The Pilanesberg National Park, the fourth largest National Park in Southern Africa covers an area of 58 000 hectares and is less than 2 hours’ drive from Pretoria / Johannesburg. Encircling this unique area are four rings of hills; a geological fascinating alkaline complex produced by volcanic action some 1,2 billion years ago.
The Park boasts healthy populations of lion, leopard, black and white rhino, elephant and buffalo – Africa’s Big Five. There is a wide variety of rare and common species. A few of the endemic species that may be seen here are the nocturnal brown hyena, the fleet-footed cheetah, the majestic sable, as well as giraffe, springbok, zebra, hippo and crocodile.
Bird watching is excellent with over 360 species recorded.
Situated in the Bushveld of South Africa’s North West Province and surrounded by the imposing mountains of the Pilanesberg – draws thousands of visitors each year to its four top-quality hotels, magnificent sporting and recreational facilities including 2 world class golf courses, and the magical Lost City water-park, The Valley of Waves. Sun City has dazzled the international community with its glamorous casinos, gourmet restaurants, extensive sports facilities & star-studded spectaculars.