Exquisite Pilanesberg Safari from Johannesburg

Enjoy a wonderful Wildlife Safari to the Pilanesberg National Park with one of the best operators in the business. Excellent wildlife and scenery opportunities await. Sheer bliss awaits. You have the option to choose either a safari in an open vehicle (viewing animals from the back of an open vehicle) or a safari in a closed vehicle (Viewing animals from an enclosed vehicle). The tour can depart from either Johannesburg and surrounding areas, Sandton or Pretoria for the Pilanesberg National Park. You will be transported safely to the reserve and all points of interest along the way will be pointed out to you by your registered guide. View wild animals in their natural habitat. Where other operators decide to save on lunch, on this tour this will not be the case and a premium lunch with a breathtaking view at Bakubung Lodge will be served. Your guide will be registered and all vehicles will have the necessary permits.

Duration 12 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
Voucher Mobile ticket
What's included :
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Registered Driver/Guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with all needed permits and passenger liability
  • Closed Vehicle Safari Drive
  • Open Vehicle Safari Drive
  • Hotel Pick up and Drop Off
What's excluded :
  • Gratuities
  • Alcoholic drinks and drinks during lunch (available to purchase)
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg, Gauteng

You will be picked up from your hotel in Johannesburg or Sandton and transported safely to Pilanesberg Nature Reserve.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Hartbeespoortdam, Hartbeespoort, 0216, South Africa

On route to Pilanesberg Nature Reserve you will travel over the beautiful Hartebeestpoordam and view the magnificent Magaliesberg mountains. This is truly a breathtaking view.

Stop At: Pilanesberg National Park, Pilanesberg National Park, Moses Kotane Local Municipality, North-West Province

Pick up is at 05:30am from your hotel. Beautiful scenic areas await on the way to Pilanesberg. Your guide will guide you on the way past points of interest. If you chose the open vehicle safari option, when you arrive at Pilanesberg National Park you will switch vehicles onto an open vehicle. This is a modified pick up truck with seating on the back that makes it an amazing experience. It also provides great opportunities to take photos up close to animals that inhabit the park. After returning from your open safari with your guide, you will be taken to a beautiful bush lodge in the enclosed minibus that transported you originally. On the way you will be given some more opportunity at spotting animals and be informed of interesting facts by your guide. At the beautiful restaurant setting overlooking down into the Pilanesberg valley, you will enjoy a fantastic meal. You will depart the park at around 15:00 and be transported safely back to your hotel to be dropped off at around 18:00.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg, Gauteng

At the end of your safari you will be transported back safely to your hotel in Johannesburg.

Duration: 3 hours

Departure Point :
Traveler pickup is offered
All hotels and accommodation. We pick up anywhere from your hotel or guest house in Sandton, Rosebank, Johannesburg and Pretoria. Please specify your pickup location. We also pick up from air b&b as well as private locations.
Departure Time :
6:00 AM
Return Detail :
Hotel Pickup :
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Vehicles and equipment decontaminated and cleaned with alcohol cleaner and high efficient ozone generator after each trip. We are also compliant with COVID-19 industry protocols. This is a private tour. Only your group in the vehicle. You will however share the attractions with others at the reserve
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Deeprift Ventours

Activity ID: V-13066P1

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