Bakubung Bush Lodge
Concealed in the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park, Bakubung, or “People of the Hippo”, offers a spectacular Big Five game viewing experience. A mere two hour drive from Johannesburg and ten minutes from Sun City.
Bakubung Bush Lodge Highlights
Bakubung Bush Lodge is situated in the malaria-free Pilanesberg Game Reserve in the North West Province and offers luxury bush accommodation. Pilanesberg Game Reserve hosts the Big Five amongst many other mammals and bird species. A location approximately 10 minutes from Sun City and 2 hours drive from Johannesburg (40 minute flight), Bakubung, or "People of the Hippo", provides guests with the peace and tranquilty of a true bush experience coupled with luxury and service. For those families looking for the perfect getaway, Bakubung has the best to offer with services that will appease both parents and children. There is Junior Ranger’s Programme, which allows parents to enroll their young ones in a unique, educational and, most importantly, fun experience.
- The Bakubung Bush Lodge has an outdoor pool, a golf course, tennis courts and free Wi-Fi on offer.
- There is a day spa on site, offering a range of massage treatments and beauty therapy.
- The Bakubung Bush Lodge has its own restaurant, convenient for guests preferring to eat in.
Bakubung Bush Lodge Game Viewing and Activities
Pilanesberg National Park, which covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa. This malaria-free park is perched on the eroded vestiges of an alkaline volcanic crater - one of only three such craters in the world. On its undulating hills and everlasting open plains, guests can expect to see the Big Five, an abundance of other animals and over 360 species of bird. In addition to the Big Five, ther area is home to the nocturnal brown hyena, cheetah, hippo, crocodile and the rare sable antelope. These animals can be seen at any number of the surrounding waterholes and provide excellent game viewing. Guests can either brave it on foot, or seek asylum from the sun and bush under the canopy of a game watching vehicle. There is so much to do at neighbouring Sun City, should guests feel like the excitement of this lively holiday destination. Activities on offer include golf, tennis, squash, ten pin bowling, horse riding, visiting a crocodile farm, casino, and live entertainment venues.
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