Golden Leopard Resorts
in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve is owner-manager of Manyane Resort
and Bakgatla Resort
. Both offers lodge accommodation, conference centres, restaurants and swimming pools.
By offering more than just plain accommodation in a malaria-free zone, Golden Leopard Resorts in Pilanesberg gives guests the opportunity for a one-of-a-kind vacation set in one of the biggest game reserves of South Africa. Established in 1992, the resort chain's two main properties — the 3-star Manyane and Bakgatla Resorts — not only make different kinds of lodging available to suit the needs and budgets of different travellers. Each property also features a selection of facilities and services to ensure that outdoor enthusiasts enjoy their holiday, whether they're venturing out in the wild or relaxing afterwards.Pilanesberg Game Reserve
is situated on the eroded remains of an extinct alkaline volcanic crater - one of only three in the world.
A variety of Wildlife
is found and the wide diversity of eco-types makes a beautiful home for more than 35 species of large mammals, the sought-after "Big Five" and more than 300 bird species.Accommodation within Pilanesberg National ParkManyane Resort
Manyane Resort is nestled at the Gateway to the Pilanesberg. Set in unspoilt natural surroundings are thatched African-style chalets studded in a tapestry of indigenous flora - a mere one and a half hours to two hours drive from the hustle and bustle of Gauteng.
Self-contained chalets have en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, centrally situated pool and playground. All chalets have a private patio and braai area. Chalets consist of two and four bed permutations. Meals are offered at the restaurant.Bakgatla Resort
At the foot of the Garamoga hill lies the Bakgatla Resort which consists of unique colonial-styled chalets complemented by rolling lawns and a well positioned olympic-size swimming pool.
Self-contained chalets have one bathroom, air conditioning, a private patio and braai area and a central playground. Chalets sleep a maximum of 5 people.
Golden Leopard Resorts (Pilanesberg) Activities:
Guests staying in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve or Day-Visitors are invited to join any of these unique and extraordinary Pilanesberg Adventures
- or book a Safari
or a Tour to Pilanesberg
Golden Leopard 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.
Activities which can be booked at the resorts include:
- Hiking Trails - Departing early morning driving deep into the park with an experienced guide. Minimum 4 people. No Children under 12 years of age.
- Game Drives - Departing sunrise and afternoon drives.
- Game Drive + Bush Braai - Takes you on an African adventure through 55000 hectares of the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve with an experienced game ranger. You are then transported to a boma where you will dine under the African sky, surrounded by the sound of the bush.
- Balloon Safaris
- Bush Braai
- Bush Breakfast
Golden Leopard Resorts (Pilanesberg) Map:
By road Pilanesberg Game Reserve is situated 60 kms from Rustenburg on the Thabazimbi road R510.
From Johannesburg or Pretoria follow the signs to Sun City.