2 Days
Age recommendations

Incredible 2 Day Luxury Pilanesberg Safari 

Join us on this 5 star luxury Pilanesberg safariexperience.  Spend 2 days and 1 night at the exclusive Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge situated in the Southern region of the Pilanesberg National Park. Stretching over 55,000 hectares of pure wildlife heaven , this malaria-free destination is the safari holiday you’ve been searching for.The Pilanebserg is home to the Big 5 as well as an abundance of other bird and animal species that roam freely.  The tour is a mixture of relaxation, wildlife encounters and good food. This luxury safari tour is perfect for travelers with limited time in Johannesburg who would just love to experience the incredible wild life and ambiance of a South African Safari.

What to expect on this Luxury Pilanesberg Safari tour?

We understand that you are looking for a really exclusive and relaxing safari experience. So that means you leave all the organizing and logistics to us.  The tour includes all the meals, 3 safaris in an open air vehicle, the return transfers from Johannesburg and 5 star accommodation.

About the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge

The Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is more than a luxury lodge, more than the perfect Pilanesberg safari destination, more than an escape from life…This 2 day safari offers an authentic South African safari experience combined with the utmost respect for the local culture and a passionate love for the conservation of the wildlife in the Pilanesberg. The Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is a proud member of the Legacy Group and only not only will we guarantee a magical experience but will ensure exclusive close-up encounters with the animals with our passionate game rangers.

Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge Luxury safari
Luxury Pilanesberg safari

The rooms

Accommodation for the evening is in the Standard Rooms which includes a Double Bed or two single beds depending on your requirements. To ensure your comfort and convenience all the rooms have individual air conditioning, bathroom with shower and toilet, Satellite Television, Direct Dialing telephones, electric shaving points, coffee machine, hairdryer, international multi-plugs and electronic safes for your passport and any other valuables.

Luxury pilanesberg safari
Luxury Pilanesberg Safari Tour

The Game Drives

Our passionate and highly experiences rangers who hold the esteemed Field Guide Association of South Africa qualification will drive you into the Pilanesberg on our open air game vehicles. The best time to view the wild and free roaming animals is in the early morning and late afternoon/evening.

We have scheduled 3 x 3 hour game drives on this incredible tour. The ranger will immerse you into the soul of the South African bush where you will learn about the diversity of animals and plants that make up this magical biosphere of nature. The Pilanesberg is home to the Big 5 (lion, leopard, African Buffalo, Rhino and Elephant), 360 bird species and a host of other species. Look out for your favourite animal from zebra, giraffe, hippo, wildebeest, crocodile or even the majestic Fish Eagle.

Luxury Pilanesberg Safari
Luxury Pilanesberg Safari Adventure
Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge Game Drives3 luxury safari

Return transfers Johannesburg to the Pilanesberg return
Hotel Pick Up
1 Nights’ accommodation in the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge
All National Park gate fees and safari permits
All meals (lunch and dinner on Day 1 | Breakfast and lunch on day 2)
3x 3 hour game drives (including an evening and early morning excursion)
Basic first aid kit
Guide for the duration of the tour
Dedicated Trip Planner
Local Taxes

Flights and airport taxes
Items of a personal nature
Visas for South Africa
Health requirements (if any)
Optional but highly recommended travel and medical insurance.
Breakfast on Day 1
Breakfast on Day 1 | Dinner on Day 2
All drinks (alcoholic drinks available to purchase)

South Africa’s 4th biggest game reserve

Luxurious accommodation in one of the Pilanesberg best bush lodges

You will accompanied by one of our passionate hosts for the duration of your tour

3 x 3 hour game drives in an open air game vehicle

Abundance of wildlife

Home of the Big 5

Enjoy the magic of an African sunrise in the bush

Authentic African safari experience

Night drive to view the nocturnal creatures of the Pilanesberg

Our tours begin and end in Johannesburg


Day 1

Travel day. Our scheduled safari tours of the Pilanebserg leave from Johannesburg at 06H00. Your host for the duration of the tour will meet you at your hotel. We then take the 2.5 hour drive through to the Pilanebserg with a stop for refreshments along the way at a traditional ‘boer’ restaurant where you can get a taste of the local coffee.

We aim to be at the Pilanebserg National Park by 9am. After a quick stretch of the legs, we will embark on the first game drive of the tour. The drive will take us into the heart of the Pilanesberg where you will get the chance to see a lot of the wildlife that live in the reserve. The game drive concludes at about 12:30pm. We then enjoy a scrumptious buffet lunch before we check into the Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge.  We should have you settled in your room by 2pm. The next game drive is scheduled form 4:30pm until 7:30pm. So you have the afternoon to relax by the pool or enjoy the lodges many lounges and terraces.  One of the highlights is relaxing in the wildlife viewing ‘hide’ which is connected to Kwa Maritane by a 150m tunnel to the local watering hole favoured by the animals.A buffet Dinner will be served upon your return


Day 2

We have an early game drive scheduled. The best time to view the animals of the Pilanesberg is in the early morning. Wake up call is at 5:30am-ready to go at 6:30am. We will travel to the western part of the Pilanesberg to take discover the different terrain and landscape formation s while we search for the leopards, lions, African Buffalo and rhinos that frequent this part of the reserve.

We should be back at the hotel by 9:30am where you will get to enjoy a scrumptious buffet breakfast on the terrace that overlooks the Pilanesberg.  Check out is at 11am. We will then take the 2.5 hour drive back to Johannesburg with a stop enroute at the Hartebeespoort Dam. We should have you back in your hotel by 3pm.

Luxury Pilanesberg Safari Tour
Luxury Pilanesberg safari
Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge Luxury safari
Luxury pilanesberg safari
Luxury Pilanesberg Safari
Luxury Pilanesberg Safari Tour
Luxury Pilanesberg Safari Adventure
Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge Game Drives3 luxury safari

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