Pilanesberg National Park Accommodation

Buffalo Thorn Lodge

Buffalo Thorn Lodge is a luxury 10 sleeper private lodge located in the Black Rhino Game Reserve, which is 30 kilometres from Sun City in the heart of the North West Province in South Africa. It is in an exquisite big 5, malaria free area, abundant in all wildlife. The lodge is an exclusive luxury fully serviced lodge sleeping only 10 people in 5 extravagant en-suit bedrooms. With a private game ranger and game drive vehicle, come and join us in the lap of luxury. Featuring - 5 Separate chalets (2 with loft rooms) - Jacuzzi baths - Outdoor showers - Bar fridges - Sun decks The central area includes a fully equipped kitchen - Reading Lounge - TV with DSTV - Pool table - Gym - Boma & Braai area - Hide - Deck with swimming pool & outdoor Jacuzzi The lodge opens up onto a boma for having evening fires under the peaceful African sky then onto an outside eating area and bar. While being in the heart of the wildlife, our lodge is secured with a perimeter electrified fence so your safely is ensured. Black Rhino Game Reserve is 1800 hectares and is connected to the well renowned Pilanesberg Nature Reserve, giving us full access to the 55 000 hectares. We are a mere 1 hour 45 minutes from Johannesburg. This wonderful paradise is waiting for you... Buffalo Thorn Lodge is self catering and shops are located at Sun City - a short drive away. So come and join us in the heart of the bushveld, enjoy game drives during the day as our Game Ranger and vehicle are at your disposal or relax in the refreshing pool and Jacuzzi as you watch the sun go down. Your enjoyment and relaxation is our purpose...

Tambuti Lodge

Overview Set in the northern western side of the greater Pilanesberg National Park and only 33km from Sun City, this malaria free Big Five private game lodge is surrounded by the trees of an old Tambuti forest within the Black Rhino Game Reserve. Set in pristine African wilderness at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater, Tambuti Game Lodge offers guests an intimate and luxurious safari experience. The contemporary elegance at Tambuti Lodge is complemented by the excellent service and hospitality offered by the Tambuti Team. Accommodation: Tambuti Lodge consists of five luxury chalets all fitted with contemporary elegance and quality furnishings. Surrounded by striking Tambuto Trees, all the suites offer spectacular bush views, each air-conditioned with en-suite bathroom equipped with twin hand basins, bath, indoor and showers, separate toilet, complete with a private deck. Room Amenities: King size or twin beds En-suite bathroom Indoor and Outdoor Showers Bath and double vanity basin Bathrobes Private Viewing Deck Overhead fan Air Conditioning DSTV bouquet Bar Fridge Tea and Coffee station Hair Dryer Safe Room Categories: 2 x Pool View Suites: Zebra Pool View Suite: Luxury bedroom with kingsize bed, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower and fridge inside the suite. Private deck with outside kitchenette accompanied by two chairs and a table for seating. Hippo Pool View Suite: Luxury bedroom with twin beds, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower and fridge inside the suite. Private deck with bar fridge in outside kitchenette accompanied by two chairs and a table for seating. Two pool loungers on deck. 2 x Bush View Suites: Elephant Bush View Suite: Luxury bedroom with kingsize bed, a sleeper couch, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower. Private deck with bar fridge in the outside kitchenette accompanied by chairs and a table for seating. Lion Bush View Suite: Luxury bedroom with twin beds, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower and fridge inside the suite. Private deck accompanied by two chairs, a table for seating and two pool loungers. 1 x Honeymoon Suite: Rhino Honeymoon Suite: Luxury bedroom with kingsize bed, a sleeper couch, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower and fridge inside the suite. Private deck with a jacuzzi and kitchenette accompanied by chairs and a table for seating and a wooden bench. Game Drives and Guided Game Walks: View Africa's most impressive wildlife on morning and afternoon/ evening game drives in open 4-wheel drive safari vehicles with our expert guide. Guests can also enjoy interpretive guided bush walks offering the bird watcher, botanist and the nature enthusiast the ultimate bush experience. No persons under the age of 16 years are permitted to join the game walks. Kindly ensure to request this activity at the time of booking accommodation as game walks are subject to the availability of qualified guides. Facilities: Swimming Pool TV Lounge with fireplace Bar Boma Business Centre with free wi-fi Library What to pack Sun block Hat/cap Walking boots/shoes Comfortable and casual clothing Warm jackets for game drives Camera (300 - 600mm lenses for good photographs) Medication for allergies