Our Tours

Search for a tour in Africa

Search for a tour in Africa

2 Day Pilanesberg Budget Safari Top seller

Duration: 2 Days
Style of Tour :
ZAR 5990.00AUD 469.80CAD 424.82EURO 289.51GBP 272.64USD 317.77

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 at a lodge 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:Guest house/Hotel/Lodge
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 (usually between 05h30 and 06h30 am) Exact times are confirmed on booking
  • Arrive at Pilanesberg around 09:00 am
  • Closed vehicle game drive till 12:30 pm
  • Lunch inside game reserve (own account)
  • Check into the lodge.
  • Sunset game drive in open vehicles from 16:00 pm.
  • Dinner at lodge.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: En-suite room at lodge

Day 2: Pilanesberg National Park

  • We do another early morning game drive in a closed vehicle
  • Breakfast at lodge.
  • Closed vehicle game drive until midday.
  • Lunch inside game reserve (own account).
  • Closed vehicle game drive until 15:30 pm.
  • There is an option to go to Sun City instead of taking part in the closed vehicle drive (entrance fee for own expense)
  • At approx. 15:30 pm to 16:00 pm we depart back to arrive in Johannesburg / Pretoria around 18:00 pm

Meals: Breakfast

Upgrade to Open vehicle drives cost R 780 per person per drive - subject to availability and price is subject to change.

Comfortable ensuite rooms at 3-star lodges bordering Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

We pick up from most accommodation establishments in the Johannesburg / Pretoria area and O.R Tambo 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 microbus.

You can be dropped off at your accommodation in Johannesburg / Pretoria or O.R Tambo 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.   

Please download link below.

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 5990.00AUD 469.80CAD 424.82EURO 289.51GBP 272.64USD 317.77

2024 Tour Prices

ZAR 5,990 per person sharing

ZAR 8,790 per person single

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
  • Accommodation at lodge for 1 night
  • Visas & travel insurance
  • All items of a personal nature
  • Beverages & snacks
  • Souvenirs & tips
  • Optional upgrade activities

This tour has daily departures

This tour has a duration of: 2 Days

    Related Listings

    Johannesburg Day Safari - Pilanesberg

    1 Day Pilanesberg Big 5 Safari - Johannesburg

    ZAR 3450.00AUD 270.59CAD 244.68EURO 166.75GBP 157.03USD 183.02
    Kruger Park Lodge Safari Tour

    5 Day Kruger Park Lodge Safari

    ZAR 18035.00AUD 1,414.51CAD 1,279.08EURO 871.68GBP 820.89USD 956.76
    Pilanesberg Safari Tour - 3 Day Luxury

    3 Day Pilanesberg Luxury Safari

    ZAR 16590.00AUD 1,301.18CAD 1,176.60EURO 801.84GBP 755.12USD 880.11

    About Detour Africa

    The Gateway to Africa ~ looking for an adventure. We  provided vehicles, guides, information and a range of different tours into the African Mainland.