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Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge

5-starQuality Graded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA) – South Africa's official quality assurance organization.
Pilanesberg National ParkPilanesberg National ParkNorth WestSouth Africa

Luxury lodge in Pilanesberg National Park with spa, outdoor pool
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  • Free breakfast and free parking
  • food is perfect, staff are friendly and nice, ranger and game drive are amazing. if there…Mar 26, 2018
  • The location is great the property has its own privet area that had lots of animals. The…Mar 5, 2018
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Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge

from €565
  • Standard Room
  • Executive Suite
  • Villa

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 30 rooms


  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • WiFi in public areas *



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Children's pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Golfing nearby
  • Pool sun loungers
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Conference center
  • Computer station
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Fireplace in lobby

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
Things to enjoy
  • Patio
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
Food and drink
  • Kitchenette
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Amani Spa has 3 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, massages, and body treatments. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including hydrotherapy.

Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge’s small print

Also known as

  • Shepherd's Tree Game
  • Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
  • Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge Pilanesberg National Park
  • Shepherd's Tree Game Pilanesberg National Park
  • Shepherd's Tree Lodge
  • Tree Game Lodge
  • Shepherd`s Tree Game Hotel Pilanesberg National Park

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • Resort fee: ZAR 114.00 per person, per week

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

WiFi is available in public areas for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge


  • In a national park
  • Pilanesberg National Park - 10.3 mi / 16.5 km
  • Lost City - 11.1 mi / 17.9 km
  • Mogwase Shopping Center - 22 mi / 35.4 km
  • Royal Bafokeng Stadium - 24.1 mi / 38.7 km
  • Olympia Park Stadium - 31.5 mi / 50.7 km

Getting around

  • Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.) - 142 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 29 reviews

Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Superb in every respect.
Harold, gb3 night trip
Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Spectacular Game Lodge
Staff excellent and cuisine truly wonderful.... As good as any 5 star hotel in the world which is staggering considering location
Chris, gb2 night romance trip
Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Amazing Game Lodge
We stayed here based previous reviews, Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge is more expensive than many other lodges, but for us this was a once in a lifetime trip, so we decided to go the extra mile. We didn't regret that decision at all. From arrival to departure, all the staff were totally committed to ensuring we had a perfect stay. The all-inclusive food was of superb quality, although three wonderful courses for breakfast, dinner and supper can lead to a little overeating!. The bedroom was of very high quality, with a massive, very comfortable bed. We had room 1 which is nearest the lodge itself, but still feels totally isolated. Some of the lodges are further away, but a buggy is always available if you don't want to walk. The game drives were great, we were fortunate there were only 4 of us in our vehicle, so we were able to take full advantage of the ranger's knowledge. We only went on two drives (evening and morning), but still saw a wide variety of wildlife. As 'newbies' to game drives, we didn't know what to expect. We went at the end of November, when the temperature was in the low 30s (Celcius) during the day. The advice was to bring warm clothing, which seemed a little strange, but we hadn't appreciated the cooling effect of being driven at 30 to 40 kph in a totally open vehicle. Early morning, and late evening, some additional layers were required. We didn't bring any 'special' clothes or repellent, neither were needed.
A Traveller, gb1 night romance trip
Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
Exceeded our expectation!
Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge exceeded all our expectations! We truly loved the experience and my children (10 & 9) have asked when we are next going back. The lodge itself is beautifully appointed, the décor refined and very appealing. The staff are attentive and friendly and the standout for us was the excellent cuisine. Chef Hennie, a true master of his craft, impressed us daily with the delights coming from the kitchen. The children menu was spot on encompassing all the things that kids love. The game drives were excellent - although mornings are very cold in winter - but it was exciting and we had excellent viewing, most notably a wonderful leopard sighting. We look forward to planning our next trip to Shepherd's Tree.
Joanna, za3 night family trip
Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge
First time safari
First time safari and chose Sheoherds Tree based on size and location. We're more than pleased as staff was very accommodating and game viewing Was amazing..
Nick, us4 night romance trip

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