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 ...
... haven't seen any lions, but we won't give up. NO lions today. It could be the heat of the day, for it started getting very warm early in the day. They must be under a huge tree for shade.
We continue our drive and stop at some of the dams thinking there will be some animals cooling off, but they are not there either.
Driving through the park takes a lot of patience, and we know this and ...
... for one last drive. Coffee and muffins are scarfed down quickly and we pile into the vehicle under blankets warmed with hot water bottles. It’s so cold that any warm-blooded mammal is surely tucked closely next to his/her group members snuggly warm wherever they happen to be. Nothing seems to be stirring except us crazy humans who are hurtling around in an open-air vehicle! The ...
... br> At about half past twelve we entered the park through the Bakubung Gate which is on the southern side of the park. We spent the next two and a half hours driving towards the Manyane Camp. Our first stop was at Kudu Dam. Here we saw – waterbuck, impalas and hippos. As well as some interesting birds- Sacred Ibis, Great White Egret and Yellow Billed Stork.
About half an hour later we arrived at my favourite place in the park- Mankwe ...
... amid ramshackle structures of wood. We wondered how much of a difference the abolition of apartheid had made to these peoples lives. Arrival at our accommodation (Kedar Country Lodge) reinforced our observations that blacks occupied subservient employment positions. Even in this unexpectedly plush hotel blacks cleaned, served, tidied, while the occasional white person we met was clearly in a management role. I'm ...