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Pilanesberg Private Lodge
Pilanesberg Private Lodge is a new private retreat nestled on the foot of the majestic Pilanesberg Mountains.

Pilanesberg Private Lodge is uniquely situated within a 2 hour drive from Johannesburg / Pretoria, within a 20 minute drive from Sun City and is situated in a MALARIA FREE area.

Pilanesberg Private Lodge is uniquely positioned in a part of the Pilanesberg National Park wilderness area that has previously not been accessible to any visitors.

Our guests enjoy nothing but spectacular views of world Famous "Pilanesberg Alkaline Ring Complex". The lodge was designed to incorporate the views to ensure that even when you are not on game drives, you stand the chance to see any of the animals from the lodge.

Elephant,Rhino (Black and white), Lion and Leopard have been spotted from the lodge in the last few months.

During the evenings we enjoy fabulous stargazing from our boma as the light in the area is very clean and clear.

Black Rhino Reserve:
The lodge is situated in the Black Rhino Private Reserve. This brand new reserve forms part of the Greater Pilanesberg National Park.

Black Rhino Reserve is situated in the North Western corner of the Pilanesberg National Park (PNP). It is just under 2000 hectares in size and is the first portion of private land that was incorporated into the PNP.

The reserve is characterised by huge number of Tambotie trees and therefore we have regular sightings of the bad tempered Black rhino. The reserve is entered exclusively through our private entrance gate on the western side of the reserve.

The reserve is home to the BIG 5 Lion,leopard,buffalo,elephant,white and black rhino) as well as cheetah and wild dog. Antelope species include sable, tsessebe, eland, gemsbok and springbok.

With a species list of over 354, the reserve is a true "birders paradise".

The communal area consists of the following:
- Lounge
- Dining room
- Library
- TV Lounge
- Bar
- Kitchen
- Pool deck
- Jacuzzi
- Covered patio
- Boma
- Viewing Deck
- Fireplace
- Air Conditioning

Accommodation at Pilanesberg Private Lodge:
We have 5 sleeping units that is connected via paved pathways and bridges to the communal area. The units are named Leopard, Tambotie, Shepherds Tree, Rhino and Elephant.

Each chalet is equipped with the following:

- Extra length King size bed with white linen
- En-suite bathroom
- Rock bath
- Double rock basins
- Indoor and outdoor showers
- Air-conditioners
- Ceiling fan
- Bar fridge
- Hairdryers
- Kettle
- Mini safe
- Private patio

PLEASE NOTE: 2 nights must be booked over a weekend.
R2350.00 pps

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Facilities & Services:

  • Children under 12 years
  • Honeymoon Couples
  • Elderly
  • Airport Shuttle Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Special Meals on Request
  • Conference facilities
  • Wedding facilities
  • Team Building
  • Dining room
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Library
  • Curio Shop
  • Internet Access
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Garden
  • Parking (off-street - covered)
  • Afrikaans
  • English
  • Tswana / Sotho
  • Hiking / Walking Trails
  • Communal Television
  • Swimming Pool
  • Communal Satellite TV
  • DVD and/or VCR

Pilanesberg Private Lodge Activities:

We also offer the following activities in the area:

- Hot Air Balloon Safari over the park. Book with us for this unforgettable experience
- Elephant Back safaris
- Elephant interaction. Kids get a chance to get up close and personal with elephants
- Visit Sun City with all its amenities and the valley of Waves
- Golf at the world famous "Gary Player" golf course and The Lost City Golf course.
- Special Safaris : Tailor made Photographic Safaris, Walking Safaris & Bird safaris

Pilanesberg Private Lodge Map:

Pilanesberg Private Lodge Guest Reviews

Average Guest Rating: 
  4.7 out of 5 based on 7 reviews. - View all Guest Reviews

We enjoyed our week end at the Lodge with hosts Jacobme and Deon who were very attentive and very conscious at all times to ensure all guests were well cared for. The welcome was nice and we felt special.
 Reviewed by Eric Smith on 2 November 2015

excellent service, food, gamedrives superb,accommodation excellent. had a wonderful stay. thanx
 Reviewed by Stephan Fourie over a year ago

Warrick (ranger) was fantastic. He really made the game drives exciting and interesting. A lot of fun. The little things like warm water bottles for the morning game drives was a pleasent surprise. The staff at the lodge were always very welcoming and friendly and really took care of us and our needs. We would defenitley recommend it to friends and family.
 Reviewed by Daniel Grootherder over a year ago

The Lodge was lovely with well appointed chalets and a very attentive staff. The breakfast was outstanding, lots of fresh fruit, homemade muffins still warm from the oven, really nice sides and eggs to taste. Our guide was enthusiastic, very knowledgeable and really went out of his way to make sure we had a great experience. You can't go wrong with this lodge. My family will definitely be going back.
 Reviewed by Claire Gurley over a year ago

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