Get closer than ever before to wild animals in our Photographic hides on our private game reserve

Photographic Hides

Animals that can be sighted include
Blue and Golden Wildebeest, Impala and Black Impala, Eland, Zebra, Oryx, Buffalo, Giraffe, Nyala, Warthog, Waterbuck, Blesbuck, Kudu, Bushpig, Caracal, Honey badger, Sivet, Gennet, Brown hyena, Porcupine, and Leopard.

Both Hides offer excellent opportunity for bird photography. See our birders Index on what you can expect to see and photograph.

Ukuta Bird Specie List


We take guest on a full day big 5 tour to Pilansberg big 5 game Reserve

Big 5 Game drives

Half day trips or full day trips are available depending on package booked. Lions, leopards, cheetahs, Wild dog, rhino, elephant, hippos, and crocodiles together with the normal list of plains game is what we go for on these game drives.

This is an off-site activity and does not occur at Ukuta Reserve itself.
+- 2 hour drive to starting point of Big 5 game drive.
Guests spend the whole day in our own private vehicle enjoying some excellent game viewing.

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Take a 3-hour horseback safari on a private game reserve

Horseback Safaris

You can find many African game and enjoy a good ride at the same time.

This Horseback safaris are for novices and advanced riders alike.

This horseback safari is not shared and is exclusive to guests staying at Ukuta.

Arrive at the end of your ride to a beautiful sundowner with wine and cheese, saddle off the horses and watch them run off into the sunset.

Note this is a off-site activity and is subject to availability when booking.

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This safari experience is unique and happens once a year for 6 days

Annual Conservation Safari

Guests accompany us and take part in working with live animals that we capture, relocate, or monitor as part of our private game reserve management objectives to keep our wildlife in top condition and in balance with the habitat they live in.

Please enquire about availability and dates. This experience is immensely popular and limited to 8 guests for the week.

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Book a 1- or 2-hour private helicopter ride over the bushveld

Helicopter Rides

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To and from your stay at Ukuta

Shuttle Services

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