Shepherds Tree Game Lodge

Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge - communal area


This exclusive five star private game lodge situated on the south-western side of the Pilanesberg and can only be accessed from outside the park through its own entrance.

Shepherds Tree Game Lodge sits neatly at the foot of a large hill overlooking a few more hills and a waterhole.  It is a very long lodge complex and golf carts are used to take guests to their chalets

About Shepherds Tree Lodge

The main area has a lovely are Cigar lounge with large fireplace for those cold winter nights. The veranda overlooks the waterhole and surrounding bush and hills....

Cigar loungeCigar lounge

The swimming pool is just to the right of the Cigar lounge and also has stunning view of the park and rolling hills. 


Food and Drink

The large restaurant is down a few stairs and has a lovely view of the waterhole. When walking into the restaurant you feel like you have stepped into a Hollywood scene....


Meal times are a real treat and the food is very good, breakfast is buffet style but cooked breakfast is ordered through your waiter. 

Dinner grilled fish and vegetablesDinner of grilled fish and vegetables

Lunch and dinner are served in the dining room or on the patio outside overlooking the waterhole

Patio overlooking waterhole


There are 30 chalets with some being larger family chalets - each has a view into the park some have better views than others do due to bushes and trees growing in front of them.


The bedrooms have a tea and coffee stations, air conditioners and en suite bathrooms with outside showers, which also have views of the bush.

Bathroom and outside shower


The health spar is just under the Cigar lounge with a view into the park, so while you are being pampered you can watch to see if any animals are passing by or coming down to drink.


Each day there are two Game Drives, morning and later afternoon / early evening.  Before the morning game drive,  coffee, tea and hot chocolate are served with muffins and rusks round the swimming pool area before you leave for your drive.

The afternoons have a tea and coffee station with juices and a light snack before departing on your game drive...

Game drive vehicle and our two game guides

We got to see a lot of game while out on our drives....

Leopard relaxing next to Ruighoek hideLeopard relaxing next to Ruighoek hide
Brown Hyena in the PilanesbergBrown Hyena in the Pilanesberg
Baby Elephants playing in the PilanesbergBaby Elephants playing

If you get bored with the game drives you also have the option to go on a bush walk....

Bush walk

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