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Pilansberg Big 5 Safari - Johannesburg Popular

1 Days
Style of Tour
ZAR 1550.00AUD 141.55CAD 139.14EURO 95.62GBP 81.71USD 106.97

Be surrounded by the diverse African bushveld, home to lion, elephant, leopard, buffalo, black and white rhino - Africa's "Big Five".  Spot antelope, giraffe, zebra, hippo, crocodile to mention but a few of the more common African species, as well as abundance of bird life. Excellent opportunities for cameras. This is a great safari day out and a very popular tour.

Countries visitingSouth Africa
Trip ID:DTFT01Pil
Malaria free:Yes


  • Pilanesberg National Park game drive
  • Big 5 wildlife
  • Amazing photographic opportunities
  • Guided game drives
  • Open and Closed game drives available
  • Lunch included
  • Sun City optional

Tour Itinerary

 06H00 - 07h00: Depart from Johannesburg / Pretoria

  • We pick up from most hotels and guesthouse in the Johannesburg/Pretoria Area. On booking – your consultant will confirm the exact time.
  • After an hour’s drive  we have an optional stop at Hartebeespoort Dam and a quick glance at the craft markets . These craftsmen are ready to sell some of their crafts at Whole Sale prices. Please note this stop is time permitting and cannot always be guaranteed.
  • Continue on our Drive to Pilanesberg where on arrival we embark on our first game drive.
  • Our First Game Drive lasts 2-3hours where 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.
  • +-13HOO – We enjoy a lovely lunch in a restaurant inside the park.
  • In the afternoon we will go on another game drive to spot animals we missed during the morning.
  • Road Transfer back to Johannesburg– Drop at hotel +- 7pm


       R1550 - 2 closed vehicle game drives

       R1950 - 1 open and 1 closed game drive

       Children under 12 years - Half Price

       Tour runs with Minimum 2 people - otherwise R1000 single supplement

       Do you have more time - prefer an overnight safari


       2 Day Pilansberg Budget Tented Camp

       2 Day Pilansberg Chalet Safari    


        Common Questions

  • What is an Open Vehicle? - Please see images -  Vehicle with open sides. This is a good example of an open vehicle, the group size will determine the size of the vehicle , some are bigger than others.
  • What is a closed vehicle? -  A closed vehicle is our standard Toyota minibus.
  • Can I be picked up or dropped off at the airport? -  We can organize this on a special request, please speak to your consultant

  • Can I go to Sun city? .  Yes, we can drop you off at Sun city after the first game drive, in this case you have the choice of spending lunchtime at Sun city or you can spend the whole afternoon there if you have seen enough animals. Please note in this case we would include your entrance to Sun city but Lunch would be for your own account.


Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 1550.00AUD 141.55CAD 139.14EURO 95.62GBP 81.71USD 106.97

Full tour pricing

Price      R1550  - 2 closed game drives

Price      R1950  - 1 open + 1 closed game drive

Tour runs min. 2 people -  R1000 single supp

2 Day Safaris available on request


Tour includes

  • Transfers from Johannesburg or Pretoria
  • Early Morning pick up
  • Entrance fees
  • Option to do open 4x4 Game Drives
  • Lunch included
  • Enquire about our 2 Day Safari with overnight stay - Available on request

Not included

  • All items of a personal nature
  • alcohol & Beverages
  • snacks,
  • souvenirs, tips

Tours start on the following dates

This tour has daily departures

This tour has a duration of: 1 Days

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