8 Hours
Tour Type
On Foot & By Vehicle
Travel Method
Minimum Tickets (PAX) 4 (Four).

If your group is less than 4 people, please book a custom tour – click here.

Tour area Makuleke Dam, Soutpansberg & Surrounding.
Tour time Day Tour.
Snacks Guests provide their own.
Breakfast Additional.
Brunch Additional.
Entrance fees to reserves Included.
Physical fitness required Be able to walk short distances.
Other Guests must bring binoculars, photography equipment & charged batteries, bird identification books, comfortable clothing, sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent, tick repellent walking shoes and a hat. This is Malaria area, guests must take necessary precautions as advised by their medical practitioner.
Extention This tour can be extended any of our Soutpansberg tours.

During the African Skimmer Tour we will visit the Makuleke Dam, Golwe and Sagole if time permits. Guests meet us at point where birding starts (travel with their own vehicle).

We will meet at your accommodation in Louis Trichardt or at a central place in the town up early morning and drive to Makuleke Dam to start the African Skimmer Tour. We will do some birding for the morning until early afternoon and do Golwe Picnic on our way back and if we have got time we can go birding at Sagole Big Tree-the only biggest Baobab in the area.

Main targeted birds at the dam will be African Skimmer, Great white Pelican, White backed Duck, Grey-rumped Swallow, White fronted Plover,Green Sandpiper and many more.

At Golwe Picnic site our targeted birds will be Pink throated Twinspot, Green Twinspot, Narina Trogon, African Broadbill etc. At Sagole Big Tree the main bird we target will be Mottled Spinetail.