Sun City

Time needed: 5 Hour(s) to 1 Week(s)

A fantasy world of glitz and glamour while being surrounded by the rugged African bushveld, Sun City offers a fun-fuelled combination of entertainment and relaxation for the whole family .

The African styled resort is nestled in the valley of the Pilanesberg Mountains, in the heart of an ancient volcano. At Sun City your wildest dreams can come true and four world-class hotels provide plenty of accommodation from relaxed family units at the Cabanas to opulence and luxury at the Palace of the Lost City. A major attraction in Sun City is the Valley of Waves with its soft sandy beaches and wave machine offering hours of entertainment for young and old alike. The resort also boasts 2 world class golf courses and a host of outdoor activities and watersports. Close by, the Pilanesberg Game Reserve is malaria free and offers the 'Big Five' and much more.

Kamp Kwena

A specially designed entertainment paradise for kids of all ages. A fully supervised programme of activities and facilities at Kwena's Castle, right on the lawns of the Cabanas: adventure playground, animal farmyard and fully equipped play centre.


Combine the excitement of parachuting, the thrill of water sports and parasailing. Let the expert instructors teach you how to water-ski or wake board. Ride a wave on a jet ski. A daily cruise around the private lake is a great way to enjoy a sundowner. Mini cars, Putt-Putt, Trampolines, Bumper Boats and Play Ground are all the exciting activities surrounding the lake.

Thula Baba - Professional baby sitting and Chaperone service

Day and night babysitting service and supervised outings, as well as chaperone service for senior citizens and the wheelchair bound.

Golf Courses

The Sun City Resort proudly boasts 2 world class 18 hole championship golf courses. The Gary Player Golf Course as well as The Lost City Golf Course.


Located at the Gary Player Country Club, this new ultra luxurious health spa, is the perfect setting to relax and enjoy a wide range of treatments ranging from traditional therapy treatments to hydrotherapy or Vichy shower, massage, body treatments, manicure, pedicures and skin care. There is also a gymnasium, spa pool, full locker facility and change rooms, including a steam room and hair salon.

The Valley of Waves

The Valley of Waves is the central feature of the Lost City at Sun City. It is one of the most advanced water parks in the world, dominated by the Roaring Lagoon, a 6 500-square metre (7560-square yards) wave pool with a palm fringed beach. Hydraulic mechanisms can generate a 1,8 metre (6 feet 8 inches) wave every 90 seconds. When waves are not generated, a bobbing cycle is generated in a diamond pattern. All Resort residents enter the park free of charge by presenting their resident cards. Day visitors pay an entrance fee to the park.

Sun City Hotel Casino

The Sun City Casino, situated in the Sun City Hotel, is open 365 days of the year. The tables open for play at 13h00 (midweek) and 11h00 (weekends) until close in the early hours of the following morning. The dress code in the casino is smart casual.