Sun City does the Jerusalema
  • Sun City is now open again.
  • Staff celebrated by doing the #JerusalemaChallenge, and a drone was there to capture the dance.
  • During lockdown monkeys took over a kiddies play area, Sun International says.
  • It is now set up for social-distanced gambling.
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Sun City is open again, with both the The Palace of the Lost City and the Sun Vacation Club operating, Sun International says.

And in celebration, staff did the #JerusalemaChallenge, with a drone filming the dance. (Watch it below.)

Returning patrons will find the resort a little different. Swimming pools will be limited to 50 people at a time, and every second seat has been removed on slot machine floors. Table gambling will be limited to four players per table.

The Valley of the Waves waterpark remains closed.

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The huge resort grounds did not go entirely unused during lockdown, Sun International says. Monkeys were spotted in a children's play area, and lawns and a golf course hosted grazing buck and warthog.

A leopard was also spotted "on the outlying edges of the property".

In an effort to lure vacationers back, Sun City is running special two-night packages for golfers, who can stay in The Palace for around R4,000 per person per night, and also has a competition for those booking before end November which could land them a luxury suite and free dining and activities. 

Watch the staff of Sun City do the #JerusalemaChallenge in front of The Palace to celebrate the reopening of the resort.

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