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Lekwena Wildlife Estate & Venue

Living with the wild on your doorstep

Winter Wonderland at Lekwena!

On 15 July 2020 Liesl Viljoen a resident on the estate took this breath-taking picture of ice crystals covering the landscape. Residents of Potchefstroom in the North West were greeted on Wednesday morning (15 July 2020) with some of the coldest weather in the country. The coldest temperature measured yesterday at Lekwena was a freezing -10°C. These …

Uit die perd se bek!

Soos vertel deur die Viljoen gesin… Ontspanning in die buitelug. Avonture vir die hele gesin. Nuuskierige bure wat kom kuier… Natuurskoon, vryheid… …en soveel meer! Wil jy meer uitvind oor beskikbare erwe?  Kontak helandi.moolman@engelvoelkers.com

Lekwena’s Annual Full Moon Charity Walk 2020

The Annual Full Moon Walk was again hosted at the Lekwena Wildlife Estate on 6 March 2020.  The 10 km nature walk by moonlight is a highlight on Potchefstroom’s annual calendar.  Participants had the opportunity to experience wildlife and nature at its best with friends and family, whilst enjoying refreshments served at various waypoints along …

4th Lekwena Full Moon Charity Walk 22 Feb 2019

The tickets were sold out even before the day of the event arrived, setting the stage once again for a successful Full Moon Charity Walk. Guests enjoyed the spectacular cloud formations, dramatic sunset and a Summer evening in nature. As the evening progressed, an electric thunderstorm crept closer and just when the last few guests …

Photos from Lekwena Residents

This is proof that when you live at Lekwena you live with the wild on your doorstep. Thanks to the Lekwena residents for sharing your photos of the lifestyle and wildlife. Truly a lifestyle in harmony with nature.   ‘The mid-afternoon yawn’ – Photo courtesy of Gordon Crundwell “The Lekwena lifestyle…after a hard day’s work!” …

Reedbuck Sighting

Did you know? The shy Reedbuck is the namesake to Lekwena Wildlife Estate. The Sotho name for Reedbuck is ‘Lekwena’. These shy animals are sometimes scarce to photograph, but they were recently spotted at the estate and we captured a few beautiful photos.