Pilanesberg National Park Overnight Safaris

Pilanesberg National Park is situated in the North West Province about 150km north-west of Gauteng and 60 km north of Rustenburg. Located at the extinct volcanic crater, Pilanesberg National Park makes it very unique amongst other parks in Africa. It covers an area about 58 000ha. 1979 Pilanesberg National Park see it biggest relolcation of game ever – Operation Genesis. In this year more than 6 000 of game were introduced in the park. Pilanesberg boast the healthy population of lions, buffalos, leopard, elephant, black and white rhino – Africa’s BIG FIVE. Wide range of rare and common species of wildlife including the brown hyena, sable, wild dogs, cheetah, giraffe, hippos and tsessebe just to name but a few. Bird watching is excellent with over 360 species of birds.

Geologically Pilanesberg is the world famous. Its structure named “Pilanesberg National Park Alkaline ring complex” was formed by the volcanic eruption some 1 300 millions years ago. There are only three alkaline volcanoes; in Russia, Greenland and here Pilanesberg.

Overnight packages are available from the following lodges and resort:

Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Nestled in the basin of an ancient amphitheatre divided by riverine woodlands and elephant trails lies an exclusive lodge development site…read more

Bakubung Bush Lodge

Tucked in the expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung, or the People of the Hippo, provides guests with the peace and tranquility of a true bush experience…read more

Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

Located on the slopes of an ancient volcano, the lodge offers you all the amenities of a prime resort on the doorstep of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park…read more

Tshukudu Game Lodge


Built high on a hilltop, the lodge offers sweeping views of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park…read more