A mere two hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg and ten minutes from Sun City, is a place of breathtaking beauty and serenity. Overlooking the rich expanses of the malaria-free Pilanesburg National Park, Bakubung, or 'People of the Hippo', offers guests Big 5 viewing in one of Africa's beautiful national parks. Guests are spoilt for choice be it having a cup of coffee overlooking our resident hippo in the waterhole, bushveld boma barbecues, game walks or the culinary experience of Bakubung's famous buffet.
Set in the Karongwe Private Game Reserve and overlooking the stunning Makhutswi River, this intimate location offers eightsafari suites bordering the river as well as two family or couples oriented suites looking onto a popular waterhole. Outstanding views welcome guests to a unique lifestyle experience, combining luxe living witha deep appreciation for South Africa's natural terrains. Deeply connected with the location's unrivalled backdrop, each air-conditioned safari suite boasts a high-impact design scheme incorporating both contemporary, bold visuals and elements from nature. The spacious interiors incorporate the unusual combination of steel and wood; while the unique peaked tin roofs create an auditory connection with the sounds of the bush. A palette of silver, charcoal and elephant-grey ensures a relaxing and elegant setting to enjoy a secluded escape from bustling everyday life.