The setting of the park is the crater of a long-extinct volcano – one of the largest volcanic complexes of its variety in the world. Geologically, it is fascinating, with rare rock types and formations. The Pilanesberg National park is the fourth largest park in South Africa and is found in the North West Province. It is nearby Johannesburg, Pretoria and Rustenburg, and about 220km from the O.R. Tambo International Airport. There is also an airport in the park, referred to as the Pilanesberg International Airport.
An ideal family retreat, Lush Private Game Lodge boasts 5 spacious luxury suites, which will ensure our guests of comfort and style. Each air-conditioned suite offers television, mini-bar, tea and coffee making facilities and expansive bathrooms including an outdoor shower. Our private game viewing decks are the perfect spot to enjoy the tranquillity and excellent birding opportunities.
Overlooking a busy waterhole, which is a hive of bird and animal activity and a favourite playground for elephant and buffalo, the central gathering area is an expansive space which invites the opportunity of outdoor living.
Black Rhino Game Lodge is set amongst the trees of an old Tamboti forest at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater that boasts one of South Africa’s most exciting Big 5 eco-tourism destinations, the greater Pilanesberg National Park. The 58 000 hectares of wildlife wonderland and the magic of African bush, is the ideal location for a luxurious bushveld breakaway. Located in the west side of the ‘Malaria Free’ Pilanesberg National Park, and only 33km from Sun City, The Black Rhino Game Lodge is built between a Tamboti forest, overlooking a busy waterhole, which is a hive of bird and animal activity, and a playground for the elephant. On many occasions, the stillness of the night is broken by the roaring of lions, and the franklins singing the morning wake up call.
Black Rhino Lodge’s suites offer spacious, well-appointed accommodation that is suitable for families or a quiet romantic getaway. The waterhole in front of the lodge teems with activity and is a popular playground for the elephant.
Tshukudu Game Lodge has magnificent views of the Drakensberg Mountains and offers close encounters with some of the rehabilitated orphaned animals in their natural habitat. Tshukudu where exclusivity is assured covers 3800ha of prime Bushveld in Pilanesberg Game Reserve and is situated close to Hoedspruit in the Limpopo Province.
Surrounded by over 3800 hectares of undisturbed BIG 5 Game Reserve and the famous Drakensberg Mountains Tshukudu Game Lodge provides a relaxed home away from home. Welcome drinks are served in the open plan reception- and lounge area on arrival and our free Wi-Fi service is available to all stay-over guests should you wish to connect with family and friends back home. Provision has been made in certain units to accommodate the access of wheelchairs facilitating the disabled or elderly.
Bakubung Bush Lodge is concealed within the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park and offers you everything you need to get in touch with the bush. These Pilanesberg lodges are set in an area where the Big 5 roam, a mere 2 hour drive from the hectic lifestyle of Johannesburg. Bakubung, or “People of the Hippo”, offers you everything you need in regards to comfortable and luxury accommodation. With the bush just outside your window you will be able to relax and take in everything about the bush and the animals living around you.