Bakgatla Resort

Bakgatla Resort

Bakgatla Resort lies at the foot of the Garamoga Hills in the world-famous, Big 5 game area of Pilanesberg National Park. This safari destination is geared for those seeking the thrill of adventure in the African wilderness. It’s easy to imagine you’re an explorer of old as you settle into one of Bakgatla Resort’s charming canvas tented suites. Each tastefully-appointed suite features a kitchen with refrigerator, lounge, main bedroom, separate bathroom, plus a loft bedroom, perfect for the kids. With plenty of fun activities for the outdoor enthusiast, Bakgatla Resort is an ideal base from which to explore the diverse wildlife and wonders of the spectacular Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Activities on offer include daily Big 5 game drives – self-conducted or in the company of a ranger, self-guided walking trails, bird watching, and access to ever-popular sites like Mankwe Dam and Thabayadiotso, aka Proud Mountain. Bakgatla Resort also hosts special events like weddings and workshops, with experts on hand to ensure everything goes according to plan. If your notion of a dream vacation is getting back to nature and enjoying an unforgettable bushveld expedition with family and friends, Bakgatla Resort is for you.

Pilanesberg National Park is a certified malaria-free game area, just two-and-a-half hour’s drive from Johannesburg and approximately 30 minutes’ drive from Sun City.

Price from

R2635.00
pp per night sharing

Contact reservation

087 820 0020





Rooms

Unique Selling Points

  • Shop with curios and basic supplies 
  • Walking trails
  • Onsite aviary
  • Central Ablutions Facilities
  • Children's playground
  •  24 hour generator support
  • Adventure tours and outdoor activities can be booked at the resort on arrival
  • Self-braai (barbecue area) 
  • Shop with curios and basic supplies 
  • Walking trails
  • Onsite aviary
  • Central Ablutions Facilities
  • Children's playground
  •  24 hour generator support
  • Adventure tours and outdoor activities can be booked at the resort on arrival
  • Self-braai (barbecue area) 

Fast Facts

CHILD POLICY 0-3 years : Do not pay for accommodation or meals when sharing with adults. 4-11 years : Pay R 85.00 for breakfast or R 195.00 Dinner & Breakfast 12 years upwards pay full as adults
CONFERENCE VENUE Yes
ACCOMMODATION 33x 5 Bed Thatched African Style Chalets with the option of BB or DBB. 5x Executive Safari Tents, 100x Caravan Sites (Electrified). 40x Campsites (Electrified) 60x Campsites (Non Electrified).
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY Yes
MALARIA AREA No
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
CHILD POLICY 0-3 years : Do not pay for accommodation or meals when sharing with adults. 4-11 years : Pay R 85.00 for breakfast or R 195.00 Dinner & Breakfast 12 years upwards pay full as adults
CONFERENCE VENUE Yes
ACCOMMODATION 33x 5 Bed Thatched African Style Chalets with the option of BB or DBB. 5x Executive Safari Tents, 100x Caravan Sites (Electrified). 40x Campsites (Electrified) 60x Campsites (Non Electrified).
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY Yes
MALARIA AREA No
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
OFF ROAD No
SPA Yes
BIG 5 GAME RESERVE Yes - Please enquire for Game Drive rates
POOL Yes
LOCATION Pilanesberg National Park

Specials

 

Terms and conditions

Bed & Breakfast Rates

  • Rates are quoted per chalet per night, based on the number of people sharing.
  • Prices quoted are per chalet per night. 
  • Children from 4-11 years sharing with adults stay for free, cost of breakfast is R 85.00 per child.
  • Children below 3 years stay at no charge.

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Rates

  • Rates are quoted per chalet per night, based on the number of people sharing.
  • Prices quoted are per chalet per night. 
  • Children from 4-11 years sharing with adults stay for free, cost of Breakfast and Dinner is R 195.00 per child.
  • Children below 3 years stay at no charge.

Child Policy

  • 0-3 years : Do not pay for accommodation or meals when sharing with adults.
  • 4-11 years : Pay R 85.00 for breakfast or R 195.00 Dinner & Breakfast
  • 12 years upwards pay full as adults

Bed & Breakfast Rates

  • Rates are quoted per chalet per night, based on the number of people sharing.
  • Prices quoted are per chalet per night. 
  • Children from 4-11 years sharing with adults stay for free, cost of breakfast is R 85.00 per child.
  • Children below 3 years stay at no charge.

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Rates

  • Rates are quoted per chalet per night, based on the number of people sharing.
  • Prices quoted are per chalet per night. 
  • Children from 4-11 years sharing with adults stay for free, cost of Breakfast and Dinner is R 195.00 per child.
  • Children below 3 years stay at no charge.

Child Policy

  • 0-3 years : Do not pay for accommodation or meals when sharing with adults.
  • 4-11 years : Pay R 85.00 for breakfast or R 195.00 Dinner & Breakfast
  • 12 years upwards pay full as adults

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations 6 weeks or more prior to arrival will be liable to an administration handling fee of 25% of the total booking value. 
  • Cancellations 4 weeks or more prior to arrival will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee of the total booking value. 
  • Cancellations 2 weeks or more prior to arrival will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee of the total booking value. 
  • In the event of "no show", or should you not arrive on the started date, 100% of the total accommodation will be charged.
  • A 10% admin fee will be retained for cancellations made after the card has been charged. 

Deposit Policy

For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel
A 50% deposit Is re...

  • Cancellations 6 weeks or more prior to arrival will be liable to an administration handling fee of 25% of the total booking value. 
  • Cancellations 4 weeks or more prior to arrival will be subject to a 50% cancellation fee of the total booking value. 
  • Cancellations 2 weeks or more prior to arrival will be subject to a 100% cancellation fee of the total booking value. 
  • In the event of "no show", or should you not arrive on the started date, 100% of the total accommodation will be charged.
  • A 10% admin fee will be retained for cancellations made after the card has been charged. 

Deposit Policy

For all bookings made within 30 days of travel
Full payment Is required within 48 hours of your booking. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).

For all bookings made more than 30 days of travel
A 50% deposit Is required within 48 hours of your booking and the balance 30 days prior to arrival. This payment can be made via bank transfer or credit card (Master/Visa).
 

Directions By Car

Directions from Fourways, Sandton via Lanseria Airport

  • From Sandton travel north along William Nicol Drive to the four-way intersection with Witkoppen Road
  • Turn left into Witkoppen Road towards Lanseria/Roodepoort.
  • Turn right at the intersection with Hans Strijdom Extension on the road towards Broederstroom and Lanseria – R512
  • Cross the bridge over the R28 Krugersdorp/Pretoria highway, pass the Lanseria turnoff and continue straight.
  • At the T-junction take the turn left on the R512 to Magaliesberg/Brits
  • Continue on this road until you see the Sun City sign board on your left.
  • Turn right onto the R512 to Brits and cross the bridge over Hartebeespoort Dam.
  • At the next T-junction turn right on the R512 to Brits. Follow the directional signs.
  • At the 4-way stop turn left to Rustenburg/Sun City.
  • At the signpost R27 Rustenburg/Brits turn right.
  • On the bridge t...

Directions from Fourways, Sandton via Lanseria Airport

  • From Sandton travel north along William Nicol Drive to the four-way intersection with Witkoppen Road
  • Turn left into Witkoppen Road towards Lanseria/Roodepoort.
  • Turn right at the intersection with Hans Strijdom Extension on the road towards Broederstroom and Lanseria – R512
  • Cross the bridge over the R28 Krugersdorp/Pretoria highway, pass the Lanseria turnoff and continue straight.
  • At the T-junction take the turn left on the R512 to Magaliesberg/Brits
  • Continue on this road until you see the Sun City sign board on your left.
  • Turn right onto the R512 to Brits and cross the bridge over Hartebeespoort Dam.
  • At the next T-junction turn right on the R512 to Brits. Follow the directional signs.
  • At the 4-way stop turn left to Rustenburg/Sun City.
  • At the signpost R27 Rustenburg/Brits turn right.
  • On the bridge turn left towards Rustenburg.
  • Continue to the slipway on the left, take slipway and continue on the N4 highway.
  • Now look out for the next turnoff to Sun City, Bapong and Majakaneng R556.
  • TAKE THIS TURN – DO NOT PROCEED TO RUSTENBURG.
  • At the top of the off ramp turn right to Sun City/Bapong.
  • At the fourth 4-way stop turn right on the R510 (25km) to Mogwase.
  • Turn left at the sign posted Pilanesberg National Park.
  • Pass the Manyane Gate and go straight through till you reach the T-junction.
  • Turn left and follow the road until you reach the Bakgatla gate.

From OR Tambo Airport - Pretoria

  • On leav ing the airport, take the R21 road to Pretoria. On nearing Pretoria take the N1 North to Polokwane. Take the N4 West to Rustenburg.
  • You will go through two road tolls. Drive past the turnoffs to Hartebeespoort, Brits and RandBurg.
  • Look out for the next turnoff to Sun City, Bapong and Majakaneng – R556.
  • TAKE THIS TURN – DO NOT PROCEED TO RUSTENBURG.
  • At the top of the off ramp turn right to Sun City/Bapong. At the fourth 4-way stop turn right on the R510 (25km) to Mogwase. Turn left at the sign posted Pilanesberg National Park. At the second 4-way stop turn right to the Manyane Gate. Pass the Manyane Gate and go straight through till you reach the T-junction - Turn left and follow the road until you reach Bakgatla Gate.
  • You have arrived.
  • The gates and reception are open 24 hours.

GATE TIMES
March and April: 6h00-18h30
May to August: 6h30-18h00
September and October: 6h00-18h30
November to February: 5h30-19h00
GATE FEES
Adults: R80
Adults Foreign Nationals: R110
Children (6-12 yrs): R30
Pensioners (SA only): R40
Vehicles (Sedan/LDV/SUV): R40
Why Book With Us
No Booking Fees
Individual Service
South African based
Most special deals by far
Secure payment process (SSL)
Excellent standard of Lodges
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