Hot Air Balloon safari in Pilanesberg

Sun City Resort and Casino is Africa’s premier holiday and golf resort, in the North West Province of South Africa. Only 187km from Johannesburg. Huge domes, sculpted animals, glowing fiery torches, aged stonework, and soaring palms; on the shores of a tranquil lake; all surrounded by the imposing mountains of the Pilanesberg.

To get there, it is a short drive of approximately 2 hours in a hire vehicle. Or we can arrange a private road transfer to this unique resort. Sun City makes a great stopping point to break journeys to Madikwe Game Reserve. We can custom make a package for you.

Sun City Accommodation

There are four world-class hotels including the magnificent The Palace of the Lost City. This hotel takes its architectural and interior themes from a lavish lost African tribe fantasy.

Sun City accommodation - The Palace of the Lost City
The Palace of the Lost City

The other hotels on-site are Sun City Hotel, Cascades, and Cabanas.

All the accommodation is based on best available rates so contact us with you dates so we can quote you.


It offers many different entertainment and relaxation opportunities. As well as plenty of attractions and activities. Therefore it is suitable for all ages. The activities all include transfers where applicable. See Pilanesberg for more information.

Additionally, there is a casino.

Some of these activities are:
The Valley of the Waves* which is a man-made beach complete with water slides,
The Village People is a cultural village and shebeen (township bar),
Safari Game Drives in the Pilanesberg National Park,
Hot Air Ballooning,
Lion Park,
Elephant Back Safaris,
Quad Biking,
Clay Target Shooting,
Pedal boating,
Wake Boarding,
Jet Skiing,
Butterfly World.
There is just so much to see and do.

*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 6500 square meter (7560 square yards) wave pool with a palm-fringed beach. Hydraulic mechanisms can generate a 1,8 meter (6 feet 8 inches) wave every 90 seconds. Catch the tide and body surf to shore. Laze beneath a windswept palm, ride and slide your way to more thrills; and afterward; amble over to the beach bar where island cocktails and snacks await. All Resort residents enter the park free of charge by presenting their resident cards. Day visitors are required to pay an entrance fee to the park.

There are 2 world-class golf courses on-site; The Gary Player Golf Course and the Lost City Golf Course. See our Sun City Golf package.

Sun City has two golf courses
Sun City has two golf courses