SUN CITY RESORT ACTIVITIES
The following activities and entertainment are available to guests staying at
Sun City Resort.
VALLEY OF THE WAVES
The Valley of Waves, which legend declares is the original "Valley of the Sun",
is the master of recreational water-parks in the world; a pleasure Kingdom for
thrill seekers. The Valley of Waves is where visitors can surf 1.8m high waves,
plunge down the Temple of Courage and sunbathe on swathes of white sand
Located in The Lost City, the Valley of Waves is a water theme park with
exceptional recreational features and activities. One of the rides, the Temple
of Courage is an extreme slide with a 17-metre drop. Brave-hearts drop 28 feet
down a 70-metre chute, hurtle under a bridge and plunge into the sparkling pool
below. This pastime is not for the faint hearted.
The 500m long Lazy River will carry visitors on a gentle current past wonderful
attractions. There’s a gentle sloping tropical palm-fringed beach and Adventure
Mountain’s is children’s paradise with waterslides and pools where they can play
or explore in safety. A team of expert lifeguards patrol the Valley of Waves.
The screams of exhilaration reverberate off the surrounding rock face of this
amazing water park, which has been designed to resemble the re-emergence of a
Take a walk in our beautifully landscaped gardens situated in the Valley of
Waves. Each trail covers a different habitat and many bird and plant species can
A beautiful lake surrounds the Cabana's hotel and offers pleasure to all who
revel in water sports. The range of water sports is radical, the pleasure
Jet Skiing - Try your hand at a watersport that will take your
breath away - as you let the throttle go, you feel the roar of the engine
between your legs and the erratic pounding of your pulse. Jet skiing is raw
power and your craft is set to perform. At Waterworld there are Jetski
facilities for beginners and for those with more experience. Come and shred
water on our lake.
Water skiing - Water Skiing is considered to an extreme sport
and lovers of the sport say it is all about making a splash. As you pull out
behind the high powered ski boat, the water rushes up to meet you as you
gingerly cling to the rope, balancing precariously until the power of the
engines levels you out. The thrill of crossing the wave and the power of the
spray of the shalom ski is an exhilarating and giddy sensation. There is nothing
to beat it on a hot African summer's day.
Parasailing - A parasail that keeps you grounded - well almost.
As you soar above the tree-line, you feel the gentle throb of the power boat
anchoring you to the line, but it's tenacious and that's the adrenalin kick. You
gently sway in the wind then nose dive like a swallow as you plummet towards the
water, and then suddenly tango into the wind with an effortless ballerina's
The dense rugged bushveld of the Sun City Resort lends itself to horse riding.
Take a gentle canter around the resort on horseback, meander through the
indigenous forests accompanied by experienced guides and enjoy the splendour of
this ancient volcanic landscape, with a brisk walk or a leisurely canter.
One of the finest ways to experience the bushveld is on horseback. You might
surprise small game such as bushbuck or duiker and there is also a wide variety
of bird life. All rides are led by experienced riders/guides and all riding
abilities are catered for. Guests are taken out on either experienced or novice
rides so that everyone in the group enjoys a similar experience.
Hot Air Balloon Safaris - In the early morning, a burst
of colour emerges against a flawless sunrise backdrop. Passengers aboard the Hot
Air Balloon, can enjoy the taste of South African sparkling wine before viewing
the full spectrum of the Pilanesberg National Park. On landing you are whisked
away to a game lodge where a sumptuous breakfast is served.
KWENA GARDENS CROCODILE SANCUARY
This is one of South Africa’s largest crocodile farms and is home to over 300
Nile crocodiles. Feeding time daily at 16:30.
THE BIRDS OF PREY CENTRE
Experience the magic of birds of prey flying freely in their natural environment
with our free flying displays. Lasting approximately 45 minutes. Spectators will
see hawks, falcons and owls at close range.
Maps are available from the concierge desk for the 3km and 5km jogging trails
around both the Lost City and the Gary Player Golf Course. The trails are all
very scenic and well marked according to distance and direction.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CENTRE
The Outdoor Adventure Centre operates from the Letsatsing Game Park directly
adjacent to the Sun City complex and bordering the Pilanesberg National Park.
Designed to appeal to those who enjoy extending their minds and bodies, the
centre offers an African outdoor adventure.
The Adventure Centre offers Quad Bike adventure trails for adults and
youngsters, clay target shooting, archery and drum circles.
The Quad Bike - The adventure trail takes about an hour and a
highly skilled guide conducts the trail. Internationally accepted safety
standards apply and no previous experience is needed as instruction in handling
the vehicle forms part of the package. The
adventure is not available to anyone under 16. There is a fully supervised
circuit event for youngsters.
Clay Target Shooting - An elegant and relaxing activity.
Instructors guide participants and there is no need for previous experience. Restricted to 20 participants at a time.
Archery - Guests are introduced to this ancient art using
modern recurve bows and more contemporary equipment such as compound bows and
Drumming - An excellent way for a group of people to get more
closely acquainted with the energetic rhythms of Africa. Drummers pay a fee.
Throughout the world, gaming has become a fashionable and
acceptable form of entertainment. This article serves to guide you through some
of the basic rules and etiquette of Sun City's table gaming facilities.
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
You may try your luck at, American Roulette, Blackjack, Stud Poker and Punto
Banco. The concepts behind these games are very simple and once grasped open up
new dimensions of excitement and entertainment.
For the first time visitor the casino floor can look quite bewildering, the
continuous hustle and bustle of players making their bets. The shouts of joy and
disbelief when the roulette ball lands on the winning number. The steady swish
of the blackjack cards coming out of the shoe and the general vibe of excitement
and anticipation, presents a vista of organised chaos. But you can't help
thinking: "Wow", where do I start and how can I get involved?
Sun City School of Gaming - The Sun City School of Gaming is
pleased to be able to offer free lessons in the skills and etiquette of all our
Casino Table Games. Lessons must be booked a minimum of 48 hours in advance
through the Casino MVG desk. Groups over 10 people are by special arrangement
with the Casino Management and must be booked one week in advance.
Sun City's Cultural Village is up and running
with its Shebeen and helicopter flips.
Curio Shop is operational from 9:00 to 18:00 and
stocks handcrafted items made on site by the village crafters
Tours will take place every day as follows:
09h30,10h30,11h30,14h30,15h30 and 16h30.
Experience an authentic South African Bar,
home-cooked buffet dinner, shoot some pool and relax to the contemporary
jazz and kwaito hits at the Shebeen situated at the Motseng Cultural
Butterfly world at the Cultural Village is not to be