Internationally acclaimed entertainment and casino complex at Sun City Resort and The Palace of The Lost City with its two million annual visitors, is the Mecca for local and international tourists. A popular luxury holiday destination with the spectacular Gary Player Country Club golf course renown to host the Million Dollar Golf Challenge annually.
Sun City, unique in the context of world resorts, with a combination of features unmatched anywhere, draws thousands of visitors each year to its four top-quality hotels and luxury vacations, plus magnificent sporting and recreational facilities including 2 world class golf courses and the magical Lost City water-park, The Valley of Waves. Only 187 km from Johannesburg, the resort, situated in the bushveld of South Africa's North West Province, is surrounded by the imposing mountains of the Pilanesberg.The malaria-free Pilanesberg National Game Park is home to South Africa’s Big 5 - Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Leopard and Buffalo.
Game viewing on horse back, guided game drives or from hot air balloons are great ways to spot the Big 5. The park also celebrate a large White rhino population with the popular wild dog programme which is best viewed at feeding time when an antelope carcass is deposited in the large enclosure for these protected animals.
The Resort has been awarded Gold classification from the Heritage Programme for its commitment to the principles of sustainable and responsible environmental practice. In addition to its Gold Heritage status, Sun City Resort was awarded the 2007 Overall Imvelo Responsible Tourism Award in South Africa. Imvelo, meaning “nature” in Nguni, forms part of an ongoing hospitality industry campaign to encourage industry members to accept voluntary guidelines by promoting responsible tourism. This world class resort is home to one of the Leading Hotels of the World, The Palace of the Lost City. For a holiday unequalled in beauty, variety and interest, Sun City has something for everyone. The wide choice of conference venues ensure a level of convention and banqueting facilities which few can beat.
The Palace of the Lost City is part of The Leading Hotels of the World. The Leading Hotels of the World brand is internationally recognized as the definitive mark of excellence in hospitality.