PILANESBERG NATIONAL PARK
Pilanesberg camping in this National Park is one of our more popular wildlife and conservation destinations in South Africa. The park has grown in popularity over the years. Increasing visitor numbers for both local South African and foreign travellers showing a steady increase.
One of the critical draw-cards is the fact that this park is in a malaria-free zone. Also, it is only two hours’ drive from Johannesburg, making it easily accessible. The Pilanesberg has become one of the more frequented Big 5 destinations. You have the opportunity to experience a variety of Africa’s wildlife in a one-day or multi-day visit.
Pilanesberg camping is one of the best ways to experience the natural wilderness of this conservation area. Pilanesberg National Park offers two resorts that cater for camping and caravanning. These resorts are Manyane and Bakgatla.
The resorts have a great location within the park. The Resorts both offer campsites with electricity as well as with no power, for the more rustic camper. Each campground has its braai facility. Campers share the Ablution facilities. The resorts offer excellent entertainment as well as access to shops and restaurants.
Over time, Pilanesberg camping has become more comfortable, drawing regular camping groups. Many visitors choose to combine a Pilanesberg camping trip with a visit to Sun City. We recommend that you plan your Pilanesberg camping trip well in advance, especially over weekends, to avoid disappointment.
The resorts also offer upgraded budget accommodation. You can choose accommodation ranging from a tented camp to a 4-bedroom chalet. The 2-bedroom cottages and tented camps are perfect for the basic-needs traveller. The larger chalets are fully equipped with kitchens and cooking facilities.
You can plan your Pilanesberg camping weekend to leave work early on a Friday afternoon and enjoy all the park has to offer – join the numerous game drives in the park, relax next to the large swimming pools and sample the luxurious entertainment on offer at Sun City!