In the 'hood, Pilanesberg as a destination

The Pilanesberg National Park, which covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa. This malaria-free park is perched on the eroded vestiges of an alkaline volcanic crater - one of only three such craters in the world. The history of Pilanesberg National Park is also unique amongst national parks in Africa. Pilanesberg National Park's special features of rugged ... cont.

Lodge 20, Pilanesberg National Park, Black Rhino Game Reserve, North West Province, South Africa

Directions to Buffalo Thorn Lodge

From Pretoria/Johannesburg:
Head towards Sun City. Stay on the R556 and pass the entrance to Sun City on the right. Continue for 5.11 km to the STOP sign, turn right at the intersection (into the R565). Continue on this road for approximately 27 km through a village until you see the Black Rhino Game Reserve entrance on the right. Sign in at the gate and either request a pick up from the gate if you do not want to drive your car on the dirt roads and we will come and collect you or drive and park at the lodge, normal sedan cars should be able to reach Buffalo Thorn Lodge without a problem.

From the Black Rhino Game Reserve gate:
Enter the gate (sign in) then drive for 2,9 km along the road until you meet an intersection, turn left (it is the first road you can turn left at after entering the Reserve) then continue for 1.47 km until you reach another intersection take the most right-hand turn then continue for another 470m continue driving turning/keeping right until you see our lodge. Turn left into our gate, Stand 20 - Buffalo Thorn Lodge.

Amenities in the area

  • Bank and/or ATM (35 km)
  • Bars and/or Nightlife (35 km)
  • Car Hire (35 km)
  • Grocery Store (35 km)
  • Internet Caf (35 km)
  • Laundromat (35 km)
  • Post Office (35 km)
  • Restaurants / Eateries (35 km)
  • Business Services (80 km)
  • Foreign Exchange (80 km)
  • Shopping Mall (80 km)
  • Airport (300 km)


  • Bird watching
  • Children's entertainment
  • Cultural experiences
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Game viewing
  • Game viewing (big 5)
  • Golf course(s)
  • Gym / fitness centre
  • Health spa / massage
  • Hiking trails
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Quad biking
  • Swimming

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