• Bakubung Bush Lodge

  • A place of breath-taking beauty and serenity

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  • Bakubung Bush Lodge

  • Where The Big Five Roam

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  • Bakubung Bush Lodge

  • Unforgettable dining experience around a huge fire at the Boma

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  • Bakubung Bush Lodge

  • Relax at the swimming pool located right next to the cocktail bar

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Bakubung Bush Lodge - Luxury accommodation set within the Pilanesberg, where a place of breath-taking beauty and serenity lies.

Bakubung Bush Lodge is concealed within the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park and offers you everything you need to get in touch with the bush.

These Pilanesberg lodges are set in an area where the Big 5 roam, a mere 2 hour drive from the hectic lifestyle of Johannesburg.  Bakubung, or “People of the Hippo”, offers you everything you need in regards to comfortable and luxury accommodation. With the bush just outside your window you will be able to relax and take in everything about the bush and the animals living around you.

Bakubung Bush Lodge has some of the best accommodation in the Pilanesberg and offers an amazing family holiday experience.






Volleyball court at Bakubung Bush Lodge
Welcome to all families and guests, take on a challenge with a good game of volleyball!


Swimming pool at Bakubung Bush Lodge
The swimming pool is located next to the cocktail bar so guests may enjoy a delicious drink or meal either in the shade of the bar or by the poolside for the sun lovers.


Spa  at Bakubung Bush Lodge
Set balanced on the hillside overlooking Bakubung Bush lodge in The Pilanesberg National Park is the beautiful Bakubung Spa. The very unique and natural feel of the architecture blends magnificently with the wonder that is the Pilanesberg Bushveld. The tranquil interiors mirror the quiet environment, punctuated by the sounds of Africa; cicadas, crickets, the warm winds moving through the grasses and trees. The treatment rooms are designed such that the game fence is only meters from the treatment beds. It is here that our skilled therapists combine their knowledge and expertise with nature, leaving you completely relaxed and spellbound by the experience. The spa is equipped with Signature Spa therapies, award-winning products, a serene and calming environment, world-class Therapists, and an ozone vitality. For more information, call +27 (0)14 552 6090

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Restaurant & bar at Bakubung Bush Lodge
The Bakubung restaurant caters for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy our African themed spit braai on Fridays. On Wednesday and Saturday nights you can book for the bush braai at our Boma in the park, or enjoy our Chef's carvery in the main restaurant. The Bakubung restaurant has various options to choose from. For an unforgettable dining experience try a bush braai around a huge fire in the Boma. If bush dining is not your thing, then dine in comfort in the main restaurant and choose from the Chef's carvery to your heart's content. Meals are currently served at these times: Breakfast: Daily from 07h00 to 09h30 Lunch: Daily from 12h30 to 14h30 Dinner: Daily from 18h30 to 22h00 Room Service: Daily from 11h00 to 21h00 Marula Grill Snack Menu: Daily from 11h00 to 21h00

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Wildlife at Bakubung Bush Lodge

Set in the crater of a long extinct volcano, the Pilanesberg National Park, which is home to Bakubung Bush Lodge, ranks amongst the largest of the parks in South Africa and covers an area of some 55 000 hectares. The Park offers guests sightings of a wide diversity of animal and plant life. This includes 360 species of birds, the Big Five and many other South African animals.

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Junior Rangers Programme at Bakubung Bush Lodge

Apart from game drives, bush walks, birding and in-house entertainment, Bakubung and Kwa Maritane have developed something even more engaging, the Junior Ranger’s Programme.

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Game Drives at Bakubung Bush Lodge

Experience the BIG 5 with our trained field guides who will also show you Africa's other beautiful fauna and flora.


All Activities at Bakubung Bush Lodge

• Guided bush walks & game drives • Floodlit tennis court • Volleyball court • Children’s playground • Big 5 viewing • Table tennis & darts • Board games • Action cricket • Junior Rangers