Pilanesberg is located in the North West Province, a 2 – 3 hour drive from Johannesburg,
adjacent to Sun City, and therefore ideal for those wishing to combine Big Five Safari with
Originally formed by volcanic eruptions, the Park is scenically very beautiful and provides a
wide variety of rich habitats. It is possible to self-drive around the park because of its
manageable size and yet the concentration of game provides a realistic chance of seeing the
‘Big Five’ as well as brown hyaena, cheetah, giraffe, zebra and hippo.
Guests staying at one of the lodges can choose to view game from an open vehicle, hot air
balloon or elephant-back, whilst day trips from Sun City can also be arranged.