Bakubung Bush Lodge

Bakubung Bush Lodge is a luxury safari camp in Pilansberg National park, notorious for its typical African beauty and incredible wildlife.

Luxurious and welcoming with a distinct African character, Bakubung Bush Lodge is a great base for your South African safari. With Big 5 game drives on the programme as well as a specailised kids' junior ranger course, Bakubung Bush Lodge has a safari that's tailored to all ages. Enjoy atmospheric African bush braais or head to Sun City for a day of shopping, entertainment and testing out the thrills and spills of the waterpark. 

About Bakubung Bush Lodge

The luxury Bakubung Bush Lodge is located in the Pilansberg National park, notorious for its typical African beauty and wildlife that astonishes everyone who visits. At just 175 km away from Johannesburg, and just 10 km from Sun City – the Bakubung Bush Lodge is in the perfect location for a holiday filled with both the wonders of safari and cultural experiences. It is situated in the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, a fantastic alkaline complex created from volcanic eruptions that occurred over 1,300 million years ago. Pilanesberg is proud to boast one of the largest volcanic complexes of its kind in the whole of the world, and has rare rock types that are available in only very few remote places of the world. Whether you just enjoy the view or you’re fascinated by geology, staying at the luxury Bakubung Bush Lodge will prove to be one of the most exciting places you’ve ever stayed in.

Bakubung restaurant
If you’re looking for typical African cuisine with twists, and combinations of African cooking styles then you need not look any further than the Bakubung restaurant that is located on site. You won’t find a printed menu in the restaurant, as John’s love for diverse cooking experimentation means there’s always something new on offer.

Bush Braais 
Bush braais are held in the hotel’s boma, situated just 10 minutes from the lodge, on Wednesday and Saturday evenings. The menu consists of traditional South African food. 
Facilities and services:
  • Big Five’ viewing
  • DStv bouquet
  • Guided bush walks
  • Game drives
  • Action cricket
  • Tennis court
  • Children’s playground
  • Conference facilities that can cater for up to 120 people
  • Shuttle bus to Sun City
  • Touch-screen TV in Game Office which shows animal sightings
  • Nôkô Kalahari Spa

    Game drives
    Game drives are run throughout the year. Choose between early morning or late afternoon, to avoid midday sun, and you can view the wildlife of Africa in its natural habitat. The National Park is home to the ‘big five’ making it a great spot for wildlife spotting.

    Kid's program
    Finally, a safari tailored for kids! Aimed at children from 6 to 12 years, this exciting programme includes a junior ranger walk, snake talks and animal tracking...complete with activity badge and stickers.
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    Room Types

    Standard Studio Rooms


  • Choice of two double beds of one king size bed
  • En suite bathrooms, with a shower
  • Full air conditioning
  • Direct dial phone
  • Tea and coffee machine
  • Colour television
  • Hairdryer
  • Plug for Internet access
  • Plug for an electric shaver
  • Doors that lead onto a balcony or patio, with beautiful views of either the national park or the Hippo Pool
  • Chalets

    The Chalets prove popular with families and large groups coming on a holiday together, as they provide the height of luxury and the space needed to really enjoy your time. The studio rooms are perfect for single travellers, as well as couples and friends who wish to experience the wonders of the African lifestyle, wildlife and landscape.

  • Beautiful views of the Hippo Pool
  • Two bedrooms – including one twin bedroom and one double
  • Two spacious bathrooms
  • Large lounge and dining area for entertaining guests
  • Full kitchen/cooking facilities
  • Direct dial phone/Colour TV/Hairdryer/Plugs (as in the Studio rooms) 
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