The Official Welgevonden Game Reserve Website




Welgevonden Game Reserve lies in the Waterberg plateau,
just north of Johannesburg, South Africa.
Our guests enjoy unlimited traversing through the 34,850ha reserve and experience an environment where biodiversity conservation and game viewing are managed in harmony.

News 2012

Mating leopards

While on a late afternoon game drive one Friday afternoon Hamish Rodgers from Clearwater Kudu Lodge and his guests came upon two leopard close to Fig Tree Plains.

The male was very relaxed while the female was a little skittish.

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Elephant contraception

The elephant contraception program continued this year with all females of breeding age being contracepted.

During the past two years some elephant cows have been skipped in order to allow a few calves to be born.

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Lion management

As with any small Reserve that accommodates lion, there is a balance that needs to be maintained with the ungulate or prey populations and Welgevonden is no exception.

The presence of lion on Welgevonden necessitates the introduction of additional prey animals onto the reserve each year to boost the prey population.

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Welgevonden Wild Flowers

wild flowers

Click here to view and identify wild flowers photographed at Welgevonden. They are conveniently grouped by flower colour

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Welgevonden Books

We have 1 splendid book available from the author.