Things To Do

Home » Things To Do

Safaris

Game Drives & Bush Walks

Set out on one of the most unique and exciting journeys of your life with Mankwe Gametrackers. Here is your opportunity to safari through the spectacular landscape of the Pilanesberg National Park, situated within a 1,300 million year old extinct volcanic crater.

Spanning over 55,000 hectares of rolling plains, the landscape is as much a feature as the wildlife itself. In addition to cheetah, giraffe, antelope, and hyaena – to name but a few – you will be enthralled by Africa’s famous Big Five in their natural habitat.

  • Game walks
  • Scheduled game drives
  • Private game drives
  • Game drive & Bush barbeques
  • Game drive & Bush breakfasts
  • Bird walks and drives

Hot Air Ballooning

As the only Hot Air Balloon operation in South Africa to launch from within a National Park, we offer you a truly unique flying experience.

Allow us to take you on a journey above the pristine wilderness, sometimes drifting above the mountain tops, skimming over the trees or gliding over the water. This is undoubtedly the finest way of viewing the park.

Flights are conducted at sunrise and require 4-5 hours to cover the full itinerary which includes the following:

  • Early morning collection from your hotel by safari vehicle
  • Launch of the balloon from the centre of the park
  • 45 minutes to an hour, drifting serenely over the park
  • A sparkling wine celebration on landing, a time-honoured 
ballooning tradition
  • A full English breakfast at a Private Game Lodge
  • A first flight certificate and souvenir balloon pin
  • Return transport to your hotel

Adventure Activities

Experience a new adventure, unwind, and have loads of fun – all in the midst of the African wilderness.

Quad Biking

Search for adventure and wildlife on one of our four- wheelers, while negotiating natural obstacles en-route.
Join us for a quad biking adventure trail through the Letsatsing Game Park, accompanied by experienced guides, with the possibility of seeing Rhino, Giraffe and other wildlife en route.

Rates

  • Duration: 1 hour ride, total of 2 hours
  • Cost: R625 per adult | R465 per child (8-16 years old) – max 15 people
  • Duration: 30 minute ride, total of 1 hour
  • Cost: R465 per adult | R295 per child (8-16 years old) – max 15 people

Booking is essential and a minimum number of guests are require. Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Archery

Try your hand at the ancient sport of Archery and master this skill with a unique bow
Experience the ancient art of archery with the help of modern day equipment. Competent instructors will help you master the technique of shooting a re-curve bow.

Rates

  • Duration: 1 hour activity, total 2 hours
  • Cost: R270 per person – Max 20 people

Booking is essential and rates are subject to change without prior notice.

Interactive African Drumming

Experience the feelings of unity and peace unleashed by the 
powerful percussion of Interactive African Drumming.
Join in one of the oldest forms of communication known to man, enjoy the interactive rhythms of Africa, by taking part in a drum circle and learn to play the Djembe Drum.

Rates

  • Duration: 1 hour activity, total of 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Cost: R180 per person – Min 30 people – Max 200 people

Booking is essential and rates are subject to change without prior notice.

We also offer a host of different team building activities & boma entertainment such as:
  • Marimba Band
  • African Tribal Dancing
  • The Amazing Race (basic or advanced)

The Amazing Race (Basic or Advanced)

The principle aim of this activity is to offer a program that is highly affordable at basic level, yet is also modular and can be evolved to different levels of experiential entertainment depending on the client’s needs. The basic product option is presented with SMS’s and is highly affordable due to minimized facilitator requirements. Clients are presented with a riddle or clue to solve. Upon successfully solving the challenge, they will receive another clue that will lead them to their next challenge, and so on. These challenges are scattered over the Sun City Complex, and obviously familiarizes clients with complex in this way. The tasks to be completed at every location can be modularly expanded to involve e.g.; Quad Bikes precision driving challenge, Archery hunting challenge, Drumming rhythm composing to satisfy a judge, Paintball guns shooting at moving targets. We need a list of delegate cellular numbers in team context. Obviously the confidentiality of the participants’ cellular number database is absolutely guaranteed. The database is deleted from our system immediately following the activity to prevent any misuse. Upon successfully solving a challenge, clients need to SMS their answer to receive a clue that will lead them to the next challenge, and so on.
The race can be tailor made to suit the clients.

Rates

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Cost: R 310 per person – Minimum: 20 people
    Maximum: 200 people (Larger groups can readily be accommodated.)

Survivor Adventure Teambuilding

The challenges are roughly based on the same principles as the popular Survivor TV series and 90’s Camel Trophy Adventures. Participants have to interact to cross an imaginary river, or start a fire with very few resources, or follow an elementary compass reading. Practice your aim with a few shooting exercises using a Pellet gun, use a bow to shoot a 3D target such as an Impala or Warthog for meat, drive a quad through our precision driving course and get the adrenalin pumping by doing it blindfolded! The great equalizer challenge at the end offers losing teams the final opportunity to catch up for a possible surprise win. . . This is a great activity for really getting the competitive team dynamics going.

Rates

  • Duration: 3-4 hours
  • Cost: R 550 per person – Minimum: 20 people
    Maximum: 120 people (Larger groups can readily be accommodated.)

Transfers

We specialize in local transfers to and from Sun City and surrounding Pilanesberg lodges as well as to and from OR Tambo International Airport, Lanseria Airport, Pilanesberg Airport, Mabula Game Reserve, Madikwe Game Reserve, etc.
Our fleet consists of Hyundai H1 (7-seater), Toyota Quantum (13-seater),
Mercedes Benz Sprinter (20-seater) vehicles which are fitted with tracking and fleet management devices. With comprehensively licensed & insured vehicles, qualified & trained professional drivers and public liability insurance of R1bn, we are Sun City’spreferred transfer operator.

Proud member of

Explore the rich and dynamic history of Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela tribe, the people of Pilanesberg. This exciting tour takes you to four Bakgatla heritage sites combined with a travel through the village on bicycles. It comprises of breaks at a local shebeen/tuck shop, at “Tshilong” where you’ll learn about traditional food preparation and concludes at TT’s, a home restaurant. There is a slight adventure as the route takes you on different landscapes.
Translate »
SUBSCRIBE