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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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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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5 facts about the rhino and how you can help

5 Facts about the rhino Rhinos were once abundant throughout Africa and Asia, however extensive poaching is pushing this species closer and closer to extinction. Poachers have killed almost 6000 rhinos in Africa since 2008. South Africa has the largest rhino population in the world and, therefore, has a responsibility[…]

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Horse Safari at Plett Game Reserve

Horse safaris are a very popular offering from Plett Game Reserve. South African and international visitors are enthralled by the idea of stepping back in time to an era of horse transport and abundant wildlife in the Garden Route. Can you imagine this? A beautiful, sunny Plett day and you’re[…]

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History of the Baroness Lodge

Baroness Game Lodge, the charming safari lodge at Plett Game Reserve, has a very interesting and significant history as the residence of Baron Joachim von Plettenberg. Yes – that Plettenberg, the man for whom the town of Plettenberg Bay is named! Baron von Plettenberg was the governor of the Cape[…]

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Protect Our Rhino

We need your help… According to www.savetherhino.org, poachers have killed at least 5940 African rhinos. The situation is dire and absolutely heartbreaking, with at least 1338 rhinos killed by poachers across Africa in 2015, 1175 of those in South Africa. South Africa has the largest rhino population in the world[…]

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Meet the elephants of Plett Game Reserve

It has been about six weeks since our precious herd of elephants arrived at Plett Game Reserve from the Knysna Elephant Park and we are pleased to report that the family is settling in well in their new 2000 hectare home. We thought we would take the opportunity to introduce[…]

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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,[…]