Bakgatla Resort is located
at the foot of the Garamoga Hills in the Pilanesberg National
Park. Bakgatla offers a true African safari in colonial style
chalets or safari tents. This resort has its own braai area, pub,
swimming pool, playground and offers game drives in the Pilanesburg
National Park and excellent bird-watching in the reserve. Guests may also selfdrive in Pilanesberg.
At a Glance
- Accommodation - Capacity -
- 33 x 5 bed Chalets, 5 Safari tents, Camping Sites & 100 Caravan Sites
- Accommodation is on a Bed &
Breakfast or Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis only;
Sites & Caravan Sites are on a Site Only Basis.
- Swimming pool
- 24 hour electricity
- Well stocked shop
- Malaria free destination
- A true African safari
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The 5 Bed Chalets have air conditioning, a private patio and braai area. One double bed in the main bedroom and three single beds in the loft, the unit has a kitchen and bathroom en-suite. Chalets sleep a Maximum of 5 people.
There are 5 executive Safari Tents which are set on a wooden deck with a patio area looking out into the bush. These safari tents are fully electrified and have 2 x 3/4 Beds, Sleeper Couch, Small bar fridge, tea station and own exclusive bathroom area. Units are not self-catering
Camping Sites - These are Electrified & Non-Electrified - should you require an electrical connection it is essential that you request an electrified campsite when booking. Maximum of 6 people and 2 motor vehicles per site, Sites have centrally situated communal ablution facilities.
40 electrified and 60 non-electrified camp sites
Caravan Sites - All sites are electrified (utility outlets 15amp) and each can accommodate 1 caravan with a maximum of 6 people and 2 motor vehicles per site, Sites have centrally situated communal ablution facilities.
Allocation of the campsites is on a first come basis. The Pilanesberg area is semi desert with grass cover very limited. In the rainy season the area will possibly become muddy.
The bathroom facilities can become crowded - please keep these clean.
Superb conference facilities
with personal service and attention to detail. Be it a small gathering
or large affair our team of experts will assist you from the planning
stages to executing a successful event.
Conference rates and packages for Bakgatla Resort
are available on request.
relaxation and much more for the outdoor enthusiast, such as self
or conducted game drives, bird watching and exciting excursions
in and around the Pilanesberg National Park. Hiking
Trails depart in the early morning and go deep into the park with
an experienced guide. There is a minimum of 4 guest and no Children
under 12 years of age are permitted.
Lion, elephant, black
and white rhino, buffalo, leopard - Big Five- also cheetah and
wild dog - Magnificent seven. Giraffe, zebra, warthog, baboon,
monkey, hippo, crocodile, and a variety of antelope including
kudu, impala, waterbuck, Springbok, Wildebeest, Eland, Blesbok,
Tsessebe and Steenbok are regularly seen, along with a number
of the more elusive or less common animals. With a bird population
of over 250 different species. Bring your binoculars!
Bakgatla Resort is accessable by road,
Johannesburg is only 175km, Pretoria 135km and Sun City 20km.
Children are welcome at Bakgatla
Golden Leopard Resort and activities available for them include
a swimming pool and trampoline.
All forms of communication
are available at Bakgatla Resort. These include telephone, fax,
photocopying, internet and e-mail.
There is 24 hour
electricity in all accommodation (chalets, tents).
There is a well stocked
shop available at Bakgatla.
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