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Bakgatla Resort
Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Situated on the edge of the malaria free, Big Five Pilanesberg Game Reserve, the Bakgatla Resort offers affordable accommodation in colonial style chalets or safari tents. There are also caravan and camping facilities available. The resort is ideally located about 2 hours drive from Johannesburg and close to Sun City.

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Bakgatla Resort at a Glance

  • Accommodation - Capacity - 885 guests
    • 33 x 5 Bed Chalets,
    • 5 x Executive Safari Tents 
    • 40 x Camp Sites – Electrified,
    • 60 x Camp Sites Non-Electrified
    • 100 x Caravan Sites – Electrified
  • Accommodation is on a Bed & Breakfast or Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis only.
    Camping and Caravan Sites are on a Site Only basis.
  • Children – Yes
  • Restaurant – Yes
  • Bar – Yes
  • Malaria Free Destination
  • 24 hour Electricity
  • Internet Access – Yes
  • Swimming Pool – Yes
  • Well stocked shop
  • Conference Venue  & Facilities – Yes – Maximum 250 delegates
  • Game Drives – Yes
Please Note: Allocation of the campsites is on a first come basis. 
The Pilanesberg area is semi desert with grass cover very limited. In the rainy season the area will possibly become muddy.  
The bathroom facilities can become crowded - please keep these clean.

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The 5 Bed Chalets have air conditioning, private patios and braai area. There is one double bed in the main bedroom and three single beds in the loft. The unit has a kitchen and en-suite bathroom. Chalets sleep a maximum of 5 guests.

The Executive Safari Tents are set on a wooden deck with a patio area looking out into the bush. The Safari Tents are fully electrified and have 2 x 3/4 Beds and a sleeper couch. They are equipped with a small bar fridge, tea station and exclusive bathroom area. The units are not self-catering.

Camping Sites – There are both Electrified and Non-Electrified Sites. Sites accommodate a maximum of 6 guests and 2 motor vehicles. There are centrally situated communal ablution facilities. The Pilanesberg area is a semi-desert with limited grass cover, which can also become muddy in the rainy season.

The Caravan Sites are all electrified (utility outlets 15amp) and sites accommodate a maximum of 6 guests, 1 caravan and 2 motor vehicles. There are centrally situated communal ablution facilities.

Resort Facilities include a Braai area, Restaurant and Bar, Swimming pool, Trampoline and Playground and Guided, open vehicle game drives can be arranged into Pilanesberg Game Reserve, should guests not want to self-drive.

Situated at the foot of the Garamoga Hills just outside of Pilanesberg National Park, Bakgatla Resort is well placed for visitors wanting to experience the rich diversity of indigenous flora and fauna of the area, including the ‘Big Five’. Pilanesberg is the fifth largest national park in South Africa and in addition to the abundance of bird, animal and plant life is also a significant geological site as an extinct volcano of over 1300 million years. It is one of only three Alkaline Ring Complexes in the world and is regarded as the most pristine of the three.

Bakgatla Resort offers more than just superb opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast - game drives, bird watching and hiking trails, it also offers magnificent surroundings and facilities for quiet relaxation.

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