8 Tours to Pilanesberg National Park, ordered shortest to longest trip. Prices are from R4395 $356 £255 €291 A$469 C$457 NZ$501 to R20660 $1675 £1198 €1369 A$2203 C$2149 NZ$2354 per person. Use our Tour Search → to filter by price, duration, start point, travel style and more.
We offer a selection of short Budget Safaris to Pilanesberg Park, ideal as affordable game viewing getaways from Johannesburg.
The 3-day and 4-day Pilanesberg National Park Safaris, starting and ending in Johannesburg, include all tour transport and park entry fees.
These Budget Pilanesberg Safaris take you on morning and afternoon game viewing drives in the Big Five Pilanesberg Game Reserve, as well as a thrilling night game drive. The 3-hour night game drive in an open safari vehicle gives visitors the opportunity to spot the nocturnal animals inhabiting Pilanesberg Park, including brown hyena, leopard, owls, nightjars, civet, genet, caracal, jackal, lion and bushbuck. Safari vehicles are used on all game drives, conducted by trained game rangers.
You can also explore the malaria free Pilanesberg on half day excursions and full day excursions that visit Sun City, the Lost City and the Pilanesberg Reserve. The half and full day Pilanesberg Trips are offered as optional extra activities on the 3-day Johannesburg City Break and Short Stay Tour. Adding the optional game viewing Safari in Pilanesberg to the Johannesburg City Tour, rounds off the exciting cultural and historical urban experience nicely with a rewarding African bush adventure.
We also offer a Self Drive Tour option that combines travel to Pilanesberg Game Reserve with Sun City, South Africa's premier entertainment resort.
Most of our Pilanesberg getaways are Budget Lodge Safaris and Tented Camping Safaris (Exclusive Small Group Camping Safaris).
Budget Lodge Safaris provide a more comfortable way of getting the most out of your African bush experience, providing clean, air-conditioned safari accommodation. Accommodation is generally in 2 to 3 star lodge establishments offering excellent-value-for-money. On these affordable Lodge Safaris you still get to experience the Africa bush, but in a little more style and comfort!
As the name suggests these budget safaris include tented safari accommodation at a camp in Pilanesberg. On Budget Camping Safaris you can to truly immerse yourself in the African bush, falling asleep under starry African skies. Sleep in spacious safari-style tents designed for conditions in the African wilderness. Large, well ventilated walk-in tents are typically used on camping safaris. These tents offer more comfort than standard dome tents, including extra amenities - fans, electricity, beds, linen and electric blankets in winter.
On these Pilanesberg Budget Safaris you will get to spend evenings relaxing around the campfire surrounded by the sounds of the African bush under starry skies. All of the tours include a cooked bush breakfast at a scenic spot overlooking the ancient volcanic hills of Pilanesberg, on one of the days. The walking safaris are self-guided, allowing you to explore the wilderness area of the safari camp, getting up close to the African bush and its wildlife on foot.
The lodge tours stop at one of the biggest local art and craft markets in the area, en route back to Johannesburg.
Pilanesberg National Park is a popular destination for family safaris, because it is malaria free game park and it is easily accessible (short driving distances ideal for children) not to mention the excellent big game sightings!
Find out more with our Pilanesberg National Park budget travel guide page.