Sun City Casino North West

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sun City made history when it opened its doors during the Apartheid Era in 1979 in the North West. Starting as a bit of a ‘sin city’ for wealthy guests to gamble during a time when it was illegal to do so, Sun City soon became South Africa’s most famous holiday and entertainment destination.

Best known for its variety of exotic entertainment options, Sun City has developed into more of a mini-city than a casino complex. With an abundance of entertainment options, most visitors find it pleasantly bewildering.

Located just 200kms from Johannesburg and Pretoria, Sun City is situated right on the edge of the Pilanesberg National Park in the crater of an extinct volcano. This African-inspired Entertainment Park offers an unparalleled entertainment experience



Offering everything from endless gambling options to a multitude of family-friendly entertainment options, luxury accommodation, and adventure activities, Sun City has it all.


If you’re looking for glitz and glamour, look no further than the legendary Sun City Casino. Originally opened in 1979, the Sun City Casino has evolved into one of the country’s most spectacular casinos. Offering the latest gaming technology with the most popular slot and table games, Sun City Casino offers a thrilling gaming experience for both experienced and first-time gamers.

Sun City offers hundreds of different denomination slot machines as well as over 40 casino table games. Found throughout the smoking and non-smoking sections of the casino, all slot machine’s offer smart card technology in denomination ranging from 1c up to R100 in Salon Prive. With some of the classics like American Roulette, Baccarat, and Blackjack, the tables at Sun
City Casino offers hours of gaming pleasure.

Salon Prive

Available to Sun MVG cardholders, the exclusive Salon Prive lounge at Sun City Casino offers guests an intimate and more luxurious gaming experience including higher denomination slot machine’s and table games.



Restaurants and Bars

As one of the best holiday and entertainment destinations in the North West, Sun City offers guests endless dining options to suit any palate and budget. The diverse range of restaurants and bars includes luxury fine dining, family-friendly eateries, themed cocktail lounges, and fast-food outlets.

There’s something for everyone:

  • Experience fine dining at its best at one of Sun City's signature restaurants; Plume, The Peninsula, or Crystal Court
    Nothing beats a perfectly grilled Steak at The Grill Room
  • Family-friendly delicious meals at The Palm Terrace and Sun Terrace.
  • Feast on the freshest seafood at Ocean Basket or indulge in an extravaganza of Thai and
    Chinese dishes at Ying Tao.
  • Feeling the heat? Stop in at The Raj for authentic Indian Cuisine.
  • For those wanting a meal on the go, grab your favourite takeaway at the Village Food
  • Golfers can enjoy light meals and refreshments at the Gary Player Country Club or The
    Crocodile Lounge.
  • From chicken feet to pap and sous, The Shebeen offers some truly South African inspired
  • Relax and rewind with refreshing cocktails at The Palace Pool Deck, Luma Bar, and
    Lounge, The Tusk Bar and Lounge, or Cherry.
  • Celebrate a special occasion over a candlelit private dinner in The Palace Gazebo.

With so many great dining options, you’ll need to stay awhile to try them all.

Events and Entertainment

Home to some of the country’s most prestigious events and biggest names in entertainment, Sun City has seen icons such as Michael Buble, Elton John, Queen, and many more. Showcasing events that entertain the littlest family member to sporting and lifestyle events, one thing is for sure there’s always something happening at Sun City.

Conferencing and Events

The Sun City Convention Centre offers world-class event venues to suit any event. From large corporate functions, seminars, team-building getaways and smaller executive meetings, Sun City have a venue to suit any need.

Sun City boasts 27 conference rooms, three convention centres, and two auditoriums. With the variety of spectacular activities on offer at Sun City, it makes for the perfect conference or event venue.

In addition to the conference centre, Sun City also offers a range of indoor and outdoor venues located throughout the entertainment complex that will be sure to excite your guests. Each of these venues offers on-site conferencing and banqueting teams, complimentary wi-fi, and a wide selection of dining and accommodation options.


With a plethora of activities on offer at Sun City, whether you’re visiting for business or pleasure, Sun City offers an entertainment destination like no other.

Sun Central – A family-friendly entertainment extravaganza. Here you’ll find 2 floors of restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment options for the whole family.

The Superbowl also offers guests some of the biggest concerts and shows in South Africa.

Family-friendly activities

Sun City is the ultimate entertainment destination for kids to make magical memories. Offering everything from a multitude of outdoor adventures to indoor gaming and educational activities.

The fun never ends at Sun City.

Breakout – an obstacle challenge where players are required to solve a series of puzzles to escape the locked room

The Crocodile Village – a unique crocodile park within the resort

Finders Keepers – A scratch patch where kids treasure hunt for precious stones

Forest of Lights – During the Festive Season, the Cascades Hotel transforms into a spectacle of lights at night.

Jump Park – outdoor family trampoline park

The Magic Company – situated in Sun Central, offers the very best in the latest arcade and video games as well as ten-pin bowling.

Sun Movies – Movie theatre offering the latest blockbusters

Kamp Kwena – Trained childcare staff offer exciting and educational activity programs throughout the year

Mini Golf – An 18-hold mini-golf course ideal for the whole family

Mini Quad Biking – kids between 8 and 12 can down and dirty riding quads on the mini quad biking track.

Stimela Train – Explore Waterworld by train

Valley of the Waves – Bringing the beach to Sun City. A tropical paradise fringed with palm trees and crystal-clear water, The Valley of Waves is everybody’s favourite attraction.

The famous roaring lagoon is the main attraction in which two-meter-high waves crash to the surface creating an illusion that you’re out at sea. The water park offers an array of child-friendly water rides and activities.

From the Lazy River to the Tower of Terror, no matter how adventurous you are, fun in the sun at the Valley of Waves is not to be missed.


Experience Sun City’s nightlife by sipping on cocktails and dancing the night away.

Encore – A night club inside the hotel SOHO which offers a live DJ playing the hottest tracks.

Vibes – Catch the latest big-screen sports events, play around in the pool, or simply relax with a drink enjoying the live band.

The Revue Bar – Offers adult entertainment for special events, birthday parties, Bachelor parties, and more.


Home to the most legendary golf courses in South Africa, Sun City is famed as the country’s premier golfing destination. Offering two world-class golf courses, The Gary Player Golf Course and the Lost City Golf Course, any golfing fanatic will be in their element.

Outdoor Adventure Activities

Looking for something more adventurous? Sun City offers adrenaline junkies a variety of fun- filled outdoor activities.

Chimp and Zee – Rope Adventure Course over the Valley of the Waves

Mankwe Game Trackers – Offers a variety of safari and wildlife experiences in Sun City Zip 2000 – Southern Africa’s longest Zip Line

Pilanesberg National Park – Take a ride on the wild side exploring Africa’s Big 5 in their natural habitat with a guide game drive or hot air balloon experience.

Royal Wellness Spa and Gary Player Health Spa – offering a range of beauty and wellness treatments



With such a wide variety of accommodation options, Sun City caters to every guest. Whether you’re looking for exceptional luxury, comfortable self-catering, or family-friendly accommodation, there’s something for everyone.

The Palace – Sun City’s finest. The Palace of the Lost City offers 5-star luxury accommodation paired with impeccable service. A once in a lifetime experience.

Cabanas – ideal for young families and couples wanting to explore Sun City.

Cascades – Set within a tropical paradise, this 5-star hotel offers immaculate gardens and cascading water features.

Soho – Trendy hotel offering guests a choice of 9 different room types.

Sun Vacation Club – Timeshare holiday accommodation offering self-catering chalets set around a beautiful pool and entertainment area.

Bush Bungalows – Set beside the Lesatsi bush, the Sun City Bush Bungalows offer comfortable accommodation only 750m away from the Cabanas.

Sun City offers the ultimate family-friendly entertainment experience. Whether you’re looking for endless gaming in the spectacular casino, decadent dining, or an entertainment feast for the whole family, the Sun City entertainment complex offers an unparalleled entertainment adventure.

Grab the family and head on down to South Africa’s favourite holiday destination.



Contact Details:

Province: North West
Address: R556, Sun City, 0316
Phone: +27145571000

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