Mount Zion Tours and Travels – Pilanesberg National Park

The Pilanesberg National Park is the 4th biggest national game reserve in southern Africa situated in west of Pretoria. It is a malaria-free national park standing on the eroded remnants of an on old and extinctive volcano in the North west region of nation (close to Sun City)- one of the three unique alkaline volcano craters available in this world. Pilanesberg National Park is a wildlife sanctuary often visited by tourists for games beyond the Big Five – leopard, lion, rhino, elephant and buffalo and showcasing centuries old history.

With affordable safari accommodation in Pilanesberg National Park you can enjoy its exceptional geological structure. Its rocky alkaline ring structure will remind you of volcanic eruptions that occurred before one thousand two hundred million years . In addition to its unique shape, size and rock structure, you can also experience the process of volcanic crater formation and gradual weathering ending in a wide range of landscapes. Pilanesberg National Park accommodation will make you come across various birds, mammals and plantations due to its ultimate position in transition zone  between the semi-humid Lowveld vegetation and dry Kalahari. Unlike other national game reserves, you can sightsee here lots of wildlife species including brown hyena, Springbok, the red eyed bulbul, black eyed bulbul, black rhino, tsessebe, roan, buffalo, wild dogs and impala.

The diverse habitats, colourful surroundings, and panoramic views around the Pilanesberg Park will add to your excitement no matter you are a visitor or photographer. Its geographical appearance keeps drawing attention of visitors continuously. Here you will find bushveld, syenite koppies, rolling grasslands, wild ravines, and wooded valleys. There are some artificially built structures like the Thabayadiotso and the Mankwe Dam in the centre of this park.

Pilanesberg National Park Accommodation


Tshukudu Private Game Reserve borders the world renowned Greater Kruger National Park and combines home comforts with the exciting Big 5 safari experience (Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Leopard and Buffalo). The lodge has magnificent views of the Drakensberg Mountains and offers close encounters with some of the rehabilitated orphaned animals in their natural habitat.
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The Manyane Resort offers the keen outdoor enthusiast superb accommodation in Chalets and Tents or well equipped Caravanning and Camping facilities. Manyane of Golden Leopard Resorts provides a variety of recreational activities from mini golf to swimming pools.
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Among bush in the Pilanesberg National Park, this refined lodge on the slopes of an ancient volcano is 3.1 km from Route 556 and 3.5 km Pilanesberg International Airport. Elegant rooms with thatched roofs are decorated with wooden furnishings, and African-inspired rugs and fittings.
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Ivory Tree Game Lodge is situated within the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, one of the largest volcanic complexes of its kind in the world. The early presence of man can be seen in the numerous Stone and Iron Age sites that are scattered throughout the park.
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Bakubung Bush Lodge is concealed within the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park and offers you everything you need to get in touch with the bush. These Pilanesberg lodges are set in an area where the Big 5 roam, a mere 2 hour drive from the hectic lifestyle of Johannesburg. Bakubung, or “People of the Hippo”, offers you everything you need in regards to comfortable and luxury accommodation.
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Live out your dream vacation at Bakgatla Resort – a place that lets you bask in the gateway at the heart of wonderful wildlife and arresting adventure. Situated on the rich grounds of the national park, Bakgatla Resort in Pilanesberg promises a once-in-a-lifetime experience the thrill-sicker in you must not miss. The property presents a unique hideaway where you can get lost in nature’s spectacular beauty.
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