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Gold Reef City

| Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
+27 86 144 7744
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US$17,59*
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1 or 2 Day Johannesburg City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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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 Airport. The resort offers a variety of entertainment for both the young and young at heart which includes a state of the art casino, two 4-star hotels, conferencing and teambuilding facilities, a thrilling theme park,a spectacular theatre featuring live productions and a variety of restaurants and fast foods for every taste. Also located on the premises is the world renowned Apartheid Museum and the Red Bus City Sightseeing Tours.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“theme park” (256 reviews)
“tower of terror” (50 reviews)
“roller coaster” (48 reviews)
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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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"theme park"
in 256 reviews
"tower of terror"
in 50 reviews
"roller coaster"
in 48 reviews
"mine shaft"
in 24 reviews
"thrilling rides"
in 23 reviews
"miners revenge"
in 19 reviews
"water rides"
in 17 reviews
"whole family"
in 70 reviews
"all ages"
in 67 reviews
"great fun"
in 60 reviews
"a lot of fun"
in 24 reviews
"family outing"
in 15 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 16 reviews
"apartheid museum"
in 44 reviews
"south africa"
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"anaconda"
in 114 reviews
"loop"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The theme park is average in comparison to ones in other parts of the world, but the history & mine tour make it a pretty good option for families as there is something for everyone. Prices aren't bad & it isn't as crowded as it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

During two, two week, business trips to Johannesburg I stayed at the Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel which is connected to the Gold Reef City complex. The complex is built like a mini city with walkways/pavements that take you to all sorts of amusements,...More

Thank Barry H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love to walk in the streets of era gone by. There is enough entertainment for my grandchildren so that I can explore the shops and exhibitions at leisure. Thanks to Gold Reef City I can enjoy wandering around withiut to worry about the children

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went in December as part of a youth group. Best to go during the week as we did then you can get the most out of the experience. Ques weren't to long and there is lots of food options. Always good to carry water and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

unwind in the week or the weekend, great place for all, families, friends and even solo persons. dress to impress or dress for comfort. has places of entertainment and good food.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For those wanting excitement, thrills, browsing, history, etc, then Gold Reef City is the place to see!

Thank 652nc
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a day visit if you have children it is a Theme park and Casino. It is on the Red Route hop on hop off bus. There is also a casino. We went only to visit the mine shaft and go down a...More

Thank MSmith1971
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go to Gold Reef City, hoping for a good fun day! Although the park were busy it was not over crowded. Lot’s of young children just enjoying a good day out. I was saddened to see that beer were being sold on...More

Thank dbeerp
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome day spent with teenagers. Could easily spend half a day here. There and many rides and activities to keep all entertained. A great day spent out in a clean, well kept facility

Thank Kaminie
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a company conference at this venue , formed three teams and competed in a amazing race challenge , had to find different locations , ride on the most scariest coasters . lots of fun , You could not complete your challenge until all your...More

Thank shahnaazl
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bertharapoo
13 November 2017|
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Response from Garth d | Reviewed this property |
Yes. As far as I know only day they close is Christmas. 👍🏼
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bertharapoo
3 November 2017|
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Response from sivajig2017 | Reviewed this property |
Price. R190 Thrill Rider - Access to all rides and activities. R110: For Non Rider - No Access to rides but can still enjoy other activities within the theme park. THESE PRICES ARE FOR BOTH ADULT & KIDS ABOVE 3 YEARS OLD... More
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Cailyn C
28 September 2017|
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Response from MamaAyinde | Reviewed this property |
It sprinkled while I was there and the rides stayed open. Not sure what happens in any heavier rain.
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