Bakubung Bush Lodge

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The four-star Bakubung nestles in the Pilanesberg National Park of South Africa. Set in South Africa's North West Province, malaria free, 'Big Five' Pilanesberg National Park is home to rhinos, lions, buffaloes, elephants, leopards and many other creatures which can be admired in their natural environment on adventurous safari drives.

The Bakubung Bush Lodge, which is a member property of the "Legacy Hotels & Resorts" group of South Africa, offers couples, families with children as well as conference delegates an unforgettable stay in the African bush. The Bakubung Bush Lodge has situated 170 km away from Johannesburg and only a short 10 minutes drive away from the famous Sun City Resort.


The Bakubung Bush Lodge offers 76 well appointed, air-conditioned, rooms which are thatched. The rooms are decorated in an African theme with providing modern conveniences to guarantee a comfortable and relaxing stay.

The spacious rooms at the Bakubung Bush Lodge offer either two double beds or one king size bed. With en suite bathrooms which including an additional shower amenities such as telephone, tea & coffee machine, TV, a hairdryer, plug for electric shaver and internet connectivity are available. Bakubung's rooms have doors which lead onto either a patio or balcony from where views of the waterhole and the Pilanesberg National Park can be enjoyed.

Dining at the Bakubung Bush Lodge, North West Province

The traditional restaurant at the Bakubung Bush Lodge serves mouth-watering breakfasts, lunches as well as dinners with different themes ranging from African to Indian and Asian. It is on Wednesday and Saturday nights when guests have the chance to participate in a bush braai in the Pilanesberg National Park or enjoy the chef's carvery in the main restaurant.

Activities and facilities

Exciting services and events are on offer at the Pilanesberg's Bakubung Bush Lodge. Thrilling safari drives through the Pilanesberg National Park, tennis, swimming and spa treatments as well as Hot Air Balloon Safaris are only some of the activities which guests can enjoy.

Activities and facilities at Bakubung:

  • 78 hotel rooms
  • bar and restaurant
  • DStv bouquet
  • ‘Big Five' wildlife viewing
  • guided bush walks & safari drives
  • floodlit tennis court
  • action cricket
  • outdoor boma
  • Playground
  • conference facilities for up to 121 delegates
  • Internet connectivity in rooms
  • swimming pool
  • Internet lounge
  • volleyball
  • Nôkô Kalahari Health & Beauty Spa
  • Shuttle transfers to the Sun City Resort, Casino & Entertainment Centre.

Safari Drives

The Bakubung Bush Lodge provides guests with the opportunity to participate in the early morning and late afternoon safari drives which lead into the darkness.

Bush Braais

The big bush braai for Bakubung guests takes place in the boma which is situated 10 minutes from the lodge. The menu of South African dishes. The unique combination of safari drives and bush braais make for a special evening not to be forgotten.

Conference venues at the Bakubung Bush Lodge, Pilanesberg

Featuring various conference venues, the Bakubung Bush Lodge offers a great location from where to conduct business meetings, conferences as well as other formal business events. With air conditioning as well as wall-to-wall carpeting, the conference venues at Bakubung are spacious and comfortable. In addition to the conference packages, secretarial services, as well as Internet and email access, are available.

Standard conference equipment:

  • overhead projector
  • 35mm slide projector
  • lectern
  • TV and VCR
  • wall screen
  • flipchart and whiteboard
  • PA system
  • microphone
  • DVD Player.

Junior Rangers Programme

With many different activities to enjoy including safari drives, bush walks, birding, picnicking and in-house entertainment, the Bakubung Bush Lodge in the Pilanesberg offers the popular Junior Ranger’s programme.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • TV

Facilities Available at Bakubung Bush Lodge

  • Boardroom Facilities
  • Boma
  • Children's playground
  • Conference venue
  • Curio Shop
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Nearby Casino
  • Nearby golf course
  • Nearby Gym
  • Nearby Spa
  • Open Air Boma
  • Outdoor patio
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Sun deck
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis court
  • Terrace
  • Volleyball field
  • Wellness centre
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

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