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Skirting the northern slopes of an amphitheatre within the Pilanesberg Game Reserve lies Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge, the lodge enjoys unrestricted vistas of the wilderness area of this big 5 wildlife sanctuary. Sweeping patios and sun decks adjoin the generous guest entertainment areas and rim-flow swimming pool. A gourmet restaurant, open entertainment decks, cigar lounge and gift gallery are amongst some of the facilities that discerning guests will find during their African safari. The lodge also includes a conference facility and Amani Spa. Attention to detail extends beyond the pleasure of your hosts, and is perhaps only rivaled by the contemporary cuisine, freshly prepared by dedicated chefs. Shepherd’s Tree features 13 double and 4 executive suites accommodating a maximum of 60 guests. Absolute privacy is ensures through the linear positioning of the suites along an elevated contour line, and providing panoramic vistas of the reserve. Each chalet features full en-suite bathrooms, tea and coffee making facilities, mini bar and safe. Whilst some of our guests will find proximity to the Sun City complex appealing, most of our guests are at Shepherd’s Tree for the thrill and excitement of big game viewing from the comfort of our custom built game viewers. Qualified and experienced guides are tasked with the pleasure of interpreting the sights and sounds of this vast wildlife sanctuary. The reserve is home to the big 5 and cheetah, wild dogs and hippo. Guests are encouraged to join their guide and host on 2 daily safaris, designed around optimal game activity periods, these occur in the early morning and in the late afternoon and evening, the afternoon safari is punctuated by a sundowner stop before continuing into the night with the use of a powerful spotlight.
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Pilanesberg Game Reserve Sun City, Pilanesberg National Park 316 South Africa
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Lanseria Airport106 km
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Excellent! Very friendly staff, beautiful accommodation. The food was excellent and they made an effort to supply us with the drinks of our choice. Would definitely recommend the lodge to all my friends.
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Response from Tafa_Manyowa, Deputy General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Responded 2 Aug. 2018
Dear MichellebF3057NJ Thank you for your wonderful review following your recent stay at Shepherds Tree. I'm thrilled to hear that we played a meaningful role in making your stay memorable. Our forever helpful and enthusiastic team will be happy to know that you noticed and valued their efforts. I look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind regards The Shepherds Tree Team
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Tranquil and away from the rushed city life, this venue is situated on the boundary of Pilanesberg National Park. Facilities and service are world class and compares with the best. Chalets are very comfortable and private, conference facility is practical and meets expectations.
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Response from Tafa_Manyowa, Deputy General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Responded 2 Aug. 2018
Dear Johan N Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. We always strive to provide all our guests with exceptional experiences and receiving feedback such as yours confirms that we are hitting the mark. I will pass on these sentiments to all our staff members. We hope you will visit us soon. Kind regards The Shepherds Tree Team
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I love this lodge. The guest rooms are well worth spending quality time in. The beds are the focal point - facing the floor to ceiling windows overlooking the game park. The beautiful bathrooms with a standalone bath and outdoor shower are well worth building in time to relax
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Response from Tafa_Manyowa, Deputy General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Responded 2 Aug. 2018
Dear ARCHIE0410 Thank you for taking your precious time to write us a detailed review following your amazing stay at Shepherds Tree. Feedback such as yours is lovely to read and I will be sure to share this with the passionate and hard-working team that I’m lucky to have. I’m thrilled to hear that you enjoyed every moment of your stay, in particular the wonderful bush experience and exceptional service. I look forward to welcoming you back soon to experience another memorable stay. Kind regards The Shepherds Tree Team
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Tucked away in the Pilanesberg Reserve and a beautiful 2 hours drive from Johannesburg, this was the perfect weekend away destination for us and my friends. The rooms are just awesome and tastefully furnished, and the staff were warm well-informed and always graceful. I loved
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Response from Tafa_Manyowa, Deputy General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Responded 2 Aug. 2018
Dear FrankieAk Thank you for taking the time to post your review following your recent stay at Shepherds Tree. I'm delighted to know that you enjoyed our "aha moments" which many of our guests always remember with nostalgia. I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards The Shepherds Tree Team
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It has taken me a while to write this review, as I wanted to do it right and make sure the hotel and staff get the recognition they deserve. Our visit to South Africa was one of the best trips if not THE best ever. We were concerned bc all we ever heard of South Africa was
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Response from Tafa_Manyowa, Deputy General Manager at Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Responded 2 Aug. 2018
Dear Mozindaki Thank you for taking the time to post your detailed review on this forum. I’m absolutely delighted to hear that you found everything to be superb. We take pride in knowing that we exceeded your expectations, and its comforting to know that we created some wonderful memories for you throughout. This is all possible because of our hard-working and passionate team. I will be sure to share this feedback with them. I look forward to welcoming you back for another memorable stay. Kind regards The Shepherds Tree Team
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Can you arrange collection from and to Johannesburg?
Yes we can arrange collection for you at a price of R2500.00. Please email your pick-up point and other details.
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Is kid/infant allowed for the game drive?
Yes.
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Our rates are full board and inclusive of two safaris a day.
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"Rooms are quiet and have king size beds."
"With Outdoor shower 👌🏻"
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PRICE RANGE
USD 362 - USD 894 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
shepherd`s tree game hotel pilanesberg national park
LOCATION
South AfricaNorth-West ProvincePilanesberg National Park
NUMBER OF ROOMS
30
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