Ditholo Wildlife Estate: Borders the Waterberg Mountain Range and holds some of the most pristine natural African Bushveld. Easily accessible from Gauteng and Polokwane, the area has become increasingly popular amongst domestic and international tourists.
Ditholo Wildlife Estate that prides itself on being at the forefront of wilderness management, species re-population and diversification. Careful attention is paid to the carrying capacity of the Estate and suitable species and quotas are carefully monitored. The Estate is part of and a fully accredited member of the Wildlife Ranching Association of South Africa.
Strict Homeowners covenants ensure that a minimum impact or footprint is left in the developed areas of the Estate, ensuring minimum intrusion into the biosphere.
Ditholo is home to:
Hippopotamus, Sable Antelope, Buffalo, Blesbok, Kudu, Giraffe, Zebra, Nyala, Gemsbok, Impala, Bushbuck, Duiker, Brown Hyena, Steenbok, Waterbuck, Warthog, Ostrich, Rooi Hartebeest, Eland, Blue Wildebeest, Porcupine, Genet, Caracal, Serval, Civet, Honey Badger, Mongoose, Bush Baby, Vervet Monkeys, Aardvark and the occasional Leopard.
The Estate covers 11 00 hectares of lush scrub veld, woodland and savannah with an impressive selection of endemic trees and flora. There are excellent quality dirt roads that allow easy access to all parts of the Estate, however due to the policy of non-intrusion only electric vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists are allowed to freely explore the Estate. The only motorized vehicle in use is for Guided Game Drives and the routes are carefully chosen to give guests the best possible experience without putting too much pressure or interfering with the animals and their natural behavior.
The Estate is family friendly and malaria free.
Ditholo Lodge and Wildlife Estate is an ornithologists (bird-watchers) paradise, the confirmed sighting list at Ditholo has now passed over 250 verified different species. Whether a seasonal visitor or a rare raptor