Pilanesberg National Park

2 hour drive from O.R.Tambo International Airport.

Situated on Eastern side of North West Province.

Pilanesberg National Park is set on 50 000 hectares of pristine unspoiled natural beauty, situated in the North West Province.

” The Volcano that gave birth to a game reserve”

The crater of a long extinct volcano is the setting of Pilanesberg National Park- a fascinating alkaline complex produced by volcanic eruptions some 1300 million years ago. Pilanesberg is one of the largest volcanic complexes of its kind in the world. Its rare rock types and structure make it a unique geological feature.

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Operation Genesis: The creation of the Reserve is considered one of the most ambitious programs of its kind to be undertaken anywhere in the world, the re-introduction of many long-vanished species, the park now has in excess of 7 000 animals including 24 of the larger species. Truly fulfilling wildlife excursions could have you spotting any of the Big Five.

The park borders with the entertainment complex Sun City. The park was originally owned by three local tribes, and is now administered by the North West Parks and Tourism Board.

Pilanesberg National Park is the park in South Africa with the greatest variety of animals /square km. It is the closest game reserve to Gauteng with the Big 5 and it is malaria free.

Pilanesberg National Park in the North West Province, South Africa, supports healthy populations of Lion, Leopard, Black and White Rhino, Elephant and Buffalo and a wide variety of rare and common species like the nocturnal Brown Hyena, the fleet-footed Cheetah, the majestic Sable, Giraffe, Zebra, Hippo and Crocodile and other animals. Over 300 bird species have been recorded.

Standing high above the surrounding bushveld, Pilanesberg National Park unfolds in a series of colourful hues and panoramas which is a delight for photographers and guests.


Tours & Prices 2017

(NB – No scheduled times & days for all tours. Tours done on requests & bookings)

Pilanesberg National Park Safari Tour (2 nights, 3 days) – PILANO03

R   5,900-00 per person sharing
R   9,400-00 single
Accommodation in Guest house inclusive in tour cost.
Tented or Chalet accommodation will be charged at an extra cost.
See Tour Itinerary

Pilanesberg National Park Safari Tour (1 night, 2days) – PILANO02

R  3,700-00 per person sharing
R  6,200-00 single
Accommodation in Guest house inclusive in tour cost.
Tented or Chalet accommodation will be charged at an extra cost.
See Tour Itinerary

Note that there are shorter 1 day tours available. See the Short Tours section.

(Prices are subject to change without prior notice)


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