Pilanesberg National Park activities

Pilanesberg ACTIVITIES

Pilanesberg Activities offer a platform for you to select a wide arrange of activities inside the Pilanesberg National Park. These Pilanesberg activities have been carefully selected to incorporate the natural surroundings of the Pilanesberg National Park. You can select a variety of adventure and nature activities to add value during your visit to Pilanesberg .

Game Drives & Guided Bush Walks.

The game drives are conducted in guided 4×4 game drive vehicles. The vehicles are custom designed and open vehicles. This will allow for excellent Photography opportunities. These game drives are guided by professional park rangers with excellent knowledge and experience of the the wildlife of Pilanesberg National Park. These Game drives are very popular and it is recommended to book these activities well in advance. There are limited seats available on the vehicles and different departure options. If you are booked in with a lodge for accommodation your game drive will be inclusive. However it is still recommended to confirm this prior to arrival. This way you can maximise your experience during your visit to Pilanesberg. The duration of Game drives are on average 3 hours along with daily departures.

Scheduled Game Drives

Scheduled daily game drives depart in the early morning and afternoon into the Pilanesberg National Park. Prices from R510 per person Adults & R255 per child under 16.

Group Game Drives

Group game drives are available daily in our 25 seater open game drive vehicles to explore the Pilanesberg National Park. The group can decide on a departure time to suit their needs. Prices from R 450 per person.

Exclusive Game Drives

These safaris depart daily, either in the early morning or afternoon. This activity includes beverages. The emphasis of this tour is to locate as many of the natural inhabitants of the park as possible. Prices from R 7450.00 per vehicle (maximum 7 people per vehicle)

Game Drive and Pilanesberg Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

Join us for a safari adventure including a meal at a venue within the Pilanesberg National Park. The return journey after the dinner experience is aided with spot lights allowing guests the opportunity to view some nocturnal wildlife. The duration of this trip is 5 hours with a minimum of 15 people. Prices from R850 per person. Subject to venue availability.

Game Walks (Walking Safari)

Our game walk experience focuses on locating and observing the inhabitants of the Pilanesberg National Park. A great experience on foot. Guests are accompanied by a registered guide who will share extensive knowledge and experience on both fauna and flora. Excursions depart daily in the morning. No children under 16 years of age are allowed on these game walks. The duration of these guided walking safaris is on average 4 hours with a minimum of 4 people. Price from R550 per person.

Hot Air Balloon Safaris

Our Hot Air Balloon Safaris are offered every morning. Guests are collected and taken into the park to meet with the balloon crew. The flight is approximately an hour in duration. Our landing ritual includes sparkling wine and orange juice. A leisurely game drive is then taken through the park to a game lodge where breakfast is served. You will be returned after breakfast to your accommodation. Flights are early in the morning and you will need to allow some 5 hours for the full experience. A minimum of 4 people and a maximum of 20 people.
  • Prices From R4250 per person (1 hour flight)
  • R3400 per person (30 minute flight)
  • R12 750 (exclusive flight for 2 people)


Game drives are very popular in the Pilanesberg National Park. Book your safari will in advance. See our updated 2020 rates.

Pilanesberg Hot Air Balloon Rides offers an experience of a lifetime. An unforgettable adventure. In Flight Game viewing.

Sun City Golf boasts with two of the most renowned golf courses in South Africa. We invite you to play golf in Pilanesberg this season.

The Valley of Waves offers a water based theme park that is suitable for the whole family.Visit the waterworld in Pilanesberg this season.

Walking safaris are one of the best activities to experience and discover the wildlife and wilderness in Pilanesberg National Park.
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