In a land of scenic Kalahari and Lowveld ecosystems and dramatic landscapes of an extinct volcano lies the Pilanesberg National Park and all its wildlife wonder.
Pilanesberg National Park in North West Province, South Africa
Follow the sunken footprints of the mighty Elephant as you partake in guided walking safaris and watch through your binoculars as the elusive Leopard relaxes on the branches of a tree on a game drive.Easily accessible from Johannesburg, this South African national park can be reached via a 3-hour drive from the bustling city. The park has its own airport, the Pilanesberg International Airport, for hassle-free traveling. Air transfers are recommended for those traveling with children as the roads of the North West can become long and tiring for the little ones.Arrive to a world of natural tranquility as you prepare for a safari in the North West Province of South Africa. Whether you're on a solo mission for exploration or celebrating a romantic weekend away with your loved one, the endless plains of the Pilanesberg offer hours of adventure and peaceful seclusion. South Africa's fourth largest park is home to the Big Five - Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Rhino and Cape Buffalo - as well as an impressive amount of over 7000 animals and 300 permanent and migratory bird species. The dry winter season lasts from April to September and summer rains can be expected between October and March.
The Pilanesberg National Park Safari ExperienceGame viewing in the Pilanesberg National Park is a phenomenal experience thanks to the large numbers of wildlife and birds who live in this transition zone between the dry Kalahari and the greener Lowveld.
Safari activities available in the park include Big Five game viewing in guided or self-guided game drives, walking safaris, bird watching trails, photographic safaris, hot air balloon safaris, and Elephant back rides. Bush picnics are a spectacular way to get close to nature and gaze into picture-perfect views