Bakubung Bush Lodge

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The Bakubung Bush Lodge lodge commands a magnificent location in the Pilanesberg National Park. Located on the edge of a hill surveying the park and elephants are often seen from the viewing deck. Bakubung lodge name translates as People of the Hippo, offers leisure guests, families and conference delegates an unforgettable stay in the untamed Pilanesberg African bush.

The Bakubung lodge is 178 km from Johannesburg, and the famous Sun City Resort is only 12 km away. The lodge features 77 beautifully appointed air-conditioned, thatched rooms. Featuring decor in an African theme, they offer modern conveniences to ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay.

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner featuring different themes including African, Indian, and Asian. On Wednesday and Saturday nights, guests may enjoy a bush braai at the outdoor boma in the national park itself, or enjoy the Chef's carvery in the main restaurant. The bush braai, is an enormous fire in the boma, makes for an impressive dining adventure.

The lodge is an ideal venue for business meetings, conferences and other events of various sizes. With wall-to-wall carpeting and independent air conditioning, the conference venues are spacious and comfortable. The meeting packages, secretarial services as well as Internet and email access are available.

Under the supervision of trained Bakubung staff, parents can rest assured that their children are well looked after while participating in a host of educational activities allowing the whole family a great getaway. Activities offered are geared towards the protection of natural resources and environmental education providing an exceptional opportunity to explore the park.

Events have been created for children between the ages of 4 to 12 years to encourage an appreciation for nature and conservation. Kids learn about the history of the Pilanesberg Park and partake in wildlife hike that allows children the opportunity to learn about the animals and the sounds of various birds. The Bakubung guides teach about the different plants in the area.


  • 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

More Information on Bakubung Bush Lodge

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Honeymoon Package

Enjoy wonderful added value extras when staying at the 4-star Bakubung Bush Lodge in the Pilanesberg National Park during your honeymoon.

Included in the rate:



  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Complimentary "Place of the Hippo" spa treatment per person
  • A private game drive with a sparkling wine sundowner and Romantic Rose petal turndown

Excluded from the rate:

  •  Items of a personal nature
  • Beverages

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid for honeymooners
  • Package to be requested when booking
  • Valid until 31 December 2019

Full Board Rate

Stay at Bakubung Bush Lodge in the Pilanesberg with Breakfast, lunch, dinner and two game drives per person per day included in the Full Board package.

Included in the rate:

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and 2 game drives per person per day

Excluded from the rate:

  • Items of a personal nature

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability