Looking to book a long overdue trip to Sun City from Johannesburg? Or perhaps you are an international traveller who is captivated by the luxury resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa. Sun City is a premium South African getaway located between the Elands River and the Pilanesberg, about 2.5 hours drive northwest from Johannesburg.
Perfect for locals to spend a weekend away, and world-class standards to wow any international travellers, “The Lost City” is a place of indulgence, entertainment and fun! We are here to tell you that you need not worry about packing because have got you covered on that front.
Here is the ultimate travel checklist every visitor to Sun City should use.
Something fancy for the casino
3x or more short-sleeved shirts (something cool to wear)
Short and a pair of jeans or dress pants
Jacket or sweater
Hat and Sunglasses
Shampoo and Conditioner (although these may be found in most hotels)
Ointment for bites, scratches or burns
Medication for nausea and headaches
Copy of your prescription
Book accommodation and save your hotel room number on your phone
Book your Magic Transfers shuttle from Johannesburg to Sun City
Book your Pilansberg Safari and see the Big Five!
Arrange with a friend to take care of your pets and home while you’re gone
ID (to enter casinos and bars if you’re still a bit young)
Unplug all of your appliances
Let your security company know that you will be leaving
Extra plug (adapter plug if you are travelling from overseas)
Sun City Travel tips:
Just relax. Sun City is meant to be a fun entertainment resort where everyone’s wildest dreams come true. Don’t overthink everything.
If you wish to avoid a big crowd then avoid travelling during Peak Season which stretches from December to January and around April during Easter. Hotel room availability is limited.