Reliving the top 5 moments of Sun City magic

Tracing back the bright moments of Sun City’s highlights of the past 25 years.

Sun City is undoubtedly a well-known and globally beloved attraction of SA’s North West Province. 

Having established itself back in 1979, it has since grown into the wildly successful holiday resort we all know and love today, brimming with water, bush and entertainment activities.  

Marking its 40th year, the resort has served as a host to many iconic and incredible events that took place on its luxury premises.  

Join us as we recount how this SA landmark has paved the way and welcomed many incredible opportunities to take place on Mzansi soil.  

Some of these unforgettable moments include: 

Miss SA 

Each year the Sun International Group hosts the Miss SA competition which gets broadcast nationwide. In 2017, the crowning of Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters took place at the 4.5-star luxury resort.  

Filming location for Adam Sandler's flick, Blended 

In 2014, Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore found themselves at the "Saffa" resort in their movie, Blended. Viewers get a glimpse at the luxury offers of the resort along with the richness of SA’s wildlife.  

Young Rafael Nadal 

It might be hard to believe, but back in 2000, Sun City hosted the Nike Junior Tour International Masters in which the tennis legend won, starting his winning streak early.  

Growthpoint Top Guns 

In the ball park of tennis, Sun City is also set to be the host of this major tennis competition for 2019. 

Nedbank Golf Challenge 

Tennis is not the only sport that has found a home at Sun City, the resort also hosts the renowned Nedbank Golf Challenge annually. The competition has seen the likes of world-famous golfers, like Tiger Woods participate.

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