We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Traveller (871)
Room & Suite (264)
Dining (100)
Overview
Kubu Street Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
4 Star accommodation
{"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]}}
Rooms
4 Nov5 Nov
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 2 partner sites to see rooms from US$ 353.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Pilanesberg National Park hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "e97ba4e2a98444889a2dace765d38d70", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":308970,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[68972126],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":4,"month":11,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":5,"month":11,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":353,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"e97ba4e2a98444889a2dace765d38d70","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":353,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":353,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Bakubung Bush Lodge","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":true,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImU5N2JhNGUyYTk4NDQ0ODg5YTJkYWNlNzY1ZDM4ZDcwIiwiQUlLIjoiMmFiYjI3MTQwYjMxNDQ5Yzk3Njk5NDA1N2I2OTZjOTgifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "04/11/2018", "checkOut": "05/11/2018", "lowestPrice": "US$ 353", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {"68972126":"CancelonIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]}}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]}}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerAttributes":null,"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null,"widget":{"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","moduleList":[]}}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (969)
Filter reviews
827 results
Traveller rating
414
304
68
27
14
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
414
304
68
27
14
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sun city game drives time share bush lodge watering hole breakfast and dinner lamb electric fence your doorstep water hole wild animals game reserve buffet style tennis courts south africa game park close proximity
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 827 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything about bakubung is PERFECT! Staff is smiling all the time,service is perfect, its a heaven middle of nowhere!food are delicious!safaris are perfect!rooms are clean.its very close to sun cityMore

Thank Osman R
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Dear Osman R, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guests. I am delighted to see that you had such a wonderful time celebrating your Honeymoon in the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

We feel in love with Bakubung Lodge. We had a group of 13 from the US and our travel agent from Global Incite - Carmen F. hit the mark on this one. The staff were super friendly and the food was delish. Don't miss the...More

Thank mamadel57
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 3 days ago

Dear mamadel57, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guests. I am delighted to see that you were able to have such a wonderful time with us in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

As a frequent traveler and journalist, I´m crossing the world often. The 3 days stay in Bakubung Lodge and Pilanesberg Park itself was for us an extraordinary experience. The service in the hotel was very friendly, very helpful staff, clean rooms, excellent catering. But the...More

Thank KocourMikes
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 5 days ago

Dear KocourMikes, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly value all feedback received from our esteemed guests. I am delighted to see that you were able to have such a wonderful time with us in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tacked on a trip to Pilanesberg while in Johannesburg on business. Trip organised by Detour Africa (see separate review but excellent company) who organised the lodge as well. Check it was smooth, and very impressed with the staff who remembered my name throughout the stay....More

1  Thank Manny-C
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 1 week ago

Dear Manny-C, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guests. Please accept my apologies that the food was not always at the correct temperature. Our Executive Chef has...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights in August 2018. This was our first time in South Africa and this place was actually recommended to us by a local we had contact with. I booked it through safaribookings.com so we had pretty much...More

1  Thank jessica s
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear jessica s, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our guests. I am delighted to see that you were able to have such a wonderful time with us in...More

View more reviews
About
Description
A mere two-hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and ten minutes from Sun City, lies a place of breathtaking beauty and serenity. A place called Bakubung Bush Lodge. Concealed in the rich More expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung, or "People of the Hippo", offers guests everything they need to get in touch with the bush. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Pool
Free Parking
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Spa
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
Beachfront
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$ 295 - US$ 415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bakubung Bush Hotel Pilanesberg National Park
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
100
Price range
US$ 295 - US$ 415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Bakubung Bush Hotel Pilanesberg National Park
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Photos
Traveller (871)
Room & Suite (264)
Dining (100)
Pool & Beach (31)
Amenities (24)
Family and Play Areas (17)
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
The Palace of the Lost City
2,322 reviews
3.83 km away
Cascades, Sun City
729 reviews
4.23 km away
Kwena Chalets - Sun City
78 reviews
4.47 km away
Soho Hotel
558 reviews
4.55 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3 nearby restaurants
Bakubung Restaurant
122 reviews
.02 km away
Crystal Court
388 reviews
3.82 km away
Tusk Bar and Lounge
163 reviews
3.07 km away
The Raj Restaurant
293 reviews
4.54 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
King's Tower
158 reviews
3.07 km away
Sun City Resort
493 reviews
4.05 km away
Zip 2000 at Sun City
45 reviews
3.87 km away
Sun City Casino
362 reviews
4.47 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Su B
4 July 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Skuweriny | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you book up front, the food is excellent and every time we ate there it was fairly packed. Unknown if you can access form outside, we stayed in the camp.
0
Votes
Jamaicadreamingxoxo
8 June 2018|
Answer
Response from itguyjhb | Reviewed this property |
UberX will cost you in the region of R1800 - R2000
0
Votes
Room Tips
"Request to have a room on the reserve."
SashaSimitopoulos
2 weeks ago
Read review
"125 is a quiet room with direct view of the water hole."
lisakG3778XB
3 weeks ago
Read review
"i stayed in the Self Catering Unit for 6 people. It was right next to the waterhole where the game came to..."
661lindi
4 weeks ago
Read review
"Over looking hippo loop is best!"
750katherinec
12 Aug 2018
Read review
Show More 
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing