North West Province - South Africa

The North West Province of South Africa has an enviable setting in the western Magaliesberg and there's always plenty to see and do in the popular holiday resort of Rustenburg. From there, less than half an hour's drive takes you to the glamorous Sun City complex and its enormous range of leisure options. North West province South Africa - Sun City Nearby, you have an excellent chance of spotting the "Big Five" at the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The North West province offers something for history buffs too. Mafikeng and in particular its museum, which has exhibits relating to the Siege of Mafeking, the Barolong people and Bushmen (San) are interesting. The attractive towns of Lichtenburg, Klerksdorp and Potchefstroom are of particular interest from a historical point of view.  

North West Province Attractions

Sun City

Sun City is internationally renowned as one of South Africa 's premier holiday resorts, offering a multitude of attractions and activities to keep everyone occupied. With its combination of golf, game and gambling, as well as world class hotels, Sun City is the perfect choice for any holiday in South Africa. Sun City is conveniently located about two hours' drive outside Johannesburg. Sun City in South Africa has much to offer.

Sun City’s attractions are varied enough to appeal to the most divergent of tastes. The chance to win a fortune is a major drawcard for most visitors, who head straight for the Sun City Casino or the entertainment centre, a huge cavern that hums with feverish excitement as jingling slot-machines disgorge coins then gobble them up again at a ruthless rate. The Superbowl, in the entertainment centre hosts rock concerts and beauty pageants, world championship boxing events and banquets. Shows like Baletsatsi, with dancers, gymnasts and circus people, take place in the 620 seater Sun City theatre in the Sun City Hotel. Gourmets will delight in exploring the many fine restaurants that offer everything from haute cuisine to hamburgers, while those who prefer burning kilojoules to consuming them can choose from a range of sporting activities

Pilanesberg National Park

North West province South Africa - PilanesbergPilanesberg National Park, which covers some 55 000 hectare, is the fourth largest in southern Africa. This malaria-free park is perched on the eroded vestiges of an alkaline volcanic crater - one of only three such craters in the world. On its undulating hills and everlasting open plains, you can get a glimpse of the 'Big Five', an abundance of animals and over 360 bird species. As well as the 'Big Five' you might also find the nocturnal brown hyena, cheetah, hippo, crocodile and even sable.

Accommodation in the North West Province.

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