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“day safari”(17 reviews)
“white rhino”(8 reviews)
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As a responsible tour operator, Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours actively boycotts ALL "commercial" predator breeding and wildlife petting facilities, believing wildlife should be wild and this is what we will show you! We are a dynamic, passionate...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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+27 84 500 1773
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended!! With limited days in Johannesburg on business, we did a day trip to Pilanesberg. The ride to the park was roughly 2.5 hours. The park was truly a natural experience (not zoo like) with plenty of wildlife and up close encounters. Niel Jacobs,...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on a one day venture into the Pilanesberg area with the tour company. While it is pricey, I was able to see lions, elephants, giraffes, rhinos, springboks, hippos, zebras and on and on. It is a massive park which is about 850 hectares...More

Thank Cocoachini
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We had a great time on our Pilanesburg tour. Our guide Darryl was good company and a good cook. He was very knowledgeable about the wildlife and also knew about the plants found in the park which my wife was very interested in. We saw...More

Thank NickR3517
Reviewed 23 August 2018

The day started badly, after waiting an hour we had just given up being collected from our hotel in Johannesburg, then the transport turned up with a list of woes. However the guide in the Pilanesberg Park had waited for us. He made every effort...More

Thank Louise C
PilanesbergSafaris, Owner at Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Louise Thank you for your review and it appears you had an excellent visit and experience in the Pilanesberg. We have asked TA to removed the review as we honestly believe that this trip was arranged by another operator (we are never that late)...More

Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

What can nature be beautiful! So many animals, ‘the big five’ in two tours. A lucky family! Nice friendly drivers, good cars, a drink, blankets, time flys by! We had fantastic days, unforgetable!

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PilanesbergSafaris, Owner at Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for the review and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 15 July 2018

This was an amazing experience, a once in the life time one. Nikki, Jacque and Andrew head an brilliant team. The rooms are so beautiful and the team made you feel so welcomed and worked to insure your stay was exceptional. Nikki is a super...More

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PilanesbergSafaris, Owner at Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Easily as good as any other of the better known reserves such as Kruger etc. The reserve has the "big five" and we saw 4 of them including a Leopard. The Buffalo was the only one we missed but another group did come across them....More

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PilanesbergSafaris, Owner at Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

Hi AandJCosaNostra Thanks for the review and sorry you missed the buff's. Glad it was such a brilliant experience. Hope to see you again soon. Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours

Reviewed 6 June 2018

Imagine roaming (in a 4WD) of a national park situated inside an old volcano crater, watching and looking for the Big5 of South Africa. The idea and possibility are endless and makes you want to stay longer to experience more. I thoroughly enjoyed my time...More

Thank TriStupe
PilanesbergSafaris, Owner at Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for the review and we're looking forward to your next visit

Reviewed 29 May 2018

We had a self drive safari trip for 3 hours. First of all it is not enough to see big five although there is no guarantee that you will see them even you have 2 day safari. Anyway it is a nicely settled safari park...More

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PilanesbergSafaris, Owner at Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you ebru for taking the time to review our business. Sorry you missed out on the big 5 but hopefully this is not everything you had hoped to see. Keep well

Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had a superb day out, our guide Darryl was great, so informative and helpful throughout. The Park is simply amazing, we saw so much on the day 4 out the "Big 5" plus so much more. At times so close to some amazing creatures....More

Thank MikeFo
PilanesbergSafaris, Owner at Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Mike Thanks for the excellent review of Pilanesberg Safaris and Tours. Glad you enjoyed such amazing sightings and experiences with Darryl. We hope you return and maybe get to tick that final 5. Keep weel and warm regards

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11 July 2018|
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Response from PilanesbergSafaris | Property representative |
Hola _esthercapelolado Porfavor contactarnos por nuestra pagina web porque no podermos mandar itinerarios por TripAdvisor messneger. Muchos gracias
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pilotopa38
22 June 2018|
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Response from Ryan M | Property representative |
Hi there. Sadly we didn't receive this message till later. Emails or phone calls would be the best method to make a last minute booking.
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gurhan33
30 May 2018|
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Response from PilanesbergSafaris | Property representative |
Hi there, thanks for the question. We offer a number of three day itineraries that can be found on our website. Hope that that assists and look forward to hearing from you.
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