Sun City Resort
Pilanesberg, North West Province, South Africa
Sun City is a luxury resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa. It is located between the Elands River and the Pilanesberg, about two hours’ drive from Johannesburg, near the city of Rustenburg. The complex borders the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.
The resort has four hotels: Sun City Hotel, Cascades Hotel, The Cabanas, and The Palace of the Lost City. In addition to the four hotels, the complex includes extensive water features, pools and a lake. The Valley of the Waves waterpark, the Sun City Casino, and the Sun City Entertainment Centre are some of the additional resort facilities available to guests.
Sun City also has two international-standard 18-hole golf courses, the Gary Player Country Club and the Lost City Golf Course, both designed by Gary Player. The Gary Player Country Club is home to the prestigious Nedbank Golf Challenge that is held annually and sees some of the best golfing talent from all over the world competing for the title. The Lost City Golf Course is noted for the crocodiles resident in the water feature of the 13th hole.
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