Manyane Resort

HDR of Manyane Entrance GateHDR of Manyane Entrance Gate
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Location

Manyane Resort in the Pilanesberg National Park and is less than two hours away from Johannesburg, though Manyane Resort is a great location for those who want to enjoy a safari, it is also near tourist hotspots like Sun City and Rustenburg.

About Manyane Resort

Manyane Resort is a large fenced camp in the Manyane complex, which lies on the south-east side of the park- bordering the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. It has a large reception area and a small shop that sells curios, cool drinks, water and snacks....

Manyane shopThe small Manyane shop

Accommodation

Manyane Resort has several types of accommodation to choose from-  10 Studio chalets, sleep two people and the 14 family chalets, sleep 4 people. The chalets are private and very cozy inside - some face onto an open veld, while others have a view into the park....

Manyane chalet

All the chalets are self catering and have a small seating area or lounge, air-conditioning, a refrigerator, TV and fully equipped kitchenette......

Manyane chalet loungeManyane chalet lounge

a separate bedroom with ensuite bathroom......

Manyane chalet bedroomManyane chalet bedroom

a private patio with braai area.....

Manyane chalets with braaiManyane chalet with braai

nothing beats braaing under the stars with a good glass of wine.....

braaing at our Manyane chaletbraaing at our chalet

and watching the moon rise...

Manyane moon braaiManyane braai with the rising moon

or watching the resident impala walk by.....

Manyane car guardsManyane car guards

Manyane has 21 Safari tents, each with 2 single beds and all  bedding is supplied.....

Manyane Safari tentManyane Safari tents

each safari tent has electricity, tea and coffee station, heater and cupboard space, fridge and there are communal ablution facilities.

The tents do not have cooking facilities other than an outside braai area.....

Inside Manyane safari tentInside Manyane safari tent

There is a large camping site (some with power points and some without) and communal ablution facilities.

The small but well stocked caravan shop is situated in the camping area with communal freezers next to the caravan shop if you need a freezer for your food.

camping area in ManyaneManyane campsite

Food and Drinks

A cozy bar lies, well positioned next to the restaurant.....

the restaurant is large......

with beautiful animal paintings/murals on the walls which give a really warm feeling while dining.....

Big-5 Murals on Manyane Restaurant wallBig-5 Murals on Manyane Restaurant wall
Large Paintings on wall in Manyane Restaurant

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all served either in the restaurant or outside near the pool area - just beware of the monkeys that come down to steal you food.

We have had lovely meals at the restaurant with the quality of the food being good and helpful  friendly staff....

Dinner buffet at Manyane RestaurantDinner buffet at Manyane Restaurant

"As a photographer and someone who has visited and taken photographs in the Pilanesberg National Park, I can safely say that with the knowledge gained from this eBook, your experiences and photographs will be much more memorable." 

- Alastair Stewart, B C, Canada

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Activities at the Resort

Swimming pool in Manyane Complex

Relax round the swimming-pool, while the kids play in the playground area, or relax at the Spa, or try a game of putt-putt.....

Paintings on swimming pool wall in Manyane

At night you can hear the jackals calling to one another and in the morning you may wake up to impala or zebra grazing in front of your chalet or tent.

Impala walking around Manyane camp at night

The walk-in aviary is ideal for getting close up photographs of wild birds. We love the walking trail within the Manyane complex, because you get to see kudu, zebra, impala, birds, insects, vervet monkeys and warthog up close.....

crimson breasted shrike in Manyane complexcrimson breasted shrike
Warthog and Zebra Manyane
African hoopoe in ManyaneAfrican hoopoe

If the above activities are not enough to keep you busy, then go on a self-drive safari or a guided game drive......

Pilanesberg gate near Manyane ResortPilanesberg gate near Manyane Resort
Queue at Manyane gate

Pilanesberg black rhinoBlack rhino
Elephant and calf in the PilanesbergElephant and calf
Zebras playing in the PilanesbergZebras playing

or try other exciting excursions like a Bush Braai or Bush Breakfast or a hot air Balloon Safari.... 

Hot air balloon safari in the PilanesbergHot air balloon safari

There are a few good hides and dams around Manyane camp....

reed cormorant with fishreed cormorant with fish

the Pilanesberg is also good for landscape photography....

Hill reflection taken from Hippo loopHill reflection image taken from Hippo loop
HDR taken from viewpoint on the mountain loopHDR taken from viewpoint on the mountain loop
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