The Carousel Casino is a casino and entertainment complex in the North West
province of South Africa. It is 55 km north of Pretoria, along the N1 highway
on the way to Polokwane.
The Carousel is one of the oldest casinos in South
Africa, having opened in 1991, and is sometimes known as the
"home of the millionaire", having made over 100 millionaires out of
The Carousel theme pervades the resort, with marble prancing horses as its central
entrance motif. The casino has had a recent refurbishment and upgrade, with
all new machines featuring smart card technology.
As part of the Sun International
group it has a Most Valued Guests programme, with an MVG Desk, and MVG Lounge,
a smoking lounge and a Players' Cocktail Bar.
Accommodation is available at
the Victorian themed Carousel Hotel.
The Carousel Casino is one of the most popular casino resorts in South
Africa, both for its location, and for its winning reputation!
Gaming and Casino Facilities
The Carousel Casino has recently been totally refurbished, with all the machines
upgraded or replaced. This makes it one of the oldest as well as one of the
newest casinos in South Africa.
All machines now feature smart card technology,
meaning that no player has to carry coins to play them. This makes for player
convenience and security.
There are 700 slot machines, in denominations ranging
from an ultra-low 5c to R100. There are 3 main progressives, including a wide
area networked progressive, linking all Sun International casinos.
are open 24-hours a day.
There are 20 gaming tables, offering American Roulette, Blackjack, Poker and
mini Punto Banco. The slots and tables are in both smoking and non-smoking areas.
A featured game is Diamond Rush progressive blackjack. The gaming tables are
open from 11h00 to close of casino, 7 days a week.
The Carousel offers a Slots Privé and a Salon Privé, with a private cash desk.
In the Salon Privé bets of R25 are available on the American Roulette table,
and R200 on the Blackjack and mini Punto Banco tables.
machines are situated in the dedicated banking mall off the main gaming floor.
Highlighted jackpots at The Carousel:
Unique gameplay - move through 4 different video slot games, with 4 progressive
Maximum bet: 90 "coins"
Jackpot: Up to R500 000
Wide area progressive - linked to all Sun International casinos
Most Valued Guests Programme
The Carousel is part of the Sun International Most Valued Guests (MVG) network.
Gold and Platinum MVGs get access to the MVG Lounge, which has a full bar, a
light menu and television sets.
They also have free access to the Crystal Club,
an exclusive gaming area. Free private covered parking is provided.
Dining and Entertainment Facilities
2 Inhouse cinemas
Bars & Clubs (1)
Coffee Shops (2)
Squire's Loft Explorer's Club
Fast Food Outlets (1)
Off the main gaming floor
For The Kids
Tumble Town Indoor Adventure Park
The Magic Company Arcade
Outdoor Go-Kart Racing
Game drives, plus various out-door activities
Hotel and Lodging Facilities
The Carousel Hotel is a luxurious establishment, which has had a recent R7
million revamp. The Victorian styling gives a sumptuous and elegant atmosphere.
Modern appointments round off the styling, creating all nature of creature comforts
and amenities for guests.
The hotel lounge has a surrounding terrace which opens onto a spectacular rose
garden. An in-house bar is available for residents and the bed and breakfast
facilities include an a la carte and buffet breakfast choice.
There are additional
restaurants, a cinema and a conference venue. Several conference rooms are available with modern equipment and a dedicated
The venues can accommodate up to 800 delegates, and can
also cater for small groups of up to 20 people at a time in various rooms. PA
systems and other conference equipment are standard.
1 Presidential Suite
6 Luxury Rooms
50 Standard Twin Rooms
46 self-catering Guest Houses
Direct dial telephone
Colour TV & satellite
Electric shaver plug
Safety deposit box
Location and Contact Details
The Carousel is located on the N1 highway 55 km north of Pretoria. From Johannesburg,
take the N1 north to Pretoria and then the Polokwane split. Once you near the
casino complex, simply follow the sign posts.
Old Warmbaths Road, Temba, North-West, 0407, South Africa
P O Box 777, Temba, 0404
Telephone: +2712-718 7777
Facsimile: + 2712-718 7207
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