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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” (235 reviews)
“gold mine” (70 reviews)
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| Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
+27 86 144 7744
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the thrilling rides at Gold Reef. Ample parking, and very well indicated directions for your next thrill

Thank Harrison M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

the theme park is fun. we stayed the whole, the weather was fabulous and we ate at 2 restuarants, breafast and lunch. we 100% recommend the theme park for a day out.

Thank 175joany
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had a half day tour of this place which included goldmine visit and Apartheid museum as well. A tremendous place to visit and one should not be missing this. The goldmine tour was at its highest level but still was bit suffocating. The guide explained...More

Thank Doctor S
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We visited spontaneously on a week day so there we no queues. We had the park to ourselves but maintenance was happening on some rides and I was disappointed that the runaway train was not available. The putt putt course needs an upgrade please. Bathroom...More

Thank Glynis O
Reviewed 16 May 2017

It offers fun, movies, a casino and playpark and most importantly good restaurants and options. Making a day out a pleasure without breaking the budget

Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed 15 May 2017

As any parent you plan your child's birthday party to the finest detail. That is exactly what I did including 17 pre-booked tickets through Computicket. However, Saturday the 13th of May we experienced terrible weather in Jhb including rain. I asked Computicket if I can...More

Thank altacalitz
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Awseome place to for family and thrill lovers The best rides are anaconda, tower of terror, Jozi's express and log ride

Thank Prateek L
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Gold Reef City has something for everyone, the rides are so much fun for the thrill seekers. They also have an impressive collection of food outlets to choose from, as well as quaint souvenir places! Loved it.

Thank Nadine S
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Best place to enjoy when you wanna have fun and just explore....very very great place love it so much

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We decided to spend the R380, to make a day of adventure. Just to realise there was 7 busses with school kids that also showed up. I fail to see the educational value to have school children go on ride sdurimg school hours. With no...More

Thank Len W
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Michelle W
We don't drive is there any public transport from Johannesburg or sandton areas
20 March 2017|
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Response from Tebogo M | Reviewed this property |
There is public transport. However it is advisable to use private cab companies such as UBER.
Is it better to book before hand or just to buy the tickets there during Decemer? Will the rides still continue even if it rains?
15 December 2016|
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Response from Yusuf_H_786 | Reviewed this property |
No need to book your tickets before the time, You can follow the normal queuing system when you enter. The rides continue in the rain but I would guess if a major JOHANNESBURG STORM hits than you will need to run for cover... More
Kamo M
Is there accommodation near Gold Reef City?
6 November 2016|
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Response from Roja K | Reviewed this property |
yes, its the Gold Reef City Hotel