At the Marula Restaurant, Bakubung Bush Lodge's famous traditional restaurant, you will be spoilt for choice with traditional favourites, as well as some tempting authentic local fare. The menu is expansive, the buffet is tantalizing, and the restaurant caters to you for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast: 07h00-09h30; Lunch: 12h30-14h00; Dinner: 18h30-21h30. A light terrace menu is available from 11h00-21h00.
See the Big Five on your doorstep
A mere two hours drive from Johannesburg, and ten minutes from Sun City, Bakubung is located in the Pilanesberg National Park, a malaria free, 57,000-hectare reserve where you can see the big five from your room, or on a game drive through the reserve.
From prides of roaming lions, to giraffes, Bakubung will bring you closer to the splendour and beauty of the African bush.
Every visit to Bakubung, or “People of the Hippo” will remind you why you need to come back.
Every Wednesday and Saturday we offer you the chance to dine under the brilliance of the African stars - an indescribable plethora of universal magic. Dine to the sound of traditional entertainment, and feast on a wide selection of local flame grilled cuisine.
Nestled inside the Pilanesberg National Park, a mere 2 hours' drive from Johannesburg, is the world renowned Bakubung Bush Lodge, a resort with immense status. Imagine waking up every morning with the soothing sounds of the African bush, the soft-textured light that literally calms your soul and the feeling of being part of an African wonderland. The time of imagining is over. This unbelievable experience could be your reality when you own an exclusive piece of paradise in Bakubung Villas.
Our largest conference venue is situated adjacent to the Marula Grill Restaurant and Terrace overlooking the Hippo pond.
This venue is situated adjacent to our swimming pool and is our middle-sized venue, perfect for smaller conferences or boardroom style meetings.
Gala Dinner events to celebrate, reward or engage an audience with a brand or service. The evening event will generally feature a three or four course meal where guests are seated.
Exclusive dining experience set amidst our poolside area. Delicacies specially crafted by our chefs, toast to pure happiness under the scintillating Pilanesburg night sky.
Situated adjacent to Mmakubu and has a balcony area overlooking the park, perfect setting for tea-time breaks.
Big 5 safari
Big 5 safari
Bakubung Bush LodgeNew Years Eve
Take a culinary tour of the world on New year's eve, as we welcome 2021. Enjoy live entertainment and an eclectic buffet at the Marula Grill Restaurant | 18:00 | R450 per adult | R290 per child 13 - 16 | R180 per child 7 -12 | Bookings are essential | T's & C's apply.
Bakubung Bush LodgeMidweek Spa
Enjoy a soul-soothing 60-minute therapy and stay the night in luxury in one of our standard rooms. R2 265 per person per night | R2 860 per single room per night | Rates include dinner and breakfast | Bookings are essential. T's and C's apply.
Bakubung Bush LodgeChristmas Lunch
Celebrate Christmas with a lunch feast at the Marula Grill Restaurant. Enjoy a hearty buffet without worrying about the prep or clean-up. Date: 25 December | 12:30 | R395 per adult | R290 for children 13 -16 | R170 for children 7 - 12 | Bookings are essential | T's & C's apply.
BAKUBUNG BUSH LODGEWalking Safari
Experience Bakubung's unique and personal walking safari - a fully guided hike through the walking concessions in Pilanesberg. Don't miss this opportunity to explore nature at it's best, whilst learning. R980 per person including a breakfast pack. Bookings are essential. T's & C's apply.
YOU'RE READY, WE'RE HEREBakubung Bush Lodge
We look forward to welcoming you to our Bakubung, located in the Pilanesberg. Escape the city, book your stay among the ‘big five.’ From prides of roaming lions, to giraffes, Bakubung will bring you closer to the splendour and beauty of the African bush.
YOU'RE READY, WE'RE HEREPilanesberg
A mere two hour drive from Johannesburg, and ten minutes from Sun City, the tranquil Pilanesberg National Park is a malaria free, 57,000-hectare reserve, where you could see the big five from your room, or on a game drive through the reserve.
Bakubung Bush LodgeA Rejuvenating Getaway
Indulge your senses with a luxurious spa treatment at Bakubung Bush Lodge. Relax and enjoy dinner, breakfast, accommodation, 1 game drive and a signature spa treatment, set in a tranquil escape secluded in the bush. T's & C's apply. Subject to availability and pre-bookings required.
Kwa Maritane and Bakubung Bush LodgeJuniour Rangers
Sign your kids up today, where they will learn all the intricate details about the bush such as animals, birds, spoors, scat as well as a few urban legends around the trees in the park. Legacy's Junior Rangers Programme is suitable for all children aged 4-12 years