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  1. South Africa
  2. Gauteng
  3. Johannesburg
  4. Pilanesberg Nature Reserve

Pilanesberg National Park: Camping Safari

Product ID: 61090
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See wildlife in their natural environment on a camping safari in Pilanesberg National Park, and look for the legendary “Big Five” of Africa on game drives. Soak up the views of the magnificent landscape, formed by a 1,200 million-year-old volcano.
About this activity
Duration 2 - 5 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Afrikaans

Pickup included

Tambo International Airport or any address in Johannesburg or Pretoria.
Cancellation policy
This activity is non-refundable

Select participants, date and language:



  • Take "Big Five" game drives by open vehicle in Pilanesberg National Park
  • Bush camp under the night skies of an African wilderness
  • Enjoy exclusive use of the game drive vehicles
Full description
Experience life in the South African wilderness on a camping safari at Pilanesberg National Park. Discover the home to Africa's legendary “Big Five” and many other wild beasts, just 2 hours from Johannesburg. Please note that the following itinerary is offered as an example and the precise program can vary from tour to tour.

Day 1:
Depart Johannesburg or Pretoria and travel to Pilanesberg National Park, located in the Bonjanala region, adjacent to Sun City. Marvel at the 55,000-hectare game reserve as you take your first game drive looking for wildlife before a lunch stop at the Pilanesberg Center. Continue after lunch to Manyane or Bakgatia, where you will set up camp for the night. Enjoy a complimentary dinner around the campfire before you retire for the night.

Day 2:
Wake early for breakfast and then embark on a second game drive. Look for native animals, including over 360 species of bird. Take advantage of the excellent game viewing opportunities in a malaria free climate. Then, depart Pilanesberg for the return journey to Johannesburg or Pretoria.

3-day, 4-day, and 5-day safaris are also possible as other tour options. Please contact the local supplier directly for more information about these tour itineraries.
  • Pick-up and drop off at O. R. Tambo International Airport or any address in Johannesburg or Pretoria
  • Tented accommodation in Pilanesberg National Park
  • Full time FGASA and DEAT registered guide
  • 2 x half-day game drives in Pilanesberg National Park
  • Camping equipment
  • Breakfast and dinner as specified in the itinerary
What’s Not Included
  • All drinks
  • Lunch
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional activities
  • Gratuities
  • Pilanesberg National Park conservation fee (around 110 ZAR)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• Please bring clothing appropriate to the weather of the day, a warm jacket, a hat, sunscreen, proper shoes, your camera and binoculars
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 7 reviews
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Ama-Zing African Safaris

Product ID: 61090