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Go Safari - Day Safaris

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184 Elsa Street | Strijdompark, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
+27 11 792 6624
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US$162.16*
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Day Safari from Johannesburg to Pilanesberg with an open vehicle safari drive
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US$724.71*
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2 Night 3 day Safari to the Big Five Pilanesberg National Parkfrom Johannesburg
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Go Safari specialize in families, couples and small groups so with us you are not just a number you are a special guest. We do not have scheduled departures. Go Safari will arrange your personalised dream safari to Southern Africa. On our Kruger Park Safaris, Pilanesberg Safaris, Madikwe Safaris we only use Private Safari Lodges, Victoria Falls, Botswana Safaris, Cape Town, luxury trains and road transfers to suit your budget and requirements can be arranged.
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“day safari” (47 reviews)
“bakubung lodge” (16 reviews)
“kwa maritane” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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184 Elsa Street | Strijdompark, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
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+27 11 792 6624
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"day safari"
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"bakubung lodge"
in 16 reviews
"kwa maritane"
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"pilanesberg national park"
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"black rhino lodge"
in 8 reviews
"south africa"
in 36 reviews
"bring warm clothes"
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"business trip"
in 14 reviews
"game drives"
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"great communication"
in 4 reviews
"greater kruger"
in 3 reviews
"elephant walk"
in 4 reviews
"victoria falls"
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"great trip"
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"whole process"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"open vehicle"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The main reason I chose Go safaris was because they were the most responsive to my initial questions. Everything was set with David, and on the day of the Day tour Stephen was at our hotel at the set time. The Torneo was incredibly spacious,...More

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GoSafariSA, Owner at Go Safari - Day Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Rover82 Thank you for the great review and taking time to write it. I am glad everything went well and that David and Stephen took good care of you, it is always good to get feedback. You will just need to come back and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great day, spent several hours in the park. Stephen was a great guide in the afternoon session and extremely accommodating to get to see as many animals as close to as possible. He was even happy to extend the day as we found some good...More

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GoSafariSA, Owner at Go Safari - Day Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi peterrichey Thank you for the great review and making time to write it. It is also good to get positive feedback regarding our guides and that Stephen was so accommodating, I will let him know about your comments. I am also pleased you go...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I very highly recommend you setup your South African safari with Susan at Go Safari. Susan provided me one-stop shopping for my entire visit to the Pilanesberg National Park. She made all lodge recommendations and transfer to and from the Johannesburg Airport. Her transfer drivers...More

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GoSafariSA, Owner at Go Safari - Day Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi JakeFAC Thank you for writing such a great review, I really appreciate it and it is nice to get feedback that our staff does what they are supposed to – I will pass this onto Susan, Wiggie and Phenyo who did your transfers. Both...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This was a really excellent day trip to Pilanesberg with Go Safari. It was far better than expected because we went later than most other trips and was able to see every conceivable animal excepting the Leopard and drove back to the lodge in the...More

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GoSafariSA, Owner at Go Safari - Day Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Ian L It is great that you had such a nice day trip to Pilanesberg and saw so many animals including an elephant “road block” that is always special. The Pilanesberg is a very nice day tour from Joburg . Thank you for making the...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

For the third time in 5 years, we have asked Glen to organise a safari trip in South-Africa for us. In 2013, we started with just an extended week-end, and this year, it was a fortnight over three different game reserves (Pinda, Ngala and Sabi...More

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GoSafariSA, Owner at Go Safari - Day Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2018

Hi Frenchy_Frank Thank you for making time to write this great review. I has been a pleasure to arrange these safaris for you and meeting almost every year. I am glad you enjoyed your last safari to Pinda, Ngala and Sabi Sand, I was jealous...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I would echo JoeKTraveler - we had limited time and no flexibility but managed to get in a great tour many thanks to the our driver and to our guide. The team were very responsive, professional and fun. when this is your first time doing...More

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GoSafariSA, Owner at Go Safari - Day Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Dear 255gerry Thank you for taking time and for posing this nice review. It was a pleasure to arrange the Pilanesberg Day safari for you and you are correct if you limited time this is a great day safari. Thank you for the feedback about...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2017

Great one day safari for those with limited time in Joburg. Our guide Stephen picked us up on time from the hotel and made the 2+ hour drive out to Pilanesberg. The stop along with way at a local market was a nice break and...More

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GoSafariSA, Owner at Go Safari - Day Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hi Joe I am glad you enjoyed the day safari to Pilanesberg and that Stephen took good care of you. It is always good to get feedback about our guides. The market is a nice stop on the way to Bakubung and food at the...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I just had half day to visit the safary. My guide picked up me form the hotel and brougth me to the airtport. Was excelent experience!

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GoSafariSA, Owner at Go Safari - Day Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2018

Hi diegomN407KX Thank you for the nice review and for making the time to post it. I am glad that you enjoyed your drive around Pilanesberg with Paddy and had an excellent experince. Regards Glen

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Had a really great experience working with Go Safari to book a 2-day safari in Pilanesburg for our honeymoon. They were very prompt with responses, gave good advice and generally just made the booking process super easy and stress free. We just told them what...More

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GoSafariSA, Owner at Go Safari - Day Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Hi michaelcW7602KN It was a pleasure to arrange this part of your honeymoon for you and make it stress free and exactly what you were looking for. Thank you for the feedback about Nelson, it is always nice to know that our guides to their...More

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Laura R
19 May 2017|
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Response from Leizel V | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, is better to write to them directy. They did say they pick from most hotels.
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Raluca G
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Response from GoSafariSA | Property representative |
Hi Tshook You need to compare what is and is not included in the safaris when comparing costs. The Euro900.00 safari includes a private transfer from Johannesburg and 3 nights accommodation in a good 4 star private game... More
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