Land-based Casinos

If you ever played any of the casino games at a gambling site such as Springbok, you'll have experienced many of its advantages over brick-and-mortar establishments. All of the games are readily accessible from the comfort of your own home, free play option gives you  a chance to practice without risking any of your own cash, and the choice is huge. However, South Africa is also home to dozens of first-class land-based casinos that are well worth a visit, frequented by gamers from around the world. They provide an all-inclusive experience consisting not only of gaming, but also accommodation, dining, other leisure activities and different kinds of entertainment options.

For the benefit of South African gamers and international visitors, we have prepared an overview of the best land-based casinos you can find in this beautiful country. Full review will give you information about how the casino looks and feels, the kind of games they have available, where to go when feeling peckish or in need of refreshment, where to stay during your visit, and address other things of interest. If you happen to find yourself in South Africa and wish to experience casino action at one of the best gaming locations, our reviews will help you find the one which suits you best.

Emperors PalaceMeropa Casino and Entertainment World

Set in the heart of the Limpopo province, only 5km from the capital Polokwane, Meropa Casino and Entertainment World offers an upmarket gaming experience in an intimate Moroccan setting charged with culture, legend and romance. The Casino is home to more than 400 slot machines, dozens of table games and an exclusive Privé area, and while it’s open for business 24/7, there are also plenty of outdoor activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Sun City Casino South Africa

Sun City Casino is located within Sin City Resort, a surf-and-safari destination situated along the border of the Pilanesberg National Park and only a two-hour drive from Johannesburg. Opened in 1979, the Casino provides 24/7 thrills for both experienced and first-time players. It has recently been refurbished and now offers hundreds of slot machines and more than 40 table games.

Boardwalk Casino South AfricaGrand West Casino and Entertainment World

Located in the heart of Cape Town, Grand West Casino and Entertainment World is the largest entertainment destination of this kind in South Africa and the only casino in the Western Cape capital. Housing numerous restaurants and bars, a theatre and a nightclub, it provides a unique entertainment experience under one roof. The Casino is owned by South Africa’s l largest tourism, leisure and gaming groups Sun International, the company which manages 19 resorts, luxury hotels and casinos, and is renowned for high standard of service.

Emperors Palace

Operating under the slogan „The Palace of Dreams“, Emperors Palace offers a stunning casino featuring Roman arches and hand painted murals, luxurious accommodation, finest dining options and great entertainment choices. The Casino is guaranteed to satisfy your every gaming need with a huge offering of slot machines and table games, the exclusive  Privé area, and a variety of promotional activities available no matter when you choose to visit.

Boardwalk Casino South Africa

Located next to the Nelson Mandela Bay beachfront sits the Boardwalk Casino, known as the only licensed casino in Port Elizabeth. It’s part of The Boardwalk Casino and Entertainment World which is popular for its 5-star hotel and unique entertainment and dining facilities positioned around a man-made lake.

Montecasino South Africa

Situated in the heart of Fourways and designed as an authentic Tuscan Village, Montecasino complex encompasses a casino, retail environment, three hotels and a luxury park, offers plenty of entertainment options, and provides its visitors with a unique and memorable experience.

Suncoast Casino

Suncoast Casino in Durban offers a perfect mix of winning opportunities, thrilling entertainment, fantastic food and beachside fun. Set amongst palm trees and next to the beachfront along the Golden Mile, the hottest casino in the area celebrates Durban's art deco heritage and provides 1,600 slot machines and 67 tables situated on 7,000 m2.