Sun City debuts new R1bn makeover

Following a R1 billion upgrade, the new-look Sun City casino and leisure resort was relaunched this week. The refurbished iconic North West entertainment complex underwent several changes including a new VIP gaming experience, a new entertainment centre, new water slides, a new adventure hub and the rebranding of the Sun City Hotel to Soho, with upgrades to encapsulate the eclectic hustle and bustle vibrancy of Soho in London and New York.

“Sun City remains the jewel in Sun International’s crown, setting the benchmark for leisure and business travel. Creating lasting memories for our guests is a core part of Sun…
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Sun City debuts new R1bn makeover

10 fun things to do in North West

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1.BILL HARROP’S ORIGINAL BALLOON SAFARIS

There are few more magical experiences than a hot-air balloon ride as the sun appears over the horizon.  The legendary Bill Harrop has been flying happy customers in baskets since 1981. Upon landing, you’re awarded a “Citation of Bravery”, personally signed by Harrop, followed by a delectable breakfast.

2.MAGALIESBERG CANOPY TOUR

The Magaliesberg Canopy Tour is an adrenaline-pumping Tarzan and Jane-style eco-adventure through the Magaliesberg Mountains, the second-oldest range in the world. Cabled slides are joined to platforms which have been built into the rocky…
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Top 5 bucket list golf courses in SA

Sun International Sun City

Gary Player Golf Course at Sun City. Image courtesy of Sun International.

Whether you have to cash in an insurance policy, sell the car or call in favours at the highest level, you need to do whatever it takes to get yourself a tee-time on one of these bucket list golf courses in South Africa.

  1. Gary Player Country Club, Sun City, North West: It’s an old favourite for a reason. As the home of the annual Nedbank Golf Challenge, generations of South African golfers…
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SA’s Big 5 most historic golf courses

Durban Country Club 2nd par. Image by Durban Country Club.

Durban Country Club 2nd hole. Image by Durban Country Club.

South Africa has a rich golf history, much of which has played itself out on the fairways of a few this country’s most historic golf courses. Here are five courses that need to be on your bucket list of SA’s most historic golf courses.

  1. Gary Player Country Club

Since 1981, this Sun City course has hosted some of the biggest names in world golf through the Nedbank Golf Challenge. It found…
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