Plett Game Reserve

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Golden hour with the elephants at Plett Game Reserve.

Plett Game Reserve pictures: September 2017

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.  

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Waterbuck sightings at Plett 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[…]

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Gentle giants at Plett Game Reserve

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[…]

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Seen on horse safari at Plett Game Reserve

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[…]

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5 reasons to visit Plett Game Reserve

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[…]

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A parade of elephants

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!  

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Plett Game Reserve Pictures: February 2017

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[…]

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Elephant family arrives at Plett Game Reserve

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,[…]

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5 reasons to book a game drive in Plett

Plett Game Reserve is such a fabulous place to visit. We recently asked people their reasons for visiting the game reserve and came up with some interesting results: Where else can you see a selection of animals of animals like this in just two hours? Not everyone has a week in[…]