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Reviewed April 29, 2018

We stayed at Bakubung as part of a conference. Positioned on the edge of Pilanesburg, it was picturesque and authentic. Animals (including an elephant) came right up to the fence for some great photos. Game drives were excellent - make sure you do as many...More

1  Thank ElizTreb
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded April 29, 2018

Dear ElizTreb, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received. I am delighted to see that you were able to have such a wonderful conferencing experience with us in the tranquility of...More

Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Bakubung is a beatiful place and will remain in the top 10 places we have been to. The fact that it's in the bush gives it that typical Africa feel, while being very close to Sun City allows the whole family a magical experience. Be...More

Thank 310marius
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded April 29, 2018

Dear 310marius, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guests. I am absolutely delighted to hear that you have placed us in your top 10! It is a;ways...More

Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We recently stayed here for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The staff were absolutely fantastic and couldn’t do enough for us. They were helpful, friendly and accommodating. We managed to get out on 3 game drives and we were not disappointed! The game...More

1  Thank Jessica-Oliviax
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded April 13, 2018

Dear Jessica-Oliviax, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guest. I am delighted to see that you were able to have such a wonderful time with us in...More

Reviewed April 10, 2018

Initially I was keen to stay here based on good reviews. Unfortunately our stay was very disappointing. The good: the location adjacent to Pilanesberg National Park is great. The game drivers were enthusiastic, and the bookings lady very friendly. The buffet was very good for...More

Thank mendl2018
Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded April 11, 2018

Dear mendl2018, Thank you for taking the time to complete our online guest questionnaire. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guests. Please accept my apologies that your Ranger was late for the Game drive. Our Head Ranger has been informed and will...More

Reviewed April 9, 2018

Staying in a lodge that is inside a national park and a room that faces the grazing areas of the animals is a jaw dropping experience. The property was in exceptional condition with an attentive staff that addresses any need. The dining was just as...More

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Response from Monicade1, Guest Relations Manager at Bakubung Bush LodgeResponded April 10, 2018

Dear trisporter717, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience with us on TripAdvisor. We truly appreciate all feedback received from our esteemed guests. I am delighted to see that you were able to have such a wonderful time with us in...More

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Response from itguyjhb | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Estverg | Reviewed this property |
No the pool is not heated
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友樹 大
March 5, 2018|
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Response from Monicade1 | Property representative |
Good day, Our Game drive times vary according to the season. Morning drives depart between 05:30-06:30am while the Afternoon drives depart between 15:00-16:30. In terms of children on Game drives, this is left to the... More
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"301 was lovely, but being upstairs might have afforded better views."
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"526 rooms facing north beatiiful sun"
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"Self cater timeshare units almost all view game reserve area unobstructed."
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"Maybe avoid the hotel for self catered time share rooms"
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