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Game Drives

South Africa Flag image  Mankwe Game Trackers - +27 (0) 14 552 5033

1 May 2023 to 31th Aug 2024
(Incl. 15% VAT  )


Scheduled Game Drives

Exclusive Game Drives

Scheduled Game drives are available daily in our 25-seater open game drive vehicles to explore the Pilanesberg National Park spanning over 55 000 hectares of rolling plains. In addition to cheetah, giraffe, antelope, and hyaena – to name but a few – you will be enthralled by Africa’s famous Big Five in their natural habitat.
No age restrictions. -
Including water, soft drink & packet of chips
Duration of the Game Drive: ±3 hours
Exclusions: Beverages are excluded from this service. Guests are welcome to bring their own beverages.

Departing from Sun City

Where Gametrackers Desk - situated in the Welcome Centre at Sun City Resort.

Cost International: R850 per person - adult / R425 per person under 16 years

Cost South African: R765 per person - adult / R350 per person under 16 years

Min-Max: 1-500 people

Our exclusive game drives depart daily, either early in the morning or late in the afternoon. The emphasis of this tour is to locate as many of the natural inhabitants of the park as possible.

An exciting safari that takes you to the Pilanesberg National Park with our registered field guide who will convey extensive knowledge on the park and its inhabitants. The Game Drive is 5 hours in duration and will be conducted in an open safari vehicle. Pilanesberg National Park accommodates virtually every mammal of Southern Africa and is also home to the" Big Five" (Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Elephant & Buffalo).

No age restrictions.
When: Seven days a week, all year round. Subject to availability.
Where: Sun City & Pilanesberg Area
Weather:No weather restrictions. This safari will always go out even in if it rains.
Guests or Spectators: Beverage requirements to be advised in advance. Special requests may incur additional charges.

Cost International:  R12 000 + R90 pp per vehicle (1-7 per persons)
Cost South African: R12 000  per vehicle (1-7 per persons)

Inclusions: 3 beverages+ bottle water & dry snacks

Bush Walk Pilanesberg National Park

Private Game Drives

(4 to 8 pax per area) (incl. water)

Duration: 4 hrs
Cost Adult: R1 190 per person
Child u/16yrs: R 890 per person
Min-Max: 4 - 32 people

Max 8 per area

Cost International: R 990 per person

Cost South African: R 990 per person
Groups or individuals can request a private vehicle, which can depart whenever the party requires. Snacks, picnic baskets, and beverages can be requested via the hotel services at an additional cost.
No age restrictions.  
Sun City & Pilanesberg Area
Inclusions:  10/25-seater (including water, soft drink & packet of chips)
Duration of the Game Drive:
3 hours
Beverages are excluded from this service. Guests are welcome to bring cooler box with own beverages.
Departing from Sun City
  • Option 1 International: R8 300  + R90 pp (6 - 10 seaters per vehile)
  • Option 1 South African:: R8 300   (6 - 10 seaters per vehile)
  • Option 1 International R15 300 + R90 pp (11 - 25 seaters per vehile 
  • Option 2 South African: R15 300 (11 - 25 seaters per vehile

Game Drive Group

Game Drive & Lunch
Morning or afternoon game drives
Min-Max  20 - 500 Guests
Duration: 2-3 hours
International: R780
Price South African: R700
Booking is essential and a minimum number of guests are required to conduct a game drive. Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Duration: 6 hrs (with other guests)

Departure: 09:30 am (year round)

Min-Max: 2- 100 people

Cost International:  R1 880 per person
Cost South African: R1 690 per person 

Overtime (waiting time for guide if guests stopover for meal or overtime at Bomas after 22:00 ) Cost R 650 per person
Transfer for Pilanesberg BREAKFAST/LUNCH/DINNER (Bakubung only)
Duration: 3hrs
Min - Max 20-200
Price R790
Transfer LETSATSING BOMA (return)
Duration: 30 min (3hr)
Min - Max 20-1000
Price R185
Transfer OPEN VEHICLE (one way) ( PC / Ivory via park)
Min - Max 1-10 rate
Price: R3 000 + R90pp
Transfer OPEN VEHICLE (one way) ( PC / Ivory via park)
25 seater
Min - Max 11-25 rate
Price: R6 000 + R90pp

  • All reservation requests will be confirmed in writing by electronic mail subject to availability of requested dates & times.
  • A minimum number of pax is required for certain activities and each activity has a maximum capacity.
Payment & Cancellation
  • Full payment is required 7 days prior to the first activity booked.
  • All changes must be in writing & all amendments must be received at least 7 days before the activity takes place. Should we not receive any amendments in writing; the total confirmed pax will be charged.
  • A 100% cancellation fee will apply should a cancellation or amendment be made within 7 days of the first activity booked.
  • Mankwe Gametrackers Management reserves the right to cancel any transfer or activity due to unforeseen circumstances including, but not limited to, the lack of minimum passengers, weather conditions and none payment.
  • In the case of a weather cancellation, weather conditions are judged exclusively by Mankwe Gametrackers Management.
  • In the event of a Mankwe Gametrackers management cancellation a full refund will be given on the amounts paid.
  • No shows or last-minute cancellations will not be refunded unless a Dr’s note is produced
Indemnity Forms
  • All guests are required to sign an indemnity online for all transfers and activities that they are participating in, prior to the departure.
  • A link will be sent via e-mail or SMS, 24 hours prior to your activity/transfer date.
  • In the case of a guest refusing to sign the indemnity form the guest will not be able to partake in the activity/transfer and will not receive any refund.
  • The indemnity form must be signed by a Parent/Legal guardian for children under 18 years of age.
  • Any unaccompanied minor (a person under 18 years of age) requires the indemnity to be signed by a Parent/Legal guardian prior to the activity/transfer.
  • The required indemnity form can be signed online from your mobile phone to ensure that you have sufficient time to read and understand the conditions.

For queries and bookings on the Game Drives, please contact us call for more information Mankwe Game Trackers - +27 (0) 14 552 5033

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Business Hours

Mon – Fri (09:00 - 17:00)
Sat (09:00 - 13:00)
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What sets us Apart!

  • Ideal for family or small groups
  • Rich biodiversity of game
  • Large elephant population
  • Over 350 bird species)
  • Effortless road and air access

Why Book With Us?

  • Personal inter-action
  • Lodges with high standards
  • Stay in control of your booking
  • Most special deals by far
  • Secure payment process (SSL)
  • South African based
  • Superior knowledge
  • Expert advice
  • No booking fees

Gate Fees

Entrance Rates Pilanesberg tariffs are per person and per vehicle.
  • Adults: R90
  • Adults Foreign Nationals - R110
  • Children (6-12yrs) : R30,00
  • Pensioners (SA only) - R40.00
  • Vehicles (Sedan/LDV/SUV) : R40.00

Gate Times

  • March & April
    06h00 - 18h30
  • May - September
    06h30 - 18h00
  • September & October
    06h00 - 18h30
  • November - February
    05h30 - 19h00