Bakubung Bush Lodge - Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Bakubung Bush Lodge

Explore the stunning beauty of the Pilanesberg National Park from the luxury Bakubung Bush Lodge, nested in the game reserve’s heart. Bakubung, or “People of the Hippo” is situated at a mere 2-hour drive from Johannesburg, providing you with an easy access to the city’s hectic life.

Get to know the thrilling fauna of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve in a unique way from one of Pilanesberg’s most comfortable and luxury accommodations. The Bakubung Bush Lodge comes equipped with all the amenities you need for an amazing holiday experience along with endless opportunities for big game viewing in a malaria-free environment. Spend an unforgettable day in the Pilanesberg National Park – game drive is included in the daily price – then enjoy your complimentary dinner and don’t forget to try out the African-themed spit braai, served every Friday.

Experience the Pilanesberg Game Reserve in the best possible way and get in touch with nature from Bakubung Bush Lodge, Pilanesberg’s most comfortable luxury accommodation.

Price from

R2100.00
pp per night sharing

Contact reservation

087 820 0020




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Unique Selling Points

  • Malaria-free big five area within the Pilanesberg National Park
  • Bakubung Bush Lodge is only a 2 hour drive from Johannesburg
  • The Lodge bordes Sun City
  • Excellent Buffet style food
  • 3 hour Game Drives offered daily on open land vehicles with a qualified ranger
  • Children of all ages are welcome on Game Drives
  • Complimentary Boma Dinners offered every Wednesday and Saturday nights
  • Complimentary Spit Braai every Friday night
  • Great Children's Activity programmes, including the Hippo Holiday Club and
    the Junior Rangers Programme which are both uniquely designed to cater for
    children between the ages of 4 and 12
  • On-site Wildlife Centre
  • Daily shuttle services between the lodge and Sun CIty
  • Shuttle services from the lodge to the Pilanesberg Airport are available
  • Full Spa and Gym on-site
  • Babysitting facilities available 
  • Room service available on request
  • Malaria-free big five area within the Pilanesberg National Park
  • Bakubung Bush Lodge is only a 2 hour drive from Johannesburg
  • The Lodge bordes Sun City
  • Excellent Buffet style food
  • 3 hour Game Drives offered daily on open land vehicles with a qualified ranger
  • Children of all ages are welcome on Game Drives
  • Complimentary Boma Dinners offered every Wednesday and Saturday nights
  • Complimentary Spit Braai every Friday night
  • Great Children's Activity programmes, including the Hippo Holiday Club and
    the Junior Rangers Programme which are both uniquely designed to cater for
    children between the ages of 4 and 12
  • On-site Wildlife Centre
  • Daily shuttle services between the lodge and Sun CIty
  • Shuttle services from the lodge to the Pilanesberg Airport are available
  • Full Spa and Gym on-site
  • Babysitting facilities available 
  • Room service available on request

Fast Facts

CONFERENCE VENUE Ensuring the success of your meeting or conference is all in a day's work for us. Simply choose the conference package that best suits your needs, and we will assist you with the finer details.
ACCOMMODATION 100 Hotel Style Rooms
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY Yes
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA Malaria-free
CHILD POLICY All ages welcome on game drives, children under 12 stay free of charge
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CONFERENCE VENUE Ensuring the success of your meeting or conference is all in a day's work for us. Simply choose the conference package that best suits your needs, and we will assist you with the finer details.
ACCOMMODATION 100 Hotel Style Rooms
WHEELCHAIR FRIENDLY Yes
WIFI Yes
MALARIA AREA Malaria-free
CHILD POLICY All ages welcome on game drives, children under 12 stay free of charge
CELL-PHONE SIGNAL Yes
CAMP FENCED Yes
AIR CONDITIONING Yes
OFF ROAD No
SPA Relax and harmonise at the exclusive Bakubung Spa within the rich expanses of the Pilanesberg National Park. An extensive spa treatment menu is available, offering men and women a wonderful choice of treatments and massages to restore mind, body and soul.
BIG 5 GAME RESERVE Yes
POOL The swimming pool is located next to the cocktail bar, where guests can enjoy drinks or a delicious meal either in the shade of the bar or by the poolside for the sun lovers.
LOCATION Pilanesberg National Park

Midweek Promotion

 Validity: 01 January 2020 – 31 December 2020

Restrictions: valid only from Sunday - Thursday

Subject to availability
Details Rates
Standard Room Single per night R3 470
Standard Room Double per night R4 440
Luxury Room Single per night R3 770
Luxury Room Double per night R5 100
Executive Suite (single and double) R5 735

The midweek promotional rates are inclusive of – Breakfast, Dinner , Limited Internet and 1 Game drive per person per day.


Domestic Campaign
Bed & Breakfast 01 Jun 2020 - 15 Jan 2021
Single per Room Per night R1 590
Double per Room Per Night R2 000

Terms & Conditions

  •  Rates are available for standard rooms only
  •  Subject to availability
  •  Rates are subject to other terms and conditions
  •  Rates are valid until 15 January 2021
  •  Rates are only applicable to residents of country where hotel/resort/lodge is located, ie South Africa   

 

 Validity: 01 January 2020 – 31 December 2020

Restrictions: valid only from Sunday - Thursday

Subject to availability
Details Rates
Standard Room Single per night R3 470
Standard Room Double per night R4 440
Luxury Room Single per night R3 770
Luxury Room Double per night R5 100
Executive Suite (single and double) R5 735

The midweek promotional rates are inclusive of – Breakfast, Dinner , Limited Internet and 1 Game drive per person per day.


Domestic Campaign
Bed & Breakfast 01 Jun 2020 - 15 Jan 2021
Single per Room Per night R1 590
Double per Room Per Night R2 000

Terms & Conditions

  •  Rates are available for standard rooms only
  •  Subject to availability
  •  Rates are subject to other terms and conditions
  •  Rates are valid until 15 January 2021
  •  Rates are only applicable to residents of country where hotel/resort/lodge is located, ie South Africa   

 

Last Minute Promotion 

Rate Code: ST85FB
Validity: 01 January 2020 – 31 December 2020

Restrictions: Book and Travel within 7 days

Minimum 2 night stay
Subject to availability
Details Rates
Standard Room Single per night R3 310
Standard Room Double per night R5 100
Luxury Room Single per night R4 020
Luxury Room Double per night R5 450
Executive Suite (single and double) R6 120

The Last Minute promotional rates are inclusive of – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner , Limited Internet and 1 Game drive per person per day.

Exclusion dates:

  • 7- 11 August 2020
  • 12 – 16 November 2020
  • 24 – 28 December 2020 

Terms and conditions

Terms & Conditions exclusive to the Bakubung Bush Lodge

  •  Bakubung Bush Lodge - Children can only be accommodated in a Standard Family/Twin room if sharing with one or two adults.

Half Board Rate - Dinner Bed and Breakfast Rate

  •  1 complimentary game drive is included per person per night’s stay.
  •  Children aged 12 years and younger (maximum two children per room) will be accommodated free of charge on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, including one game drive, if sharing with one or two adults.
  •  Children aged 13-17 years will be accommodated free of charge on a room only basis and will be charged R 780 per child per day for breakfast, dinner and one game drive, if sharing with one or two adults.

Additional Game Drives 2020

  •  Additional game drives are charged at R585.00 per adult / R290.00 pe...

Terms & Conditions exclusive to the Bakubung Bush Lodge

  •  Bakubung Bush Lodge - Children can only be accommodated in a Standard Family/Twin room if sharing with one or two adults.

Half Board Rate - Dinner Bed and Breakfast Rate

  •  1 complimentary game drive is included per person per night’s stay.
  •  Children aged 12 years and younger (maximum two children per room) will be accommodated free of charge on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis, including one game drive, if sharing with one or two adults.
  •  Children aged 13-17 years will be accommodated free of charge on a room only basis and will be charged R 780 per child per day for breakfast, dinner and one game drive, if sharing with one or two adults.

Additional Game Drives 2020

  •  Additional game drives are charged at R585.00 per adult / R290.00 per child between the ages of 13-17 years / R165.00 per child between the ages of 6-12 years.

Full Board Rate Includes

  •  2 game drives per person per day
  •  Children aged 12 years and younger (maximum two children per room) will be accommodated free of charge on a full board basis inclusive of dinner, bed, breakfast, lunch and two game drives per day, if sharing with one or two adults.
  •  Children aged 13-17 years will be accommodated free of charge on a room only basis and will be charged R1 310 per child per day for breakfast, lunch, dinner and two game drives, if sharing with one or two adults.

All Rooms Have:

  •  Individual air-con
  •  bathrooms with shower and toilet
  •  DSTV
  •  direct dialing phone
  •  electric shaving plugs
  •  coffee/tea making machines
  •  hair dryer. 

Honeymoon Added Value Offers

  •  Allocation of a room with a King Size bed
  •  Bottle of Sparkling wine a platter of chocolate dipped fruits (strawberries when available) with a personalized note from the GM
  •  Complimentary Late Departure (Subject to availability)
  •  VIP Turndown on day of arrival

 FB (Full Board) – includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and 2 game drives per person per day

Excludes

  • Drinks and items of a personal nature

 Check-in is after 14:00 and check-out is before 11:00.

Cancellation Policy

  • If the reservation is cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival a 50% cancellation fee will apply.
  • If cancelled 7 days or less prior to arrival a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
  • 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).

 

  • If the reservation is cancelled less than 14 days prior to arrival a 50% cancellation fee will apply.
  • If cancelled 7 days or less prior to arrival a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
  • 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

  • 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
  • Cross over the Muldersdrift/ Diepsloot Road and continue with the R512 towards Broederstroom and Lanseria
  • Cross the bridge over the R28 Krugersdorp/Pretoria highway, pass the Lanseria turnoff and continue straight ahead
  • At the T-junction turn left on the R512 to Magaliesberg. Follow directional signs
  • Continue on this road until you see the Sun City signboard on your left. Turn right on the R512 to Brits and cross the bridge over Hartebeespoort Dam
  • At the T-junction turn right on the R512 to Brits
  • Continue to the four-way stop and turn left on the R512/27 for Brits/Rustenburg
  • Pass...

DIRECTIONS FROM FOURWAYS, 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
  • Cross over the Muldersdrift/ Diepsloot Road and continue with the R512 towards Broederstroom and Lanseria
  • Cross the bridge over the R28 Krugersdorp/Pretoria highway, pass the Lanseria turnoff and continue straight ahead
  • At the T-junction turn left on the R512 to Magaliesberg. Follow directional signs
  • Continue on this road until you see the Sun City signboard on your left. Turn right on the R512 to Brits and cross the bridge over Hartebeespoort Dam
  • At the T-junction turn right on the R512 to Brits
  • Continue to the four-way stop and turn left on the R512/27 for Brits/Rustenburg
  • Pass the first Brits turnoff. At the signpost R27 Rustenburg/Brits turn right
  • On the bridge turn left towards Rustenburg
  • Continue until you get to the slipway to the left. Take the slipway and continue on the new N4 highway
  • A signboard on the left side of the road indicates Pilanesberg to the left on route 91. Exit left off the highway. At the T-junction turn right and continue on this road to Sun City
  • On reaching Sun City, go straight past the Zenex garage on your right, after 4km you will see a sign indicating you to turn right to
  • Bakubung, follow the road and it will lead you to the Bakubung Gate

DIRECTION

  • When leaving OR Tambo International Airport, take the route marked Pretoria (R21) stay on this road. 
  • Follow the dual carriage highway look out for the Pietersburg (Polokwane) off ramp and follow it.
  • Stay on this road which goes round the east of Pretoria  pass the Witbank / Pretoria East interchange. 
  • Take the N4 toll road to Rustenburg (Bakwena Platinum Highway) stay on the toll road take the Sun City off ramp (R556 \Sun City / Majakaneng). 
  • Turn right back over the highway and follow this road (watch out for speed traps at the villages!) pass three four-way stops and keep going until you come to Sun City 5 kms past Sun City there is a sign Bakubung Gate turn right follow the road through the village.
  • Enter Bakubung Gate and follow the directions.

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
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