While Johannesburg is a bustling city, it is Sun City situated about two and a half hour drive from Johannesburg that is the ultimate destination for all round entertainment and tourists. The resort comprising 4 hotels has a multitude of activities on offer, making for a complete holiday package for families and groups. 

For the younger ones and the hydrophiles, there is nothing more thrilling than the Valley of the Waves which features waves as high as 1.8 metres every 90 seconds. There is another entertainment area that has a simulated volcano erupting and earthquake experience. Sun City is also the gambling haven in South Africa for those interested in trying out the odds at the casinos in the resort.

A trip to Sun City can also be combined with some excellent safaris and stays in the adjoining Pilansberg Reserve or the nearby Madikwe Game Reserve which is dominated by the Kalahari bushveld.

The attractions of Sun City are suitably complimented with two of the best golf courses in South Africa – the Gary Player Golf Course and the Lost City Golf Course making golf in Johannesburg & Sun City a must do trip while in South Africa. 

Truly, a trip to Sun City can be one of the best overall holiday options given the variety of attractions that it offers.

BEST TIME TO GOLF IN JOHANNESBURG & SUN CITY: Johannesburg: The summer months run from October to March. The Temperatures are highest during December & January with temperatures reaching 28 degrees. The summer months also see rainfall which are sudden usually in the afternoons and don’t last for long. The winter months are from May to July when the climate is dry and warm. The day time and night time temperatures see a big difference so the nights can be cold. The spring season from August to October see rising temperatures and is a pleasant time to visit Johannesburg with lots of flower blooms.

Type of Climate in Johannesburg & Sun City: Subtropical Highland climate 

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There is non-stop entertainment for everyone in the family at Sun city. Full filled activities for children, casinos, safaris, golf & other activities, your vacation is definitely going to be busy.


GETTING THERE: Johannesburg has a well-connected International airport & many airlines fly into the city. Sun City has a domestic airport and there are daily flights from Johannesburg.

By Road: Sun City is just 2.5 hours from Johannesburg and you can either drive down or take a taxi or bus to the resort region. 

CURRENCY: Rand (ZAR) | Avg Currency Value: 1 USD = 13 ZAR (Currency Converter)

VISA: Nationals of many countries do not require a visa to enter South Africa for stays of up to 90 days, 30 days or as specified for certain countries. We recommend that you check with your local South African Embassy/Consulate for more details.