Set under the tall trees of a tamboti forest and at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater in Pilanesberg National Park, Black Rhino Game Lodge has a wonderful location in one of South Africa's best malaria-free, Big 5 destinations. Overlooking a busy waterhole which is frequented by a host of animals, your stay at the lodge will not be a disappointing one.

Enjoy guided game drives in the company of your personal game ranger and explore this 58 000ha reserve for the Big 5 and other classic African animals. You can also choose an optional hot-air balloon trip over the Pilanesberg National Park or take a day trip to next-door Sun City, South Africa's premier entertainment complex, and enjoy its championship golf courses, buzzing casino and the outrageous Valley of the Waves.


  • Set near the Pilanesberg National Park
  • Malaria-free, Big Game safari destination
  • Personalised game drives & optional balloon safaris
  • Next door to the activity-packed Sun City Resort
  • Children of all ages welcome

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Relax and cool off from the midday heat with a dip in the sparkling plunge pool, followed by a lie-around in a sun lounger on the pool's surrounding deck.

General Facilities

    Swimming Pool
    Laundry service
    Secure Parking


Black Rhino Game Lodge serves a collection of dinner options in the lodge's atmospheric restaurant. Both the restaurant and the bar open out onto a viewing deck, ensuring meals and drinks are always accompanied by the best views possible.

Standard Suite

Black Rhino Game Lodge boasts 14 luxurious and spacious free-standing suites. Each suite is air-conditioned and features a en suite designer-bathroom, outdoor shower and patio offering beautiful views out over the bush.

Four of the suites are family units and are situated in a secluded area of the camp. Each unit has access to a communal pool and features a TV in the central lounge.

Standard Suite AMENITIES

    Air conditioning
    Mini bar
    Outdoor shower
    Private pool
    Outdoor area
    Tea & coffee-making facilities


  • Bird watching
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Sep 2017 - 31 Dec 2017 $245 Full Board Plus
  • 01 Jan 2018 - 30 Apr 2018 $265 Full Board Plus
  • 01 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018 $205 Full Board Plus
  • 01 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018 $265 Full Board Plus

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • The Black Rhino lodge was superb and everything from the catering to the game drives and overall friendliness and professionalism of staff was outstanding.

    Idris Kaka, April 2014
  • Enjoyed it very much

    Jonas Thulin, December 2013
  • Black Rhino was great.

    Tara Lawn, October 2013
  • We were floored by Black Rhino. We felt the facilities and the staff were top notch all the way. Our game driver was very friendly and informative.

    Roger Slagle, June 2013

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Justin Chapman

Justin Chapman

Africa Safari Expert

"A paradise for birders, with a hide overlooking waterhole, this understated offering allows for various accommodation configurations and is a great option for multi-generational groups."



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The Black Rhino lodge was superb and everything from the catering to the game drives and overall friendliness and professionalism of staff was outstanding.

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