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All properties in Pilanesberg National Park, North West (province), South Africa
1 room, 2 adults

Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort

3-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Great for families

Good to know

  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Microwave
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
Pilanesberg National Park, Pilanesberg National Park, North West, 0314, South Africa

Family-friendly lodge in Pilanesberg National Park with safari and outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Children's pool
    • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
    • Microwave
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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  • It was a good stay. Warm welcome by reception and friendly staff in restaurant. Had a…Jan 6, 2020
  • It’s really nice but definitely needs maintenance and repairs around the attractions .…May 27, 2019

Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort

  • Family Chalet

What’s around Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort


  • Mogwase Shopping Center - 12.1 mi / 19.4 km
  • The Valley of Waves - 23.1 mi / 37.1 km
  • Sun City Casino - 22.8 mi / 36.7 km
  • The Gary Player Golf Course - 22.9 mi / 36.9 km
  • Northam Shoprite Centre - 23.1 mi / 37.2 km
  • Lost City - 23.8 mi / 38.3 km
  • Amandelbult Koppies Lookout - 27.9 mi / 44.9 km

Getting around

  • O.R. Tambo Intl. Airport (JNB) - 162 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 33 cabins


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

The manager

The manager

Speaks: English.

At the property

Taking the kids?
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Spa services on site
  • Playground on site
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the cabin

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
  • Number of living rooms 1
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
Food and drink
  • Full-sized refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in local and international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort’s small print

Also known as

  • Golden Leopard Resort s Bakgatla Resort
  • Golden Leopard s Bakgatla Resort Pilanesberg National Park
  • Golden Leopard s Bakgatla Resort
  • Goln Leopard s Bakgatla
  • Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort Lodge


This property does not have elevators.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: ZAR 300.0 per stay

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ZAR 125.00 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort

  • Does Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Is there a pool at Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool and a children's pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 10 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Golden Leopard Resorts - Bakgatla Resort?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant that serves local and international cuisine.

Recent reviews

Good 7,4 From 36 reviews

Fair 4,0
Nice Location - Bad memories
Reception Staff - Casually dressed, made no attempt to familiarise us with facility. Units poorly maintained. Grass around unit not cut for some time.
za1 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Lovely stay
The accommodation was very clean and the self-service catering equipment was good. All the staff very friendly, helpful and accommodating. The shower could do with the mould being removed but that was minor. The welcome pack in the room should include a map of the site with evacuation points marked on it, to back up the description. We had all our meals included but although the menu was extensive not everything was available which was disappointing. As they had been busy the previous weekend and it was off-peak season they should have provided a reduced menu. The restaurant is very large and during quiet periods is should be screened off to create a better atmosphere. However, I cannot fault the waiting staff for the quality of service which was very good.
Sarah, za3 night family trip
Good 6,0
It's a great lodge that's not being well maintained. The kitchen needs a revamp. The pool looked like it wasn't cleaned for days. The lady at check in and check out never smiled even once when we were there.
Phumelele, za3 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Nice stay just at Pilanesberg gate
The Chalet accomodation was good for the price. Breakfast was fine. One thing I loved was the proximity to Pilanesberg and greenery around the accomodation. Good for family with kids.
SHAMS FARAZ, za2 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Family stay in the Pilanesburg.
Pilanesburg is an amazing destination. The kids really enjoyed the playground and being able to cycle around the campsite. The pool is huge and the breakfast at the restaurant was pretty good. The only downside is the chalet accommodation looks a bit outdated and probably needs a facelift. The lodge is very close to the entrance of the park which makes it very easy to start an early game drive during the day. There is abundance of game right outside the lodge on the other side of the fence. We spotted rhinos, elephants and a brown hyena one morning within 5 minutes.
Guillaume, za2 night family trip
Poor 2,0
Avoid like the plague at the prices charge!
Economy time share chalet (need urgent maintenance) rented out at R2 300 per night! (2 pax b/b). Housekeeping did not place coffee sachets in kitchen on first night, toiletries was a half bottle of shampoo and a hand soap, nothing at all replaced for second night. And so on and on.......Total ripoff, avoid like the plague, you can do a lot better.
Andre, za2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Fabulous stay
Very pleasant stay. Staff were so friendly. Would definitely recommend and go again.
Gareth, za2 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Good value -if you know what to expect.
I read previous reports and they were accurate---So we got what we expected which was comfortable and good. (it may be a bit overpriced for what you get but lets not get picky) The resort needs funds and maintenance for chalets and sprucing up of Restaurant. The staff try hard but have limited resources. Grounds and all areas clean and nicely kept. Pool area is great--Temp up to 39 while we were there
Mr, us2 night family trip
Good 6,0
Life in the bundus
Potentially great holiday place but there is need to improve on overall service. Every evening there was water shortage. Wifi also not good so its not a good place to mix business with pleasure.
Charity, gb2 night family trip
Good 6,0
Been there, Done That, Never again...
Cheaply constructed and cramped "chalets". There is no internet, even though it is advertised...would not have stayed there had I known that. Free breakfast could use some help?
Robert, us2 night trip with friends

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