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Pilanesberg Game Drives | Tracking | Night Safari's

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Game DrivesGame Drives

1 May 2022 to 31 Aug 2023
(Incl. 15% VAT  )

RATES EXCLUDE PARK & LEVY FEES OF R90 pp AND R40 pp (UNDER 16)

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. -
Including water, soft drink & packet of chips
Duration of the Game Drive: ±3 hours
Exclusions: Beverages are excluded from this service. Guests are welcome to bring their own beverages.

Departing from Sun City

Where Gametrackers Desk - situated in the Welcome Centre at Sun City Resort.

Cost International: R825 per person - adult / R405 per person under 16 years

Cost South African: R710 per person - adult / R330 per person under 16 years

Min-Max: 1-500 people

 

Our exclusive game drives depart daily, either early in the morning or late in the afternoon. The activity includes beverages. The emphasis of this tour is to locate as many of the natural inhabitants of the park as possible.

An exciting safari that takes you to the Pilanesberg National Park with our registered field guide who will convey extensive knowledge on the park and its inhabitants. The Game Drive is 3-5 hours in duration and will be conducted in an open safari vehicle. Pilanesberg National Park accommodates virtually every mammal of Southern Africa and is also home to the" Big Five" (Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant & Buffalo).

No age restrictions.
When: Seven days a week, all year round. Subject to availability.
Where: Sun City & Pilanesberg Area
Weather:No weather restrictions. This safari will always go out even in if it rains.
Guests or Spectators: Beverage requirements to be advised in advance. Special requests may incur additional charges.

Cost International:  R11 330 + R90 pp per vehicle (1-7 per persons)
Cost South African: R11 330  per vehicle (1-7 per persons)

Inclusions: 3 beverages+ bottle water & dry snacks

Game Drive & Pilanesberg Breakfast / Lunch or Dinner

Private Game Drives

Join us for a safari adventure including a boma dinner at venues within the Pilanesberg National Park. The return journey after the dinner experience is aided by spotlights allowing guests the opportunity to view some nocturnal wildlife.

An exciting safari that takes you to the Pilanesberg National Park with our registered field guide who will convey extensive knowledge on the park and its inhabitants. The Game Drive is 3-5 hours in duration and will be conducted in an open safari vehicle. Pilanesberg National Park accommodates virtually every mammal of Southern Africa and is also home to the" Big Five" (Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant & Buffalo).

Duration: 5 hrs
Cost Adult: R1 190 per person
Child u/16yrs: R 890 per person
Min-Max: 15- 150 people

Subject to Boma availability – Wednesday & Saturdays only

Inclusions: A 3-5 hour Game Drive inclusive of beverages & snacks.
Exclusions: n/a
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.  
Where:
Sun City & Pilanesberg Area
Inclusions:  10/25-seater (including water, soft drink & packet of chips)
Duration of the Game Drive:
3 hours
Exclusions:
Beverages are excluded from this service. Guests are welcome to bring cooler box with own beverages.
Departing from Sun City
  • Option 1 International: R7 835  + R90 pp (6 - 10 seaters per vehile)
  • Option 1 South African:: R7 835   (6 - 10 seaters per vehile)
  • Option 1 International R14 255 + R90 pp (11 - 25 seaters per vehile 
  • Option 2 South African: R14 255  (11 - 25 seaters per vehile

Game Drive Group

Game Drive & Lunch
Morning or afternoon game drives
Minimum 20 Guests
Duration: 2-3 hours
Price
International: R760
Price South African: R625
Excluding:
Beverages
Booking is essential and a minimum number of guests are required to conduct a game drive. Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Duration(6 hours)  

Min-Max: 2- 100 people

Sun City Departure: 09:30 am (year round)  
Cost International: R1 570 per person
Cost South African: R1 300 per person 

Bakubung Gate 09:30 am (year round)
Cost International: R1 330 per person
Cost South African: R1 110 per person 

Breakfast at Lodge restaurant pp (excluding transfer or game drive) R290
Lunch at Lodge restaurant pp (excluding transfer or game drive) R350 
Dinner at Lodge restaurant pp (excluding transfer or game drive) R420 
Boma Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner pp (excluding transfer or game drive) R550

Reservations
  • All reservation requests will be confirmed in writing by electronic mail subject to availability of requested dates & times.
  • A minimum number of pax is required for certain activities and each activity has a maximum capacity.
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 including, but not limited to, the lack of minimum passengers, weather conditions and none payment.
  • In the case of a weather cancellation, weather conditions are judged exclusively by Mankwe Gametrackers Management.
  • In the event of a Mankwe Gametrackers management cancellation a full refund will be given on the amounts paid.
  • No shows or last-minute cancellations will not be refunded unless a Dr’s note is produced
Covid-19 cancellation terms
  • Alternative rebook date: 12 months from the original departure date.
  • Full refund only on the proof of valid Covid-19 medical confirmation or declaration signed by authorities (e.g., result confirmation or GP letter) that it is without a doubt a Covid-19 case.
Indemnity Forms
  • All guests are required to sign an indemnity online for all transfers and activities that they are participating in, prior to the departure.
  • A link will be sent via e-mail or SMS, 24 hours prior to your activity/transfer date.
  • In the case of a guest refusing to sign the indemnity form the guest will not be able to partake in the activity/transfer and will not receive any refund.
  • The indemnity form must be signed by a Parent/Legal guardian for children under 18 years of age.
  • Any unaccompanied minor (a person under 18 years of age) requires the indemnity to be signed by a Parent/Legal guardian prior to the activity/transfer.
  • The required indemnity form can be signed online from your mobile phone to ensure that you have sufficient time to read and understand the conditions.

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)14 004 0056

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

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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

Activities

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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