Bakubung Bush Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Bakubung Bush Lodge Pilanesberg National Park
Travel Blogs from Pilanesberg National Park
So here we are, a South African family living in our National Parks. I met my wife during a game drive, she was guiding a group of English travellers and I was with a few Americans and had a flat tyre. She drove up and could not contain her laughter when she saw me battling away at changing the tyre in the midday heat. My one guest was trying to help - he held the wheelspanner - and the rest of them was taking pictures. I immediately fell in ...
... and we are heartily greeted by Sue, Elrie and one other with warm face towels and a shot of sherry. As little Jamie, about 10 years old said, “You can’t get better than this!” Although he was saying it about the various animals that were visiting the water hole while we watched in the underground hide. Dinner was a special treat of typical African dishes (pap, oxtail ...
Today we drove to Pilannesburg on our bus, which was about 2ish hours from Joburg. We drove by the Platinum mines where there has been much conflict recently. It was interesting to see them. We got to our resort a bit early so we hung around and waited for check-in. Pumba stopped by to visit! Our first game drive was at 3pm. The first thing ...
... for the next twenty minutes and we were nearly at the gate where we were going to turn around. Around a corner we had to stop as there were two cars on the road. They had stopped to watch wild dogs! This was the first time that either of us has ever seen wild dogs in this park. We were very lucky to see them as there is only one pack and it is a very large park. It was a pack of eleven.
We were less than a kilometre away from ...
... the game ranger. They showed me round the lodge and to my room. It was so beautiful as you can see from the photos and the surroundings very peaceful. There was only one other couple in the whole lodge and they were on the other side so I practically had the whole place to myself. I spent the afternoon swimming in the pool, relaxing in the sun and reading my novel. Absolute bliss!
Then at about 4:30pm the first game drive started. The other couple staying there joined the ...