The Kingdom Resort

When staying at The Kingdom Resort, you can wake up to a Pilanesberg sunrise and breathe in a truly unique African atmosphere. The Kingdom Resort is less than a 5-minute drive from the Sun City entrance and is only a 2-hour drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria near the Pilanesberg National Park.

Pilanesberg National Park is possibly the most accessible of Southern Africa’s fascinating game reserves. This vast area promises thrilling big game viewing in a malaria-free environment because it is located in the ecologically rich transition zone between the Kalahari and the Lowveld. 

It is a premier lifestyle resort that complements its natural surroundings. With a variety of accommodation options and exciting on-site activities, the resort provides an all-inclusive holiday experience. 

Indulge your senses at the on-site Body Bliss Day Spa and unwind with a delicious meal and sundowner at the onsite restaurant & bar. For thrill seekers, the on-site Leap Adventures will cater to your adventurous spirit with action activities such as guided quad biking, bungee catapult, big 5 game drives, and more. 

The resort offers a variety of accommodations, ranging from hotel-style suites to luxury self-catering villas. The resort takes advantage of the warm weather by offering a variety of complimentary on-site amenities to keep guests entertained.

The Kingdom Resort complements its natural surroundings by providing a truly unique African atmosphere. The resort is designed as a collection of small villages that blend into the landscape. Each village is made up of a number of chalets and villas that look out over the rugged terrain. They are arranged to form a horseshoe-shaped kraal.

Take advantage of the free shuttle service to Sun City, where you can enjoy everything it has to offer. Guests can cool off in the charming rock swimming pool, dine at the restaurant, or play table tennis in the entertainment area.

For children, there is a jungle gym and trampoline, as well as an adventure Putt-Putt course and a volleyball court. Mountain biking and game drives are two nearby activities.

The various lodging options have varying minimum-stay policies as well as seasonal rates throughout the year; please inquire for accurate quotes.


The accommodation options comprise the following:

  • Four Bedroom Villa with Splash Pool
  • Double Room with Patio Wheelchair Friendly
  • Three Bedroom Villa with Splash Pool
  • Studio Villa with Patio – Wheelchair Friendly
  • Family Suite with Patio
  • Three Bedroom Chalet
  • Three Bedroom Luxury Chalet
  • Two Bedroom Villa with Splash Pool
  • Twin Room with Patio Wheelchair Friendly
  • Double Room with Patio
  • Studio Villa with Patio
  • Twin Room with Patio
  • Two Bedroom Chalet


The Kingdom Resort offers a complimentary shuttle service to Sun City just 5 min away!

The Kingdom Resort makes full use of the sunny Pilanesberg climate by providing guests with a selection of complimentary on-site facilities to keep everyone entertained:

Acacia Terrace Café – serves a variety of light meals, breakfast as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Adventure Golf – With water and rock features, it’s a scenic course suitable for all ages.

Archery – the ancient art of archery can be experienced with the help of modern day equipment. Competent instructors will help you master the technique.

Body Bliss Day Spa – Relax, be pampered and indulge in some beauty treatments to melt your stress away.

Kids Play Area – Situated around the Acacia Terrace Café area, little ones will have fun in the kids’ pool, jungle gym, playground area and trampoline.

Quad biking is another enjoyable way to explore the resort grounds.

Jungle Bar and Lounge – An African lounge experience, serving guests with a variety of drinks while they relax and unwind.

A large outdoor movie wall has been created for guests to enjoy a selection of movies whilst picnicking under the stars as well as viewing popular sports events.

Outdoor Table Tennis can be played at the pool area.

The on-site café, Acacia Terrace, now has a Pizzeria, perfect for grabbing something delicious after a day full of activities.

Rock Climbing Wall – Have fun tackling the 8-metre multi-challenge climbing wall.

Splash Kingdom Waterpark – Cool down and have fun at an awesome waterpark.

Swimming Pool – Custom designed to mimic a rock pool, it has a slide for kids, an island for sunbathing and a waterfall feature.

Trampoline – Shaded and surrounded with a safety net, the trampoline is suitable for kids of all ages.

Volleyball – Play in the designated sand area and challenge your friends and family to a tournament.

Free WiFi can be enjoyed at WiFi Hotspots. 


The Kingdom Resort is surrounded by a fantastic selection of attractions. Some of those include Sun City, Valley of the Waves, The Cradle of Humankind, The Elephant Sanctuary and Chameleon Village Reptile Park to name but a few.

You can relax, be pampered and indulge in some beauty treatments to melt your stress away. The spa can be found onsite at The Kingdom Resort.

The Valley of Waves water park is Sun City’s legendary hub for all kinds of water fun. Offering family-friendly water activities that appeal to adventurers of all ages.

Horse riding takes place in a small section of a Private Game Park, suitable for the beginners, intermediate and advanced riders.

With endemic, indigenous and exotic plant species; the Botanical gardens offer the different habitats, being the dry regions, rain forest, wetlands and the coastal vegetation.

A large, scenic crocodile sanctuary situated at the entrance of Sun City and is home to over 7000 crocs including the two largest captive Nile crocodiles in the world. Feeding shows daily at 16h30. Opening Hours: Seven days a week from 10am to 6pm all year round.

Guides cannot wait to show you the animal collection of Predator World and to share their knowledge. 

The Cascades Aviary is home to over 300 recorded bird species found in the Sun City Resort. 

Guests can visit Sun City’s Water World for a host of water sports from boating to parasailing.

You can go shopping at Sun Village. A variety of shops and boutiques are available throughout the resort.

The Lost City and Gary Player Country Clubs offer exciting rounds of golf for enthusiasts.

Visit the Village People Cultural Experience Arts & Crafts Centre where traditional Arts and Crafts made on site are sold in the Curio Shop. 

Go and search for adventure and wildlife on one of our four-wheelers, encountering natural obstacles on the trail.

Go Gambling at Sun City while there are plenty of things to keep the children busy and you try your luck on the various machines and tables.

Hot Air Ballooning Over Pilanesberg is a unique experience. It is the only Hot Air Balloon operation in South Africa to launch from within a National Park.

For children there is the Splash Kingdom Water Park. They will love the great slides, water sprays and dump bucket. ‘Splish Splash’ is a toddler friendly splash pad with little or no standing water that has numerous water jets and a slide.

The Chameleon Village Reptile Park is another favourite with children. They love the live reptile shows which take place three times a day on weekends, as well as the animal interaction sessions.

A variety of games for kids of all ages can be found at the Magic Company Gaming Arcade in the Sun City entertainment centre. 

Kamp Kwena Fort has a children’s programme for ages 4 – 12 years. This is a great way to meet new friends and have fun doing playful and exciting things. There are two sessions daily, mornings and afternoons. 


Bookings can be done online, by phone or email.

You can book a self-catering option or room only or room with breakfast and meals included.

Infants under 2 can stay with their parents in certain rooms equipped with a cot.

If the reservation is cancelled within 0- 21 days from occupation date, there will be a cancellation fee equal to 100% of the reservation value. If the reservation is cancelled 22 days or more from occupation date there will be no cancellation fee.


  • Do residents at the Kingdom Resort have access to the Valley of the Waves?

No. An entrance fee has to be paid, but Kingdom resort offers free shuttle services to Sun City which is a 5 minute drive to the main gate.

  • Is Game Drives included in the price at Kingdom Resort?

No, you can arrange for game drives or bush walks at a surcharge or do self-drive outings in the park.

  • Can you see the Big 5 during a visit to Kingdom Resort?

Yes, you can see the Big 5 during game drives into the Pilanesberg National Park.

  • Is Kingdom Resort easily accessible?

Yes, Kingdom Resort is less than a 5-minute drive from the Sun City entrance and is only a 2-hour drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria.

  • Is Kingdom Resort family-friendly

Yes, an infant under two may stay in a cot with parents and several activities at the resort are aimed to keep children entertained.

  • Are there enough activities to keep guests entertained?

Yes, several activities including walking safaris, game drives, boma dinners, quad riding, spa treatments, and visits to the Valley of Waves, Botanical gardens, a crocodile sanctuary, Predator World and the Cascades Aviary.