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Bakubung Villas

 

5* Luxury Self Catering Villas in the Pilanesberg National Park

The exclusive Bakubung Villas development is located at Bakubung Bush Lodge, within the serene embrace of the Pilanesberg mountains, in South Africa’s North West Province – an area whose history is both rich and ancient. Formed out of the crater of an extinct volcano, these majestic hills and valleys have been home to humankind since the Stone Age.
All guests have full access to the Bakubung Lodge with all the amenities you need for an amazing holiday experience along with endless opportunities for big game viewing in a malaria-free environment. The development offers a mixture of seven mountain lodges and 15 villas overlooking a waterhole and hide. These 22 private villas moreover come in three or four bedroom options.

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DIRECTIONS FROM FOURWAYS, SANDTON

  • Travel north along William Nicol Drive to the four-way intersection with Witkoppen Road
  • Turn left into Witkoppen Road towards Lanseria/Roodepoort
  • Turn right at the intersection with Hans Strijdom Extension on the road towards Broederstroom and Lanseria
  • Cross over the Muldersdrift/ Diepsloot Road and continue with the R512 towards Broederstroom and Lanseria
  • Cross the bridge over the R28 Krugersdorp/Pretoria highway, pass the Lanseria turnoff and continue straight ahead
  • At the T-junction turn left on the R512 to Magaliesberg. Follow directional signs
  • Continue on this road until you see the Sun City signboard on your left. Turn right on the R512 to Brits and cross the bridge over Hartebeespoort Dam
  • At the T-junction turn right on the R512 to Brits
  • Continue to the four-way stop and turn left on the R512/27 for Brits/Rustenburg
  • Pass the first Brits turnoff. At the signpost R27 Rustenburg/Brits turn right
  • On the bridge turn left towards Rustenburg
  • Continue until you get to the slipway to the left. Take the slipway and continue on the new N4 highway
  • A signboard on the left side of the road indicates Pilanesberg to the left on route 91. Exit left off the highway. At the T-junction turn right and continue on this road to Sun City
  • On reaching Sun City, go straight past the Zenex garage on your right, after 4km you will see a sign indicating you to turn right to
  • Bakubung, follow the road and it will lead you to the Bakubung Gate

 

Nestled inside the Pilanesberg National Park, a mere 2 hours' drive from Johannesburg, is the world renowned Bakubung Bush Lodge, a resort with immense status.
Imagine waking up every morning with the soothing sounds of the African bush, the soft-textured light that literally calms your soul and the feeling of being part of an African wonderland. The time of imagining is over.

The Bakubung Lodge has a Junior Rangers Program which is the best outdoor fun your kids will have!
By enrolling your children into the program, they will be exposed to entertainment and educational activities. Under the supervision of highly trained and qualified staff, parents can be at ease knowing that their
children will be well taken care of whilst participating in a host of fun-filled events. It's family fun Bakubung style!
Bakubung lodge offers you a wide range of facilities and activities that are available to all our Bakubung Villas guests.

These fantastic benefits and perks include:

  •  Luxury hotel
  •  15 km from Pilanesberg Airport with an in-house shuttle service
  •  Restaurant and bars
  •  Junior Rangers Program
  •  Baby sitting services
  •  Boma dinners in the park
  •  Conference facilities for up to 120 delegates
  •  Guided game drives
  •  Direct access to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve
  •  Helicopter pad
  •  Wi-Fi
  •  Big 5 viewing from your villa patio
  •  Children's playground
  •  Legacy balance health spa
  •  Hot air balloon rides
  •  Guided game walks
  •  Wildlife demonstrations and interaction
  •  Direct access to Sun City via shuttle

Close by and direct access to:

  • Casino (Sun City)
  •  Water skiing and parasailing (Sun City)
  •  Live entertainment and concerts (Sun City)
  •  Valley of the Waves and water theme park (Sun City)
  •  Two world-class golf courses (Sun City)
  •  Variety of restaurants and bars (Sun City)
  •  Medical facilities (Sun City)

Each Villa has been thoughtfully planned, designed and executed – from architecture through construction and interior design. The thatched roof Villa blends in beautifully with their surroundings, while their African-themed décor reminds guests that despite the many creature comforts to be enjoyed inside, they are nevertheless wholly and truly inside the African bush.
In addition to the existing facilities and services provided for on-site, Bakubung also provides multiple daily shuttles to Sun City, which opens up another world of facilities for owners to enjoy: Two golf courses, a casino, concerts, The Valley of the Waves, plenty of dining opportunities and more.

3 Bedroom Villa (Villa 3 & 11: )

Beautifully appointed Luxury 3 bedroom villa all en suite providing breathtaking panoramic views of the malaria free Pilanesberg Game Reserve, main bedroom with a king size bed, second and third bedrooms each with 2 single beds that could be converted into a king size bed. Two lounge areas with a gas fire place, dining room with an eight seater table, fully equipped kitchen, private heated swimming pool and deck, outdoor shower.

Room Amenities

  • DSTV Full bouquet,
  • direct-dialling telephones,
  • hairdryer,
  • digital safe,
  • air conditioned,
  • stove,
  • oven,
  • microwave,
  • fridge,
  • dish washer,
  • wine cooler,
  • Ice Machine,
  • Nespresso coffee machine,
  • state of the art gas braai as well as webber braai.

4 Bedroom Villa (Villa 2, 7 & 8)

Beautifully appointed Luxury 4 bedroom villa all en suite providing breathtaking panoramic views of the malaria free Pilanesberg Game Reserve, main bedroom with a king size bed, second, third and fourth bedrooms each with 2 single beds that could be converted into a king size bed. Two spacious lounge areas with a gas fire place, dining room with a large dining table, fully equipped kitchen, private heated swimming pool and deck, outdoor shower. The main bedroom with King Bed has a sleeper couch.

Room Amenities

  • DSTV Full bouquet,
  • direct-dialling telephones,
  • hairdryer,
  • digital safe,
  • air conditioned,
  • stove,
  • oven,
  • microwave,
  • fridge,
  • dish washer,
  • wine cooler,
  • Ice Machine,
  • Nespresso coffee machine,
  • state of the art gas braai as well as webber braai.

Rates quoted in South African Rands are inclusive of VAT @ 15%.

Check-in is from 14h00 and check-out is by 10h00.

Deposit Policy:

  • For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
  • Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).
  • For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel
  • A 50% deposit Is required within 48 hours of your booking and the balance 30 days prior to arrival. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).


Cancellation Policy

  • If the reservation is cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival a 50% cancellation fee will apply.
  • If cancelled 7 days or less prior to arrival a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
  • A 10% admin fee will be retained for cancellations made after the card has been charged.

Junior Rangers

Legacy Junior Rangers Programme is available for all children aged 6-12 years. Activities are geared around natural resource protection, environmental education and responsible recreation offering a special opportunity to explore the Pilanesberg National Park. The Junior Rangers Program is available at a small additional cost to parents and usually takes 2 days to complete. On completion of the program, children will be including in a graduation ceremony and will be given a certificate and badges for activities completed.

Game Drive Times

Morning / Afternoon

  • May 08h00 / 15h30
  • June - July 08h00 / 15h00
  • August 08h00 / 15h30
  • September 06h00 / 16h00
  • October - March 05h30 / 16h30
  • April 06h00 / 16h00

Game Drives last approximately 3 hours, depending on weather conditions and animal sightings in the Park.

Bush Braai

  • Bush braais are held (weather permitting) every Wednesday and Saturday night. If you would like to book a bush braai on an alternative night, a minimum of 30 people is required. If numbers drop below 30, the full rate for 30 people will be charged.

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Business Hours:
Mon - Fri (09:00 - 17:00)
Sat (09:00 - 13:00)
Time Zone: UTC/GMT +2 hours

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What sets us Apart !

  • MALARIA FREE
  • Ideal for family or group getaways
  • Rich biodiversity of game
  • Home to the “Big 5”
  • Over 350 bird species
  • Effortless road and air access