Article via CXpress Photo: Mike Bridgeford Tania Robson from Radical Raptors rehab centre for birds of prey shares the story of two rescued Secretary birds and their journey to Plett Game Reserve. After the June fires, we were inundated with injured and exhausted raptors at our rehabilitation centre behind the restaurant[…]
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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[…]
When you think of winter in Plettenberg Bay, what comes to mind? Windswept beaches, crashing waves and freezing weather? You’d be wrong on all counts. Winter in Plettenberg Bay is a mild affair – sunny, windless days and mildly fresh nights are what you can expect, with the odd winter[…]
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[…]
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[…]