Manyane Resort is nestled at the gateway to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, set in un spoilt natural surroundings.
Located near the gates of Pilanesberg National Park, Manyane Resort offers guests the chance to enjoy an extraordinary adventure without having to sacrifice contemporary comforts. These conveniences come in many forms, from fully furnished chalets and campsites with electricity to facilities such as a swimming pool and restaurant.
Going out for an extraordinary adventure often means stepping out of your comfort zone, but not at Manyane Resort in Pilanesberg, South Africa. A haven within the borders of Pilanesberg National Park, the resort embraces you and your party in a world of essential comforts that serves to highlight the raw beauty of your great escape.
For starters, the resort offers a wide variety of lodging, from cottage-like Chalets and Safari Tents each furnished with a refrigerator, plus real beds to Caravan Sites and Campsites with electricity. These are then matched with facilities and services that you wont usually associate with safari accommodations, such as a swimming pool, restaurant, and superette.
With all these on hand, its easy to go to one of South Africas wildlife safaris and just enjoy its numerous outdoor diversions. After all, when the sun goes down and its time to retreat to a relaxing and convenient space, Manyane Resort is here to answer your most crucial needs.
To suit the tastes and budgets of different travellers, a wide range of accommodations is available at Manyane Resort. Here, you can choose between a homey cottage or a stay that’s closer to nature, as the resort offers fully furnished Chalets and Safari Tents with electricity. For those who are more adventurous, Caravan Sites and Campsites with electricity are also available. Regardless of your choice, all accommodations offer access to centrally-located ablution facilities.
Aside from complete and convenient Pilanesberg accommodations, our resort also offers these wonderful facilities:
Facilities at Manyane Resort
- Onsite Superette
- Children’s Playgrounds
- Restaurant (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
- Curio Shop
- Function Rooms/ Venues
- Game Trackers office (offering, guided game drives and other bush activities)
- Walking Trails
Manyane and Bakgatla Resort Resorts are sister lodges belonging to the same Group.
Entrance Fee into the Pilanesberg Game Reserve
If you are looking to take your private vehicle into the park to do your own game drives, the fees at the gate of entry, are as follows:
Per person and per vehicle per day:
Adults: R80 (SA citizens should produce ID to substantiate citizenship)
Adults International Guests: R110
Children (6-12 years): R30
Pensioners (SA only): R40
Vehicles (Sedan/LDV/SUV): R40
March and April: 06h00 to 18h30
May to September: 06h30 to 18h00
September and October: 06h00 to 18h30
November to February: 05h30 to 19h00
The resort’s biggest attraction is its easy access to Pilanesberg National Park, one of the best places to go on a safari in South Africa. Various species of flora and fauna reside here, from lions and leopards to the interesting Kiwano fruit. But it doesn’t stop there. A number of facilities and services heresuch as pool and playgroundsprove that there’s so much more to Manyane Resort than just seeing the Big 5.
An abundance of wild life proliferate in 580 km of diverse and arresting bushveld terrain. The park is home to healthy populations of lion, leopard, black and white rhino, elephant and buffalo - Africa’s “Big Five”.
A wide variety of rare and common species exist with endemic species like the nocturnal brown hyena, the fleet-footed cheetah, the majestic sable, as well as giraffe, zebra, hippo and crocodile, to mention but a few.
Convenient Safari Experience:
Pilanesberg National Park is right next to the resort, which means easy access to the exotic sights and sounds that the park has to offer. No need to travel far from the comforts of your Chalet, Tent, or Caravan to experience the exciting adventures of the safari.
If you want to explore sights beyond the national park, you can easily head to the nearest tourist hotpots in the area. Go for an exciting night out at Sun City or a day trip to Rustenberg’s historic churches and museum.
Accommodation at Manyane Resort:
Please Note a minimum stay of 2 nights is required over weekends.
Guests have several types of accommodation in Pilanesberg to choose from. For starters, they can stay at one of our Chalets, which are designed as proper brick-and-wood cottages that can house 2 to 4 guests. These boast of air-conditioning, refrigerator, private patio, TV, kitchenette, and more.
Those who want to strike the balance between a more authentic experience and comfort at our resort can choose a Safari Tent. Suitable for 2 guests, these are equipped with amenities such as electricity, refrigerator, coffee and tea-making facilities, and proper beds to sleep in.
Meanwhile, those who want to get closer to the wild outdoors can book one of our Caravan Sites or Campsites. These sites are an affordable option for those who are bringing their own tents or trailers inside the reserve. Regardless of type, all our accommodations in Pilanesberg have easy access to centrally located ablution facilities.
Common amenities are:
Bathroom for each lodging type
Centrally-situated ablution areas for camps, caravans, and safari tent
Manyane Resort does not offer self catering anymore, although accommodation is in self catering units. You can book on bed and breakfast and self cater for lunch and dinner.
One of the best perks of staying at Manyane Resort in South Africa is the excellent location its right next to Pilanesberg National Park. To get here from Johannesburg, simply take the N4 towards Rustenburg and turn on the R556 heading to Sun City. Once you arrive at a 4-way stop, take the R510 towards Mogwase. Signs will then point the way to the Manyane Gate of Pilanesberg National Park, where the resort is located.
While Manyane Resorts location is great for those who want to enjoy a safari in Pilanesberg, it is also near the following tourist hotspots:
Sun City luxury development with casino, 2 golf courses, bars, and restaurants.
Rustenburg is home to some historic churches and a museum.
Johannesburg is also less than 2 hours away from Manyane Resort in South Africa.
Manyane Resort making part of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve is a malaria free area.
Activities which can be booked at the Manyane include:
Scheduled daily drives are available into the Pilanesberg National Park, which depart in the early mornings, afternoons and evenings. The objective of a night drive is to view the park’s nocturnal wildlife.
A general hiking trail where guests are exposed close-up, to the fauna and flora of the National Park by an experienced and accomplished guide. Minimum 6 people. No Children under 12 years of age.
Game Drives & Bush Braai or Breakfast
Join us for a sunrise or sunset adventure for a bush braai or breakfast at a choice venue inside the park. Minimum 15 people
Children of all ages welcome.
Children from 12 years sharing with adults will be charged full rate.
Children 3 - 6 years stay at no charge and pay R85 for breakfast only and R195 for breakfast and dinner.
The thatched African styled chalets at Manyane Resort are luxurious, with one or two bedrooms including a lounge, fully equipped kitchen and in certain Chalets an upstairs loft bedroom. superb conference facilities are available at Manyane Resort, with personal service and attention to detail. Be it a small gathering or large affair our team of experts will assist you from the planning stages to executing a successful event.
Consisting of 55 Thatched African Style Chalets with the option of BB or D/BB. Camping & Caravanning with electrified and non-electrified sites are available coupled with superior ablution facilities, makes Manyane Resort a firm Favorite Two swimming pools, a trampoline, outdoor chess set, mini golf, walking trails and an onsite aviary are available for guests to enjoy, besides the never popular Game drives within the Pilanesberg National Park, where guests can view the “Big five’’. Manyane Resort offers tranquility and relaxation. Manyane Resort has 24hr generator support.
CHALET 2 SLEEPER
- Only 2 people allowed
- 2 single beds
- Bedding and bath towels provided
- Bar refrigerator, tea facilities, TV
- No cutlery and crockery
CHALET 4 SLEEPER
- Only 4 people allowed
- 1 double bed in the main bedroom, 2 single beds up in the loft
- Bedding and bath towels provided
- Kitchen, a lounge with TV, Braai area in front
CAMPSITE (ELECTRIC AND NON-ELECTRIC) AND CARAVAN SITE
- Tents or caravans are not provided. Guests have to bring their own.
SAFARI TENT 2 SLEEPER
- Only 2 people allowed
- 2 single beds
- Electric kettle, refrigerator, table and chairs and use central ablution facilities
- Braai area