North West is one of the nine provinces of South Africa and is situated to the west of the Johannesburg metropolis. Geographically it consists mostly of flat grassland, scattered with trees. The main mountain range is the Magaliesberg mountains spreading from from east to west.
Agriculture is important in this region but, North West is also known for its rich mineral deposits. The province has gold mines in the Klerksdorp region, platinum near Rustenburg and diamonds near Lichtenburg and Bloemhof.
The main tourist attractions are the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and the Sun City Holiday Resort. Pilanesberg is the fourth largest of the National Parks and home to the big five as well as a multitude of other animal and bird species. The Sun City complex is rated among the top five in the world. It boasts three five star hotels and one three star hotel, it also offers a wide variety of entertainment, including two internationally acclaimed golf courses.-->
The Pilanesberg Game Reserve Day Tour departs daily from Johannesburg in the early morning. On arrival at the Reserve you'll enjoy a brunch, followed by a 2.5 hour open safari vehicle game drive. Thereafter you continue exploring Pilanesberg by coach before returning to Johannesburg in the late afternoon.
Highlights: Pilanesberg National Park , North West Province .
Depart early morning from Johannesburg for a full day outing to Sun City in South Africa's North-West Province. The Resort offers everything from a huge artificial wave pool, beach and water rides to two championship golf courses, a casino, three five-star hotels, a kids entertainment area and much more.
Highlights: North West Province , Sun City Resort .
The Pilanesberg National Park is the fourth largest of the South African Game Reserves and is home to the big five. The fact that it is within easy reach of Johannesburg and Pretoria adds to its popularity. A further attraction is that is situated adjacent to the Sun City Holiday Resort.
The Sun City Resort is a mere two hours drive from Johannesburg. It is situated adjacent to the Pilanesberg National Park, which makes for an ideal combination of relaxing at the resort and enjoying good game viewing at Pilanesberg. Sun City has three five star hotels and one three star hotel. It also offers a wide range of activities.