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It's Rustenburg’s location, however, just 40km southeast of Sun City and Pilanesberg National Park, that is its main selling point – it's an option for travellers wishing to visit these major attractions without paying high accommodation rates.


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$204.07 Cultural & Theme Tours

Pilannesburg Game Reserve and Sun City Full Day Tour from Johannesburg 2,800

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sun City Casino, Rustenburg, North-West ProvinceThese tour departs from your hotel location in Johannesburg at the scheduled time. You depart early so as to make sure that you head to your destination and arrive on time. Along the way, you will get an opportunity to witness the beautiful scenery of South Africa Virgin landscapes and hills as you drive to your destination in the hot African sun where temperature in summer can soar up to 35 degrees. You can stop along the way for if you'd like to take a photo or 2 and sneak our way down to Pillanesburg game reserve where you can start exploring the various wildlife. Complete the tour by visiting the beautiful sun city with its magnificent hotels and man made beaches that looks so real. Time flies and before you know it, a day has passed and you make your way back to Johannesburg!Duration: 8 hours

$189.49 Cultural & Theme Tours

Sun City Day Tour from Johannesburg ZAR R2600

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Sun City Casino, Rustenburg, North-West ProvinceEmbark on your tour with an arranged pick up from your Johannesburg hotel on this magnificent day tour that will take you through Johannesburg's northern suburbs as you make your way to Sun City. Go past the Lesedi Cultural Village and continue for over an hour making possible stops to get refreshments as it can get hot in Africa. Arrive in Sun City and get ushered to get inside the Sun City complex. Once inside the various facilities to have fun are at your disposal including the man made beach which feels real with a variety of more fun spots. Before you know it, the day is gone and you will be all tired and ready to embark back to your hotel in Johannesburg.Duration: 6 hours

$10334 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

8 Night - Johannesburg & Sun City Golf and Safari Tour

ItineraryDay 1: Arrive at O R Tambo Airport where you will be met and transferred to the 5 Star Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton Stop At: Sandton City Shopping Centre, Sandton, Greater Johannesburg, GautengSpend first 3 nights at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton. Duration: 10 hoursNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: 5 Star Michelangelo HotelDay 2: Transfer to The Country Club Johannesburg for round of golf – return to hotel.Stop At: The Country Club Johannesburg, Auckland ParkPlay a beautiful 18 holes of golfDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 5 Star Michelangelo HotelDay 3: Transfer to Glendower Golf Club for round of golf – return to hotelStop At: Glendower Golf Club, Johannesburg, Greater Johannesburg, GautengPlay a fantastic round of golfDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 5 Star Michelangelo HotelDay 4: Transfer to Sun City Resort and check into the Cascades Hotel for 3 nightsStop At: Sun City Resort, Rustenburg, North-West ProvincePlay Gary Player Golf Course - 18 hole championship courseDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Cascades Hotel, Sun CityDay 5: Day 2 at the Sun city Resort Stop At: Sun City Resort, Rustenburg, North-West ProvincePlay the Lost City championship courseDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Cascades Hotel, Sun CityDay 6: Relax at the Sun City resort Stop At: Sun City Resort, Rustenburg, North-West ProvinceYour day of leasureDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Cascades Hotel, Sun CityDay 7: Transfer to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and check into the Bakubung lodge for next 2 nights.Stop At: Pilanesberg National ParkFully inclusive meals and 2 safari activities per nightDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bakubung ResortDay 8: 2 X Safari activities, fully inclusive mealsStop At: Pilanesberg National Park2 X Safari Activities, all meals includedDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Bakubung ResortDay 9: Transfer to OR Tambo International Airport for your return flight home.Stop At: O.R. Tambo International AirportTransfer to AirportDuration: 10 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$136.29 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transfer: Johannesburg to Sun City

Your shuttle will pick you up from the airport, your hotel or from home at your desired pickup time. You will be driven safely and timely to Sun City Resort Town in Rustenburg. En-route you will enjoy the amazing scenery of low hills, mountains, South Africa natural vegetation and enjoy stop-overs along the way to buy fresh fruits from the street vendors. You have an option to change your booking from Sun City to Pilanesburg National Park a few miles away. When you get to Sun City, there will be plenty of entertainment to choose from because of the varying options available, even for the most laid back person. However, the more active you are, the more fun you’ll experience here at Sun City, including the most popular Valley of the Waves and Waterworld, where you can enjoy playing at the Beach (artificial) and playing on the slides. Many other places to visit include the Maze of the Lost City, Kamp Kwena Crocodile Farm, swimming, water skiing, parasailing, sunset cruises, jet skiing as well as the the Sun City Golf Course which have been acclaimed to be the best in South Africa.You will never run out of something to do as Sun City offers free shuttles in and around your hotel.

$191.31 Outdoor Activities

Johannesburg or Pretoria to Pilanesberg National Park Safari

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Pilanesberg National Park, Sun City, North-West ProvinceEncounter with wildlife Duration: 10 hours

$183.44 Tours & Sightseeing

Pilanesberg National Park and Lesedi Cultural Village Full Day Tour

The guide will pick you up at 5am in summer or 6am in winter from your place of residence  then proceed to the park. The day safaris includes lunch, transport and all entrance fees. Pilanesberg National Park is situated in the North West Province about 150km north-west of Gauteng and 60 km north of Rustenburg. Located at the extinct volcanic crater, Pilanesberg National Park makes it very unique amongst other parks in Africa. It covers an area about 58 000ha. In 1979 Pilanesberg National Park saw it biggest relocation of game ever – Operation Genesis. In this year more than 6,000 of game were introduced in the park. Pilanesberg boast the healthy population of lions, buffaloes, leopard, elephant, black and white rhino – Africa’s Big Five. Wide range of rare and common species of wildlife including the brown hyena, sable, wild dogs, cheetah, giraffe, hippos and tsessebe just to name but a few. Bird watching is excellent with over 360 species of birds. After lunch we will then leave the park for Lesedi Cultural Village with the option for stopping at the African Market for you to buy the Souvenirs.  Upon arrival at Lesedi around 15:30 , you will be welcomed to the Ndebele village before settling down to a multimedia presentation on the history of South Africa's rainbow nation. You will be then taken on a guided tour of each of the cultural villages, where you will learn the various rituals and folklore of South Africa's people, plus a few key phrases in local languages.Traditional song and dance rounds off the day's activities, followed by a dinner buffet of African fare fit for a king, hosted in the 200-seater Nyama Choma restaurant, where you can taste impala, ostrich or crocodile meat. The newer restaurant, the Nile Room, serves delectable cuisine from North Africa. At the end of the evening, you are invited to gather around the open fire to listen to tales of African mythology, or be escorted back to their cozy hut by members of their host family. Then Dinner will be served. Your drop off the your designated are will be around 20:00