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Bakubung Bush Lodge
Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Bakubung Bush Lodge is a luxury Private Lodge, situated within the malaria-free, Pilanesberg National Park, approximately two hour‘s drive from Johannesburg and just ten kilometers from Sun City. Bakubung Bush lodge surrounds a hippo pool and offers comfort and tranquility.

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Bakubung Bush Lodge at a Glance

  • Accommodation:
    • 76 x Air-conditioned, Thatched Roof Studio Rooms
      (two double beds or one king size bed)
      66 x Chalets (Time Share units – unavailable for booking)
  • Wheelchair Accessible Rooms – Yes, one unit
  • Maximum Guests – 284
  • Children – Yes
  • Child-minding – Yes
  • Children’s Playground – Yes
  • Room Service – Yes (11h00 – 21h00)
  • Air-conditioning and heating
  • Covered parking adjacent to each unit
  • Complimentary Car Wash
  • Malaria Free Destination
  • Insect proof screening on all windows and sliding doors
  • Electric Shaving Plugs – Yes  (100/22V)
  • Hairdryers – Yes
  • Full range of guest amenities including shampoo, bath oil and body lotion
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Outdoor Boma – Yes
  • Swimming Pool – Yes
  • 2 x Floodlit Tennis Courts, Volleyball Court, Table Tennis & Darts
  • Satellite TV – Yes
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • Direct Dial Telephones – Yes
  • Internet Access – Yes
  • Room safes
  • 24 hour electricity
  • Medical Services – On Call
  • Curio Shop – Yes
  • Big 5 Game Viewing – Yes
  • Wildlife Presentations
  • Conference Facilities – Up to 120 delegates
  • Events Co-ordinator – Yes
  • Full Secretarial Services – Telephone, Fax, Photocopying, Internet and Email
  • Spa – Yes
  • Helipad – Yes
  • Shuttle Service to and from Sun City /  Pilanesberg Airport
  • Shopping/Banking/Pharmaceutical – 10 min
  • Foreign Currency Exchange – Yes

Bakubung Bush Lodge is a luxury private lodge, fully hosted and catered – rates include dinner, bed & breakfast with one guided game drive in Pilanesberg per day. Lunches and additional game drives can be booked and arranged on arrival. The lodge is situated in breathtaking surroundings and offers a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of city living.

There are 76 thatched studio rooms all with air-conditioning and private en-suite bathrooms. All rooms have Satellite TV, direct dial telephones, electric shaving plugs, tea & coffee making facilities and hairdryers. There are also 66 self catering, time share units on the property which are not available for booking

The Lodge has a restaurant, bar and outdoor boma where experiences can be shared around a blazing campfire, under a starlit sky. Dining options range from a la carte and buffet, to truly African bush braais in the Boma. The menu is constantly changing and guests will be treated to a variety of exquisite meals both in comfort and style within the lodge and out under African skies.

Wildlife activities which can be enjoyed from Bakubung Bush Lodge include guided morning or afternoon open vehicle game drives into Pilanesberg National Park, or bush walks with experienced and knowledgeable rangers. Pilanesberg Game Reserve, set in an extinct volcano, is amongst the largest of the parks in South Africa and covers an area of some 55 000 hectares. The reserve is home to Africa’s ‘Big 5’ – lion, elephant, buffalo, black and white rhino and leopard as well as a host of other mammals  including cheetah, wild dog, giraffe, zebra, warthog, baboon, hippo, crocodile, numerous antelope species, reptiles, plants and over 360 different bird species.  The park exists in a transition zone between the dry Kalahari and wetter Lowveld vegetation and as such offers a wide diversity of animal, plant and bird species.

Additional daytime activities include: board games, table tennis and darts, outdoor chess, a children’s adventure playground, swimming pool, floodlit tennis courts, volleyball and action cricket. Bakubung Lodge also hosts a Junior Ranger’s Programme, designed especially for kids and offering a unique, educational and fun bush and safari experience. Sun City Entertainment Complex is only 10 minutes away and offers a wealth of entertainment options (Hot Air Ballooning, Golf, Squash, Bowls, Water Sports, Horse Riding, Aviary, Cinema & Theatre, Casino, Health Club & Gymnasium, Crocodile Farm and Predator World).

Bakubung offers conference and banqueting facilities for up to 120 delegates depending on seating configurations and their state of the art equipment includes: projectors, built-in screens, portable screens, overhead projectors, TV monitors and flip charts. Full secretarial services including internet/email access are available.

Bakubung, meaning ‘People of the Hippo’ provides guests with the peace and tranquility of a true bush experience, coupled with world class amenities, real luxury and excellent service.

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