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Accommodation in Pilanesberg National Park is as varied as the park itself. Pilanesberg offers a host of accommodation options, ranging from resorts, safari tents and bush lodges to chalets and self-catering. Discerning travellers will especially enjoy the exclusive lodges in the private Black Rhino Reserve, which was recently added to Pilanesberg National Park. Families and budget travellers will find a variety of accommodation choices to suit every budget, including self catering, bed and breakfast and chalet options. Pilanesberg Game Reserve offers a good option for travellers who would like to visit the internationally acclaimed Sun City, with some lodges located only ten minutes’ drive from the resort.

Whether you choose a rustic safari tent, a self catering escape, or luxurious five star lodge, the abundant wildlife of the malaria-free Pilanesberg remains the main attraction of this popular park.

Chalets & Safari Tents

Manyane Resort

Sleep beneath the stars in a rustic safari tent for two. Families and budget-conscious travellers will also enjoy thatched African style chalets with private patios and braais, and studio rooms with all the modern amenities.

Bakgatla Resort

Sleep closer to the wild outdoors, in the comfort of a safari tent. For those who enjoy all the modern amenities, Bakgatla’s thatched African chalets provide a budget-friendly choice for your safari getaway.

Pilanesberg Tented Camp

Tented Adventures

This owner- run safari camp offers an exceptional way to get up- close and personal with nature. These safari tents offer comfort and style without sacrificing your ability to get close to Pilanesberg’s incredible wildlife.

Self Catering Accommodation

Nkala Safari Lodge

If you’re looking for the peace-and-quiet, as well as the flexibility that comes with a private-use holiday destination – look no further. Nkala Safari Lodge is fully equipped with all the comforts from home.

Thutlwa Safari Lodge

You’ll want for nothing at the luxury, self-catering Thutlwa Safari Lodge! Guests are encouraged to relax and unwind completely at their leisure. The fully fitted, modern kitchen has all the creature comforts.

Buffalo Thorn Lodge

A self catering experience unlike any other: Buffalo Thorn Lodge combines the luxury of a five-star lodge with the freedom, affordability and privacy of self catering. Ideal for groups of friends or family.

Manyane Resort

Sleep beneath the stars in a rustic safari tent for two. Families and budget-conscious travellers will also enjoy thatched African style chalets with private patios and braais, and studio rooms with all the modern amenities.

Bakgatla Resort

Sleep closer to the wild outdoors, in the comfort of a safari tent. For those who enjoy all the modern amenities, Bakgatla’s thatched African chalets provide a budget-friendly choice for your safari getaway.

Bed and Breakfast

Manyane Resort

A variety of bed and breakfast choices await the independent and budget traveller. Take shelter in a rustic and romantic safari tent, or enjoy the modern conveniences of a thatched African chalet, complete with air conditioning, kitchen and braai.

Bakgatla Resort

Adventure in style in an executive safari tent, or enjoy all the amenities of a thatched-roof chalet with kitchen, private patio and braai. Dinner and lunch may be self catered, or guests are invited to dine at the resort’s restaurant.

Mid-Range Lodges

Bakubung Bush Lodge

Enjoy the best of both worlds: the excitement of a resort in the wilderness of the Pilanesberg. Guided game drives, sophisticated dining options, flood-lit bush tennis courts & luxury swimming pool.

Kwa Maritane Lodge

Located on the slopes of an ancient volcano, Kwa Maritane offers the perfect mixture of relaxation and adventure. See the big 5 at the lodge’s game viewing hide and private waterhole by day.

Black Rhino Lodge

Nestled in the Tamboti trees of the private Black Rhino Reserve, start your days with game drives into the unexplored and secluded valley and end them with a flavourful meal by the lodge’s private chef.

Shepherd’s Tree

Relax and unwind at Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge, set within an exclusive use zone of the Black Rhino Reserve. Game viewing, gourmet dining and magnificent views combine with an award-winning health & beauty spa.

Ivory Tree

A natural amphitheatre, crisscrossed by elephant trails forms the picturesque setting of the Ivory Tree Lodge. The award-winning Amani African spa adds a sense of luxury to the wilderness experience.

Morokolo Lodge

Morokolo is situated on the northern slopes of the Black Rhino Reserve portion, offering one of the most diverse varieties of wildlife, predators, fauna & flora in Africa. Premium game viewing, and pool.

Tambuti Game Lodge

Dine under the stars, in the fire-lit boma, or on the private viewing deck of your suite in this intimate, luxurious lodge. Dawn and dusk safaris make every day an occasion. The Black Rhino Reserve are yours to explore.

Luxury Accommodation

Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Experience the unforgettable luxury of one of Africa’s most romantic game lodges. Nestled high within the crater of an ancient volcano, Tshukudu promises an intimate and romantic safari adventure.

Lush Safari Lodge

You’ll want for nothing at this contemporary-style private, safari lodge! Lush offers its guests an unrivalled, luxury safari experience centred on breath-taking vistas and boasting 5-star service.

Child Friendly Accommodation

Nkala Safari Lodge

We all know down-time is precious, don’t spend yours away from your family because of sticky child-policies telling you no babies or toddlers allowed! Soak up the magic of a safari at Nkala Safari Lodge – children of all ages welcome!

Thutlwa Safari Lodge

Thutlwa Safari Lodge is family-orientated, luxury accommodation in the private Black Rhino Game Reserve. The 8 safari-style, thatched-chalets are equipped to cater for small babies and young children – high chairs & baby monitors.

Bakubung Bush Lodge

Children stay free, when sharing with adults. Bakubung’s Junior Rangers Programme – and special Kids Game Drives – offer a fun and exciting introduction to the wonders of nature. A children’s playground keeps active young travellers busy.

Black Rhino Lodge

Children five years of age and under stay free, and children 6 – 11 years stay at half price. Black Rhino’s thatched family suites offer all the space you and your loved ones need. A sparkling swimming pool completes the family fun.

Buffalo Thorn Lodge

Two family chalets in the exclusive-use Buffalo Thorn Lodge offer sleeping lofts with two single beds, ideal for children. The central swimming pool allows game viewing from the comfort of the water, but is child-safe for peace of mind.

Ivory Tree

Adventure together with Ivory Tree’s Family Safari. For little ones, a kiddies’ bush bumble focuses on the little things in the bush, steering clear of the more fearsome big 5. Children are invited to try archery while learning about the Bushmen.

Kwa Maritane Lodge

Children stay free, when sharing with adults. The Junior Rangers Programme offers a fun, exciting introduction to the wonders of nature. Playground, trampoline &  putt-putt.

Manyane Resort

Children 6 and under stay free. The miniature golf course, large swimming pool and children’s playground are some of the many family activities available on your Pilanesberg holiday.

Bakgatla Resort

Children 6 and under stay free. A refreshing swimming pool, miniature golf course, and children’s playground are sure to provide hours of enjoyment during your adventure.

Conferences and large groups

Bakubung Bush Lodge

Enjoy the best of both worlds: the resort in the wilderness of the Pilanesberg. Guided game drives, sophisticated dining options, flood-lit bush tennis courts, Swimming pool and panoramic views from every room. Multiple conference packages are available. Welcomes up to 120 delegates.

Ivory Tree

A natural amphitheatre, crisscrossed by elephant trails forms the picturesque setting of the Ivory Tree Game Lodge. For a truly unique experience, conservation exercises such as lion darting may be woven into your conference itinerary. Up to 80 delegates are hosted in the conference facility.

Kwa Maritane Lodge

Located on the slopes of an ancient volcano, Kwa Maritane offers the perfect mixture of relaxation and adventure. Experience the Big 5 at the lodge’s game viewing hide and private waterhole by day, and stargaze under African skies at night. Welcomes up to 264 delegates.

Shepherd’s Tree

Shepherd’s Tree offers exclusive game viewing & gourmet dining. For the more adventurous, conservation exercises may be woven into your conference experience. Welcomes up to 70 delegates.

Bakgatla Resort

Bakgatla promises easy, basic comforts in the sanctuary of the Pilanesberg. Choose your style of accommodation, from tents to chalets. Relax in the pool, or enjoy the resort’s restaurant. Up to 350 delegates.

Manyane Resort

Escape to nature at Manyane Resort! Travellers can find all the modern conveniences—in the comfort of a safari tent, or brick and wood cottages.  Two conference spaces invite up to 100 delegates.

Exclusive Use Accommodation

Nkala Safari Lodge

Nkala Safari Lodge offers guests a contemporary space in which to enjoy a self-catered vacation in relaxed safari-style. The lodge is fully equipped with everything and even a little bit more, so you’ll want for nothing when whipping up your favourite holiday meal or enjoying a sundowner.

Thutlwa Safari Lodge

As luxury, exclusive-use lodge accommodation, Thutlwa offers its guests the ultimate in privacy, flexibility & modern amenities. Savour the sights and sounds of the African bush with your closest loved-ones or a group of friends, without interruptions or restrictive itineraries.

Buffalo Thorn Lodge

Privacy is the ultimate luxury. The exclusive use of this intimate, five-star rated lodge comes complete with private safari vehicle, game ranger, outdoor boma, housekeeper and fully serviced lodge. A swimming pool at the edge of the bush offers a glimpse of the big 5 poolside.