Self Catering Accommodation

Self Catering accommodation is a perfect choice for independent travellers and budget-conscious travellers alike. Enjoy the freedom to explore the vast opportunities of the Pilanesberg National Park at your own pace. Self catering options allow you to spend your holiday doing only what interests you — whether it’s birdwatching, making a traditional African bush braai with a group of friends, or curling up with a good book. You set the menu, and choose your own adventure!

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 one could wish for on safari a getaway. Whether you’d prefer to do your provision shopping before you arrive, or at the convenience store just before entering the Pilanesberg National Park.

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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 travelling together, Buffalo Thorn is available only for exclusive, private rental of the lodge.

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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.

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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.

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