Pilanesberg Private Lodge, situated in the Black Rhino Game reserve in Pilanesberg

Pilanesberg Private Lodge communal area

Pilanesberg Private Lodge

within the Black Rhino Game Reserve – in the Pilanesberg National Park

Situated on the northern slopes of the Pilanesberg mountain range within the Black Rhino Game Reserve. Recently incorporated into the Pilanesberg National Park, the Black Rhino Game Reserve boasts one the richest diversities of African Fauna & Flora in Africa.

The 'Big Five' and scores of wildlife roam free around Pilanesberg Private Lodge, a boutique luxury game lodge, just 2½ hours' drive from Johannesburg.

With only five luxury suites connected via paved pathways and bridges to the communal area.The units are named Leopard, Tambotie, Shepherds Tree, Rhino and Elephant.Pilanesberg Private Lodge is the ideal wildlife safari getaway destination for couples, families and small corporate or tourist groups throughout the year.

Pilanesberg Private Lodge is equipped with top-of the range 10-seater open-air private safari vehicles operated by professional game-rangers offering you full access to the Pilanesberg National Park.

Pilanesberg Private Lodge in the Pilanesberg National Park
Pilanesberg Private Lodge

Pilanesberg Private Lodge takes you on an early morning game drive and then a late afternoon/evening game drive of which the second part is a night drive with the aid of spot lights in search of the elusive noctural animals.


During your free time between game drives plunge in the crystal clear waters of the swimming pool.

Pilanesberg Private cook health home style meals and enjoy dinner around the fire in the boma.

Buffalo regularly roam in this area as they take shelter in remote areas not accessible to other visitors to Pilanesberg National Park. Characterised by a beautiful forest of Tamboti trees and regular sightings of the bad tempered Black Rhino, the Black Rhino Reserve is home to the BIG 5 (Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant, and White & Black Rhino) as well as cheetah and wild dog. Antelope species include Sable, Tsetsebe, Eland, Gemsbok and Springbok. With a species list of over 354, the Black Rhino Reserve is also a true "birders paradise".

The communal area overlooks the swimming pool. It is open plan and has a lounge with a TV with DSTV if you need to catch up on sporting results, a bar area and outside patio area make this a great place to relax during the day

So whether you are a couple looking for an exclusive, romantic, private safari or you need to arrange a full family getaway, Pilanesberg Private Lodge with a maximum capacity of 10 people this is the perfect lodge for you.


Pilanesberg Private Lodge, situated in the Black Rhino Game reserve in Pilanesberg

Pilanesberg Private Lodge,waterhole

Planning a 3 or 4 Night Pilanesberg Vacation

With everything a lodge can offer, Pilanesberg Private Lodge is the ideal breakaway destination for romantic couples or the family and friends private excursion.

Double chales

Each chalet is equipped with an extra length King size, En-suite bathroom, Rock bath, Double rock basins, Indoor and outdoor showers, Air-conditioner, Ceiling fan, Bar fridge, Hairdryer, Kettle Mini safe and a Private patio

Activities at Pilanesberg Private Lodge

An early morning and a late afternoon open vehicle safari each day will keep you in awe of the splendid natural beauty of the Black Rhino Reserve and the Pilanesberg National Park. Elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards, buffalo, wild dogs, kudus, wildebeest, warthogs and spring hares are but a few of the more commonly seen animals.

Walking safaris are available. The walk focuses on locating and observing the inhabitants of the Black Rhino Game Reserve from a different angle - on foot. Guests are accompanied by a qualified guide who will share his/her extensive knowledge and experience on both fauna and flora. Excursions depart in the early morning, or early afternoon.


Pilanesberg Private Lodge
Pilanesberg Private Lodg

Other Activities close Pilanesberg Private Lodge

Hot air ballooning: Fly in hot air balloons within this unique location with all its scenic beauty and wildlife, only 35 minutes' drive from the lodge.

Valley of Waves at Sun City: Fun, fun, fun for the whole family! The Valley of Waves at Sun City is the most advanced Water Park in South Africa and provides hours of entertainment beneath the warm South African sun. The Roaring Lagoon is the centre of the park - and a regular 1.2 metre wave is generated and crashes on the white sandy beach. Surrounding the lagoon a meandering river allows for a wonderful scenic tube-ride and, for adrenaline seekers there are five exhilarating water-rides to choose from including the Temple of Courage.

Golf: Sun City can lay claim to having two of the best golf courses in Africa. Both courses were designed by well-known Gary Player and offer challenging courses in extremely scenic surroundings. The Lost City Golf Course is a unique experience and offers spectacular views across the bushveld. Also to be noted is the use of bunkers and extensive water features - and at the 13th hole 38 crocodiles await. The par 72 course at the Gary Player Country Club is home to the annual Nedbank Golf Challenge and the tree lined course is a challenge to both novices and professionals. The pro-shop, putting green and health spa are open 7-days a week.

Quad biking, clay pigeon shooting and archery: only 35km from the lodge in the Sun City complex, go and search for adventure and wildlife on a four-wheeler, encountering natural obstacles on the trail. Or blast away at clays with a 12-gauge shotgun! Or try your hand at the ancient sport of archery with modern day equipment.


Pilanesberg Private Lodge, situated in the Black Rhino Game reserve in Pilanesberg

Pilanesberg Private Lodge, situated in the Black Rhino Game reserve in Pilanesberg


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