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Pilanesberg National Park

#1 of 16 things to do in Sun City Features Animals
Sun City 0314, South Africa
+27 14 555 1600
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US$ 158.57*
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Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour
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US$ 433.19*
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3-Hour Private Game Drive of Pilanesberg National Park
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US$ 199.50*
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Pilanesberg Game Reserve Full-Day Tour from Johannesburg
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Sun City 0314, South Africa
+27 14 555 1600
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A pride of Lions including 4 cubs crossing the road right in front of our jeep, 2 Leopards crossed the road in front of our jeep, and saw 2 Cheetahs at about 30 m distance. Added to it a Giraffe right in the middle of...More

Thank Raman A
Reviewed 5 days ago

After visiting Kruger park, Pilanesberg is much smaller, but this is not a handicap it allow you to easily find all the animals. We went without a guide, because the guys of the park took forever to book us a guided tour. We also arrived...More

Thank Paulo F
Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove through the park privately, Beautiful scenery, you can see the volcanic shape.. A large number of game everywhere. Saw hundreds of various buck, wildebeest, giraffe and zebras. Missed the elephants but we were treated to wonderful views of lions and rhinos.

1  Thank idelenika
Reviewed 6 days ago

It rained and it was extremely cold for the day, therefore we did not get to view many animals. Generally, the nature viewing was excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed the day out in the bush.

Thank abcdef493
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did a full day organised guided tour, leaving around 5am in the morning Tour started around 8am and ended around 3. It is a great place to go and you could spent days here Beautiful place The guide took his time which was pleasant,...More

Thank IvanVanAlsenoy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pilanesberg National Park is a gem! Game viewing allways deliver great sightings and I have yet to have a customer that did not enjoy the safaris.

Thank HansViljoen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped at Bakgatla with its exceptionally friendly staff. We drove early in the morning through Pilanesberg Park to Sun City and returned again in the afternoon, with plenty game sightings. The tar roads are in a poor state, but one can negate it with...More

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pilansesberg has been my go to safari camp during my 4 year stay in Joburg when i had visitors. You won't get the same experience as like in a Kenya Safari with massive animals, but you can possibly see the "Big Five"!

Thank Eric T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love nature and I did went visit Pilanesburg Nature Reserve and I was thrilled to see some of the beautiful wild animals, I was interested to see leopard for the day but wasn't lucky to see it. I saw different birds at Mankwe Dam...More

1  Thank Mpho C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pilanesberg is not a place where you drive in, stay a night and see everything. You need to stroll slow, be patient, have a keen eye and love towards nature. You will thoroughly enjoy the park's rich and abundant wildlife. The lake in the middle...More

1  Thank Arun Prasanna G
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Good afternoon I'm asking if it's possible for you to pick me and my partner at Sun City and how much for full day
2 October 2016|
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Response from nesr123 | Reviewed this property |
im a tourist but i highly recommend to get in touch with moafrika, a very trustable agent,and they will handle the rest in an awesome way
Daya V
Hello Friends, I'll be staying in SunCity. I heard Pilanesberg is quite near to SunCity. So what will be the best time in the morning to arrive and whether 1 day is good to see everything over there? Please give your suggestions. Also what other activities available there to enjoy? Thanks in advance!
30 September 2016|
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Response from Y99AH | Reviewed this property |
Sun City is within Pilanesberg. The best option for you is to take a guided game drive with a game ranger. They all have radio contact with each other, so when one has a good viewing he helps the other to find the animals... More
I am probably staying at Cascades for 3/4 nights in January 2017.Can I book game drives for early morning & evening drives ?I am a single traveller.
4 July 2016|
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Response from irishmike60 | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, As a single individual you can book a game drive through "Game Trackers" at the Welcome Center at Sun City or else your hotel receptionist will direct you to where and how you can book. Alternatively you could... More