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Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour provided by MoAfrika Tours

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Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 19/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 19/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Around the drive from Johannesburg, Pilanesberg National Park offers the chance to spot all Africa’s “Big Five”: lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. Travel in comfort, direct from your hotel, on this time-saving door-to-door tour. Your day includes a morning game drive with a ranger in a classic open vehicle and an afternoon drive in a closed vehicle, as well as lunch.
Itinerary
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    Pilanesberg National Park
    Stop: 7 hours
    After collecting you form your hotel or residence in Johannesburg between 06:00 – 06:30, we travel to the Pilanesberg Nature reserve. On arrival your guide will take you on an exciting morning open 4×4 safari vehicle safari drive in search of the Animals that inhabit the National Park. Our guides are knowledgeable and will give you in depth information on the animal you are viewing and try their out-most to find the members of the Big 5. During the heat of the day you will enjoy lunch at one of the many rest camps in the National Park before departing on an afternoon closed vehicle safari drive or a visit to Sun City. Our vehicles depart the National Park between 15:30 – 16:00 in order to arrive
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Highlights
  • Enjoy two separate game drives with a ranger in Pilanesberg National Park
  • Look for wildlife including lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo
  • Make the most of your journey time: Hotel transfers offer uncapped Wi-Fi
  • Comprehensive package includes both lunch and national park fees
Important Information
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • National Park fees
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Morning open vehicle safari drive (+- 3 Hours Long)
  • Afternoon closed vehicle safari drive (+- 2 Hours Long) or a visit to Sun City
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Onboard Uncapped WIFI
Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Karim Badr wrote a review Jun 2020
Cairo, Egypt48 contributions3 helpful votes
I took the 1 day trip in the park, and it was quite lovely. it is a matter of luck to see animals or to not see them.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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graceeneal wrote a review Apr 2020
Austin, Texas1 contribution
MoAfrika Tours is a great tour company! Our guides and drivers were amazing! Rudy (our guide) became our friend! We had an amazing experience in South Africa and Zimbabwe! Thanks MoAfrika Tours!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from MichelleAnnMiller, Guest Relations Manager at Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour
Responded 22 Apr 2020
Hi there Grace, Thank you for posting your positive review. Our team here at MoAfrika Tours is committed to providing high-quality customer service, and we’re thrilled to hear that we made a good impression on you. We hope you’ll be on tour with us again soon! Best regards, Michelle
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Kayl_D wrote a review Feb 2020
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Good tour for the price. The downside is the ride as it's about 5 hours roundtrip, but that's due to the distance of the park from the Johannesburg. Didn't see any cats but saw plenty of other wildlife in their own habitat. Had some close encounters with the elephants, but just
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MichelleAnnMiller, Guest Relations Manager at Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour
Responded 21 Feb 2020
Thank you for posting your positive review. Our team here at MoAfrika Tours is committed to providing high-quality customer service, and we’re thrilled to hear that we made a good impression on you. Pilanesberg National Park is the closest National Park to Johannesburg. Kruger Park will take you 5 hours 1 way. We are sorry to hear that you didn't spot any of the cats, but we definitely wish you better luck finding them on your next safari! We hope you’ll be back on tour with us again soon! Best regards, Michelle
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Andy W wrote a review Feb 2020
10 contributions6 helpful votes
Fantastic day out. Didn’t see any big cats but the elephants and rhinos more than made up for that. Only down side is the travelling. Left my hotel at 5.30 and got back at 18.40. 6 hour round trip
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from MichelleAnnMiller, Guest Relations Manager at Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour
Responded 12 Feb 2020
Dear Andy, Thank you for posting your positive review . Our team here at MoAfrika Tours is committed to providing high-quality customer service, and we’re thrilled to hear that you had a great time on your Pilanesberg Tour. Better luck next time with the big cats and we hope you’ll join us again for another tour soon! Best regards, Michelle
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Alby15 wrote a review Feb 2020
Province of Oristano, Italy55 contributions49 helpful votes
We woke up very early in the morning because, from Johannesburg, Pilanesburg is a 2-hour trip. As soon as we arrived we saw a herd of giraffes, then we saw all the other big five except the elephants who, on a cool even if sunny day like the one we were in the park, did not feel
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from MichelleAnnMiller, Guest Relations Manager at Full-Day Pilanesburg Nature Reserve Tour
Responded 3 Feb 2020
Hi there, Thank you for posting your positive review about your tour to Pilanesberg National Park. Our team here at MoAfrika Tours is committed to providing high-quality customer service, and we’re thrilled to hear that we made a good impression on you and to hear that you saw so many wonderful animals. We hope you’ll be on tour with us again soon! Best regards, Michelle
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The best experience in in South Africa with my favourite animals 🦁
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Affordable and the best service
Thanks Mo Afrika Tours for our amazing experience. Affordability and service... WOW!! Will be using MoAfrika Tours
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Great company
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I recommend this trip ..
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