3 Day Bakubung Bush Lodge Safari

Quick Overwiew

This 3 day trip is perfect for someone who just wants to go on a quick “Breakaway” or it can benefit as an add-on to your trip in South Africa. Bakubung Bush Lodge is concealed within the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park and offers you everything you need to get in touch with the bush. This bush lodge is set in an area where the Big 5 roam, a mere 2 hour drive from Johannesburg. Bakubung offers you everything you need for comfortable and luxury accommodation.



Day 1 Transfer from Pickup Destination to Bakubung Bush Lodge

Your 3 day tour will begin by being picked up by our driver/guide from your hotel or at the airport. You will then be driven to the Bakubung Bush Lodge in the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve. Next you will arrive and be welcomed at Bakubung Bush Lodge where you will be assisted with your luggage and check-in.

After settling into your room you will enjoy a lunch and an afternoon game drive to follow (This all depends on time of arrival and departure from your Hotel or Airport.) Later that evening you will return to Bakubung Bush Lodge to have a dinner, for an unforgettable dining experience you can even try a bush braai around a huge fire in the Boma.

If bush dining is not your thing, then dine in comfort in the main restaurant and choose from the Chef’s carvery to your heart’s content. After dinner you will then settle in for the night.


– Transfer

– Afternoon Game Drive

– Dinner

– Accommodation at Bakabung Bush Lodge


Day 2 Full day in Pilanesberg Nature Reserve 

You will wake up to the amazing sounds of the African bush. On events of your first day, you will be informed by your Game ranger about the time of your first early morning sunrise game drive. Later the morning you will return to the lodge where breakfast will be served.

After breakfast, you have a good portion of the day within the reserve to enjoy the various activities offered by Bakubung Bush Lodge, these activities include any of the following:

– Guided Bush Walks 

– Game Drives

– Floodlit Tennis Court

– Volleyball Court

– Table Tennis, Darts and Board Games

– Big 5 Viewing 

Lunch will be served in the afternoon followed by your preparation for the afternoon game drive through Pilanesberg Nature Reserve. After your afternoon game drive you will return to the lodge for dinner and take some time to relax and enjoy the rest of your evening.


– Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

– Morning and Afternoon Game Drives

– Accommodation at Bakabung Bush Lodge


Day 3 Departure back to Johannesburg

Your last morning will start before sunrise where you will have your last game drive in the reserve. Once again after this exciting game drive you will return to the lodge where your last breakfast for the trip will be served.

You will then be given time to check-out and meet your driver/guide at the Reception for your journey back to your hotel or airport. One pit-stop is given by driver/guide along the way back to your hotel or airport.


– Breakfast

– Morning Game Drive

– Transfer


Please Note:

This tour can be fully customised to suit your budget and needs. We can also arrange Pre and Post Safari accommodation upon request.