Cheapest prices for Pilanesberg Int'l flights by month
Currently, the cheapest month for flights to Pilanesberg Int'l is May. The most expensive month for flights is March. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.
When is the best time to fly to Pilanesberg Int'l?
JNB - JNB
R1 268 - R2 224
18 - 26 °C
4 - 151 mm
Flying to Pilanesberg Int'l in May is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. January tends to be the warmest period in Pilanesberg Int'l so if you are looking for sun or warmer climates then look to fly around this time. December is the wettest if you need to factor this in to your plans.
How long is the flight to Pilanesberg, Sun City, South Africa?
There are only two direct flights from Cape Town to Pilanesberg per week, but there are more often direct flights from Cape Town to nearby Johannesburg that are around 2h long. Johannesburg is around 2h 20m away from Pilanesberg by car. There are also flights from Johannesburg to Pilanesberg twice a week. Flights from Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to nearby Johannesburg are around 1h 40m.
Where can you get direct flights to Pilanesberg from?
With the exception of the two flights per week from both Johannesburg and Cape Town to Pilanesberg, there are no other known direct flights to Pilanesberg, South Africa, but numerous flights can be found to Johannesburg, which is only around a 2h 20m drive away. If you plan to visit Pilanesberg, you can fly directly to Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth or Cape Town in just a couple hours, and then take the moderate drive to Pilanesberg.
How do you get from Pilanesberg International Airport to the city centre?
The main attraction of Pilanesberg, or Sun City, is the Pilanesberg National Park. There is no large downtown area, but there are numerous accommodations, including bed and breakfasts, cabins, tents, and more. If you’ve chartered a flight from Johannesburg to Pilanesberg, you can make arrangements with your hotel or lodge to be picked up. If you’ve flown to Johannesburg, there are multiple car rental options that will allow you to drive to the Pilanesberg National Park.
What are some things to do in Pilanesberg?
Pilanesberg, Sun City, is a great place to get out and enjoy an adventure. There are safaris, tours, camping locations, and more. Game drives take place in open safari vehicles and can bring you close to rhinos, lions, elephants, and other wild safari animals. For a more relaxing activity, you can opt for hot air ballooning. Since this takes place over the national park, there’s no city noise, and the scenery is spectacular. More active or athletic adventurers can go on a walking safari. This intense activity is led by an experienced guide and will bring you closer to details and natural wildlife on the safari that often gets missed in a game drive.
Other activities include relaxing with a spa day, tribal dancing, birding safaris, archery, quad bikes, and more. Located in a special corner of the Pilanesberg National Park is the Black Rhino Game Reserve, where you can see these majestic creatures.
For accommodations, options range from more simple chalets and tents, which bring you close to the nature of the safari, to more luxurious lodges, which are great for relaxing and getting away from the hustle and bustle of big cities. The luxury lodges are ideal for a romantic anniversary vacation or a honeymoon. There are also child-friendly lodges, which feature baby cots, as well as playgrounds, swimming pools, and other family-fun options.
Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Pilanesberg?
Since Pilanesberg, Sun City, is located in South Africa, no passport or visa is needed, as long as you are traveling from within the country.