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Bakubung Bush Lodge in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Bakubung Bush Lodge


Bakubung Bush Lodge is situated in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and offers luxury accommodation. Pilanesberg Game Reserve hosts the Big 5 amongst many other mammals and bird species. It is situated in the North West Province and is in a malaria free area close to Sun City and approximately 2 hours drive from Johannesburg, or about 40 minutes flight.


The following are special rates as it includes 1 game drive per person per night stayed.

Please note:

  • Minimum two nights stay on a weekend
  • Maximum 2 adults per room
  • Rates are quoted per room per night
  • Rates are subject to availability and are subject to change without prior notice.

R 2,780.00 Single per room per night
R 3,930.00 Double per room per night
Includes: Dinner, bed, breakfast, one game drive per person per night stayed

Game Drives

  • Due to popularity and at times limited availability, all game drives have to be booked in advance
  • Extra game drives: R 360.00 per person per game drive

Children's Policy

  • Children 12 years and under stay and eat free when sharing with one or two parents, and children 13 to 17 will stay free when sharing with one or two parents but pay 50% of meal prices
  • Children between the ages of 6 and 12 will receive a free game drive per day when sharing with one of two parents
  • Children between the ages of 13 and 17 (sharing with one or two parents) will stay free but pay 50% of the game drive price
  • No children under the age of 6 years will be permitted on game drives

Please note: Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

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Bakubung Bush Lodge has 76 rooms with air-conditioning, bath, shower, direct dial telephone, colour TV (8 channels), electric shaving plug (100/220V), hair dryer and internet connectivity.

The rooms have doors leading onto either a patio or balcony and have panoramic views of the Park and the Hippo Pool.


Bakubung Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. On Wednesday and Saturday nights an option is to book our bush braai at our boma in the park.

Activities, Facilities & Services

Activities include the following:

  • Big Five game viewing
  • Safari game drives
  • Guided bush walks & game drives

Facilities at Bakubung include the following:

  • Swimming pool
  • Pub & Restaurant
  • Spa (facial and body treatments)
  • Curio Shop
  • Two tennis courts (floodlit)
  • Table tennis and darts
  • Board games
  • Action cricket
  • Volleyball and kids playground

Facilities at Sun City (nearby) include:

  • Hot air ballooning
  • Golf (2 x 18 holes)
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Bowls
  • Water sports, wave pool
  • Horse riding
  • Aviary
  • Cinema and theatre
  • Casino
  • Health club and gymnasium
  • Crocodile Farm
  • Predator World

Conference Facilities

Bakubung is an excellent conference venue with a range of state of the art equipment and facilities.

For detailed information please enquire.


Bakubung Bush Lodge is perfectly located to host amongst others, weddings, birthdays, business breakfasts and lunches, seminars, cocktail receptions, dinner dances, banquets, private dinners, product launches and team-building exercises.

All of the above can be arranged to suit your specific requirements.

Wildlife Activities & Game Drives

The Malaria free Pilanesberg Game Reserve is a popular wildlife destination and Bakubung Bush Lodge is the perfect base from which to enjoy the Big Five and the rich diversity of indigenous flora and fauna.

Venture on a game drive in the early morning or late afternoon to evening when the animals are out and about to ensure that you won't be disappointed.


Bakubung Bush Lodge is located in the heart of the Pilanesberg National Park, an easy drive of 2 hours from Johannesburg, 3 km from the local airport and a mere 10 minutes from Sun City.