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How to get here

From Johannesburg/Pretoria take the N1 north towards Polokwane. Take the N4 Rustenburg split. A signboard indicates Pilanesberg to the left on route 91.

Best time to visit

Summers can get hot, but visitors to Pilanesberg will enjoy the park all year round.

Where to stay

Pilanesberg offers a variety of affordable accommodation, like the self-catering Manyane, Bakgatla and Metswedi camps. The Tshukudu, KwaMaritane and Bakubung game lodges are also situated in the reserve.

Around the area

Sun City, with its entertainment centre, golf course, water world and casino, is right next door.

Tours to do

Activities include game drives, either self-driven or guided, game walks and birding. Pilanesberg also operates balloon safaris.

Did You Know?

There is an initiative underway to join Pilanesberg with Madikwe, creating a new superpark.

Owl Box Project

owl box

Pilanesberg Wildlife Trust


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Welcome To Bakgatla Resort, Pilanesberg Game Reserve
Bakgatla Resort,Pilanesberg Game Reserve,North West Province Accommodation At the foot of the Garamoga Hills lies the Bakgatla Resort, which consists of unique Colonial Style Chalets. Each Chalet consists of a lounge, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and an ever-popular up-stairs loft bedroom.

Bakgatla offers relaxation and much more for the outdoor enthusiast, such as self, or conducted game drives, bird watching and exciting excursions in and around the Pilanesberg National Park. Superb conference facilities with personal service and attention to detail. Be it a small gathering or large affair our team of experts will assist you from the planning stages to executing a successful event.

• Chalets have air conditioning a private patio and braai area.
• One double bed in main bedroom and three single beds in the loft, kitchen and bathroom en-suite.
• Chalets sleep a maximum of 5 people.
• Centrally located with the resort is a pool and playground.
• Rates quoted are per person per night on a B&B or D/B&B basis inclusive of VAT and Tourism Levies.
• Group bookings and rates are available on request.
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• 5 Executive Safari Tents
• Set on a wooden deck, with patio area looking onto the bush
• Fully electrified
• 2 x 3/4 Beds
• Sleeper Couch
• Small bar fridge
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• Bed & Breakfast
• Dinner/ Bed & Breakfast
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