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Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours

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Address: Johannesburg, South Africa
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+27 84 500 1773

Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours is a dynamic, up-and-coming company...

Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours is a dynamic, up-and-coming company specialising in tours and safaris in Pilanesberg National Park since 2007. As a responsible tour operator, we actively boycott ALL "commercial" predator breeding and wildlife petting facilities, believing wildlife should be wild and this is what we will show you! The proximity of this park to the hub of the Gauteng metropolis makes for an ideal safari and wilderness experience in easy reach for a day or few.

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Superb! A memorable experience

We opted for a one-day safari at the start of our holiday and it set the right momentum of our holiday. Thanks to our professional and fun guide, Neil Jacobs. It was our first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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New Delhi, India
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We bookea a day safari package with Pilensburg Safari. All the conversations were through e mail. Our Travel Consultant Quina Hoffman gave us a day package with timings from 10 a.m to 3 :00 pm. We asked her if we could have a game safari after 3: 00 p.m. in the evening with additional charges for which she gave the... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Started the day with Ryan and high hopes of seeing everything we could and we did. A great experience with lots of laughter and beautiful sights. The night tour was wonderful, but most impressive moments were eating outside under the magnificent African Sky...You could almost reach out and touch the stars. And boy can Ryan cook, a superb meal!!! All... More 

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Surat, India
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Driver cum Guide were very much polite and would stop whenever we felt that we could see some animal in the bushes . They had proper information regarding where they could spot animals . Overall Great Experience

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted for a one-day safari at the start of our holiday and it set the right momentum of our holiday. Thanks to our professional and fun guide, Neil Jacobs. It was our first safari ever and this would not be our last for sure. It is just magical to observe the animals in their natural habitat and Neils helped... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our one day safari to Pilanesberg NP was fantastic. Nice trip with a confortable vehicle and a professional guide who know the birds and the big animals and explain to us some very interesting things. The one day safari to Pilanesberg NP is a great experience!

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Eastern Shore, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My first safari. We only had time for a day safari during a recent trip to Johannesburg. After researching 5-6 companies, we decided to book with Pilanesburg Safaris and Tours. I can't say enough great things about them. Our guide Andrew picked us up at our hotel at 6am promptly. It was a long day, but I loved every minute... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I only had time in our trip to SA for a one day safari, and this was perfect! I researched an ethical safari company, and was not disappointed! Ryan M, our guide, was wonderful--incredibly knowledgeable about the region, as well as the national park. We saw 3 of the big five, and he did such a great... More 

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Ponce, Puerto Rico
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went alone for a day but the experience was very good. The customer service was excellent. A very professional treatment and always looking for how to please the customer.

Thank Lisa M
Barrie, Canada
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a great tour and amazing guide - this is it! Ryan and staff were wonderful through the entire process starting with arranging a custom experience for a group of 21 people all from different countries. He was patient with my many questions and helped us arrange an experience we will all remember. The meals at... More 

Thank Rebecca P
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2 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I travelled for business to Johannesburg and had just a couple of days to connect with South Africa's nature and wildlife. I contacted Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours by email, great service and availability. A guide picked me up right on time from my hotel, as I was by myself, we had a very interesting conversation all the way to the... More 

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PilanesbergSafaris, Owner at Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours, responded to this review

Dear Marcos Thank you for your review and glad you had a great day out! Your photo's are fantastic and thanks for sharing them here. We hope to see you again and wish you the very best. Sincerely Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours More 

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