Sun City is within easy driving distance of Johannesburg - also known as the ‘City of Gold’. The largest city in South Africa, Johannesburg is alive with excellent accommodation, museums, galleries and world-class shopping venues.
Also within easy driving distance of Suncity are 2 excellent malaria-free wildlife reserves. Both the Madikwe Private Game Reserve and Pilanesberg Game Reserve - 2 of South Africa’s biggest reserves - offer exceptional safaris.
A mere hour and a half from Sun City, the Madikwe Private Game Reserve is fast becoming a firm favourite safari destination.
Its 75 000 hectares are populated with a wide variety of species, including the Big 5, cheetah, hyena, giraffe, hippo and various antelope.
Situated adjacent to Sun City, the Pilanesberg Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s biggest reserves and is home to the full Big 5 contingent as well as a multitude of other species ranging from hippo to giraffe and hyena.
The reserve encompasses a variety of differing habitats, so while the wildlife is plentiful, it is also varied.
Johannesburg, or Joburg as it’s commonly known, is a fast-paced city with a unique character and a bustling vibe. The city offers a variety of experiences, including historical tours, museums and top-class shopping.