Things to do near
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Pilanesberg Game Reserve (11.7 km from Sun City)
Pilansberg Game Reserve is the fourth largest game and nature park in South Africa. It boasts a variety of exotic flora and fauna, a rocky, grassland landscape, and the Big 5.The reserve is home to over 7,000 animals and is nestled on an extinct volcanic crater. The park is malaria free and easily accessible from many places in South Africa as it...
Magaliesburg (70.8 km from Sun City)
With a beautiful view of the Magaliesburg Mountains, Magalies Wild Game Farm features some fun and exciting things to do for young and old. Activities include bird and game watching, game drives (self driving is possible with a 4x4), walking trails and sunset viewing at a picnic site.
Sports Stadiums Clubs
Rustenburg (26.6 km from Sun City)
The recently built Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in the North West Province is a multi-purpose venue that played host to the FIFA Confederations Cup 2009 and 2010 FIFA World Cup.
Improvements to the stadium have increased the seating capacity to 40,000 and provisioned it with state-of-the-art electronic scoreboards and floodlights.
The stadium is...
Spa and Wellness
Hartbeespoort Dam (38.8 km from Sun City)
The Sparkling Health Spa was a finalist in the 2013 World Luxury Spa Awards and has been nominated again for 2014. They offer body treatment, hydrotherapy, massages, waxing, signature treatments and facials.
Rustenburg (38.8 km from Sun City)
18-hole parkland golf course with bentgrass greens.
Game Reserve in Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve (40.2 km from Sun City)
Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve is located about 100 kilometres North-West of Pretoria and is a prime location for fishing and bird watching. The reserve spans almost 4000 hectares, and contains an 800 hectare demarcated bird sanctuary in which over 340 different species have been reported, including the African Fish Eagle, Pygmy King Fisher, Cape...
Rustenburg (42.2 km from Sun City)
Summit Route is a 25 km hiking trail within the Kgaswane Mountain Reserve.
The first camp is called Naga camp, located on the western ridge of the reserve. The trails starts off with a climb onto the western ridge, up to the summit. From there, the trail descends into a ravine, featuring lovely rock pools where hikers can cool down and enjoy a...
Rustenburg (42.2 km from Sun City)
The Baviaanskrans Route is a 19 km hiking trail which starts off at the southern section of the Kgaswane Mountain Reserve.
Hikers begin the route at Avon More camp, starting an uphill climb to the garden of remembrance. The route then follows a stream to the tierkloof waterfall. The trail continues to rock pools; a perfect spot to rest and cool...
Rustenburg (42.3 km from Sun City)
The Peglarae Trail is a day hike route which starts at the visitors centre of the Kgaswane Mountain Reserve.
The trail starts off with a steep climb to the summit of the mountain, then follows the ridge before looping back to the visitor centre. The trail is approximately 5 km long and comes with a booklet (available at reception) which points...
Rustenburg (42.4 km from Sun City)
Vleiramble is a short 2 km trail that starts at the Kgaswane Mountain Reserve visitors centre.
The trail leads to the viewing huts and back. This is a popular trail with birding enthusiasts and day visitors.
Bojanala Region (44 km from Sun City)
Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve is a popular angling spot in the North West Province of South Africa, but also offers great birding, hiking trails and a lovely outdoor atmosphere that is a welcome break from the busy life in Johannesburg.
The dam's fish species includes yellowfish and an abundance of carp. Over 340 bird species have also been recorded...
Four By Four Trails
Rustenburg (44.3 km from Sun City)
Die Slote is a well-enjoyed 4x4 trail located 30 km from Rustenberg en route to Derby. The exact GPS coordinates are unknown so please call beforehand for directions. This is a bush route and great fun for the whole family. The relatively easy trail is graded from 3 to 4. The trail is 6 to 8 km long and takes about 1 to 2 hours to complete. ...
Game Reserve in Kgaswane Mountain Reserve (46.5 km from Sun City)
The Kgaswane Mountain Reserve is a place of special beauty, an escape into a mountain range of great natural appeal and an ideal destination for a day's outing.There is a self-drive route on tarred roads which link a number of picnic sites and view points. It is also a great place to walk and enjoy the wildlife, especially the resident sable...
Swartruggens (51.6 km from Sun City)
This circular two-day trail is easy to moderate; day one is 17 km and day two 7 km. Beautiful scenery and breathtaking views of savanna, indigenous forest, ravines and mountains await hikers. Base camp can accommodate 30 people in three rooms with self-catering facilities and a small coal stove. There is a pool and braai area as well.
Vrede (58.3 km from Sun City)
This is a two-day circular hike that comprises a 14 km stretch and an 8 km stretch respectively. The trail is rated as easy and there are overnight facilities available. The overnight facilities accommodates 20 guests.