17 Mar/14

Sun City!

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Taking a trip to Sun City? Have a little look over this blog post so that you know exactly what you do before you arrive, remember that Sun City has so many different things to offer for so many different people.

No matter where in Sun City you are staying, be it at the prestigious 5-star Lost City, the 5-star Cascades Hotel, the 4-star Sun City hotel or the family-focused 3-star Cabanas Hotel; there are many things for one to do.

Water sports or water activities are very popular at sun city, there is the Valley of the Waves – one of the most advanced water parks in the world. The Valley of the Waves is dominated by the Roaring Lagoon, a large mechanically-generated wave pool, fringed by a sandy, palm-lined beach; perfect for those scorching days. There are also rides for everyone to enjoy, test out your courage at the apply named Temple of Courage which plummets down a 17 meter, passes beneath a bridge and ends in a small sized pool. There are two body slide rides: called the Tarantula and the Scorpion; and there are two rides that use large inflatable tubes called the Mamba and the Viper. Surrounding the Valley of the Waves, the Botanical Gardens hide a number of unique experiences, including the Sway Bridge, secret adventure paths and the Hidden Cave Falls. Don’t forget to visit the Sun City lake where you can parasail, water-ski, canoe and wind surf.

Not really a water fan? Come visit a mini Las Vegas equipped with the intoxicating sound of the jingling slot machines, the flashing lights, and the promise of big winnings to those successful in flirting with Lady Luck. Sun City has two casino areas open daily! The casino at the Sun City Hotel also offers black jack, American roulette, poker, and punto banco. All the casinos work on a “SmartCard” Cashless system, no need to be intimidated Sun City also provides a school of gaming for all the first time players.

Love watching Golf? Why not come and try out some of the best golf courses in the world. Home to the prestigious Nedbank Golf Challenge, the Gary Player Golf Course features 18-holes with a par of 72. The course offers lightning fast putting surfaces, constant changes in elevation, and challenging water hazards that will thoroughly examine every aspect of your game. It is open seven days a week, remember to book in order to play.A stay at the Suncity Resort and a round of golf is certainly just the thing for any golf addict planning to visit South Africa.

Get the chance to feel like a tourist in South Africa, go and enjoy a game drive at the Pilanesberg Nation Park, get to see the Big 5 and over 7000 other animals! It is only a single days drive, so you are guaranteed to at least see most of the animals on your journey. Remember that even though we live in this country it is not until you go and see these magnificent animals, do we realise how truly lucky we are to live here.

This is truly a gem of South Africa, every aspect of it is child friendly and family friendly. Remember to book your stay in advance so that you can relax and enjoy.

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