South Africa's flagship holiday resort, Sun City is an entertainment mecca just 2 hours’ drive from Johannesburg. With attractions that include a casino, man-made beach, championship golf courses, a safari park and more, it’s no surprise that Sun City is a favourite destination for families, couples and groups of friends. Just because the North Westis a landlocked province, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a beach day! One of the biggest attractions in Sun City is the Valley of Waves with its own artificial beach. Here you can enjoy numerous thrills and even surf the waves in the Roaring Lagoon.
What we love about Sun City holidays
There’s a world of entertainment for the entire family to enjoy, from golfing to adrenaline-fueled adventures and big 5 safaris to arcade games and more.
Sun City is only a 2-hour drive from Johannesburg, making it an excellent choice for mid-week breaks and weekend getaways.
It’s South Africa’s only landlocked surf-and-safari destination.
Bonus, there are various accommodation packages, to suit every budget, to choose from in Sun City. Take your pick from 5-star luxury at The Palace or Cascades, or enjoy chic Soho (the original Sun City hotel). For a more family-friendly option enjoy a stay at the Cabanas hotel. Browse our 2022 Sun City holiday packages below and let's plan your trip today.
Things to do in Sun City
Sun City holidays are all about having the time of your life. There are so many things to do in this legendary entertainment mecca, you won’t know where to begin. For a romantic getaway with your partner, a wild weekend with friends or a holiday with the whole family, Sun City Resort has it all. Tee-off on a championship golf course, watch a world-class concert, party the night away in a chic club, be pampered at the spa, see a movie, go on a bush adventure... then recover on the beach at the Valley of Waves before doing it all over again!
Things to do in Sun City
Visit South Africa’s most exciting water park, the Valley of Waves.
Take a Segway tour around Sun City resort.
Go on a hot air balloon ride over the Pilanesberg National Park, followed by a Big 5 game drive.
Explore the Maze of the Lost City, the largest permanent maze in the Southern Hemisphere.
Enjoy a round of golf on a choice of two world-class courses.
Explore the Palace of the Lost City, an architectural marvel, and its man-made jungle.
Visit the Hall of Fame, which pays homage to South African sports legends and celebrities.
Try your luck at the legendary casino.
The original home of entertainment, Sun City truly is “a world in a city”. You won’t easily run out of things to do. Find your fun with a Sun City holiday package from Thompsons Holidays. Book now!
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