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Sun City (South Africa)

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Sun City

Sun City [1] is often called the South African Las Vegas. It is a resort with casino, golf estate and a theme park.

Get in

By car

from midrand to Sun City.

By plane

The airport of Pilanesberg/Sun City offers daily connections to Johannesburg.

Get around

After parking, there is a train (funicular) that takes you to the City.


  • The Palace of the Lost City and the surrounding garden. It really is impressive.
    • There are spectacular elephant sculptures inside the Palace of the Lost City hotel, both in the restaurant and especially the courtyard that leads towards the Valley of the Waves.


  • Play golf at one of the two famous golf courses, the Gary Player Country Club or the Sun City golf course.
  • Swim in the valley of the waves. Some of the best water rides / slides in South Africa.
  • Try your luck with any of the 852 slot machines and 38 gaming tables on Sun City's casino
  • Watch a movie at their cinema
  • Eat at one of their restaurants
  • See a concert at the Sun City Superbowl
  • Zip 2000 (Also known as a ZipSlide, ZipWire, FlyingFoxes or Foefie Slide), Sun City Welcome Centre, +27 14 557-1544 (+27 14 557-3382, ), [2]. Tue to Sun, 9AM, 11AM, 1PM, 3PM. At 2km this is the longest zipslide in the world. During the slide you will reach speeds up to 140km/h. Departures are from the Welcome Centre. R295 per person (R60 for spectators that want view someone slide).



There are many franchised food outlets.


  • If you're gambling, drinks are on the house.


There are four hotels. For details an all the options available contact

  • Central Bookings, +27 14 557-1000 (fax: +27 14 557-3111).

or contract the individual hotels

  • The Cascades, +27 14 557-3447, [3].
  • Sun City Hotel, +27 14 557-4210, [4].
  • Sun City Cabanas, +27 14 557-1885, [5].
  • The Palace of the Lost City, +27 14 557-3111, [6].

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