South Africa’s Sun City Celebrates 40 Memorable Years

The start of a new era in entertainment and leisure for South Africans happened 40 years ago when Sol Kerzner, the hotel magnate opened the doors to Sun City. It instantly captured the imagination of all entertainment-starved locals. It was the first time South Africans could explore the forbidden delights of international artist, the thrill of gambling and the extravaganza or topless dancers.

Sun City Most Exciting Entertainment Destination for Wild Life Enthusiasts

Sun City evolved into an all-encompassing and most exciting leisure and entertainment destinations. It not only attracted the attention of the locals, but its vibrant nightlife, wildlife, outdoor adventures, golf and award-winning spa ensured an inflow into the country via a massive number of international visits. The adrenaline-pumping atmosphere of the casino appeals to all ages, while the human-made wave pool was perfect for children.

2016 Multi-Million Refurbishment

A multi-million-rand refurbishment took place in 2016 to revitalise the iconic appeal of Sun City to ensure it remained the top entertainment hub in the country and one of the best globally. Currently, Sun City offers well over 30 different restaurants, cigar bars, lounges, several family-friendly eateries and fine dining. The Valley of the Waves features seven water slides while the Chimp & Zee robe adventure course is one of the greatest.

The Palace of the Lost City

Visitors also have a wide variety of choices when it comes to hotels, the five-star hotel at Sun City is called The Palace of the Lost City and offers African opulence. There is also the five-star Cascades hotel boasting secluded luxury. The Vegas-style four-star hotels are centred in the resort. There is also the Cabanas that offers island-style hotel accommodation.

Exceptional Bars & Restaurants at Sun City

The choice of restaurants is merely sensational, Legends pays tribute to the icons that have visited Sun City, and this contemporary grill house opened in 1979. The most popular Mediterranean dishes are served in the most fantastic setting at Bocado. The Grill Room is the perfect restaurant for the best grills and steak in the North West. Decadent high tea and the most extensive breakfast buffet is served at Crystal Court. A rustic microbrewery feel is what you’ll find at The Brew Monkey, while Vibes is all about sports and this bar offers a laidback retro-feel. The Place’s Tusk Bar & Lounge is best for light meals and cocktails. Sundowners and lunch on the Cascades deck are a not-to-be-missed experience. Amazing South African cuisines are served at The Shebeen.

Sun City Leisure Activities

The Forest of Lights at the Cascades is a tropical garden transformed into a kaleidoscope of colour at night. The most upmarket nightclub is the Encore while an Afriganza experience takes place at the Segaetsho Culture Village where traditional music, dancing crafts and games take place. The Gary Player health spa and gym offer as much relaxation or physical activity as you desire, while Sun Central is the where tenpin bowling and movies take place.