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3 Day Luxury Pilanesberg Private Lodge Safari

From ZAR 11995
ZAR 13995 Per Single Traveller

2023 Rates

ZAR 11995 Per Person Sharing
ZAR 13995 Per Single Traveller

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Duration

3 Days

Pickup

OR Tambo Airport / Any Hotel available on request

Itinerary

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Highlights:

  • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation at the Pilanesberg Private Lodge – OUR TOP SELLER
  • Morning games drive in closed transfer vehicle (en-route to/from lodge)
  • Open safari vehicle drives
  • PM closed vehicle safari drive
  • All meals as per itinerary

Description:

The private reserve has been incorporated into the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and the Black Rhino safari operators have unrestricted access to its public roads. The protected wilderness region falls within the Pilanesberg alkaline ring complex, lying at the base of an extinct volcano in a transitional zone between the arid Kalahari Desert and lush Lowveld.

Pilanesberg Private Lodge offers guests an exclusive safari experience in a reserve renowned for its high concentration of game and prolific birdlife. Intimate, luxury accommodation and the undivided attention of the lodge team are coupled with exciting daily game drives and hours of relaxation in a spectacular bushveld setting.

Before the drive back to Johannesburg, you have the option of a game drive in a closed tour vehicle in Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

Accommodation

PILANESBERG PRIVATE LODGE ǀ Luxury accommodation in Greater Pilanesberg

5 luxury chalets, sleeping up to 10 guests

Pilanesberg Private Lodge is an intimate safari retreat nestled at the foothills of the Pilanesberg alkaline ring complex in the beautiful Black Rhino Private Game Reserve. The private reserve has been incorporated into the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and the Black Rhino safari operators have unrestricted access to its public roads. The protected wilderness region is located in a malaria-free region and less than 3 hours’ drive from Johannesburg.

Guests stay in cosy chalets that are connected by walkways and bridges to a gorgeous communal area. Unique features like rock baths and hand basins give the chalets an earthy feel, and deluxe extra-length King-size beds with crisp linen and elegant décor makes it a luxurious experience. Each chalet has its own private patio and outdoor shower, and a panoramic view of the beautiful bushveld surrounds.

Daily game drives are in an open safari vehicle with a professional ranger. In between, enjoy glorious hours relaxing around the pool at the lodge or in your suite, and stunning starlit evenings dining around the firepit at the outdoor boma on warm evenings.

Children of all ages are welcome at Pilanesberg Private Lodge.

Itinerary:

DAY 1: JOHANNESBURG – GREATER PILANESBERG (approx 190 kilometers)

Guests are picked up early in Johannesburg and driven to Black Rhino Private Game Reserve in Greater Pilanesberg. Arrive at Pilanesberg Private Lodge mid-day after exploring the game reserve for a few hours. Have a light lunch and relax before it’s time to depart for a late-afternoon game drive in the reserve. Game drives are in an open safari vehicle with a professional ranger. Return to the lodge as the sun is setting and enjoy a starlit dinner at the outdoor boma.

Overnight at Pilanesberg Private Lodge.

Includes: Lunch and dinner

 

DAY 2: GREATER PILANESBERG

Set off early after hot beverages for a 3-hour sunrise game drive in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Return to the lodge for breakfast and spend the rest of the day at the pool or in your suite. Enjoy a light lunch and relaxation before it’s time to depart for the late-afternoon game drive. End your day with a delicious dinner in the restaurant or at the outdoor boma on warm evenings.

Overnight at Pilanesberg Private Lodge.

Includes: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

 

DAY 3: GREATER PILANESBERG – JOHANNESBURG

Wake up early for hot beverages and then depart for a 3-hour sunrise game drive in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Return for a hearty breakfast; pack up and be ready for collection between 11:00 – 11:30am for a closed vehicle (Minivan) game drive in the reserve . Depart mid-afternoon between 15:00 – 15:15 for the return journey to Johannesburg.

Includes: Breakfast

Included:

  • Transfers in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
  • 2 nights accommodation at Pilanesberg private lodge
  • Morning game drives in closed transfer vehicle (en-route to/from lodge)
  • 4 x 3-hour game drives in an open safari vehicle
  • All meals as per itinerary

Excluded:

  • Scheduled domestic and international flights
  • Purchases of a personal nature
  • All beverages (cash bar)
  • Pilanesberg conservation levy
  • Gratuities
  • Meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Activities not specified in the itinerary
  • Visas, if required

Good to know:

Group tours

MoAfrika Tours and its service providers offer cost effective group tours and transfers ranging from 2 – 12 persons per vehicle, please do inform us if you would prefer a private tour (additional rates may apply).

Collection / Drop off

Collection from any Hotel or Address in Johannesburg between 05:30am – 07:00am.

Drop-off at any hotel or address in Johannesburg from 17h30.

Please note

If you plan to fly out of OR Tambo International Airport on the last day of your travels, we suggest reserving a domestic flight that departs no earlier than 19h30 and an international flight that departs no earlier than 21h00.

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