Bakubung Bush Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Travel Blogs from Pilanesberg National Park
... cooled down, we were not disappointed!!
Within 20 mins we stumbled across a herd of elephants contain maybe 8-10 elephants including 2 calves, one was less than 2 months old and was only the size of a large dog. He was running and jumping up at his mum which was incredible. As we watched this it got even better, 2 huge white rhino walked across the road in front of us and we were surrounded by elephants and rhinos ...
... us all awake! JR knew the elephant was there but he thought it would be hilarious to give us a little fright! Cheeky bugger! Cautiously we make our way through the parade of elephants. They don’t like the light so JR is judicious as we get our photos. He shines the light on a mother with a very young baby and is careful not to agitate her too much. Another wonderful evening drives comes to ...
... national park to the west of Johannesburg. We have booked with a company and a guide will take us there in their safari vehicle, just the three of us :) The park is an area which used to be a huge volcano, but this collapsed in on itself to form a ring on mountains around the outside. The area is very alkaline from the previous volcanic activity.
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... the animals we noticed a black rhino had appeared from the bush- a nice surprise. The animals were slowly moving. Then we noticed a little Black Backed Jackal. In front of us they animals crossed the road.
About ten minutes later we arrived at Malatse Dam. Here we got out and walked to the hide. From the hide we had a great view of a Grey Heron and the scenic surrounding area. On the way back to the car we noticed some deep hippo prints in the mud, ...
... were very nice and told us how they'd been in the park in their own car the previous day and cornered between two bull (male) elephants. Sounded terrifying!
We were literally just inside the park when someone spotted a lioness wandering towards us. She walked past the truck as if it wasn't even there up into the hill behind us. Immediately after came the lion. It was amazing to see this enormous creature come out of the bush and walk past us. It was ...