Plett Game Reserve, parading along at sunset, making for a gorgeous silhouette of their gracious progress. Enjoy!
Plett Bay Game Reserve is Plettenberg Bay’s only Big Five game reserve and hosts both overnight and day visitors to a 4×4 game drive or a horse safari. The reserve is 2000 with plenty of space for the animals to roam. The introduction of elephants, Harry’s Herd, in 2016 has brought[…]
The 11th of July was one of great celebration at Plett Game Reserve as we welcomed a family of rescued elephants, our first elephants, to our 3000 ha reserve to make their home amongst our zebra, wildebeest, giraffe, hippos, antelope and buck. The elephants named Mpho, Lundi, Kito, Ntombi,[…]