Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa’s fourth largest game park, is situated in a crater in the Bojanala Region of the North West Province. This crater is the product of a volcano that erupted many millions of years ago. This extinct volcano has evolved to become one of the most fascinating landscapes for you to visit. By the Genesis project the majority of South Africa’s wildlife is now found in the Pilanesberg game reserve.The park covers an area of 55 000 hectares. More than 7000 animals live here in a free and unhindered environment.
Pilanesberg is home to all of the BIG 5 (elephant, rhino, leopard, buffalo and lion) and we guarantee that you will be able to tick off most on your list of game sightings! Other animals that you may encounter are zebra, giraffe, cheetah, hyena, hippo, crocodile, jackal, wild cat, various antelope as well as over 300 bird species the list is endless. Pilanesberg offers over 200 km of roads for guided or self-drive game viewing. On our tour you enjoy an extensive game drive conducted by an experienced and knowledgeable tour guide who will answer all your questions about the fascinating wildlife and environment. Bring your camera to have a permanent record of all the wild animals and the spectacular landscape this National Park has to offer.
Departure to Pilanesberg, pickup in Johannesburg
Enter the park for morning game drive in closed, air-conditioned vehicle
Arrival at the lodge, Lunch
Afternoon open 4x4 vehicle safari drive
Dinner, prepared by your guide at Pilanesberg Private lodge or Black Rhino Lodge (dependent on availability when booking the tour)
Early morning game drive in Open Vehicle
Return to camp for nutritious breakfast
Depart to the Sun City resort for time at Leisure and Lunch on own account
Departure to Johannesburg