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1 Day Pilanesberg Big 5 Safari - Johannesburg Top seller

Duration: 1 Days
Style of Tour :
ZAR 3450.00AUD 270.59CAD 244.68EURO 166.75GBP 157.03USD 183.02

Be surrounded by the diverse African bush veld, home to lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, black and white rhino - Africa's "Big Five".  Spot antelope, giraffe, zebra, hippo, crocodile to mention a few of the more common African species, as well as abundance of bird life. Excellent opportunities for photography enthusiasts! This is a great one day wildlife safari from Johannesburg or Pretoria. 

Countries visitingSouth Africa
Malaria free:Yes


  • Pilanesberg National Park game drive
  • Big 5 wildlife viewing
  • Amazing photographic opportunities
  • Guided game drives
  • Sun City optional

Below is the basic day brief.

The full downloadable itinerary is at the bottom of this window.

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  • We depart Johannesburg/Pretoria between 05h30 – 06h00 am. We pick up from most hotels and guesthouse in the Johannesburg/Pretoria Area. On booking – your consultant will confirm the exact time.
  • On arrival in Pilanesberg we embark on our first game drive. The game drive lasts 2-3 hours dependent on sightings. We search for animals stopping at waterholes and bird hides along the way. Have your cameras ready as Pilanesberg is known for good sightings all year round.
  • At Approx. 12h30 we enjoy lunch at a restaurant in the park.
  • After lunch we head out on another game drive to spot animals we missed during the morning. The game drive will end around 15h00 – 15h30.
  • We head back to Johannesburg. Your guide will drop you off at your hotel at approx. 18h00.

If you are a single traveller and there is nobody else booked for that day there will be an additional single supplement fee.

Do you have more time? Click the links below to check out our 2 day overnight safaris from Johannesburg!

 2 Day Pilanesberg Tented Safari  

 2 Day Pilanesberg Chalet Safari    

Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 3450.00AUD 270.59CAD 244.68EURO 166.75GBP 157.03USD 183.02
2024 Tour Prices
ZAR 3,450 per person sharing - 2 Closed Vehicle Game Drives 
ZAR 3,980 per person sharing - 2 Open Vehicle Game Drives
Plus ZAR 1,500 - Single supplement for single travellers

Enquire about group discounts for 5 people or more!

Looking for an Overnight Stay? - Pilanesberg 2 Day Safaris

  • Transfers from Johannesburg / Pretoria
  • Qualified and registered tour guide
  • Light Lunch and 1 std soft drink included
  • Entrance fees
  • Visas & travel insurance
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Souvenirs & tips

This tour has daily departures

This tour has a duration of: 1 Days

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