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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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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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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,[…]