Visit: Bono Tours and Safaris, Johannesburg 0159 South Africa
The guide will pick you up at 5am in summer or 6am in winter the proceed to the park. The day safaris includes lunch, transport and all entrance fees. You will be picked up and dropped from your hotel in Johannesburg or Pretoria and taken to Pilanesberg National Park.
Pilanesberg National Park is situated in the North West Province about 150km north-west of Gauteng and 60 km north of Rustenburg.
Located at the extinct volcanic crater, Pilanesberg National Park makes it very unique amongst other parks in Africa. It covers an area about 58 000ha. In 1979 Pilanesberg National Park saw it biggest relocation of game ever – Operation Genesis. In this year more than 6,000 of game were introduced in the park. Pilanesberg boast the healthy population of lions, buffaloes, leopard, elephant, black and white rhino – Africa’s Big Five. Wide range of rare and common species of wildlife including the brown hyena, sable, wild dogs, cheetah, giraffe, hippos and tsessebe just to name but a few. Bird watching is excellent with over 360 species of birds.