For the ultimate family experience, Sun City Resort has more than 100 activities on offer and guests have complimentary entry to the Valley of the Waves, a thrilling water park with thrill slides, wave pool and lazy river. Sun City is also one of the places in South Africa where you are able to do a Hot Air Balloon Safari over the Big Five - elephant, rhinoceros, buffalo, lion and leopard. Pilanesberg Nature Reserve is also malaria-free making it perfect for families with young children.

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Stay at the luxurious Palace of the Lost City

Enjoy game drives in Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Enjoy the family-friendly activities on offer at Sun City Resort

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Day 1

Johannesburg - Sun City

Transfer from Johannesburg to Sun City Resort for your stay at The Palace of the Lost City. Inspired by the myth of a lost African kingdom, The Palace of the Lost City is set on the highest ground at Sun City, ensuring that its grand proportions and graceful towers are visible from across the resort. The fantasy of an African palace is indulged in every detail, from the stately volumes of the reception and dining areas to the mosaics, frescoes and fountains that enhance the architecture.

Day 2

Sun City Resort

Sun City Resort offers show-stopping entertainment and activities for the whole family, day and night. From cabaret shows to casino thrills, game viewing to golfing, there are plenty of things to do in Africa’s top resort! Spend your day exploring the 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 the Valley of the Waves, home to exciting water slides, a palm-fringed beach and lapping waves. (B)

Day 3

Sun City Resort

Sun City Resort offers plenty of family-friendly activities for kids of all ages, plus entertainment and events, with two cinemas, a theatre and nightclub. (B)

Day 4

Sun City Resort - Pilanesburg Game Reserve

After breakfast, transfer to Shepherd's Tree Game Lodge, located within its own exclusive-use zone in the south-west of the malaria-free Pilanesberg Game Reserve. Enjoy an evening game drive in an open safari vehicle to spot the Big Five. (B)(L)(D)

Day 5

Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Enjoy morning and evening game drives, and spend time with knowledegable game rangers to better understand the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, its environment, resident animals and the African landscape. Relax and unwind at the award-winning Amani Spa, with private treatment rooms enjoying an incredible view of the African bushveld. (B)(L)(D)

Day 6

Pilanesberg Game Reserve - Johannesburg

After a morning game drive and breakfast, transfer to Johannesburg for your onward arrangements. (B)

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