Safaris to the Pilanesberg National Park are offered by most of the bigger tour operators and many smaller outfits. Being close to Johannesburg, day tours are offered from most upmarket accommodation establishments in Gauteng.
Open Vehicle Safaris -- Day and Night Game Drives:
Safari styled open vehicle game viewing in the the form of guided day drives and night drives (offered by professional guides) are available within the Pilanesberg National Park. You can book the game drives at the parks entrance gates or at your accommodation establishment and the bush lodges.
Mankwe Heritage Tours & Safaris offer game drives, walking trails and a heritage game drive that is culturally orientated -- you can learn more about the Tswana culture and experience game viewing in a cultural way!
Day Tours from Gauteng:
An example of a Full Day Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria offered by WILDLIFE Safaris
Depart from Johannesburg or Pretoria in an air-conditioned microbus and drive north towards the Magaliesberg mountains and Hartebeespoort Dam.
Arrive at the entrance to Pilanesberg National Park by mid morning and stop for refreshments. Join your field guide for an exciting game drive to look for Big Five species as well as giraffe, zebra, antelope and colorful birds.
After a lunch break proceed to the exotic Sun City pleasure resort. Spend the afternoon exploring "The Palace of the Lost City" the tropical gardens and wave pool, or try your luck at the casino or water sports. Meet your guide for the return journey.
National Safari and Tour Operators:
Overland Safari Companies:
North West Province Travel Guide
North West Province Map
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