The Pilanesburg National Park is located in Gauteng, north of Rustenburg. It covers 50,000 hectares and lies in a huge volcanic crater. Visitors can access the park through four entrance gates - Manyane, Bakgatla, Bakubung and Kwa Maritane. Available accommodation ranges from luxury tented camps to ordinary camp and caravan sites. Visitors can go for game viewing drives on a 100 km network of roads to view a wide range of animals including white and black rhino, lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, brown hyena, hippo, buffalo gemsbok and other antelopes, giraffe, sable and about 300 species of birds. Other facilities include a swimming pool, a restaurant, a shop, picnic sites, hides and walking trails. The park is open throughout the year.
© Copyright 1998, ThinkQuest team 16645
All rights reserved.