Wildlife

The African Big Game

 Leadwood Big Game Estate forms part of the 5500 hectares, Rietspruit Game Reserve that lies in the shadow of the tallest peak of the Northern Drakenberg Mountains which tower over the African bush. You will find a variety of bushveld vegetation, savannah grasslands & stunning riverine forests with pockets of rocky outcrops that support the diverse wildlife population. From Lion, Leopard, Elephant, White and Black Rhino and Leopard to Cheetah, Wild Dog, Spotted & Brown Hyena. 

The Rietspruit Game Reserve is home to a plethora of plains game including Giraffe, Zebra, Kudu, Waterbuck, Nyala, Bushbuck, Klipspringer, Warthog, Bushpig, Vervet Monkey, Baboon, Wildebeest, Grey Duiker, Steenbok, Eland, and more. The birdlife is equally varied and impressive with the region being famous for its diversity in raptor species. 

As an owner of a stand on Leadwood Big Game Estate you may enjoy the entire Rietspruit Game Reserve which allows for +/- 450 km of roads and tracks over its 5 500 hectares. You can enjoy the freedom of exploring the African bush in your own private game viewer, at your own pace with family and friends. All game drive vehicles may be equipped with 2-way radios to allows for communication between homeowners and coordinated sightings ensuring exclusivity and uncrowded enjoyment of the African Bushveld without disturbing animals in their natural environment.   

 

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