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Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort

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The Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort is located at the base of the Garamoga Hills and offers lodging options for tourists visiting the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Bakgatla is part of Golden Leopard Resorts, which offers accommodations for families as well as hideaways for couples and visitors interested in upmarket safari experiences.

Golden Leopard Bakgatla is spread out over a large area with many grassy lawns and a variety of recreational amenities. Guests who are camping or staying in the caravan park will find everything they need in the convenience store.

The restaurant is conveniently located in the centre of the resort and serves delicious meals to all guests. A saltwater swimming pool the size of an Olympic pool, a trampoline, an outdoor chess set, and multiple playgrounds provide plenty of ways to relax in between game sessions.

The Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort is made up of one-of-a-kind colonial-style chalets. In addition to the ever-popular loft bedroom located upstairs, each chalet has its living area, kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom.

Bakgatla has game drives, bird watching, and other interesting excursions in and around Pilanesberg National Park to offer guests who want to spend time outside in addition to the opportunity to relax.

The resort has a sophisticated conference centre that stands out for its individualised service and meticulous attention to detail. No matter how big or small your event is, the team’s knowledgeable members are ready to assist you every step of the way, from planning the event to flawlessly carrying it out.

The resort, which is located within Pilanesberg National Park, will envelop you and your group in a world of basic luxuries that will help to enhance the natural beauty of your magnificent vacation. To begin, the resort offers a diverse range of accommodations, from cottage-style chalets and safari tents to caravan sites and campsites with electricity.

In addition, some facilities and services are not commonly associated with safari accommodations, such as a swimming pool, restaurant, and convenience store, among other things. Going on a wildlife safari in South Africa and simply enjoying the park’s many outdoor activities is pure joy with all of these things at your disposal.

And when the sun goes down and it’s time to unwind in a place that’s both comfortable and convenient, Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort is there to meet your most pressing needs.

Bakgatla’s amenities include a restaurant, a superette, an Olympic-sized swimming pool with a toddler pool, playgrounds, outdoor chess, and camping and caravan sites with washrooms.

Accommodation

The accommodations at the Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort were created to cater to an extremely varied assortment of visitors. The opulence of the chalets, each of which can accommodate up to five guests at most, will be appreciated by honeymooning couples, families, and travellers with discerning tastes.

There is one double bed in the main bedroom of each cabin, and there are three single beds in the loft of each cabin. A private patio on the property is equipped with a braai, making it the perfect spot to unwind in the fresh air and sunshine.

The Golden Leopard Bakgatla chalets are available on a bed and breakfast or dinner and breakfast basis, depending on the guest’s preference. Air conditioning, a private patio, and a barbecue pit are included in the amenities that come standard in each of the chalets.

In addition to the standard conveniences in each of the 33 rooms, which include separate dining areas, bathrooms with deep soaking tubs, patios, separate dining areas, and kitchens, there are also more luxurious conveniences available in some rooms.

The main bedroom in the family chalets has a double bed, there is a bathroom with a shower, there is a kitchen that is open to the living room, and there is a loft with three single beds. In addition to that, there is a personal patio as well as a braai area.

Facilities

Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort is an inviting three-star hotel that caters to families and is located in the perfect rural setting. The resort is also known as the Golden Leopard Bakgatla Spa.

In addition to being able to take pleasure in the garden and patio, guests of the Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort will also have the chance to observe the big game and other types of wild animals. A great way to relax and unwind is to go to the spa and treat yourself to a hot stone massage, a facial, or a body wrap. Indulging in such activities is an excellent way to pamper oneself.

Make use of the on-site restaurant, which features a menu that is representative of a wide range of cuisines from countries all over the world. In addition to providing guests with a playground and services for doing laundry and dry cleaning, this hotel also provides free WiFi to all guests in the public areas of the property.

In addition, guests have access to an outdoor pool as well as a children’s pool, free parking for their vehicles, a complete breakfast (for an additional fee), a safe at the front desk, as well as game drives on the premises, a front desk that is open around the clock, and barbecue grills. 

There is a restaurant located on the premises that serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner and specialises in both local and international cuisine.

The Moruleng and the School Room are both excellent options for hosting conferences.

Moruleng can seat 35 people, while the School room can seat 50, and even more, can be seated theatre-style. A banquet held at Kgabo Mokgatla can have a capacity of up to 250 guests.

Overhead projectors, a VCR recorder, a TV, an image projector, a whiteboard, multi-media projectors, a PA System, fitted Flexi rails, flip charts, and other aids and facilities are included in the conference aids and facilities.

In addition, secretarial services can be provided.

The resort specialises in hosting events such as banquets, cocktail receptions, private dinners, seminars, breakfasts, conventions, product launches, “bosberade,” bush braais, and team building with the assistance of the aforementioned facilities. Other types of events include breakfasts, breakfasts, breakfasts, breakfasts, breakfasts, breakfasts, and breakfasts.

Activities designed to build teams can range in terms of how challenging they are, how well they encourage creative problem-solving, and how much fun they are for people of all ages, regardless of gender.

Activities

The Pilanesberg Game Reserve is easily accessible from Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort, which serves as an excellent base.

You have the option of exploring the 200-kilometre road network on your own or joining a guided game drive.

The lodge includes children’s play areas as well as an Olympic-sized saltwater swimming pool.

The following recreational opportunities are available to guests at Golden Leopard Bakgatla lodge:

  • Mornings begin with a game drive, while late afternoon excursions are known as “sundowners.”
  • At the boma, arrangements can be made for tribal dance groups.
  • The Olympic-sized swimming pool is available for use by anyone looking to get their heart rate up.
  • There is a requirement of at least four people to plan hiking trails with an expert guide. 
  • Spa pampering

Rates

During the weekend, a reservation for a minimum of two nights is required (both Friday and Saturday).

The prices are per night and apply to each chalet, safari tent, or campsite.

Dinner is available upon request, and a separate price can be quoted.

Each campsite can only accommodate six people at a time.

Children under the age of six share a room with two adults for free but must pay for their meals (directly at the resort). Children under the age of two are provided with free lodging.

While children are welcome at the resort, there are no cribs, rollaway beds, or extra beds for guests to use during their stay.

You might also like our Ivory Tree Game Lodge or Kwena Chalets.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Where is Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort located?

This resort in Pilanesberg National Park welcomes families and is located in a rural setting. It is 11.2 miles (or 18 kilometres) from Mogwase Shopping Centre, and it is within 25 miles (or 40 kilometres) of both The Valley of Waves and Northam Shoprite Centre. In a radius of 25 miles, you’ll also find the Gary Player Golf Course and the Sun City Casino (40 km).

 

Does Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort have self-catering accommodation?

Yes, the resort has a wide selection of accommodation, ranging from cottage-style chalets and safari tents to caravan sites and campsites with electricity. 

 

Can you see the Big 5 during a visit to Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort?

Yes, you can see the Big 5 during a visit to the lodge, since it is the ideal lodging option to tourists that are interested in exploring the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

 

Is Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

 

Is Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort child-friendly?

Yes, children under the age of six stay for free while sharing a room with two adults but must pay for their own meals (directly at the resort). Free lodging is provided for children younger than 2 years old. Even while children are more than welcome at the resort, there are no cribs, rollaway beds, or extra beds available for guests to use during their stay.

 

Are there activities other than game drives at Golden Leopard Bakgatla Resort to keep guests entertained?

Yes, you can enjoy things like tribal dance groups at the boma, an Olympic-sized swimming pool is available for use by anyone looking to get their heart rate up and you can arrange for walking on a hiking trail with an expert guide.