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Johannesburg Safari Day Tour - Pilanesberg Big 5 Adventure

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Embark on a captivating day big 5 safari adventure in Pilanesberg National Park, a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. With a return transfer to Johannesburg or Pretoria.

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  • Private Guide
  • Open 4x4 Safari Jeeps
  • Big 5 Adventure


Embark on a captivating safari adventure in Pilanesburg National Park, a haven for wildlife enthusiasts. As you traverse the rugged terrain, your experienced guide will unveil the mysteries of this game reserve, home to the renowned Big Five – lions, elephants, buffalos, leopards, and rhinoceros. The day unfolds with thrilling game drives, offering opportunities to witness diverse ecosystems and an abundance of wildlife against the backdrop of Pilanesburg's striking landscapes. Keep your camera ready to capture moments of awe, from majestic elephants grazing in the distance to the stealthy movements of a leopard in the lush vegetation. During a well-timed break for lunch, savor the flavors of a carefully prepared picnic while immersed in the sights and sounds of the African wilderness. The journey continues, revealing hidden gems within the park, such as watering holes attracting a myriad of species and expansive vistas that showcase the park's natural beauty. Detailed Itinerary 6:00 am: Begin your private guided safari with a comfortable hotel pickup in Johannesburg. Your expert guide will provide an overview of the day's itinerary and share insights into Pilanesburg National Park during the scenic drive. 8:00 am: Arrive at Pilanesburg NP and embark on a thrilling game drive. Your guide, well-versed in the park's flora and fauna, will lead you through diverse landscapes, increasing your chances of encountering the Big Five and other wildlife species. 12:00 pm: Pause for a delightful picnic lunch within the park, surrounded by the sounds of nature. Your guide will tailor the experience to ensure a relaxing break while maximizing your safari adventure. 2:30 pm: Resume the safari, exploring different areas of the park to witness its varied ecosystems and wildlife habitats. Capture the beauty of the landscape and wildlife through guided photography opportunities. 5:00 pm: Conclude the safari and begin your journey back to Johannesburg, reflecting on the day's incredible encounters and experiences. 7:00 pm: Arrive back in Johannesburg, where your private guided safari comes to an end. Your guide will drop you off at your hotel, ensuring a seamless and memorable conclusion to your Pilanesburg adventure. Pilanesburg's unique geological history, characterized by an ancient volcanic crater, adds an extra layer of intrigue to your safari experience. As the sun sets on the horizon, creating a canvas of warm hues, your day in Pilanesburg culminates in a sense of wonder and appreciation for the untamed beauty of South Africa's wildlife.


1. **Transportation:** Comfortable pick-up and drop-off from your accommodation in Johannesburg or nearby areas. 2. **Guided Game Drives:** Led by an experienced and knowledgeable guide, explore Pilanesburg National Park in a safari vehicle. Game drives provide opportunities to spot the Big Five, as well as a variety of other wildlife and bird species. 3. **Sightseeing and Photography:** Enjoy stops at key points of interest within the park for sightseeing and photography. Capture the stunning landscapes, diverse ecosystems, and iconic wildlife. 4. **Wildlife Encounters:** Encounter diverse wildlife, including elephants, lions, buffalos, leopards, rhinoceros, giraffes, zebras, and many more. Guides share insights into the behavior and habits of the animals. 5. **Flexible Itinerary:** While there's a general itinerary, a day safari is flexible, allowing guides to tailor the experience based on wildlife sightings and the interests of the participants. 6. **Safari Vehicle:**

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