Sun City, South Africa

Sun City is probably South Africa’s most popular holiday resort that offers a great variety of attractions for the taste of each of its visitors. The resort is located in the North West province and is only a two-hour drive away from the city of Johannesburg.

Sun City Resort

Sun City Resort

With its numerous objects and the world-class quality of entertainment, the Sun City has received numerous awards in terms of environment, travel, tourism, dining, entertainment, heritage, etc. Best Holiday Resort in South Africa, Best Wedding Venue in South Africa and Best Corporate Social Investment Program 2007 are just very few to name of the impressive list of the titles this internationally acknowledged resort has received during previous years.

Sun City Attractions & Activities

The history of the Sun City began in 1979 when it was founded by Sol Kerzner, a hotel magnate, and since then it became an important place for many great events to take place in and attracted all sorts of entertainment seekers. Many world-class concerts were held in Sun City Superbowl. Artists like Frank Sinatra, Queen, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner and many others had their gigs in this 6 230 seated arena.

In terms of accommodation, the visitors of the Sun City can choose between four of the hotels, the most impressive of which probably is the Palace of the Lost City.

Palace of the Lost City

Palace of the Lost City

The list of the activities in the Sun City seems infinite. From nice activities for kids to golf and safari – everyone will find something for his taste. 18-hole championship golf court will satisfy every fan of this sport, but those fond in gambling can head to the casino areas of the resort. Even the beginners are not forgotten- they can attend The Sun City School of Gambling.

Visiting at least one of the safaris of the Sun City is advised if you want to meet the real African nature. You can choose to have an independent drive or a tour under the guidance of a specialist to see South Africa’s 2 largest safari reserves – Madikwe Game Reserve and Pilansberg Game Reserve – and see animals like cheetahs, hyenas, hippos and others in their natural environment.

So it doesn’t matter whether you are having a nice family trip or a wild entertainment holiday with your friends – The Sun City is the best resort in South Africa for any kind of activities.

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