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  • The Sun Never Sets in Sun City

    Mon, Feb 22, 2010

    South Africa

    Sun City is renowned the world over as Africa’s best holiday resort. It offers diverse entertainment hubs and places to relax. There is some activity in store for everyone. Most attractions at Sun City are world famous.

    Sun City Resort is unique in nature with its own African culture. Visiting this resort is dreamlike where you can indulge yourself in every desire. There are four premier hotels, including the majestic Palace of the Lost City. This hotel is like a jewel. The surroundings comprise of the beautiful rain forests. The design of the hotel is intended to draw feelings of opulence and awe.

    Each of the four hotels has a unique style of accommodation with characteristic ambience and style. Cabanas offers you your money’s worth with luxurious accommodation for your entire family. You will get your money’s worth no matter whether your interests lie in family fun or individual relaxation.

    Adjacent to the resort is the fabulous Pilanesberg National Park. It is part of the Big 5 of Africa and is also free from malaria. It is a paradise for game viewers and bird lovers.

    The guides are professionals with in-depth knowledge of the flora and fauna of Pilanesberg. The 580-km stretch of wildlife is diverse among the bushveld. The park houses the Big Five, which is nothing but the presence of five species of lions, leopards, rhinos, elephant, and buffalo.

    The safari is home to the one of the largest volcanic surroundings of the world. The nature of rocks makes it a geological goldmine. The city is ancient and the former volcano is a fine demonstration of an alkaline ring complex. The park contains rare minerals. Most of them are not important economically. It is, however, a geological landmark of the world.

    The facilities for golfing are the best at Sun City. South African golfer, Gary Player, designed two golf courses. The courses are open for both professionals and amateurs. The Titleist Golf Academy offers training to budding golfers.

    The Lost City Golf Course provides an 18-hole course with a magnificent backdrop of South Africa’ bushveld. The 13th hole is special as it features water inhabited by Nile crocodiles. This makes it one the most exciting golf courses of the world.

    Sun City offers unique activities which are fun and exciting. Some of the activities include elephant riding, quad biking, archery, and clay pigeon shooting.

    Take an elephant ride for up to an hour. Boarding the saddled elephants gives a joy that is unparalleled. You will need to enter the ‘Elephant Wallow’ to avail the rides. Witness the wildlife of the area through quad bikes. You need not have any prior experience in biking as you will be accompanied by guides.

    The ancient art of archery can be mastered at Sun City. Archery makes use of modern equipment. Experienced instructors are always at hand to guide you. With the 12-gauge shotgun, you can try shooting clay pigeons. It is sure to exhilarate you.

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