South Africa is home to plenty of excellent land-based casinos, no matter where you are in the country. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular, where a wide range gaming options, fine dining, and non-stop entertainment for all ages await.
Owned by resort hotel chain Sun International, Wild Coast Sun Resort & Casino is located in the resort town of Port Edward. It boasts 67 000 square feet of casino space, including 16 table games and 500 gaming machines. Try out games like poker, roulette, blackjack, slots and video poker before retiring to one of the nearly 400 air-conditioned guest rooms. Other resort amenities include a myriad of restaurants and bars, a water park and a country club.
Ideally located on Nelson Mandela Bay’s beach in Port Elizabeth, this casino features 80 000 square feet of gaming space that includes 24 table games and 90 slot machines. There are smoking and non-smoking options for players to enjoy poker, blackjack, roulette and baccarat. The casino also features plenty of restaurants, an amphitheatre, 3D cinema and bowling, so bring the whole family.
Located in beautiful Cape Town, Grand West was opened in 1997 and continues to draw the crowds. It is one of the country’s largest casinos and covers 120 000 square feet. Here you will find nearly 80 table games, 10 poker tables and over 2 500 gaming machines. Restaurants and entertainment also abound, including a skating rink, cinemas, bars, restaurants and an arcade.
Situated in the centre of Johannesburg, Montecasino was opened in 2000 and takes up over 278 000 square feet. The casino is home to over 70 table games, including poker, blackjack and roulette, and 1860 gaming machines, including video slots, progressive jackpots and video poker. Montecasino also features some great restaurants, luxury hotels, a salon, spa, health centre and cinemas.
Owned by Sun International and opened in 2004, Sibaya Casino & Entertainment Kingdom remains a hit with locals. The casino has over 100 000 square feet of gaming space, taken up by 49 gaming tables and 1 200 video poker and slot machines. You will also find a wealth of bars and restaurants, lounges, entertainment venues, spa services and swimming pools on the property.