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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” (263 reviews)
“gold mine” (79 reviews)
“tower of terror” (52 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 263 reviews
"gold mine"
in 79 reviews
"tower of terror"
in 52 reviews
"thrill rides"
in 45 reviews
"mine shaft"
in 24 reviews
"miners revenge"
in 19 reviews
"water rides"
in 18 reviews
"whole family"
in 72 reviews
"gold mining"
in 29 reviews
"all ages"
in 68 reviews
"great fun"
in 61 reviews
"gold rush"
in 15 reviews
"family outing"
in 15 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 16 reviews
"apartheid museum"
in 45 reviews
"anaconda"
in 116 reviews
"bikes"
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

So many rides! Phenomenal experience... Most definitely would be going again! Variety of food so when the tummy monster visits you can just go buy food at the various food stalls. Best enjoyed with a group of friends/family

Thank Shane F
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Been going here for years!!! Fun thing to do when in Jhb. Exciting for kids and adults. The park is quite unique, and s symbolic to jhb's gold reef history. Exciting rides and mining tour are great. Museums on display are entertaining. The casino side...More

Thank Kashi P
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I went on this same tour in 1980 and enjoyed it, I wanted my wife to share the same experience and sadly it's not the same tour by any means. The guide was boring and not interested in answering questions. Due to flooding the level...More

Thank Robert J
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

i enjoyed my time at the Gold Reef City. we don't have many theme parks in Kenya so this was pretty good. i enjoyed the anaconda ride and tower of terror. I guess you need more time as there is quite a lot to see...More

Thank Anne N
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Great entertainment for adults and kids. both kids and adults can enjoy the theme park. there are enough restaurants for a variety food.

Thank Remember R
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Well, this place is okay... not nice, not amazing... just okay. The kids love it though. I do wish the rides would get upgraded. During our last trip there, we queued for one of the rides for over an hour, only for the ride to...More

Thank Nonhlanhla N
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Disappointing theme park! Gold Mine trip - supposedly the highlight attraction - as well as the gold pour (read copper pour!) were so fake and disappointing. Other attractions run down and staff bordering on rude and very unhelpful! Definitely not recommended as an attraction. Definitely...More

Thank OddNob
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Spend a fun filled day with whole family on rides, good fast food and then visit the casino to try your luck. Always clean, friendly staff and lots of exciting and challenging rides.

Thank 979fd
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Gold Reef City offers a vareity of choices for all visitors. It has fun rides fro chidren and thrilling rides for adventure travellers. The visit to the now closed gold mines is a great experience into gold mining. The Extreme rides like anaconda roller coaster...More

Thank Raakesh J
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The queues were very long but overall a fun experience. Great for families. The theme park has a few big rides, amongst water rides to enjoy too.

Thank My-Secret-Escapes
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sharngobeni
16 April 2018|
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Response from I6431YVashleyp | Reviewed this property |
Good day. Students pay amount of R180.00 on presentation of student cards. Skirts and dresses are allowed. However I would say rather dress in shorts of jeans to be more comfortable. as there are water rides as well as water... More
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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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