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For queries and bookings on the Game Drives or accommodation, please contact us per email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call for more information +27 (0)87 820 7141


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1st December 2019 to 30th November 2020

Scheduled Game Drives

Exclusive Game Drives

Scheduled Game drives are available daily in our 25-seater open game drive vehicles to explore the Pilanesberg National Park spanning over 55 000 hectares of rolling plains. In addition to cheetah, giraffe, antelope, and hyaena – to name but a few – you will be enthralled by Africa’s famous Big Five in their natural habitat.
No age restrictions.
Duration: 3 hrs
Cost: R660 per person - adult / R330 per person under 16 years
Our exclusive game drives depart daily, either in the early morning or afternoon. The activity includes beverages. The emphasis of this tour is to locate as many of the natural inhabitants of the park as possible.

Duration: 5hrs with drinks &snack
Cost: R9 600 per vehicle (maximum 7 people per vehicle)

Bush Walk

Private Game Drives

Our bush walk experience focuses on locating and observing the inhabitants of the Pilanesberg National Park from a different angle – on foot. Guests are accompanied by a registered guide who will share his/her extensive knowledge and experience on both fauna and flora along the various hiking trails. Excursions depart daily in the early morning.

Duration: 4 hrs
Minimum: 4 people
Cost: R700 per person (No under 16 years)
Groups or individuals can request a private vehicle, which can depart whenever the party requires. Snacks, picnic baskets, and beverages can be requested via the hotel services at an additional cost.
No age restrictions.
Duration:3 hrs
Option 1: R6 500   (1 - 10 people per vehile)
Option 2: R11 800 (11 - 25 people per vehile)

Group Game Drives

6 hr Game Drive  + Lunch

Group game drives are available daily in our 25 seater open game drive vehicles to explore the Pilanesberg National Park. The group can decide on the departure time to suit their needs.
3 hrs
Cost: R 590 per people  
Minimum: 20 people

Duration: 3 hrs
Cost: R1 350 per person  
Minimum : 4 people

Rates Excludes Park  & Levy fees of R90 pp

Game Drives & Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner for groups available on request


Payment & Cancellation

    *  Full payment is required 7 days prior to the first activity booked.
    *  All changes must be in writing & all amendments must be received at least 7 days before the activity takes place. Should we not receive any amendments in writing; the total confirmed pax will be charged.
    *  A 100% cancellation fee will apply should a cancellation or amendment be made within 7 days of the first activity booked.
    *  Mankwe Gametrackers Management reserves the right to cancel any transfer or activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of a management cancellation a full refund will be given on the amounts paid.


    *  All pax are required to sign an indemnity form for all transfers and activities they are participating in prior to departure of the activity.
    *  The indemnity form must be signed by a Parent/Legal guardian for children under 18 years.
    *  Any unaccompanied child under 18 requires the indemnity to be signed by a parent/legal guardian prior to the activity.


    *  Children are classified as a pax therefore on certain activities the full rate will apply to them
    *  The following age/height limits apply:
    *     Hot Air Balloon Safari – need to be taller than 1.2m
    *     Quad Biking - Under 8 years can be lifted by an adult – no under 5 years

For queries and bookings on the Game Drives or accommodation, please contact us per email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For more information call +27 (0)87 820 7141

While staying at one of the following hotels and game lodges, we recommend our guests to participate in this exciting outdoor adventure:

Information About Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Getting There

Getting There

From Johannesburg take the N1 towards Polokwane. Take the N4 Rustenburg split. Signage indicating Pilanesberg left. Read More
Where to Stay

Where to Stay

Pilanesberg offers a variety of affordable accommodation. Tshukudu and Bakubung lodges are situated in the reserve. Read More


Activities include game drives, either self-driven or guided and walks. Pilanesberg also operates balloon safari's. Read More
Best Time to Visit

Best Time to Visit

Dry Winter season in Pilanesberg is May to September, the rainy season is October to April which is Summer. Read More
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