Morula Sun Casino – Mabopane

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Situated north-west of Pretoria in Mabopane lies the Morula Casino and Hotel. A mere 20 minutes’ drive from Pretoria and with an exquisite view over-looking the Nooitgedacht Dam, the Morula Casino and Hotel is the perfect break away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The Morula Sun Casino has been operating for over 3 decades from its unique location and offers an intimate yet world-class casino, an African-inspired restaurant, a comfortable hotel as well as conference facilities, live entertainment, bird walks at the dam, a Mangwanani Day Spa, and a variety of family-friendly activities.

It’s no wonder it has become a favorite entertainment destination for both locals and travelers alike.


Whether you prefer playing the slots are sitting down to a riveting table game, you’ll find all this at The Morula Sun Casino. The casino is divided into smoking and non-smoking sections as well as an exclusive Salon Prive area. Smart gambling cards are used on all slot machines which limits the amount of cash that guests need to carry. There are over 500 coinless slot machines on the main casino floor as well as eight table games which include American Roulette, Poker, and Blackjack.

There are regular cash and car giveaways as well as jackpots and bonuses which add to the excitement of the casino experience.

Restaurants and Bars

Offering some of the very best restaurants and bars in the Mabopane, the Morula Sun offers guests top quality dining and entertainment experiences. The African-inspired Calabash restaurant offers a huge variety of cuisine options. From wood-
fired gourmet pizza to tandoori, burgers, grills, salads, and more. For something a bit lighter, visit Razoos Revue Bar for a light snack and refreshment while enjoying the latest big-screen sporting events.

The Lethabong Tavery also offers guests a taste of Africa with traditional cuisine and live entertainment.


The Morula Sun Hotel and Casino offer guests a peaceful, laid-back, and relaxing environment in which to enjoy a night out with friends or a quiet weekend away with a loved one. Enjoy a dip in the swimming pool at the hotel or simply take in the beauty of nature at the Nooitgedacht Dam or grab your fishing rod and see if you can catch anything. The Morula Casino Complex also offers a conference facility in which to host weddings, corporate events, or sporting events. The large Boma with a central fire pit creates the perfect ambiance for any event.

For families, a creche and games arcade is available to keep the kids entertained while the parents enjoy some casino action or enjoy a meal at the restaurant. If you’re looking for the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation, visit Mangwanani Day Spa
which offers luxurious pampering with a wide range of beauty and wellness treatments.


The luxurious Morula Hotel offers guests comfortable 3-star accommodation in the heart of Mabopane. Offering 73 rooms all immaculately decorated overlook the well-manicured gardens with views of the dam and swimming pools. The hotel offers internet access, a swimming pool, tennis court, day spa, and salon.

The Morula Sun Hotel and Casino complex offers a tranquil and inviting entertainment experience. With great weather all year round, a variety of exciting activities to keep the whole family entertained, Morula Sun Hotel and Casino has everything you need if you’re planning a riverside retreat.


Contact Details

Physical Address: Lucas Mangope Rd, Mabopane Unit U, Mabopane, 0190

Phone: +2712 799 0000


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Desert Palace Casino – Upington

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Situated in the heart of the Kalahari in Upington lies the Desert Palace Hotel and Casino Resort.

Home to lush green gardens and date palm trees, Upington lies on the banks of the Orange River. With soaring summer temperatures it’s a great place for a peaceful retreat after a desert-run in the Kgalagadi. Enjoy the tranquillity beside the river with its backdrop of rows of palms.

Situated on the Upington Golf Course, The Desert Palace Hotel and Casino Resort offer a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy all that Upington offers. Whether you’re looking for excitement or tranquillity you’ll find a world of entertainment at The Desert Palace Hotel and Casino Resort.


Whether you’re a seasoned gambler or just wanting to try your luck the Desert Palace Casino has something for everyone. There are 169 slot machines on offer in a variety of denominations ranging from 5c to R5. The slot machines on offer include slots, video, and poker machines.

There are six casino table games at the Desert Palace Casino including two Blackjack tables, one Poker table, and 3 Roulette tables.

All casino staff are extremely helpful and friendly and ensure guests understand how each machine or game works to ensure a pleasurable casino experience.


Bella Roma Pizzeria and Grill

This fully licensed restaurant offers as Sushi Bar, Seafood delicacies, Grills, and Gourmet Pizza. The weekly specials and pub lunches are a local favorite, so why not treat the family to a meal at Bella Roma Pizzeria and Grill, you won’t be disappointed.

The restaurant also offers a play area for the kids equipped with jungle gyms and a games room, making it a treat for the whole family.


As one of the best entertainment destinations in Upington, Desert Palace Hotel & Casino Resort fulfills all your entertainment needs and offers the ideal location for special event celebrations, year-end functions, weddings, birthday parties, and more.

The complex also offers the following entertainment options, to keep the whole family
entertained for hours:

  • Entretenga Games Arcade – Live like a kid again and try your hand at over 20 arcades and video games, or sit back, relax and enjoy one of the latest blockbusters at the 6-seater 5D Cinema.
  • 18-hole Upington Golf Course – A true Kalahari course with deep orange surfaces and well-maintained green fairways. The course plays to a length of 6032m and is rated 71. Although the course is fairly flat and straightforward, don’t estimate the challenge the wind factor could bring.
  • Delicia – A one-stop shop offering basic essentials to something sweet to nibble on.
  • Putt-Putt course – An 18-hole putt-putt course with panoramic views of the Kalahari, fun for the whole family.
  • Creche – Let your kids be entertained and looked after by professional and fully-trained childminders at the Creche.
  • Ten-pin bowling – 4-lane bowling alley, an exciting attraction for any family.

A mini-train ride – The Desert Palace Express offers loads of fun for both young and old with a scenic train ride along with the Upington Golf Course.


The Desert Palace Hotel offers comfortable accommodation in the heart of the Kalahari right on the Upington Golf Course. Offering a relaxed and tranquil environment it makes for the perfect location to enjoy a cocktail at the pool, cool down in the swimming pool, or take a stroll through the golf course. The hotel prides itself on personalized service with attention to every detail, offering exceptional accommodation offering to all guests.


The hotel offers 24 superior rooms and 36 standard rooms.

Local Attractions

For guests who are looking to explore the greater Kalahari region, take a shot' left and discover
some of the areas local attractions:

Orange River Cellars

Wine tasting with a difference. Taste a wide selection of well-priced wines, or opt to pair your wine choices with a selection of cheeses, olives, and biltong.

Kalahari-Orange Museum

Offering a journey into Kalahari history, the Kalahari-Orange Museum showcases amongst other things, the fascinating story of the Upington 26 who were wrongly jailed under Apartheid.

Kgalagadi Transfronteir Park

For guests looking for an adventurous breakaway, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is one for the bucket list. Witness the infamous red dunes of the Kgalagadi dotted with herds of springbok, gemsbok, and blue wildebeest. Get the chance to spot the huge black-maned lions who take refuge in camel thorn trees, or manage to find a leopard, eagle, or eland strolling the Kgalagadi plains.

Accommodation in the park is varied, with two main rest camps. Family cottages, chalets, or campsites are on offer. The Desert Palace Casino is an oasis of entertainment for the whole family. Whether it's a relaxing Kalahari retreat or an exciting entertainment destination you re after, you’ll be spoilt for choice with entertainment options for both young and old at The Desert Palace Casino.


Contact Details

Physical Address: 1 Olifantshoek Road, Keidebees, Upington, 8801

Phone: +27 054 338 4100


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The Boardwalk Casino – Port Elizabeth

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Located in Port Elizabeth, the Boardwalk Casino offers a unique entertainment experience. Famous for its luxurious accommodation provided on-site, the entertainment complex also offers a fabulous casino, a variety of popular dining options, a conference venue, and a bunch of family-friendly activities. As the only licensed casino in Port Elizabeth, the Boardwalk offers a large range of slots and table games.


If it’s the thrill of the game you’re after, The Boardwalk Casino will keep you entertained for hours. Found in either the smoking, non-smoking or Prive areas, the casino offers rows upon rows of top quality, smart card slot machines in a range of denominations starting from as little as 2c.

For guests looking to test their patience, skill, and luck, a variety of table games are found throughout the casino. On offer are favorites such as Blackjack, Roulette, Poker, Baccarat, and AmaDice.

Casino Bars

Sun Café – Open daily, the Sun Café caters for light meals and refreshments.

Charter Club Bar – Reserved for Diamond, Gold, and Platinum Sun MVG members, the Charter Club Bar found in Salon Prive offers a full-service bar.


An exclusive and super-luxurious gaming area reserved for high-rollers. The Prive lounge offers a variety of slot machines and table games all in varying high denominations. The lounge also offers a private bar with impeccable service.

Restaurants and Bars

A taste adventure awaits as you discover a dining sensation like never before at Summerstand at the Boardwalk. Feel like Italian? No problem! Greek, Asian, or anything in between. Whether it’s a family-friendly dining experience you’re after or an intimate restaurant to treat your loved one, you’ll find something you love at Boardwalk Casino.

From an upmarket buffet-style menu at Bayside Pantry to wood-fired pizzas, extravagant pasta, and gourmet salads at Col’cacchio. From decadent cocktails at Newscafe, authentic curry at Namak Indian Cuisine, or a casual drink at Tshawe Bar, there’s a taste for everyone at Boardwalk Casino.


As an entertainment complex that guarantees a family-friendly environment, The Boardwalk Casino aims to entertain with a variety of kid-friendly shows. Whether it’s concerts, magic shows, or kids shows, there’s always something happening at Boardwalk.

Conferences and Events

The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World is a one-stop entertainment hub. With world-class conferencing and event facilities it provides the perfect location for any event. The Boardwalk International Convention Centre offers a variety of conference venues all able to cater to a range of needs.

Located along the Golden Mile in Port Elizabeth with picturesque beach facing views, it is Port Elizabeth’s biggest and favorite conference facility. From weddings to corporate year-end functions, team-building events, product launches, or special occasions, the Boardwalk International Convention center can host any event irrespective of size.


For guests looking for fun things to do in Port Elizabeth, the Boardwalk offers everything you’ll want and more. With an endless selection of both indoor and outdoor activities for the young and the young at heart, you’re spoilt for choice at Boardwalk. With everything from a fully operational theme park to ten pin bowling, adventure golf, and go-kart racing to a Camelot Day Spa, Golf Course, and Shopping Mall, the fun never stops at Boardwalk.

  • Camelot Spa – Created as a haven to rest, unwind and revitalize, the luxurious Camelot Spa offers a range of beauty and wellness treatments to rejuvenate and refresh your mind, body, and soul.
  • Kids Entertainment – There is just so much on offer at Boardwalk for the little ones. From a supervised creche, arcade games at the Magic Company, and a theme park, it is a paradise for little ones.

The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World also offer Ten Pin Bowling, Go-Kart Racing, Adventure Golf, and Movies to keep the kids entertained.

  • Shopping Mall – If it’s a bit of retail therapy you need, you’ve come to the right place. The Boardwalk offers a contemporary shopping experience that includes a variety of boutique fashion and jewelry stores.
  • Humewood Golf Course – For avid golfers, the Humewood Links Golf Club, one of South Africa’s favorite courses is just a ten minutes drive from Boardwalk.


With a spectacular ocean view, the Boardwalk Hotel offers some of the most luxurious accommodation in Port Elizabeth. Offering 140 sea-facing rooms, the hotel is conveniently positioned close to the city’s best attractions. Inspired by 15th-century explorer Bartholomeu Dias, the friendly atmosphere of Port Elizabeth has been captured in the Victorian style architecture and musical fountain at the hotel.

Offering the finest in accommodation comforts and impeccable service, the Boardwalk Hotel in Port Elizabeth’s premier luxury hotel. Port Elizabeth is an all-around favorite holiday destination. From the friendliest city in the country to the great beaches and variety of entertainment available, there’s nothing you won’t love about Port Elizabeth.

Add in a stay at the Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World and you’ve got an exciting adventure on your hands.

Contact Details

Physical Address: Beach Rd, Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, 6001

Phone: +27 415 077 777



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Hemingways Casino – East London

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Inspired by the look and feel of famous author Ernest Hemingways luxurious Key West home, Hemingways Casino situated in East London is the city’s most famous one-stop Entertainment destination. Home to an exciting casino, spectacular restaurants, a movie theatre, kids creche, and a variety of live entertainment, a visit to East London is not complete without a visit to Hemingways Casino.


Echoing East London hospitality and character, Hemingways Casino offers an energetic and exciting gaming culture. A variety of slot machines, video poker, Blackjack, Poker and Roulette tables are available in designated smoking, non-smoking, and Salon Prive areas, for your enjoyment.

Hemingways Casino offers over 500 top-class slot machines in a variety of different denominations ranging from as little as 1c up to R25.

For guests looking to try their luck at table games, you'll be able to find Blackjack, Poker, and American Roulette.

Salon Prive

If it is a more intimate, personalised casino experience you're after, the Salon Prive is your answer. Guests who prefer to play in higher denominations are offered an exclusive gaming area that caters to their every need. From personalised service, a comfortable lounge, and a full bar with refreshments and snacks, Salon Prive will ensure an exclusive gaming experience.


If the casino isn’t you’re thing, we’ll keep you and your family entertained with a variety of attractions. Hemingways casino prides itself on being an entertainment destination geared for family fun. From mouth-watering restaurants to big-screen blockbusters at the movie theatre, live entertainment and events, kids activities, and a shopping mall.

For out of towners, luxurious accommodation is available at the Southern Sun Hemingways, a great base from which to explore East London and its surrounds.


Offering the biggest 2D and 3D movie screens in the Eastern Cape, Hemingways Casino will ensure you don’t miss out on any of the latest blockbusters.

Smallville Creche

Providing a safe and entertaining environment for children between the ages of 3 and 9 years of age. Trained staff will ensure the kids are kept entertained with a range of fun activities.

Hemingways Mall

Attached to the casino, the Hemingways Mall is home to over 180 retail stores and restaurants. From clothing and home décor to electronics, music, jewelry, and more, there's very little you won’t find at Hemingways Mall.


Create great memories at Hemingways Casino with a charming and delectable dining experience at one of the many mouth watering restaurants.


A trendy and chic restaurant and bar offering an airy ambiance and casual vibe. Situated next to the movie theatre, Felix offers a little bit of everything. From delicious breakfasts and brunches to generous burgers, gourmet pizzas, and a bit of South African cuisine. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it at Felix.

Key Largo

Experience the very best in East London Fine Dining at Key Largo. Situated inside the Southern Sun Hemingways Hotel, Key Largo offers a variety of unique cuisine with a live-action grill buffet. Dine-in style, dine at Key Largo.


Located on the grounds of the casino complex, The Southern Sun Hemingways offers premium 4-star accommodation. The hotel boasts 108 luxurious rooms all with free high-speed Wi-Fi internet access. The hotel has been rated as the best hotel in East London by TripAdvisor.

Meetings and Events

With its very own conference and events venue, Hemingways Casino makes for an attractive destination for corporate functions, special events, and weddings. Venue@Hemingways offers a variety of venue options that can accommodate groups between 10 and 780 guests all with state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities.

As a destination that offers everything on your doorstep, it is the perfect place to host your next
conference or event.

Local Attractions

Gorgeous weather, lazy beach days, and relaxed lifestyle make East London a wonderful city for locals and holiday-makers to explore. For guests wanting to take the road less traveled and do a bit of sight-seeing, make sure to include these must-see attractions on your list.

Fun in the sun at Gonubie Beach – As one of East-Londons Blue Flag beaches, Gonubie beach is ideal for strolls, kayaking, and frolicking in the waves. Beat the Summer Heat with a dip in the tidal pool and enjoy the beautiful seaside.

Forget Ireland, check out the Morgan Bay cliffs – One of East London’s favorite family vacay spots is the beautiful Morgan Bay. Be mesmerized by the breath-taking views of this quaint town. Head on over to the cliffs for sundowners to truly take in the beauty.

East London Museum – Home to the only 400-year old dodo egg in the world, the East London Museum is a must-visit attraction.

Elephant interaction at Inkwenkwezi – Walk on the wild side with an elephant experience at Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve.

Horseback adventures – Beach rides, game viewing, or adventure out-rides on horseback, a great way to explore the wild coast.

Take a trip to the Harbour – Opt for a river or harbor cruise by ferry for Sundowners.

Whether you’re looking for an exciting casino experience or a relaxing retreat, Hemingways Casino offers a little bit of everything. From high-stakes gaming to excellent dining, live entertainment, movies, kids activities, stylish accommodation, and more, Hemingways offers an exciting entertainment destination for the whole family.

Contact Details

Physical Address: Two Rivers Dr, & Western Ave, East London, 5201

Phone: +27 43 707 7777



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The Frontier Inn and Casino – Bethlehem

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Found in the charming town of Bethlehem in the Free State, the Frontier Inn and Casino is a boutique casino and entertainment resort situated en-route to Clarens. This Frontier-themed entertainment establishment offers visitors a lively casino, a great choice of restaurants and live entertainment, fun activities for the kids, a nearby golf course, and comfortable accommodation.

Let the adventure begin!


Striking it lucky has never been easier, or more exciting at the Frontier Inn and Casino. The casino offers both smoking and non-smoking designated sections as well as a Salon Prive lounge for high-stakes players.

There are 143 latest technology slot machines in various denominations as well as 10 casino table games comprising of American Roulette, Poker, and Blackjack.



The Coachman’s Saloon

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the very best in Bethlehem entertainment at The Coachmans Saloon. Providing a variety of entertainment 7 days a week, ranging from live bands, sports events, and themed events. Offering mouth-watering finger snacks and a variety of beverages as well as outdoor and indoor seating, The Coachman’s Saloon is your one-stop entertainment destination.


The Clarens Trout and Golf Estate With a picturesque 360-degree view of the Clarens mountains, a round of golf at The Clarens
Trout and Golf Estate is the ideal way to spend the day. All 18-holes are positioned around the river, it’s trout dams and various waterfalls, and established Willow and Poplar trees are scattered around the fairways.

The Magic Company

Offering a variety of modern video and arcade games for kids of all ages, The Magic Company will keep the little ones entertained for hours on end.



The Beef Baron Grillhouse

If it’s the perfect steak you’re after, you’ve come to the right place. Offering the finest cuts, burgers, and grills in town, The Beef Baron Grillhouse guarantees a superior dining experience.


An assortment of on-the-go meals to suit every taste.

Nearby Attractions


Golden Gate Highlands National Park

Situated at the base of the majestic Maluti Mountains in the eastern part of the Free-State is the Golden Gate Highlands, National Park. The park offers 11 600 hectares of highland habitat home to a variety of mammals including Wildebeest, Blesbok, Springbok, Zebra as well as an astonishing variety of birdlife including the endangered bearded vulture and bald ibis.

Accommodation is available within the park and there is a multitude of adventurous activities
available for nature lovers.

Horse Riding

Enjoy the scenic splendor of the Free-State by horseback. Horse riding trips range from casual 1- hour rides to more adventurous overnight outrides.

River Rafting

Looking for a bit of action? Why not try grade 3 and grade 4 white river rafting? The Ash River, just outside of Clarens, enjoys high water levels all year round that’s to the flow it gets from the Maluti Mountains, making it perfect for white river rafting.

Game Drives and Hiking

Take in all that mother nature has to offer by enjoying a range of outdoor adventure activities in the Free State. Put on your hiking boots and head for the hills with an overnight stay at a hiking hut. If you’re looking for something a bit more subtle, jump on a 4×4 game viewer and head for the park for a sunset game drive where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the wild animals.

Basotho Cultural Village

Found at the foot of huge sandstone mountains lies the Basotho Cultural Village. Take a peek into the daily lives of South Sotho people. See how the Sotho people from as early as the 16th century lived and what type of lifestyle they led.

Conferences and Events

The Frontier Inn and Casino offers two venues which have facilities to cater for small conferences, meetings, and private functions for up to 80 guests. Both venues offer air conditioning, adjustable lighting, and state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment.


For guests wanting to explore the Free State and surrounding areas, the 3-star Metcourt Hotel offers the ideal home away from home. With 21 comfortable rooms, all stylishly decorated it is the perfect destination from which to experience the tranquility and beauty of the Free-State. There is something magical about the Free-State. From the majestic mountains and tranquil rivers to its abundance of adventure activities and perfect hideaway spots, a trip to the Free State is an absolute must.

Couple it with an exciting visit and overnight stay at The Frontier Inn and Casino and you’ve got a recipe for adventure. Offering everything from a thrilling casino to the best restaurants in town, live entertainment, golfing, and cozy accommodation, it is without a doubt a destination worth exploring.

Contact Details

Physical Address: Johan Blignaut Drive N5, Panorama, Bethlehem, 9700

Phone:+27 058 307 6000



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