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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” (253 reviews)
“tower of terror” (49 reviews)
“roller coaster” (47 reviews)
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| Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The theme park has some scary rides. Good for the thrill seekers . The roller coasters were too extreme for me but my teens loved it . Best to go on cooler days as the queues tend to be long and there’s no shaded area...More

Thank DB1076
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were there in Jan 2018. Lots of rides for us... ques were small as it was just before school. Mine tour was great. Park was nice and clean. Staff were always helpful and friendly. The casino is just over the road. Petrol station just...More

Thank lee_ernstzen
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice casino, great staff. Very good buffet breakfast at lobby restaurant, great omelettes great value!

Thank ReneeShe
Reviewed 3 days ago

Four and a half stars :) Only reason I'm not giving 5 stars is because I've been to Ratanga Junction. We loved Gold Reef City, but the staff and vibe at Ratanga are much better than at Gold Reef City. Difference: younger, vibrant staff at...More

Thank E3350BFmattp
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The park was busy but the lines did move. Allot to do and clean. Entertainment on par and rides was very safe. Food stalls was awesome and you can select what you want at any time

Thank jndj12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent value for money when booking a night at the Theme Park Hotel. The entire family gets access to the Theme Park on day of check in and day of departure. You will need 2 days to take in all wonders of the park especially...More

Thank Roshram
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not a big theme park but it's great fun! We got there early and there was already a queue but they keep things moving and we got in with minimal wait time. Lots of rides to choose from for all ages. I don't...More

Thank akwaaba1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a nice place to enjoy with family and friends, nice games for old and young good food and one can meet different people form different backgrounds and be able to socialize. So if a person wants to chill Gold Reef is the place for...More

Thank 48asandak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are looking for an amazing day for the whole family, Gold Reef City is the place to be. There are amazing rides, good food, very friendly and helpful staff. There is something for every age. So you can bring your youngest member to...More

Thank NikkiAW369
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lines for the rides are just way to long. You spend the majority of the day waiting in queues. Music in the grassed picnic area is so loud you can't talk to each other. Not for me.

Thank Caxyl
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12 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. 👍🏼
3 November 2017|
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Response from sivajig2017 | Reviewed this property |
Price. R190 Thrill Rider - Access to all rides and activities. R110: For Non Rider - No Access to rides but can still enjoy other activities within the theme park. THESE PRICES ARE FOR BOTH ADULT & KIDS ABOVE 3 YEARS OLD... More
Cailyn C
28 September 2017|
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Response from MamaAyinde | Reviewed this property |
It sprinkled while I was there and the rides stayed open. Not sure what happens in any heavier rain.