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Sun City Casino Resort

Sun City Resort, R556, North West Province, Sun City, South Africa 
 
 

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Casino opened:December 7, 1979
Table games:33
Gaming machines:852
Minimum Bet:$0.02
Maximum Bet:$10,000
Open 24/7:Yes
Self parking:Yes
Valet:Yes
Casino sq/ft:125,000 sq/ft

Amenities

Hotels: The Sun City Hotel, The Cascades Hotel, The Palace of the Lost City, Sun City Cabanas
Rates: $211.00 - $4,279.00
Spas: The Royal Spa, Gary Player Health Spa
Venues: The Superbowl
Attractions: The Maze of the Lost City, Water Recreation
Golf:The Gary Player Golf Course

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Sun City Casino Resort Review

Sun City Resort Casino Complex in South Africa's Sun City is another Sun International Casino offering guests the greatest gambling experience available. With a list of  games covering 33 tables that includes Punto Banco (baccarat), Midi Punto Banco, Blackjack and Roulette as well as eight hundred and fifty-two slot machines it's no wonder that it's rated number one. For high rollers, the Slots Prive is open twenty four hours a day and offers slot machines and video poker in denominations ranging from R5 to R100. Table games go as high as R5,000 in the Salon Privé for Blackjack and R10,000 for Punto Banco.


There are more than fifteen hundred luxury suites available for guests at the Sun City casino resort spread over 4 hotels and a vacation club. Bookings are available from this page if you would prefer. Accommodations range from  the 3-star family-oriented Cabanas to ultimate luxury at the  5-star Palace of the Lost City. The casino itself is located in the 4-star Sun City Hotel.
Visiting for the day has its own rewards as well with easy access to family recreation, an almost inexhaustible supply of upscale and casual dining opportunities, nightlife, two world-class golf courses, a waterpark, and exclusive game drives in the Pilanesberg National Game Park.
Sun City offers an experience like no other place on earth.

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Current conditions as of Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:27:07 SAST

Gaming at Sun City Casino

Sun City Casino welcomes your slot action on over 800 machines 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days each year. Table gaming begins at 1pm daily and runs until early the next morning with 33 tables in play.

The reel, video slot, and video poker machines are all smart card, cashless machines for your convenience, security, and rewards tracking. Bet from 2c per line on the main floor and up to R100 in the Salon Privé. Smoking and non-smoking sections are available in all venues.  Progressive jackpots offer a chance to win over R1,800,000.00 on some machines.
Somewhere between the excitement of spinning slots and croupier served games, players will find Inter-block G4 Organic Automated Roulette. Play with up to 6 others on these  multi-station Inter-block Automated Roulette carousels from Atomic Gaming.
33 gaming tables of Punto Banco (pass the shoe) Midi Punto Banco (baccarat, cards served by Dealer) with bets up to R10,000 per hand along with automated and live dealer blackjack and roulette offer gaming excitement for classic casino gamers daily starting at 13:00.

Casino games available

Blackjack
Roulette
Slot machines
Video Poker
Midi-Baccarat
Electronic Roulette
Electronic Blackjack
Punto Banco
Electronic Baccarat

Contact information

Poker

Box Office

Phone +27 14 557 1000
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Group Sales

Phone +27 14 557 1000
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Conferences

Phone +27 14 557 1000
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Casino hours

Open 24/7

Dining & Restaurants

Santorini

  • Serving: Vegetarian, Mediterranean

In the mornings you can catch the early morning rays next to the pool and order light fare and vegetarian dishes from the snack bar at Santorini. When noon rolls around the elegant Mediterranean interior opens up for fine dining of the freshest seafoods, Greek, Italian, and regional fare. Purely vegetarian meals are served  as well with your health in mind. Dinner begins at 6:30pm and closing is 10:30pm.

  • Price range: Upscale
  • Reservations: +27 14 557 5850
  • Outdoor seating

Hours

Sunday10:00am / 10:30pm
Monday10:00am / 10:30pm
Tuesday10:00am / 10:30pm
Wednesday10:00am / 10:30pm
Thursday10:00am / 10:30pm
Friday10:00am / 10:30pm
Saturday10:00am / 10:30pm


Plume

  • Serving: French, Fusion, African

Plume is an elegant new restaurant located in the Palace of the Lost City which provides a formal dining experience in a modern setting. The menu is unique and offers a variety of classic French cuisines with a decidedly African twist. The simple foods and complicated techniques of French cooking lend themselves well to the lively herbs and spices and visual impact of African fare. Not to be missed.

  • Price range: Upscale
  • Reservations: +27 11 780 7810
  • Alcohol: Cocktails, Wine
  • Ambience: Modern
  • Attire: Semi-formal

Hours

Sunday-
Monday-
Tuesday6:30pm / 10:30pm
Wednesday6:30pm / 10:30pm
Thursday6:30pm / 10:30pm
Friday6:30pm / 10:30pm
Saturday6:30pm / 10:30pm


The Grill Room

  • Serving: Grilled

Reservations for The Grill are made at The Palace Concierge desk, phone number provided above. This is a classic New York style steakhouse with extensive choices on the a la carte menu. Previous patrons would inform you that this is the premiere steakhouse at Sun City based not only on the best steaks and seafood, but the ambience, mood, atmosphere, service, and of course the stunning views overlooking Palace Lakes.

  • Price range: Upscale
  • Reservations: 014 557 4307
  • Attire: Smart Casual
  • Takes reservations

Hours

Sunday6:30pm / 10:00pm
Monday-
Tuesday6:30pm / 10:00pm
Wednesday6:30pm / 10:00pm
Thursday6:30pm / 10:00pm
Friday6:30pm / 10:00pm
Saturday6:30pm / 10:00pm


Crystal Court

  • Serving: Vegetarian, African

The Crystal Court is located in The Palace of the Lost City and offers guests a unique blend of luxury and sophistication in a traditional African dining experience. Enjoy such delicacies as Cape Malay curries, and piri piri hot pepper sauce on grilled chicken. Fresh seafood is a specialty here with kingklip figuring prominently on the menu for lovers of Africa's favorite sea denizen. Regional wines make the perfect match.

  • Price range: Upscale
  • Reservations: +27 14 557 4301
  • Alcohol: Regional Wines
  • Ambience: Sophisticated
  • Attire: Smart casual

Hours

Sunday6:30am / 11:00pm
Monday6:30am / 11:00pm
Tuesday6:30am / 11:00pm
Wednesday6:30am / 11:00pm
Thursday6:30am / 11:00pm
Friday6:30am / 11:00pm
Saturday6:30am / 11:00pm


The Fishmonger at Sun City Resort

  • Serving: Seafood, Vegetarian

South Africans all the know the Fishmonger name as well as the wide assortment of seafood delicacies available. Visitor will be pleasantly surprised by the freshness and quality the chain offers, as well as by the vast selection available on the menu. Everyone enjoys the price point which is unequalled anywhere for such fine ocean catch cuisine. The menu includes Vegetarian selections and is Halaal Certified.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the The Fishmonger chain
  • Reservations: +27 14 557 5930

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Monday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Tuesday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Wednesday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Thursday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Friday12:00pm / 10:30pm
Saturday12:00pm / 11:30pm


The Orchid

  • Serving: Asian, Vegetarian, Fusion, African

The Orchid is a place of quiet sophistication where patrons can enjoy Afro-Asian fusion cuisine melding delicacies of the sea and garden with colorful plating and extraordinary flavor combinations. Traditional dishes from both continents come together as delicately as the petals of a rare orchid and leave diners breathless with the dizzying phantasmagoria of aromas, flavors, and textures.

  • Price range: Average
  • Reservations: +27 14 557 5110

Hours

Sunday6:00pm / 11:00pm
Monday6:00pm / 11:00pm
Tuesday6:00pm / 11:00pm
Wednesday6:00pm / 11:00pm
Thursday6:00pm / 11:00pm
Friday6:00pm / 12:00am
Saturday6:00pm / 12:00am


The Raj

  • Serving: Indian, Vegetarian

Open at noon daily, The Raj at the Sun City Hotel offers up the  flavors and aromas of India - north and south. Spices are gently toasted before oils are infused with their delicate flavors, many dishes have rice as their basis and chutneys are available to match any choice. The tandoori oven figures prominently in many dishes as do the curry spices and fermented fruit sauces. Explore The Raj fro a wonderful journey into excellence.

  • Price range: Average
  • Part of the Punjab Grill By Jiggs Kalra chain
  • Reservations: +27 14 557 1222

Hours

Sunday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Monday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Tuesday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Wednesday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Thursday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Friday12:00pm / 10:00pm
Saturday12:00pm / 10:00pm


Sun City Casino Venues & Hotspots

The Superbowl

The absolute best of the best have performed at Sun City over the years including Frank Sinatra, Elton John, and Black Sabbath to name but a few. Today concert and event goers take to the Superbowl Arena at Sun City to join up to 5,999 other cheering fans to witness the greatest sporting events, concerts, and shows from today's entertainers.
The  Superbowl Arena is but one of perhaps a dozen venues at Sun City that can also be rented for your special event.

Sun City Casino Hotels

The Sun City Hotel

Property Location
With a stay at The Sun City Hotel in Sun City (Sun City - Pilanesberg National Park), you'll be minutes from Lost City. This 4-star hotel is within the vicinity of Pilanesberg National Park.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 340 air-conditioned rooms featuring kitchenettes. Rooms have private balconies. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available to keep you connected. Bathrooms have jetted bathtubs and hair dryers.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Head straight for the casino, or wait for that lucky feeling while you enjoy one of the other recreational opportunities, such as a nightclub and a health club. Additional amenities include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare.

Dining
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the resort's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, currency exchange, and express check-out. Self parking is available onsite.

The Cascades Hotel

Property Location
With a stay at The Cascades Hotel in Sun City (Sun City - Pilanesberg National Park), you'll be minutes from Lost City. This 5-star hotel is within the vicinity of Pilanesberg National Park.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 243 guestrooms, featuring kitchenettes. Rooms have private balconies. Bathrooms have jetted bathtubs and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and complimentary newspapers.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Head straight for the casino, or wait for that lucky feeling while you enjoy one of the other recreational opportunities, such as a nightclub and a health club. Additional features include concierge services, babysitting/childcare, and an arcade/game room.

Dining
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, currency exchange, and express check-out. Self parking is available onsite.

The Palace of the Lost City

Property Location
With a stay at The Palace of the Lost City in Sun City (Sun City - Pilanesberg National Park), you'll be minutes from Lost City. This 5-star hotel is within the vicinity of Pilanesberg National Park.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 335 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available to keep you connected. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After enjoying recreational amenities such as an outdoor pool and a sauna, a lucky night at the casino is the perfect end to the day. This hotel also features wireless Internet access (surcharge), supervised childcare/activities, and a hair salon.

Dining
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant or in a coffee shop/café. Or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, currency exchange, and express check-out.

Sun City Cabanas

Property Location
With a stay at Sun City Cabanas in Sun City (Sun City - Pilanesberg National Park), you'll be convenient to Lost City. This casino hotel is within the vicinity of Pilanesberg National Park.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 380 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee/tea makers and clock radios.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Head straight for the casino, or wait for that lucky feeling while you enjoy one of the other recreational opportunities, such as a nightclub and a health club. This hotel also features babysitting/childcare, an arcade/game room, and a hair salon.

Dining
You can enjoy a meal at a restaurant serving the guests of Sun City Cabanas, or find a snack in a coffee shop/café. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, currency exchange, and express check-out. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.

Sun City Casino Attractions & Entertainment

The Maze of the Lost City

Installation Art

The Maze of the Lost City was opened in September of 2012 and has become a popular attraction at Sun City. Access is over a 100m suspension bridge with stunning views of the resort area. Perhaps the largest permanent maze in the southern hemisphere, it is constructed of artificial stone and wood and reflects the ambience of the legendary Lost City. As night falls torches light your path through the labyrinth. On special nights follow your ears to the small bar at the center of the maze and enjoy a mini concerto from an acoustic band.

Hours

Sunday9:00am / 10:00pm
Monday9:00am / 10:00pm
Tuesday9:00am / 10:00pm
Wednesday9:00am / 10:00pm
Thursday9:00am / 10:00pm
Friday9:00am / 10:00pm
Saturday9:00am / 10:00pm

Water Recreation

Pool Complex

A variety of pools and recreational activites await visitord to Sun City, Cabanas Pool is open to resort guests, the Cascade Pool as well. The Sun City Main Hotel Pool is surrounded by lush greenery and palms, The Palace Pool is Olympic sized, Valley of waves is a complete water park, The Royal Bath is adjacent to the Amphitheatre. Waterworld is located on the lake in front of Cabanas Hotel, and the Long John Silver Bumper Boats is fun x3!

Sun City Casino Spas & Health Clubs

The Royal Spa

The Royal Spa at Sun City is a part of Gatsby International Health Spas and is situated in the prestigious Palace of the Lost City Hotel. Surround yourself with opulent African splendor as you indulge in signature treatments and therapies. Massage is available at the Palace Pool or in the privacy of your own room for ultimate relaxation - hair, beauty, and facials are done in the Salon. Let the Gatsby professionals give you the royal treatment you so deserve.

Hours

Sunday10:00am / 7:00pm
Monday10:00am / 7:00pm
Tuesday10:00am / 7:00pm
Wednesday10:00am / 7:00pm
Thursday10:00am / 7:00pm
Friday10:00am / 7:00pm
Saturday10:00am / 7:00pm

Gary Player Health Spa

The Gary Player Health Spa at the golf course Country Club offers a plethora of spa treatments in addition to providing a state-of-the-art gym and workout facility. Enjoy a relaxing patented leg treatment or complete massage after a day on the course or simply indulge in the special attentions of a therapist in the still sensuality of the opulent country club setting.

Hours

Sunday6:00am / 8:00pm
Monday6:00am / 8:00pm
Tuesday6:00am / 8:00pm
Wednesday6:00am / 8:00pm
Thursday6:00am / 8:00pm
Friday6:00am / 8:00pm
Saturday6:00am / 8:00pm

Sun City Casino Golfing

The Gary Player Golf Course

The Gary Player Signature Course located at  Gary Player Spa and Country Club in Sun City, South Africa is par-72 on 18 holes. The world's best golfers play here every year for the Nedbank Golf Challenge. Built in an extinct volcano when the resort was constructed in 1978, this course conforms to US PGA specifications and is consistently rated the number one course in South Africa.

Also explore the Sun City Lost City Golf Course with  28,000 square metres of water features.

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