The Black Rhino Game Lodge is on the western side of the malaria free, ‘Big Five’ Pilanesberg National Park of South Africa’s North West Province, the Lodge provides a beautiful bushveld getaway.
Unlike any other national game park, the Pilanesberg hosts a combination of animal, bird, insect, reptilian and vegetation species, such as the Brown Hyena, Springbok, Red Eyed Bulbul and Camel Thorn tree. The Pilanesberg National Park is the perfect combination of the Kalahari and the wetter Lowveld. A major advantage of the Pilanesberg is that it is ‘Malaria Free’, which is not the case with other game parks further north. Sun City, best known for hosting the Million Dollar Golf Challenge and other spectacular events, lies on the border of the Pilanesberg, and is only a 33 km drive from the Black Rhino Game Reserve.
Included 2 x Open Vehicle Safaris per day
Guided Bush Walks
R545 per person, no children under 16.
Bird Watching, with a viewing Hide
South Africa is home to many different tribes, each with distinct songs, dances, traditional dress and cuisine. The Cultural Village offers visitors a taste of the rural life in an African village and provides local artisans an opportunity to showcase their art and crafts. Experience an authentic ‘shebeen’ or township tavern atmosphere, where you can taste traditionally brewed beer and typical South African dishes. Fees include curios, shebeen, village and boma.
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Kwena Gardens Crocodile Sanctuary
The Kwena Gardens Crocodile Sanctuary is located near the entrance to the resort. Home to 300 Nile crocodiles and the two largest captive crocodiles in the world, the sanctuary offers a fascinating activity for the whole family.
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No bookings required.
This extreme slide runs for 2 km (1.2 miles) at a height of 280 m (almost 920 ft). Riders reach speeds of up to a daredevil 120 km/h (75m/h) – guaranteed to get your heart racing and your adrenalin pumping! Go it alone if you feel brave or book a tandem ride and share the thrill.
Hop on a customized, guided tour of the resort on the all-fun Segway. No experience is required – after doing a comprehensive lesson with your instructor and guide, you will be zipping along the golf courses and gardens of Sun City, feeling like a kid driving your very first go-cart!
ACTIVITIES AT SUN CITY
Gary Player Golf Course
Designed by golfing legend Gary Player, this 18-hole par 72 walking course is located in front of the Sun City Hotel and Cascades Hotel. Home to the annual Nedbank Golf Challenge, with a first prize of $ 2-million, the course has hosted some of the biggest names in golf. It has been cleverly designed with imaginatively placed bunkers and multiple tees to give both novice and skilled golfers a satisfying round. The kikuyu fairways and bent-grass greens offer a near-perfect playing surface.
The elegant Gary Player Country Club provides a social hub for players and spectators alike. Its restaurant overlooks the rolling greens, the pro shop is stocked with golfing must-haves, and one floor is dedicated to the modern gym and luxurious spa. A pleasant 5 km (about 3 miles) running trail stretches alongside the course.
Lost City Golf Course
Also designed by Gary Player, this impressive 18-hole, par 72 cart course is located beyond The Palace at the Lost City. The course covers more than 100 hectares with various themes, from desert to mountains and parkland. It incorporates an impressive 28 000m2 (about 92 000ft2) of water features, with perhaps its most famous features being the water hazard on the 13th hole, which is home to Nile crocodiles! The course has a state-of-the-art clubhouse with a restaurant and pro shop, with a driving range and putting green completing the offering.
VALLEY OF WAVES & OTHER WATER ACTIVITIES
Sun City is home to two water theme parks, one dedicated to slides and rides, and the other to action-packed water sports. The Lost City’s premier attraction is Valley of the Waves, home to exciting water slides, a palm-fringed beach and lapping waves. The resort’s lake is home to Waterworld, where the attractions include something for the whole family, from bumper boats to parasailing.
The Valley of Waves
Sun City’s premier water theme park – the Valley of Waves – looks like a picture-postcard tropical island, complete with a sandy beach and lapping turquoise waters generated by a powerful wave machine.
There is a water slide for every comfort level, from easy-going tubing along a gentle stream to semi-submerged waterslides that careen downhill and the truly hair-raising 30 m (98ft) sheer drop!
Sun City resort offers complimentary access to Valley of Waves for overnight visitors. Valley of Waves has a food court offering tasty fast-food for those having too much fun to stop!
Sun City’s Waterworld
Expert instructors are standing by to give your family the most thrilling vacation yet at Sun City’s water park. Learn to wakeboard or water-ski, experience the rush of a jet ski or the fun of bumper boats. Kick start your adrenalin with parasailing or round off another perfect day on a sunset lake cruise.
The Waterworld facilities are open daily in summer between 9:30 am and 18:30 pm, and in winter 9:30 am and 17:30 pm. All water activities can be enjoyed in the year-round good weather that Sun City experiences.
OTHER ACTIVITIES AT SUN CITY
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