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This province is known as the largest platinum production area in the world - it also provides a link between South Africa and Botswana and is home to some of the largest cattle herds.

Sun City

Sun City This Resort is 187km from Johannesburg and is often referred to the Las Vegas of South Africa drawing thousands of visitors each year.  It is situated in the Bushveld of the North West province and is surrounded by the Pilanesberg National game park which is malaria free and is home to South Africa’s Big 5 – Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Leopard and Buffalo.

Sun City has four hotels including two five-star hotels - The Palace of the Lost City +27 14 557-3111, The Cascades Hotel +27 14 557-3447, the four-star Sun City Hotel +27 14 557-4210 and the three-star Cabanas Hotel +27 14 557-1885Magnificent sporting and recreational facilities include two world class golf courses; The Gary Player Golf Course and the Lost City Golf Course. There are many things to do at Sun city including swimming in the valley of the waves which has some of the best water rides and slides in South Africa.  The casinos offer 852 slot machines and 38 gaming tables * drinks are free if you are gambling.

Outdoor activities also include horse riding, the Kwena Gardens Crocodile Sanctuary, the Village people Cultural Experience Arts & Crafts Centre, Butterfly World, Segway Safari which is a guided tour of the Sun City gardens and golf courses and the Zipslide which is 280 metres high and 2 kilometers long !


Pilanesberg National Game Park

This wonderful National Game Park is a few kilometers from Sun City and is also referred to as Pilanesberg Game reserve. 


Here one can see the Big Five, (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffallo), giraffes, hippopotamus, cheetahs, antelopes and over many bird species (over 300 bird species have been recorded in the area). Pilanesberg National Park is in a malaria-free area.