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Pilanesberg National Park

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Sun City 0314, South Africa
+27 14 555 1600
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“self drive” (60 reviews)
“the reserve” (56 reviews)
“game viewing” (51 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Sun City 0314, South Africa
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+27 14 555 1600
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"self drive"
in 60 reviews
"the reserve"
in 56 reviews
"game viewing"
in 51 reviews
"tar roads"
in 14 reviews
"their natural habitat"
in 15 reviews
"white rhino"
in 24 reviews
"watering hole"
in 11 reviews
"safari experience"
in 14 reviews
"wild animals"
in 28 reviews
"kwa maritane"
in 13 reviews
"day trip"
in 34 reviews
"own vehicle"
in 15 reviews
"early morning"
in 24 reviews
"hour drive"
in 10 reviews
"south africa"
in 33 reviews
"great game"
in 12 reviews
"amazing experience"
in 17 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I guess it's because people inflate it way too much. I couldn't see all the big five, I don't know if due to the freezing cold or the times they take you out. You leave when it's dark and freezing, when there's literally no animal...More

Thank Martin N
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Impressed by the large variety of animals that we viewed on a relaxed drive through the well kept park. Thoroughly enjoyable for a family day out with a difference. Great experience!

Thank shalininaidoo4
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a all day safari event started in the morning around 9am to 3pm lunch was very nice and filling. We got to see elephants, giraffes, lion, cheetah,rhino A must do when in Africa!

Thank sheilawills26
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an incredibly beautiful game reserve. Great variety of animals and vegetation. The hide aways in the middle of the park is great and very strategically located. These need a bit of TLC, maintenance hasn’t been on top of their priority list. You need...More

Thank anri_bester
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unforgettable weekend away with the boys. We went on a game drive offered by Bakubung Bush Lodge. Abundance of game (Big Five) with roads that are easy to navigate should you wish to drive yourself. Not all roads are tarred so bring along a 4x4....More

Thank Lucky N
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guide was excellent. Full of jokes and made an excellent ride chasing the big five late in the evening a delight

Thank Kwirirayi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is an easy 2 hours drive from Johannesburg and the staff are in the main are mostly efficient and helpful. The park is easy to navigate and seems will designed around a central rest area, the wild life is abundant and the park...More

Thank travelerSA57
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do daily tours to Pilanesberg Game Reserve for only R800 per person and includes entry to the park and drinks and alot off fun

Thank BryanstonSafaris
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Pilanesberg National Park has everything you want from a game viewing experience. We were lucky enough to see the Big 5 as well as 2 of the 5 cheetahs in the park. We also saw an enormous amount of all the other animal species...More

Thank Dewald R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Joburg on business and on a weekend I booked a guided tour to Pilanesberg NP with Felleng and was not disappointed...it was an absolutely fantastic day out! You will ideally need a 4x4 vehicle for some of the tracks off the main...More

Thank mini_adventure_caz
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demn1234
July 8, 2018|
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Response from Jim R | Reviewed this property |
Only spent 2 full days in Pilanesberg and probably 6 - 7 days n the Kruger aea. Beautiful and crowded place, poor roads, nice people but not nearly the wildlife experience that you will get at Kruger or the reserves around... More
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AJ92011
February 20, 2018|
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Response from Graham P | Reviewed this property |
We took our 3 year old in our own car. No issues.
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amy85
July 31, 2017|
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Response from LloydMacklin | Reviewed this property |
A Game Reserve contains wild animals in natural surroundings. The Pilansberg has Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Elephants and Rhino plus a wide variety of antelope. A Nature reserve is any designated area for the preservation of... More
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