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It's Rustenburg’s location, however, just 40km southeast of Sun City and Pilanesberg National Park, that is its main selling point – it's an option for travellers wishing to visit these major attractions without paying high accommodation rates.


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$135.56 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer: Johannesburg to Sun City

Your shuttle will pick you up from the airport, your hotel or from home at your desired pickup time. You will be driven safely and timely to Sun City Resort Town in Rustenburg. En-route you will enjoy the amazing scenery of low hills, mountains, South Africa natural vegetation and enjoy stop-overs along the way to buy fresh fruits from the street vendors.  You have an option to change your booking from Sun City to Pilanesburg National Park a few miles away.  When you get to Sun City, there will be plenty of entertainment to choose from because of the varying options available, even for the most laid back person. However, the more active you are, the more fun you’ll experience here at Sun City, including the most popular Valley of the Waves and Waterworld, where you can enjoy playing at the Beach (artificial) and playing on the slides. Many other places to visit include the Maze of the Lost City, Kamp Kwena Crocodile Farm, swimming, water skiing, parasailing, sunset cruises, jet skiing as well as the the Sun City Golf Course which have been acclaimed to be the best in South Africa. You will never run out of something to do as Sun City offers free shuttles in and around your hotel.

$190.29 Outdoor Activities

Full-Day Pilanesberg National Park Safari from Johannesburg and Pretoria

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pilanesberg National ParkEncounter with wildlife Duration: 10 hoursStop At: Pilanesberg Safaris and ToursLUNCH AT BAKUBUNG GAME LODGEDuration: 2 hours

$182.13 Tours & Sightseeing

Pilanesberg National Park and Lesedi Cultural Village Full Day Tour

The guide will pick you up at 5am in summer or 6am in winter from your place of residence  then proceed to the park. The day safaris includes lunch, transport and all entrance fees. 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. After lunch we will then leave the park for Lesedi Cultural Village with the option for stopping at the African Market for you to buy the Souvenirs.   Upon arrival at Lesedi around 15:30 , you will be welcomed to the Ndebele village before settling down to a multimedia presentation on the history of South Africa's rainbow nation. You will be then taken on a guided tour of each of the cultural villages, where you will learn the various rituals and folklore of South Africa's people, plus a few key phrases in local languages.Traditional song and dance rounds off the day's activities, followed by a dinner buffet of African fare fit for a king, hosted in the 200-seater Nyama Choma restaurant, where you can taste impala, ostrich or crocodile meat. The newer restaurant, the Nile Room, serves delectable cuisine from North Africa. At the end of the evening, you are invited to gather around the open fire to listen to tales of African mythology, or be escorted back to their cozy hut by members of their host family. Then Dinner will be served. Your drop off the your designated are will be around 20:00

$143.17 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Full-Day Pilanesberg National Park Safari from Johannesburg and Pretoria

Visit: Bono Tours and SafarisThe 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.

$126.86 Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Full Day Open Vehicle Safari Pilanesberg National Park

Visit: Bono Tours and SafarisYou driver for the day will pick you up at 6am from your hotel, guest house or any place of residence including any place of pickup specifies by you and proceed to the park. On arrival you'll be taken into the park on a safari from the Open Vehicle. At Midday you'll stop at Pilanesberg National Park for lunch. The day safaris includes lunch, transport and all entrance fees. The safari starts from Manyane gate. 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.