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Review of Gold Reef City

Gold Reef City
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Full-Day Soweto, Gold Reef City and Johannesburg...
Ranked #15 of 149 things to do in Johannesburg
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 21 October 2017

My family and I went to Gold Reef City Theme Park on Saturday 14th October, We checked in early in order to enjoy all the fun activities and more-especially the rides. We spent the entire day there spending real family time, I was really amazed by the prices of food, they were very fairly priced without burning a hole in ones pocket. Their were a variety of food restaurants as well as meals on the go like hot dog stands. we also took a fun train ride around the entire theme park and jumped off at different stations to explore the area. My kid really enjoyed the animal farm and the hands on technology at the science lab. The rides were totally mind blowing and others just set you out on a romantic voyage when one takes the lazy boat ride. There were places were my kid won fabulous prizes at different gaming stalls. The underground mine tour, takes one to another dimension or a lost world, LOL, that's what my kid thought of that experience. This place is the REAL DEAL for family fun enjoyment and entertainment. Oh there's a little secret I'd like to share...Gold Reef City Theme Park are running a promotion called FREE ON THREE , Also with this promotion one gets a special passport also filled with discounts and free-bees. GO CHECK OUT THIS PLACE, IT'S GENUINE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY.

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

We were invited to a 9 yr old birthday party. Getting there was a bit stressfull as It is not in the nicest or safest area in JNB. Once inside it was verywell organized, clean and very well maintained. The rides are all included in you ticket price (you have to specify rider or non rider), butsome of the carnival games are very expensive. Will only return again if it is in a group.

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

We had an amazing day at Gold Reef City, great rides and a great environment. It was our first time doing the underground mine tour and it was amazing to see how they mined in those days, our tour-guide Regina was so helpful and answered all of our questions. We chose to go outside of school holidays thinking the queues will be a bit shorter but still you get kids from school-groups who tries to jump queues and push in. Other than that we cant complain at all as we had an amazing time.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Really interested in visiting the gold mine , the existence and beginnings of Johannesburgs multi dimensional population due to the gold rush .
Purchased tickets without rides , were happy to just watch those ....
Informative decent and tour of the mine . Would advise taking a fleece as chilly underground .
On the surface , mock houses for you to walk in and see how live was during the times of the working mines for the folk in charge . Also a museum to show how life was for the miners themselves and what conditions were like .
Thoroughly enjoyed our day , plenty to see , eateries at every turn , fun watching the rides too .

Thank julez0
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Always good to visit. The place is well setup with a good selection of stores, restaurants & entertainment.

Thank Michael E
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