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Address: Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent | Ormonde, Johannesburg, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 248 6800
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09:30 - 17:00
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Wed - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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Gold Reef City is a premier entertainment destination in the south of...

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 reknowned Apartheid Museum and the Red Bus City Sightseeing Tours.

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Great Theme-park but needs updating

Awesome place to get your thrill fix! Over all it does need some touching up here and there, but it's a great way to spend a full day out in the sun!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Tim W
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrive early and anticipate a day of fun, thrill rides and laughter. Gold reef city has something for every member of the family.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A great experience all round. A little something for everyone. The young ones enjoyed the Themepark as well as the mineshaft.The adults had a great time at the Lyric Theatre. The Boston Barbeque finished the outing perfectly.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We opted for the Birthday Thrills option to celebrate our daughter's 6th birthday and was pleasantly surprised by the excellent service from everyone at the theme park. Starting at the Birthday Thrills reception (skip the que and get instant access) all the way through. Every member of staff treated us to a friendly smile and their kind assistance. We received... More 

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36 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome place to get your thrill fix! Over all it does need some touching up here and there, but it's a great way to spend a full day out in the sun!

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Thank Tim W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have taken our one boy there with his friends for his birthday for 3 years in a row. The kids have got braver over the years and now do everything including the Anaconda. The rides are awesome but Miners Revenge is still my favourite. Tip: get there as it opens to ensure the kids get their moneys worth.

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Thank Gail L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited Gold Reef City several times since my childhood years. The mining themed adventure Park offers rides suited to young and old. Downside: the queues to get on a ride are often crazy as it is a popular excursion destination for school children. A lot of the rides are also quite old and could be maintained better.

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Haverhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would recommend this as the best place from which to explore Johannesburg. It's the best place for tourists to pick up the city tour, the Soweto tour and walk to the Apartheid Museum. There are plenty of restaurants and a casino if you want to use it. We didn't use the hotel as we were staying elsewhere.

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Thank Alan367
Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a big fan of theme parks. I have been going to Gold Reef City at least once a year. It's always fun there. yea, sometimes popular rids closes during the day due to weather or malfunctions. But they are really safety considered. That is a very good thing.

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Thank Vicky d
Rustenburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The entertainment is well placed with something for everybody. Kids enjoyed themselves to the limit, ques bit hectic at times.

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Florida, RSA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from the natural attraction of a Casino, it was surprisingly informative and eventful, depending if you're a Gaming and/or a playing person. The rides were out of this world and the little town and mine was truly a nice experience. To complete a day out with something new was very delightful however you should share it with an enthusiastic... More 

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