Pilanesberg Area


Pilanesberg is situated in the Bojanala Region of the North West Province, adjacent to Sun City - just 2 hours away from Johannesburg or Pretoria. An abundance of wild life proliferate in some 580km² of diverse and arresting bushveld terrain.

Follow these links for more information on accommodation options:

Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Sun City - The Palace
Sun City - The Cascades

Pilanesberg accommodates virtually every mammal of southern Africa and is also home to healthy populations of lion, leopard, black and white rhino, elephant and buffalo - Africa's Big Five.

A wide variety of rare and common species exist like the nocturnal brown hyaena, the fleet-footed cheetah, the majestic sable, as well as giraffe, zebra, hippo and crocodile, to mention but a few.

Springbok, brown hyena, the red eyed bulbul, and camel thorn trees usually found in arid areas are found cohabitation with moist-area-limited impala, black eyed bulbul and Cape chestnut trees.

Bird watching is excellent with over 300 species recorded. Some are migrants, others permanent inhabitants; some eat carrion or live prey, others eat seeds, fruit or tiny water organisms.