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Sydney
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

A wonderful place to stay, fantastic location, lovely people. Game drives were amazing with very knowledgeable guides. Saw the Big 5 and much much more. Food and service is exceptional. Best place ever! Don't hesitate to go here - you won't regret it.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We stayed at Bakubung on our first visit back to South Africa in 4+ yrs (having lived in Cape Town for 8 years). After a hectic 'holiday' in Cape Town to visit friends and relive old favorites we took our 10 year old daughter to Bakubung for what (thankfully) turned out to be a truly authentic safari experience. Rather than...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2016

My wife loves this place. Informal and you get a proper holiday. The staff are genuine and always ready to help out. I think the food is excellent as there were 10 of us and all very different requirements. Bush drive and Boma night right up there especially the wonderful signing and dancing as put on by a local school...

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Dubai
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I had a nice stay with family. It is an excellent choice and you should remember that you are in the middle of a national park. Nevertheless, the premises of the hotel and the infrastructure exceed my expectations with a good wi-fi connection, nice breakfast, seeing wild animals in front of you and dinner. We had a barbecue dinner with...

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1Thank rsouto74
South Riding, Virginia
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Wow. We spent three days here after a crazy whirlwind week in Cape Town. This is the R&R meant for vacation. We hung at the pool, hit the spa, napped, took walks. It was so relaxing. The rooms were very nice. We did have a mix up when we arrived. We were with a large group and all by two...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We stayed at the chalets it was wonderful and neat ..staff was friendly and very helpful..The peacefulness and quietness is amazing ...We enjoyed our stay we drove to suncity which is less than 5 min they give you a voucher for entrance for suncity..there's a lot to explore around the lodge and the kids had an awesome time cause they're...

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Honiara, Solomon Islands
Reviewed 3 April 2016

If you are visiting Johannesburg then a must see is the Pilanesburg game park which is just 2 hours drive away. We visited the Bakubung Bush Lodge during march and stayed just for night but were not disappointed. It is a great place to stay, enjoy the game rides and the bush fire dinner all packaged nicely. We also did...

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Freetown, Sierra Leone
Reviewed 29 March 2016

It's a shame, it's a very nice lodge, but they double-charged my credit card. I have called several times to try to get it corrected, but they keep saying they will look into it and don't get back to me. Then when I call again, they act as if they don't know what I am talking about. I am really...

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Joel P, General Manager at Bakubung Bush Lodge, responded to this review

Dear JojoSings13 Thank you very much for taking the time to share the feedback regarding your stay with us, feedback from our guests is always appreciated as it enables us to constantly improve and upgrade our products, service and facilities. Please accept my sincere apologies for the manner in which your query regarding the double-charge on your credit card has...

Shiraz, Iran
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights at this hotel , the environment was amazing , breakfast was acceptable ,staff were friendly. Rooms were relatively big with 2 large beds in each room.They didn't have gym but tennis court , volleyball , basketball and pool was there. We saw different kinds of wild animals living in their real echosystem that was really enjoyable...

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Stayed at Bakubung Bush Lodge for 2 nights at the beginning of March - The staff are very helpful. The food is excellence and a large variety. Went on afternoon Safari drive our driver and guide was Hendrick who was very knowledgeable and friendly. Afterwards we went to the bush braai which also had a large variety of choices (but...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 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. ... more   less 

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Address: Bakubung Gate, Pilanesberg National Park 0316, South Africa
Region: South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Price Range: ₹ 18,449 - ₹ 30,313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Bakubung Bush Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 100
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