The Valley Of The Waves, Sun City
Thrills, spills, sunshine, wildlife, entertainment and adrenalin. The Valley of the Waves is part of the Lost City, which is one of the major features of Sun City. It is a fabulous water park and has some of the most advanced technology, features and attractions in the world. It is one of the main draw-cards to Sun City, which has welcomed tens of thousands of national and international visitors.
The Valley of the Waves is perfect for couples on honeymoon, friends on a road trip, family vacations and corporate getaways, since it combines fun and picturesque views guaranteed to immerse the visitors in a world of African adventure.
The Valley of the Waves has, as its central attraction, the Roaring Lagoon – a 6 500 square metre wave pool that has automatically generated waves that reach 1.8 metres every 1.5 minutes. Swimmers can enjoy all of the “fun in the sun” of a beach holiday in the heart of North West Province. This is a luxurious beach holiday with a twist.
For those wanting a bit more of an adrenalin rush, there are also exciting water rides. Some of them plummet their riders storeys down at stomach-lurching speeds, while others offer more relaxing tube floats through ethnic villages. No matter what you’re in the mood for, there is a ride for you.
The Bridge of Time erupts as a giant volcano in a spectacular display of special effects. The Botanical Gardens are just beautiful, and the trails take walkers through the forests that are rich in rare plant varieties. These gardens include adventure paths, hidden waterfalls and sway bridges.
Accommodation includes a range of premier hotels, guaranteed to provide the ideal getaway for any profile of tourist. Whether you want a 5-star retreat or an affordable hotel, there is a suitable option at Sun City. There are approximately 30 restaurants, ranging from world-class dining experiences to bistro-style diners and everything in-between. With this variety of places to socialise and enjoy world-class cuisine, Sun City is the place to be for those that demand quality.
The Sun City Resort is less than 200 kilometres from the cultural and economic epicentre of Johannesburg, which is home to the OR Tambo International Airport. It is the venue for a number of exciting performances and celebrations, depending on what time of year you decide to visit. As part of a larger wildlife reserve, the Sun City Resort is a very precious part of the spectacular South African landscape.