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Gold Reef City

| Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
+27 86 144 7744
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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” (268 reviews)
“thrill rides” (47 reviews)
“gold mine” (79 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 268 reviews
"thrill rides"
in 47 reviews
"gold mine"
in 79 reviews
"tower of terror"
in 53 reviews
"mine shaft"
in 24 reviews
"miners revenge"
in 19 reviews
"water rides"
in 19 reviews
"whole family"
in 74 reviews
"gold mining"
in 30 reviews
"all ages"
in 68 reviews
"great fun"
in 62 reviews
"gold rush"
in 15 reviews
"family outing"
in 16 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 17 reviews
"apartheid museum"
in 45 reviews
"bikes"
in 740 reviews
"anaconda"
in 118 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we went from the Theme park to find dinner at Gold Reef City. Got seated at V&V. As we were about to order we were told, sorry there are no pizzas, oh sorry and no burger patties and neither prawns. What a disappointment. Went...More

Thank gerhard145
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place to go at the end of the day if you want to gamble, spend some money and enjoy the atmosphere

Thank Comments3
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to Gold Reef City for his birthday. I would advise buying tickets from Computicket as the lines to buy tickets can be maddeningly long. The rides are super fun and safe with a variety for various ages. It definitely gets...More

Thank AshleighElizabeth17
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much family fun in one place. There is so much to do that a family can definitely be entertained for an entire day!

Thank Paula J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good and reliable for getting to airport but a bit pricey. Trains kept very clean. Only issue is that you need a lift to and from the station

Thank A_R_Scott_9
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the amusement park the most! Young and old can enjoy what we did! We were entertained and we loved the food. Not the last visit to them by a long shot!

Thank Boater13
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is quite a popular place situated in the South of Johannesburg - a marvellous place for a fun filled day. With midday or evening live shows at the Barnyard or Lyric Theatre. It boasts a Hotel, casino. movies houses and plenty restaurants for fine...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Gold reef city is a place to go with plenty of entertainment for kids and parents, what is exciting about this place is that it is kept clean and there is always some different every time you visit the place

Thank joeltebogol
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

Good and nearby Amusement park in Johannesburg city. Enjoyed rides here. Specially Anaconda ride and Silent River 4D theatre to watch movies. We can spend full day at the place.

Thank Rishikesh M
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

Ok i don't know if there's a Disney in Africa but Gold reef rocked! The rides at the theme park were amazing!!! for adrenaline junkies...try the tower of terror and the anaconda!!!!! all for about the equivalent of 10 USD i think. The Casino was...More

Thank slim9684
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nkosiphsgkhanyisile
13 July 2018|
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Response from Johandie v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nkosi...you should not have a problem. I was in a similar situation. The staff also come around and check things are all good and tight and secured. Jo
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TashaGlasgow
11 July 2018|
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Response from Johandie v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tasha, Yes the kiddies should be more than o.k. Lots of rides, as well as a "fair" type of area where they can "catch" plastic ducks and, throw balls on glasses, etc. for prizes. Then also the petting zoo with horses... More
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Rentia B
7 July 2018|
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Response from Johandie v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rentia, From what I remember, it includes entry to the park, and some of the rides. It only excludes the Thrill rides as it depends on the the children's age and/or length. Best to call them and double check. Regards, Jo
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