Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Ivory Tree Game Lodge


Ivory Tree Game Lodge


Ivory Tree Game Lodge lies in a natural amphitheatre, surrounded by mountains. This lodge offers a true bush lodge experience. A large swimming pool, outdoor dining and spectacular big five game viewing make this the perfect holiday destination.

Warm and earthy tones create a welcoming feeling, while a covered patio and outdoor shower allow you to settle into the unique Pilanesberg environment. The executive suites offer the added luxury of a lounge area and a private plunge pool. Ivory Tree Game Lodge is in one of South Africa’s largest wildlife sanctuaries. It is home to almost all of Southern Africa’s big game.

Enjoy an African safari on our 10-seat game drive vehicle with your dedicated game ranger.  Relax and refresh in the swimming pool with a view of the Pilanesberg mountains, or unwind in the intimate Jacuzzi.

Ivory Tree Game Lodge Layout

  • 60 Standard Rooms with two twin beds
  • 4 Luxury Suites
  • 2 Family Suites
  • 1 Executive suite
  • 1 Private Villa

What sets the suites apart?

There are more than 300 bird species recorded. Ivory Tree Game Lodge offers a variety of activities. African cultural dancing, interactive drumming and African marimba band and a percussion show. You can take part in wildlife research and protection on a conservation safari. You can even rejuvenate your body and soul at the Amani African Spa. Family safaris are packed with fun activities for children.

The Ivory Tree lodge also has a fully equipped conference centre that can host up to 70 delegates.


Standard Suite Facilities:

  • En-suite bathroom with bath and outdoor shower.
  • Covered patio.
  • Tea- and coffee-making facilities.
  • Mini bar fridge (stocked on request).
  • Air-conditioners provide heating and cooling.
  • Hairdryer and telephone.

Executive Suite Facilities:

  • En-suite bathroom with bath and outdoor shower.
  • Covered patio.
  • Tea and coffee making facilities.
  • Mini bar fridge (stocked on request).
  • Air-conditioners provide heating and cooling.
  • Private plunge pool and lounge.

Private Villa Facilities:

  • 4 Standard en-suite rooms (sleeps up to 8 people).
  • Private pool.
  • Private game ranger and game drive vehicle.
  • Lounge with TV.
  • Mini bar fridge (stocked on request).
  • Meals enjoyed at the Lodge.
  • Boma.
  • The conference room is hosting up to 70 delegates.

Ivory Tree Lodge is Wheelchair Friendly
Both the accommodation and game drives are accessible for those using wheelchairs.


  • Once on the N4 toll road, take the 1st off-ramp for Pilanesberg or Sun City.
  • Turn right over the Highway continuing as though travelling to Sun City (about 80 km) going through at least fours 4-way stops.
  • At a 4-way stop with a Golden Era-sign off to the right, turn right to Northam on the R510.
  • Continue along until you pass an industrial area on your left, soon after turn left to Mogwase and the Pilanesberg.
  • At the second stop street with a Caltex garage on the corner, turn right to Pilanesberg, Manyane and Bakgatla gates.
  • Continue until you get to a T-junction. Turn left to the Bakgatla gate and George Stegman Hospital.
  • Continue on this road which will take you to Ivory Tree’s driveway and huge thatched yellow entrance (right next to the Bakgatla entrance gate to the Pilanesberg National Park).

GPS Co-ordinates:

  • Black Rhino Game Reserve Main Gate: 25.1054° S, 26.5721° E
Ivory Tree Lodge : 25.1860° S, 27.1447° E


In Time: 14h00 pm
Check-out Time: 11h00 am

  • Please make prior arrangements if you will not be able to accommodate these times.
  • Transfers can be arranged before your arrival. 


The child policy at Ivory Tree Lodge aims to act in the best interest and safety of our guests. We are located within a national park and game reserve where animals roam freely.  Animals are wild and will always react according to their natural instincts.

  • Children sharing with adults in luxury suites will 50%.
  • Children sharing with adults in family suites will 50%.
  • Under the age of 12 are permitted on safari at the discretion of the guide.
  • Under the age of 6 are not permitted on safari.
  • A kiddies’ safari will be arranged.
  • Babysitting can be arranged at the lodge at an additional charge.

In the morning after breakfast, we take them out on their very own game drive for about 30 minutes.

Pilanesberg National Park Includes


  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Teas and snacks
  • Two game drives
Pilanesberg National Park Excludes


  • Transfers
  • Beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Personal and medical insurance
  • Conservation levy of currently R100 per guest per stay
Pilanesberg National Park Accommodation Information


MINIMUM STAY: 2 nights
RATES INFO: Includes all meals, teas, snacks and two game drives per day Excludes conservation levy of R115 per person per stay (subject to change) Minimum stay – 2 nights over weekends (Friday, Saturday nights)
Pilanesberg National Park Product Pricing



Ivory Tree Game Lodge Rates

Date: 1 May 2019 - 30 Sep 2019 1 Oct 2019 - 30 Apr 2020 1 May 2020 - 30 Sep 2020 1 Oct 2020 - 30 Apr 2021
Standard Room
Per person sharing R 3 855 R 4 605 R 3 855 R 4 605
Single R 5 780 R 6 895 R 5 780 R 6 890
Luxury Suite
Per 2 adults per night R 10 460 R 12 540 R 10 460 R 12 540
Family Suite
Per Suite per night R 11 570 R 13 800 R 11 570 R 13 800
Executive Suite
Per Suite per night R 15 890 R 19 070 R 15 890 R 19 070
Private Villa
Per Villa per night (4 rooms) R 44 640 R 44 640 R 44 640 R 44 640
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