3 Days
2 People
Airport Transfers

This 3 day trip is perfect for someone who just wants to go on a quick “Breakaway” or it can benefit as an add-on to your trip in South Africa. Bakubung Bush Lodge is concealed within the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park and offers you everything you need to get in touch with the bush.

This bush lodge is set in an area where the Big 5 roam, a mere 2 hour drive from Johannesburg.

Bakubung offers you everything you need for comfortable and luxury accommodation.

Activities & Transportation

  • Activities: Morning & Afternoon Game Drives
  • Game drives are driven in open-sided 4×4 vehicle
  • Getting around from JHB to the Lodge will be in a Private Vehicle or Minivan ( Depending on the number of passengers)
  • A private transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included

Accommodation & Meals

Day Accommodation Meals
3 Days Bakubung Bush Lodge, Pilanesberg National Park Day 1: Lunch & Dinner Included

Day 2: All Meals Included

Day 3: Breakfast Included



You’ll be collected from the airport (or hotel).
Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Your 3 day tour will begin by being picked up by our driver/guide from your hotel or at the airport. You will then be driven to the Bakubung Bush Lodge in the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve. Next you will arrive and be welcomed at Bakubung Bush Lodge where you will be assisted with your luggage and check-in. After settling into your room you will enjoy a lunch and an afternoon game drive to follow (This all depends on time of arrival and departure from your Hotel or Airport.) Later that evening you will return to Bakubung Bush Lodge to have a dinner, for an unforgettable dining experience you can even try a bush braai around a huge fire in the Boma. If bush dining is not your thing, then dine in comfort in the main restaurant and choose from the Chef’s carvery to your heart’s content. After dinner you will then settle in for the night.


Day 2

Full Day at Bakubung Bush Lodge, Pilanesberg National Park

You will wake up this morning to the amazing sounds of the African bush. On events of your first day, you will be informed by your Game ranger about the time of your first early morning sunrise game drive. Later the morning of day 2, you will return to the lodge where a breakfast will be served. After breakfast, you have a good portion of the day within the reserve to enjoy the various activities offered by Bakubung Bush Lodge, these activities include any of the following; Guided bush walks & game drives, Floodlit tennis court, Volleyball court, Children’s playground, Big 5 viewing, Table tennis & darts, Board games, Action cricket and Junior Rangers. Lunch will be served in the afternoon followed by your preparation for the afternoon game drive through Pilanesberg Nature Reserve. After your afternoon game drive you will return to the lodge for dinner and take some time to relax and enjoy the rest of your evening.


Day 3

Game Drive & Breakfast in the AM and Departure to JHB

Your last morning will start before sunrise where you will take off for your last game drive in the reserve. Once again after this exciting game drive you will return to the lodge where your last breakfast for the trip will be served. You will then be given time to check-out and meet your driver/guide at the Reception for your journey back to your hotel or airport. One pit-stop is given by driver/guide along the way back to your hotel or airport.

Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
You’ll be dropped off at the airport (or hotel).

Getting There

  • This tour starts and ends in Johannesburg
  • Fly to/from O.R. Tambo Airport in Johannesburg
  • transfer from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour can be arranged for an extra cost


  • Park fees (For non-residents)
  • Game Drive Activities
  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)
  • A professional driver/guide
  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)
  • All Taxes/VAT
  • Round-trip Private airport transfer
  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)
  • Drinking water (On all days)
  • Tea and Coffee


  • International flights (From/to home)
  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour
  • Tips
  • Extra Activities
  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)
  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees
  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Important to know

  • Rates are per person and exclude the international flight from/to your home country.
  • Rates includes return private transfers
  • This tour must be paid in South African Rand (ZAR).
  • This tour accepts children who are 10+ years. Discounts may apply for children younger than 12 years.

Rates Per Person

Dates 1 Person (1 Room) 2 People (1 Room) 3 People (2 Rooms) 4 People (2 Rooms 5 People (3 Rooms) 6 People (3 Rooms) 7+ People
1 Jan 2020 to 30 Apr 2020 & 1 Sept 2020 to 31 Dec 2020 R 14621 pp R 9786 pps R 9806 pps R 8590 pps R 8797 pps R8158 pps
1 Jan 2021 to 31 Apr 2021 and September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021 R 15620 pp R 10460 pps R 10480 pps R 9190 pps R 9410 pps R 8720 pps
May 1, 2020 to August 31, 2020 R 13090 pp R 8685 pps R 8610 pps R 7525 pps R 7668 pps R 7103 pps
May 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021 R 14410 pp R 9560 pps R 9480 pps R 8290 pps R 8450 pps R 7820 pps