A mere 20 minute drive from Kgorogoro Lodge and Thaba Lodge will lead you to the World renowned Sun City Resort found adjacent to the Pilanesberg mountains. Sun City comprises luxury hotels such as the Cascades Hotel and the famous Lost City which is beautifully crafted with a theme of an idyllic ancient civilisation with ruins of old temples, ancient carvings, grottos.
A majestic Tuscan Palace hotel is found at it's center, surrounded by man-made lakes and a tropical forest.
The Valley of the Waves at the Lost City offers a spectacular pool, giving you the feeling that you have just stepped onto the beach with waves crashing onto the shore that has been generated by a wave machine. There are fantastic water chute rides and the Temple of Courage waterslide is a definite for the wild at heart.
Sun City hosts one of largest adult entertainment centres in the world and a luxury theme park for grown-up kids. One can watch boxing matches, watch stage extravaganzas or attend performances by stars from around the world
There are also two World-class golf courses which you can attend - the Gary Player Country Club at Sun City, home to the Nedbank Golf Challenge or the Lost City Country Club, Pecanwood Golf and Country Club and Leopard Rock Golf Course in Mafikeng.
The Pilanesberg area is well known for it's culinary arts, and trains some of the best chefs in the world in some of South Africa's foremost hotel schools, offering supreme courses in Hotel Management. There is with no doubt that one would be tantalized with exquisite cuisines provided by restaurants within the Pilaneberg Area.
Guests at Kgorogoro Lodge and Thaba Lodge have the opportunity to go to the Pilanesberg National Park to enjoy Elephant Back Safaris for a unique game viewing experience on Elephant back.
The elephants depart from Sun City. After an introductory talk and interaction with the elephants, the safari then starts as the elephants Follow through ancient game trails where one will have a unique advantage of game viewing on elephant back.
There is also the opportunity to go on a hot air balloon safari over the Pilanesberg National Park. For more information on how to book for these trips, you can call Airtrack Adventures +27 (0)14 552 1552
If you're wanting to get out and rough it out in the dirt, you could go on a quad biking adventure trail through the Letsatsing Game Park accompanied by experienced game guides. On more information about activities within the Pilanesberg National Park contact on + 27 (0)14 555 1600.
Kwena Gardens Crocodile Sanctuary found outside Sun City, is one of South Africa's largest crocodile farms with over 300 Nile crocodiles. There is also a predator park nearby.