Sun City is one of the most-desired holiday destinations in South Africa. It is a splendid casino and luxury resort situated between Pilanesberg and the Elands River, in the middle of an ancient volcano. It is a world within a city, with luxury accommodation, gourmet restaurants, endless adventure activities, extensive sports facilities, health spa, sophisticated theater productions, and picturesque views. From the exciting safaris to games arcades, the Valley of Waves to Palace of the Lost City, it is like a dreamland where you get to do all that you wished for. Sun City’s Pilanesberg International Airport connects the city to Cape Town and the country’s major cities. Table Mountain National Park, Signal Hill, Robben Island, Boulders Beach, and Cape of Good Hope are some of Cape Town’s popular attractions.
Sun city was the shooting venue of Adam Sandler’s film, Blended. Many scenes were filmed at Palace of the Lost City, a luxury hotel.
How to reach Sun City from Cape Town
You can fly from Cape Town International Airport to Sun City’s Pilanesberg International Airport via major international airlines such as British Airways, South African Airways, Kulula Airlines, etc. that operate regular connecting flights. South African Airways is the only airline providing direct flight between the two locations.
Best time to visit Sun City
Though Sun City is a beautiful year-round destination, the best time to visit would be during winter and spring months – June through October. The temperatures vary between 8°C and 30°C, making it undeniably perfect for exploring the city. The season sees fewer crowds and is ideal for wildlife safaris, mainly because the City lies right next to the Pilanesberg National Park and Madikwe Private Game Reserve.
British Airways and South African Airways provide excellent in-flight facilities to make your flight a comfortable one. The Business Class of South African Airways (for long-haul flights) comes with a spacious seating area that is designed in a way that it can even turn into your workspace on-the-move. You will also be welcomed with a bag of cosmetics and travel necessities. The Economy Class (for long-haul flights) offers you a handy amenity kit and also allows you to pre-order meals and baby bassinet for your children.
• Which airlines offer cheap air tickets from Cape Town?
The airlines that offer cheap air tickets from Cape Town to Sun City are South African Airways
and British Airways
• What is the time taken to reach Sun City from Cape Town?
The average time taken to reach Sun City from Cape Town is 2 hours and 10 minutes.
• What are the major layover airports for connecting flights from Cape Town to Sun City?
For connecting flights
from Cape Town to Sun City, the major layover airports are at Johannesburg and Durban.
• When is the first flight from Cape Town to Sun City?
The first flight from Cape Town to Sun City leaves at 06:00 AM.
• When is the last flight from Cape Town to Sun City?
There is only one direct flight and the last flight from Cape Town to Sun City is at 11:30 AM.
• What are the airport codes for Cape Town and Sun City?
The airport codes for Cape Town International Airport and Sun City’s Pilanesberg International Airport are CPT and NTY, respectively.
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