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South Africa Tours - Sun City & Pilanesburg

Travelling to South Africa for a short period of time and want to make the best of your tour in South Africa? In this instance, one of the best places to travel to in South Africa will certainly be Sun City and the Pilanesburg Game Reserve.

Situated in the North West province, Sun City is a mere two hour drive from Johannesburg - making it an ideal destination if you only have enough time for a short holiday in South Africa. One of the main reasons why this tourist destination is so popular is because it really offers a great deal for individuals to do whilst on a family holiday or even a honeymoon in South Africa.

The magnificent Pilanesburg Game Reserve in this area of the country provides excellent and memorable safari tours for visitors. The big five as well as an array of South Africa’s greatest wildlife can be found at the reserve, and because it is so close to major cities - it really proves to be convenient and accessible even if you are only visiting the country for a few days.

The reserve provides open vehicle game drives to visitors, which will ensure you do not leave your safari holiday without seeing an array of South Africa’s finest animals. The benefits of a professional game drive are numerous. Not only will you be in the company of experienced trackers and game rangers who will be able to track and point out animals you may easily miss - you will also gain vast knowledge and insight into the habits and lives of many magnificent creatures. An arranged game drive means you will not have to navigate any roads and try and spot animals at the same time - you can simply sit back, relax and absorb the beauty of Africa and enjoy your safari in South Africa. The Pilanesburg Game Reserve also offers game walks with a ranger which will give you the opportunity to discover South Africa’s wildlife up close and from a different perspective.

Next to the Pilanesburg Game Reserve, is the famous Sun City in South Africa. This resort truly offers something for the whole family - making it ideal for a family holiday in South Africa. There are four hotels located in the resort, allowing for luxury family holidays and of course reasonably priced accommodation should you prefer.

Sun City boasts two magnificent golf courses, both designed by South Africa champion golfer, Gary Player - which makes it an exciting destination for amid golfers. If golf is not really your passion, do not despair - this area of South Africa offers so many different things to do during your tour in South Africa, you may not know which to choose! For kids and adults alike Sun City has a top class water themed park. The Valley of the Waves has a number of water related rides and facilities for all tastes -smaller pools for children and of course fast exhilarating water slides for the more adventurous. It also has a beach with mechanically generated waves where you can simply relax and enjoy the South African sunshine.

The resort certainly caters for individuals enjoying a family holiday as there are numerous activities for children such as movies, putt-putt, trampolines, an animal farm, bird park and of course the games arcade in an entertainment area. There are also professional babysitting services available at the resort. Sun City is also famous for its two large casinos with numerous slot machines, poker, roulette and so forth - who knows, you might walk away a millionaire! There are also cabernet shows and productions one can enjoy in the evenings.

Situated close to Sun City and the Pilanesburg Game Reserve are many additional attractions you may want to include during your short tour in South Africa such as a visit to a lion park, cultural tours, hot air balloon rides, gliding and so forth. You will definitely find something fun to do in this exciting area of South Africa during your family tour.

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