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“PILANESBERG PARK - INKOSIAFRICA TOURS” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Pilanesberg National Park

Pilanesberg National Park
North - West Province, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
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Melbourne, Australia
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“PILANESBERG PARK - INKOSIAFRICA TOURS”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

A group of us (1Australian, 3 Zambian) visited Pilanesberg Park with Richard Dixon of Inkosiafrica Tours and Safaris on 27/6/13. Travelling in a minibus, he collected us early in the morning from or accomm. Johannesburg, We witnessed many wild animals in their natural habitat - rhino, hippo, giraffe, wildebeast, warthog,,elephant, etc.
A very interesting and informative tour enhanced by Richard's wide experience.of the animals and vegetation.

Visited June 2013
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“Wonderful Wildlife Viewing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We visited the Pilanesberg Game Reserve for two days and loved every minute of our trip. We went with a guide and traveled all around the park. Lunch at the Pilanesberg Center was excellent and they have a nice viewing deck where we got to see giraffes, wildebeasts, and kudu licking the salt block. Most of the wildlife that we saw happened in the mornings. We saw several elephant, giraffe, zebra, wildebeast, and baboon road crossings, which provided for excellent photo opportunities. Unfortunately, we didn't spot any cats on our game drives, but it certainly didn't spoil our time since we saw so many other animals along the way. The park is beautful and is definitely recommended.

Visited June 2013
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“Great day!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

What a brilliant day we had with Romaigne from Soul Adventures. Picked up from the hotel on time. Had arranged for two game drives (one in the morning and one after lunch with lunch at the one of the hides next to a watering hole). The first game drive was in an one jeep where we had a couple of people with us. Even managed to see a few lions. Post this we went for lunch (what a brilliant location for lunch). They even arranged beer for us (beer, food and animals all around). We managed to see some Hippos - also had waterbucks all around us. Post which Romaigne took us in her car (and this was so much better). She drove us all around the place and even took us to another hide (the views from there were brilliant). Drove us back in time for dinner. Infact Soul adventures was so good that my wife had a free day and Romaigne at a short notice arranged a Lion Park Tour combined with a Monkey Park Tour for her. This is one trip that is really recommended.

Visited June 2013
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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“Thabayadiotso”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is the local name meaning the proud mountain .It is one of the largest volcanic complexes of its kind in the world and is dotted with large hills making it a unique geological feature .There are several dams with numerous hides ideal for watching game .There a ablution facilities at most hides and they have a restaurant in the centre of the reserve . Its situated in the north west province about 2 hours’ drive from Johannesburg ,it adjoins Sun City and we entered the reserve form here .This reserve has abundant of wild game and is home to the big five . We had seen hippo ,giraffe, crocodile ,elephant ,rhino ,brown hyena loads of buck .I have been many times to the reserve and thoroughly enjoyed each visit ,its also a delight to photographers so don’t forget your camera .Our last visit we had witnessed a large bull elephant cause a huge traffic jam .the elephant stood across the entire road while it merrily grazed for about an hour ,then it decided to walk along the road so we had 20 cars reversing and another 30 following from behind, what a comical sight . There is also an abundance of birdlife , It was a lovely scenic and relaxing drive which our group thoroughly enjoyed.

Visited June 2013
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“Great Sightings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We spent 2 days in the reserve and had awesome sightings of lion,rhino,elephant and hippo- lots of plains game. Totally relaxing.

Visited August 2012
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