Bakubung Bush Lodge

R 2200 - PPPNS

Bakubung Bush Lodge offers luxury accommodation in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Pilanesberg Game Reserve hosts the Big 5 amongst many other mammals and bird species. It is situated in the North West Province and is in a malaria-free area close to Sun City and approximately 2 hours drive from Johannesburg.

Bakubung Bush Lodge has 76 rooms with air-conditioning, bath, shower, direct dial telephone, colour TV (8 channels), electric shaving plug (100/220V), hair dryer and internet connectivity.

The rooms have doors leading onto either a patio or balcony and have panoramic views of the Park and the Hippo Pool.

Bakubung Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. On Wednesday and Saturday nights an option is to book our bush braai at our boma in the park.

  • Minimum of 2 nights stay over a weekend
  • Rates are subject to availability and are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Rates are inclusive of VAT at 14%
  • Rates exclude the 1% Tourism Levy
  • Please note: Rates are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Children of all ages are welcome
  • Children can only be accommodated in a Standard room if sharing with one or two adults.
  • Dinner Bed and Breakfast rate – 1 complimentary game drive is included per person per night’s stay.
  • Children aged 12 years and younger (maximum two children per room) will be accommodated free of charge on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, including one game drive, if sharing with one or two adults.
  • Children aged 13-17 years will be accommodated free of charge on a room only basis and will be charged R550.00 per child per day for breakfast, dinner and one game drive, if sharing with one or two adults
  • Full Board rate – 2 complimentary game drives is included per person per night’s stay.
  • Children aged 12 years and younger (maximum two children per room) will be accommodated free of charge on a full board basis inclusive of dinner, bed, breakfast, lunch and two game drives per day, if sharing with one or two adults.
  • Children aged 13-17 years will be accommodated free of charge on a room only basis and will be charged R910.00 per child per day for breakfast, lunch, dinner and two game drives, if sharing with one or two adults.

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Safaris from Bakubung Bush Lodge

Find amazing sightings on an afternoon safari, each safari duration is about 3 hours, you will also stop for a snack and a drink halfway through the safari.

Remember to pack warm clothing during the winter months, temperatures can drop down to zero degrees celsius as the sun sets. 

Bakubung Bush Lodge
Bakubung Bush Lodge - Rhino sighting

About Bakubung Bush Lodge

Bakubung Bush Lodge is a family-friendly game lodge located on the southern east side of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and is just a short 15-minute drive away from the popular Sun City resort. Experience the Pilanesberg National Park as best as you can, and connect with nature at the luxurious Bakubung Bush Lodge.

Guests of the Bakubung Bush Lodge are housed in 100 exquisitely appointed rooms, all of which have doors leading to balconies or terraces offering views over either Bakubung Bush Lodges hippos swimming pool or Pilanesberg National Parks scenic landscape.

Out Door view Bakubung Bush Lodge
Bakubung Bush Lodge
Bakubung Bush Lodge
Bakubung Bush Lodge Balcony View

Bakubung Bush Lodge is situated within the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung meaning “The people of Hippos” is a spacious lodge/timeshare facility that is capable of offering guests an outstanding bush experience combined with comfortable accommodation, excellent services, and meals.

Many guests are content to spend their time at Bakubung Bush Lodge, drinking in the tranquil quiet and holding in reverence the vast, open plains of Pilanesberg Game Reserve, but never do they leave without tracking the big five of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

Bakubung Bush Lodge
Bakubung Bush Lodge

This park is home to a healthy population of all African game, including the Big Five; elephants, black and white rhinos, buffalo, lions, and leopards, while you will also see giraffes, zebras, hippos, and a vast array of antelopes, including the highly charismatic sable, eland, kudu, and gemsbok. There are now about 10,000 heads of game, and malaria-free Pilanesberg game reserve is a very popular game park with both domestic and international visitors, many making the short drive down from magical Sun City.

The malaria-free Pilanesberg Game Reserve is located near to the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and Pretoria – it is close enough that you can comfortably drive there in less than two hours, but still far enough away from the city lights. Just a two-hour drive away from the bustle of Johannesburg, and just ten minutes away from Sun City, lies a place of breathtaking beauty and tranquillity. Just a two-hour drive north of Johannesburg and Pretoria, you find yourself in the peaceful heart of the Bush.

Activities at Bakubung Bush Lodge

The Lodges facilities include a large swimming pool, floodlit tennis courts, a kids play area, volleyball courts, an Internet lounge, gym and spa facilities, and a large restaurant and bar overlooking the swimming pool. Accommodation is provided in twin rooms designed specifically for use by guests using a wheelchair, and spacious bathrooms. 

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Bakubung Bush Lodge Swimming Pool Area
Bakubung Bush Lodge Kids Play Area
Bakubung Bush Lodge GYM Dumbell Set
Bakubung Bush Lodge Cross Trainer
Bakubung Bush Lodge Rower and Bike
Bakubung Bush Lodge Tennis court

All luxury king rooms feature one King-size bed, A/C, bathroom with a separate bathtub and shower, a sitting area with couch, TV bouquet, Direct Dial Telephone, Electric Shaving Plug, upgraded Tea/Coffee Making Facilities, Hairdryer, International Multi-Plug, and Electronic Safe. This rate applies to standard rooms only (standard twins and standard kings). The rates shown for Luxury and executive rooms include dinner, breakfast and, a one-game-drive-per-day. Children 13-17 years old will be housed at no extra cost, room only, and breakfast, dinner and a game drive per child, will cost R550.00 per child per day, when shared with one or two adults.

Guests can take advantage of the round-trip airport shuttle service at an additional cost, while there is free self-parking available onsite. Bakubung Bush Lodge is located 30 minutes from both Mogwase Stadium and Pilanesberg International Airport, which offers a shuttle service to Bakubung Bush Lodge guests.

The lodge itself has an enormous estate and one can wander it around or lounge around in swimming pools if one is not heading out on any bushy rides. The lodge has top-notch accommodations, private transfers, and small-group game drives, and is ideal for first-timers to South Africa.

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