• Duration: 2 Days
  • Easy
  • Reduced cancellation fees may apply (t&c)

  • Pick up available
  • Any Hotel or Address in Johannesburg
  • Any Hotel or Address in Johannesburg

 

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Description

 Highlights 

  • Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1 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
  • Transfer to sun city resort (orientation) / or PM closed vehicle safari drive
  • All meals as per itinerary

It lies at the foothills of the Pilanesberg alkaline ring complex which is one of the largest of its kind in the world. The Big 5 protected wilderness region is renowned for its high concentration of game and unique geology and ecology.

Guests stay in tastefully decorated chalets and enjoy complete privacy and tranquility in beautiful bushveld surrounds. Rangers take you out on daily game drives in an open safari vehicle. You’re guaranteed incredible sightings of the Big 5 and an abundance of game that has adapted well to living in a transition zone between the dry, arid Kalahari and lush Lowveld. 

Before the drive back to Johannesburg, you have the option of a game drive in a closed tour vehicle in Pilanesberg Game Reserve or spending a few fun hours at Sun City.

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 - (SUN CITY) - 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 to leave mid-morning either for a game drive in a closed tour vehicle or a few fun hours at Sun City which is a short drive away. Depart mid-afternoon for the return journey to Johannesburg.

Includes: Breakfast

What's included

  • Transfers in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle
  • 1 nights accommodation at Pilanesberg private lodge
  • Morning game drives in closed transfer vehicle (en-route to/from lodge)
  • 2 x 3-hour game drives in an open safari vehicle
  • Transfer to sun city resort (optional)
  • Sun city entrance fee
  • All meals as per itinerary

What's 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

What do I need to bring

  • Comfortable clothing
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat
  • Warm Jacket
  • Sunscreen

Important information

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.  

Cancellation policy

  • 41 days notice: 100% charge
  • 42 days notice: 25% charge
  • 55 days notice: 50% charge

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