African Elephant, Pilanesberg National Park

Delegates staying on to attend the 26thICDE World Conference, 13 – 16 October 2015, at Sun City in North West Province may want to plan a little sightseeing over the weekend. You are responsible for planning your own schedule, but we provide a few links to assist with identifying options.

Things to see

The Guide to South Africa web site provides an excellent list of tourist attractions. However, if you are planning to travel by road, we recommend that you focus on:

  1. Johannesburg
  2. Pretoria
  3. Attractions in North West Province which are within travelling distance to Sun City situated close to Rustenburg
  4. ICDE conference recommendations of things to do near Sun City.

Arranging car hire

Lost Palace at Sun City Resort

Sun City is situated approximately 2 hour’s drive from OR Tambo International Airport. Driving from Vanderbijlpark to Sun City will take about 2 hours and 50 minutes.

The best option is to book rental cars from OR Tambo International airport, either on your way to the OERu meetings or on return to the airport.

The official travel agent for the ICDE Conference may be able to assist and advise on options for travel from the Airport to Sun City.

Safety tips

Please consult the general safety tips before planning your sightseeing trips. For example, Hitchhicking to Sun City from Vanderbijlpark is not advised :-).