Experience Sun City
An imaginative expression of Africa’s fabled opulent and highly sophisticated lost Kingdom come to life, Sun City with its resplendent Palace of the Lost City, has become legendary in its own time. Set in the heart of the African bushveld of the North-West Province of South Africa, Sun City is a veritable ‘millionaire’s playground’ of epic proportions offering incentive travellers an extraordinary, action-packed, fun and glamorous African adventure. With its world-class restaurants and bars, dazzling shows and casinos, Sun City is a renowned international entertainment, golf and casino resort which also offers malaria–free, Big 5 game-viewing in the adjacent Pilanesburg National Park as well as hot air balloon and elephant back safaris. The wide choice of activities from leisure to adventure, the magnificent venues and luxurious accommodation, all ensure an unforgettable, customized incentive program for your group.
- Set in the heart of the African bushveld of the North-West Province of South Africa
- Sun City is a veritable ‘millionaire’s playground’ of epic proportions
- Africa’s fabled opulent and highly sophisticated lost Kingdom
What to Do
Sun City Celebrate at an outstanding Gala Dinner event
A wealth of choice makes Sun City an absolute pleasure when planning a gala dinner event for your group. Whether it’s a grand banquet laid out in the Hall of Treasures, carved out of rock and overhung with a starscape ceiling, or a seafood feast in the tropical luxury of The Valley of the Waves. Outstanding traditional entertainment and the exotic sights, sounds and tastes will make for a sensational, unforgettable celebration.
Speed over ravines on the longest, fastest Zip Slide in the world
Zip 2000, situated at the Sun City resort, is a Zip Slide - also known as a ‘Flying Fox’ or a ‘Zip Wire’ - that is approximately 280 meters high and two kilometers long, reaching speeds of over 150 kilometers per hour. Solo and tandem rides are possible, and Zip 2000 offers a fantastic, adrenalin-charged team-building activity for incentive groups. Some say it is the most fun you can have without having to free-fall!
Drift over the Bushveld at Sunrise in a Hot Air Balloon
The Pilanesberg National Park boasts ideal conditions for hot air balloon safaris, and for a truly breath-taking, once-in-a-lifetime experience, this a must for incentive groups. Guests rise before dawn and transfer to the launch site on the game-studded plains. Take-off is exhilarating, and the incredible views of the picturesque wilderness in the early morning light will never be forgotten. Guests will experience peace and awe as they glide gently over the National Park, easily spotting the larger mammals. The 4-hour adventure ends with touch-down and a sumptuous champagne breakfast.
Visit the fascinating Motseng Cultural Village
The Motseng Cultural Village showcases the true African cultures and customs of the eight tribes of South Africa. Representatives from different cultures share their history, beliefs and customs with guests by means of song, praise singers, poets, narrators and dancers; which provide unique insights into the rich cultures, traditions, architecture, dress and regalia of South Africa. By sharing with guests, the villagers of Motseng uphold their cultures and honor their legends, display their unique artistic skills through arts and craft and demonstrate their hospitality by welcoming guests to an authentic African meal.
Put Your Skills to the Test on an Outdoor Adventure
The Outdoor Adventure Center at the entrance of the Sun City resort provides ideal, active team-building challenges in a safe and supervised environment. Guests can put their skills to the test with clay pigeon shooting, quad biking and archery.
Spot Africa’s Big 5 in the malaria-free Pilanesberg National Park
The picturesque 55 000-hectare Pilanesberg National Park is just a 15 minute drive from Sun City. Guests can enjoy early morning and afternoon game drives in open game vehicles skirting across the fertile plains encircled by a ring of majestic hills. Expert guides will be on the look out to show guests the famous Big 5 and other large mammals including Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile and Zebra. They will also highlight the myriad of other fascinating species of animals, birds and plants.
Ride The Valley of the Waves and Relax at Waterworld
The Valley of The Waves is set in the heart of the magical Lost City. Dominated by the Roaring Lagoon, a large mechanically-generated wave pool, the sandy beach of The Valley of the Waves is fringed by waving palms. In addition to the thrilling 1.8 meter waves, there are also 5 exciting flume rides. For those wanting to relax there is the sumptuous The Royal Bath swimming pool, surrounded by towering ruins in a thick jungle garden, and the domed Observatory Bar on the deck offers exotic cocktails and refreshing drinks.
Tee off on a Championship Golf Course
With 2 Gary Player-designed Championship Golf Courses, Sun City is a world-famous golfing destination, and home to one of the biggest golfing tournaments in the world. The 18-hole Gary Player Golf Course and The Lost City Golf Course have been skilfully designed to provide a challenging and enjoyable round for the keen novice and the skilled professional alike.
Flirt with Lady Luck at the world-class casinos
The rich jingling of slot machines and golden flashing lights are full of the promise of a big win for those who enjoy flirting with Lady Luck. Sun City has 2 exhilarating casino areas open night and day for endless fun. There are hosts of slot machines at both The Jungle and The Sun City Hotel Casinos, as well black jack, American roulette, poker, and punto banco. The Salon Prive and International Room offer much higher stakes.
Where to Stay
Sun City Hotel, Sun City
From the moment you enter the foyer your senses are filled with bold design and dramatic setting. The central area has been transformed into a jungle of lush foliage, cascading water and life-like boulders, encircling fast-moving slot machines. The hotel's view comprises a magnificent landscape of subtropical gardens and a sparkling swimming pool, and the world-famous Gary Player Golf Course. Dining is at the exotic Orchid Restaurant with its traditional Asian cuisine or the African-influenced Calabash Restaurant.More information
The Cascades Hotel, Sun City
Lush gardens, tropical birds and water features give The Cascades its unique and relaxing atmosphere. This is a sophisticated, elegant hotel that is reminiscent of the azure blue of the tranquil Mediterranean. Enjoy an exotic cocktail at the Sand Bar with its hint of Turkish music, dining at the Santorini restaurant or the alfresco island promenade with its shaded gazebo’s.More information
The Palace of the Lost City
Fit for royalty, this 5-star fantasy hotel evokes the all romanticism and awe of a lost and luxurious African Kingdom come back to life. Opulent and extraordinary, your guests will appreciate that no expense and not even the smallest details have been spared. From its soaring towers adorned with elephant tusks to its lavishly hand-painted dome, the architecture, aura and ambiance of the Palace of the Lost City is remarkable, imaginative and grand. There is a range of top restaurants, bars and lounges exclusively for guests, and the intricately decorated Grand Pool is the ideal place to relax in the warm African sunshine.More information
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~ Thea Eiselen, World Federation of Nuclear Medicine And Biology Congress 2010