Stay in Pilanesberg
Popping into Johannesburg for a whirlwind visit but still want to experience the bush? Then you simply have to ensure you get your way to the Pilanesberg. Here you can enjoy the calls of birds and wildlife, the sun blazing down on a lazy day, the awe-inspiring landscape and more notably, the glorious African nights… These are things that fill the soul, bring us back home to ourselves and inspire a sense of deep tranquillity.
The perfect way to enjoy the area is on a game drive, either first thing in the morning or at sunset leading into the evening when the nocturnal critters lay claim to the land for their night time vigil. The nature lover will most certainly enjoy being in one of the most beautiful bushveld venues, and may eschew the excitement to simply gaze at the landscape and enjoy the beauty of the African sunset. Whether excitement or relaxation is in store, the Pilanesberg offers something for every kind of traveller.
Where to stay
The Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge provides the perfect bush holiday destination for a long weekend or a long-term stay. Dine while taking in the sweeping views of the Pilanesberg, walk through to the hide or view images of wildlife from the hide camera, slip into one of its glorious swimming pools or enjoy a firm favourite, the boma dinner, with a truly African vibe. Book your experience here: bit.ly/2TjLjrl
Bakubung Bush Lodge is situated in the heart of Big 5 country and offers luxury accommodation and game drives as well as an opportunity to experience a bush braai at its Boma in the park under the stars. Families can also enjoy board games at night together while parents can have cocktails on the deck. Interested? Find out more: bit.ly/2TfrOA1
The Tshukudu Bush Lodge is one of those bucket-list properties you have to visit at least once in a lifetime. Enjoy your own private chalet nestled in the remains of an extinct volcano overlooking a waterhole and savannah plain. Take a dip in a sunken bath with views of the setting African sun or enjoy a romantic dinner on your private deck while listening to the roar of the king of the jungle and the hoot of the many owls and nightjars as they perform their concerto for the evening. Don't miss out: bit.ly/2TjjIGF