On a Pilanesberg National Park holiday, guests can enjoy a variety of game viewing activities either on self-guided adventures or with experienced rangers.
Apart from self-guided walks and drives, guests at this game park in the North West Province of South Africa can enjoy exciting Big Five safaris. Spot Elephant, Buffalo, Rhino, Lion and Leopard at sunrise, in the afternoon or at night on a Pilanesberg National Park holiday. Experienced rangers welcome any questions regarding the wildlife, birds and plants.
Bird watching is excellent on a Pilanesberg National Park holiday in South Africa, with over 300 recorded bird species on the list. Some are migrants and others are permanent residents; some eat carrion or live prey while others eat seeds, fruit or tiny water organisms.
Pilanesberg National Park has 580km / 360 miles of land and there are many quality roads for game drives. Visitors can also stop at scenic picnic sites and hides which are ideal for game viewing at close range. There is a self-guided trail in the walking area at Manyane Complex that offers environmental education alongside wildlife viewing. Manyane also has a walk-in aviary with over 80 species of indigenous birds.
After the game drives visitors will be transported to the boma (open-air enclosure) where sundowner drinks can be enjoyed followed by dinner under the star studded African sky, surrounded by the sounds of the bush. To enhance the African atmosphere, a tribal dance group can be arranged to perform at the boma.