Best Things To Do in Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa

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  • Mankwe Dam Region: A man made marvel. Pilanesberg National Park’s largest standing water reservoir.
  • Pilanesberg safaris: A fantastic way to explore the wildlife.
  • Hot Air Balloon Rides: A surreal way to check out the Pilanesberg National Park. Gently float above ground and see the stunning Pilanesberg Alkaline Ring Complex from the top.

Below we have a list of things to do in Pilanesberg National Park and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Pilanesberg National Park getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Pilanesberg National Park with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Pilanesberg National Park

Here is the list of things to do in Pilanesberg National Park and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Mankwe Dam Region

    4.6 (892 Votes)
    Mankwe Dam Region

    View Point, Lake

    Pilanesberg's largest standing water reservoir, the Mankwe Dam Region is a man made marvel. Located in the heart of the National Park, this large central lake beautifully reflects the stunning exquisiteness of Pilanesberg. The park unfolds colourful hues and panoramas- a delight for photographers and visitors.
  2. Pilanesberg Safaris

    View Point, Wildlife Safari

    The Pilanesberg National Park is home to a brimming diversity of wildlife. And the best way to explore this is via a safari. Pilanesberg safaris are unique as they explore the transition zone of the Kalahari with the Lowveld creating unique overlaps in animal species and vegetation. A must do while on your Pilanesberg National Park vacation. The duration of the safaris range from a 2 day t...Read more
  3. Pilanesberg Alkaline Ring Complex

    Geological Formation, View Point

    The 'Pilanesberg Alkaline Ring Complex' is the park's primary geological feature and is one of the largest volcanic complexes of its type in the world. A dream come true for the geologist (professional as well as amateur) in you, one gets to see rare rock types and formations making it a fairly unique geological feature. It is located within the Witwatersrand range comprising a vast circular cr...Read more
  4. Hot Air Balloon Rides

    View Point, Food And Drinks

    A wonderful way to see the Pilanesberg National Park is in a hot air balloon! Experiencing the Pilanesberg National Park in a hot air balloon is an incredibly tranquil experience. The view from the top allows you to appreciate the magnificence of the Pilanesberg Alkaline Ring Complex. Hot air balloon safaris include: One hour flight over the reserve. Sparkling wine after landing. Full Eng...Read more
  5. Sun City

    4.5 (28 Votes)
    R556, Sun City, North West Province, 0316, South Africa
  6. Pilanesberg National Park

    4.2 (5 Votes)
  7. Black Rhino Game Reserve

    4.7 (5 Votes)
  8. Mankwe Gametrackers

    Sun City Resort, 1 Sun Village Road, Sun City, Pilanesberg, 0316, South Africa
  9. Pilanesberg National Park

    National Park Tswene Dr, Bojanala, Pilanesberg National Park, 2156, South Africa
  10. Pilanesberg National Park

    4.5 (1 Vote)
    Bojanala, North West, Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa
  11. Marakele Bontle Tented Camp

    24°26'12. 27°32'22., 3 8th Ave, Port Elizabeth, 6065, South Africa
    Park, Camp
  12. The Kingdom Resort

    R556, South Village, Pilanesberg National Park, 0316, South Africa