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Gold Reef City

Open today: 09:30 - 17:00
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Gold Reef City is a premier entertainment destination in the south of Johannesburg, reminiscent of an authentic turn-of-the-century mining town which is conveniently situated close to the centre of Johannesburg or just 20 minutes from OR Tambo...more
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| Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
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+27 86 144 7744
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Reviewed today

It was a great experience if you looking for adrenalin activties,Great food,views ,Vibe and you can bring anyone to play with the anaconda it is great but scary,young children can play in the park or lawn.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarina2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was surprised to find this casino complex as one of the stops for the Johannesburg Hop on and off bus, but it was kind of nice because it is super well kept and there are lots of places to eat and drink. I got...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shera P
Reviewed 6 days ago

With a flight at 8pm, we had the whole of Sunday to do something in Jo’burg. We decided upon Gold Reef City as it would give all of us a bit of something. There is the Historical bit – The Gold mine museum, (including the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BJREisman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Points to think of when visiting this attraction, access and parking is good, our problems started at the entrance when trying to pay, although there were I believe up to 10 payment booths the day we went the card payment computers were down and this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kenneth B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a couple of hours exploring their casino and shopping/eateries. kind of reminded me of small scale Las Vegas hotel. Pretty cool and interesting!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Gold Reef City is a breath of fresh air, always a great experiance. I went with my son for his birthday and he did not want to go home.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank humiallday32
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 8 year old daughter there for daddy daughter day. I got both if us the thrill rider ticket. We went in when the gates opened. We had to wait about 20 minutes before any ride started working which I thought strange. We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Theo K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small children can enter some sections free. For adrenaline junkies, there are plenty of thrilling rides, loops and thrills. We had a 4D cinema experience. Bags and feet behind the marker, 3D glasses on, hold on tight and prepare for WOOOOW. Jungle creatures jump out...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sharonwaddington
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on 01 December 2018. I wouldn't advice one to go there on weekends for the queues are so long.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Great20
Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll love the ride down in a clanky lift all five floors down. Cold and damp and dark so you are given headlamps to wear. What an awesome adventure. One that is well worth the money. The rest of the park is for kids and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Getaway09929208886
11 December 2018|
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Response from Choba14 | Reviewed this property |
R215 if you are over 1.3m tall and will be getting on the rides in the themepark. R125, for non-riders above 1.3m.
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28 November 2018|
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Response from Sharonwaddington | Reviewed this property |
R215 if you are over 1.3m tall and will be getting on the rides in the themepark. R125, for non-riders above 1.3m.
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14 November 2018|
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Response from kedibonem609 | Reviewed this property |
It's R210 per person
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