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2 Day Pilanesberg Budget Tented Safari Popular

Duration: 2 Days
Style of Tour :
ZAR 4680.00AUD 417.86CAD 375.00EURO 278.24GBP 236.13USD 292.13

Pilanesberg National Park is a mere 2 hours drive from Johannesburg and offers fantastic wildlife sightings all year round. If you are working to a budget - this package offers you the opportunity to experience a Big 5 Safari on an open vehicle game drive. Stay overnight in comfortable permanent tents and partake in an exciting early morning game drive when animals are at their most active and perhaps see lions on the hunt! 

Countries visitingSouth Africa
This tour is:Family Friendly
Accommodation on tour:Permanent Tents
Malaria free:Yes


  • Pilanesberg National Park - Big 5 Safari
  • Open vehicle game drive
  • Multiple closed vehicle game drives
  • Sunset - Night drive
  • Sun City excursion (optional - subject to availability)

 Below is the basic day to day brief,

The Full downloadable Itinerary is at the bottom of this window,

 Please download the dossier should you want more detailed information on the route and tour.

Day 1: Johannesburg / Pretoria to Pilanesberg

  • Pick up from accommodation in Johannesburg / Pretoria between 06:00 and 07:00 am. Exact times are confirmed on booking
  • Arrive at Pilanesberg around 09:00 am
  • Closed vehicle game drive till 12:30 pm
  • Lunch in game reserve (own account)
  • Check into our tented lodge on a private reserve outside the park.
  • Sunset game drive in open vehicles from 16:00 pm
  • Dinner at camp

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Overnight in tented camp


Day 2: Pilanesberg National Park

  • Early morning game drive in open vehicle till 09:00 am
  • Breakfast at camp
  • Closed vehicle game drive till midday
  • Lunch in game reserve (own account)
  • Closed vehicle game drive until 15:30
  • There is an option to go to Sun City instead of further closed vehicle drives
  • At approx. 15:30 pm to 16:00 pm we depart back to arrive in Johannesburg / Pretoria around 18:00 pm

Meals: Breakfast


The resort offers permanent safari tents for those who want to strike the balance between a more authentic experience and comfort at our resort in Pilanesberg can choose a Safari Tent. Suitable for 2 guests, these are equipped with amenities such as electricity, refrigerator, coffee and tea-making facilities, and proper beds to sleep in.- easy access to centrally located ablution facilities.

We pick up from most Accommodation establishments in the Johannesburg / Pretoria area as well as Johannesburg Airport, please check the relevant times with your reservations agent. The journey to and from the park is in the comfort of an air-conditioned micro bus.

You can be dropped off at your accommodation in Johannesburg / Pretoria or the Airport by appointment, if you are flying out from Johannesburg on the last day please check with your consultant if the timing works.

Traffic and road conditions can be unpredictable, Johannesburg does suffer from traffic congestion - we do ask clients to remain flexible with exact timings.   

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Note: Itineraries do change, please speak to your consultant for the latest up to date itinerary for your travel period.

Approx. tour cost in
ZAR 4680.00AUD 417.86CAD 375.00EURO 278.24GBP 236.13USD 292.13

2021 Tour Prices - Per person

ZAR 4 680

ZAR  2 340 - Single supplement 

Child rate - 50% Discount (under 12) if child travelling with 2 adults   

  • Daily departures from Johannesburg / Pretoria
  • Transfers to and from Pilanesberg in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Open 4x4 vehicle game drive
  • Multiple closed vehicle game drives
  • Amazing photographic opportunities
  • Experienced registered guides
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • 1 Night's accommodation in permanent tents
  • Visas & travel insurance
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Beverages & snacks
  • Souvenirs & tips
  • Optional upgrade activities
This tour has a duration of: 2 Days

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