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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” (268 reviews)
“thrill rides” (47 reviews)
“gold mine” (79 reviews)
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LOCATION
| Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
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+27 86 144 7744
Ways to Experience Gold Reef City
US$19 per adult
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US$16 per adult
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"theme park"
in 268 reviews
"thrill rides"
in 47 reviews
"gold mine"
in 79 reviews
"tower of terror"
in 53 reviews
"mine shaft"
in 24 reviews
"miners revenge"
in 19 reviews
"water rides"
in 19 reviews
"whole family"
in 74 reviews
"gold mining"
in 30 reviews
"all ages"
in 68 reviews
"great fun"
in 62 reviews
"gold rush"
in 15 reviews
"family outing"
in 16 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 17 reviews
"apartheid museum"
in 45 reviews
"bikes"
in 740 reviews
"anaconda"
in 118 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a tour which is done when someone is in Johannesburg South Africa. This tour takes you to the period when gold was first discovered in this country and when people from all over flocked to this place to get a share of that...More

Thank Ankur H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Exciting and grand experience. The place was lively and entertaining. Staff were friendly and helpful.

Thank fdesai33
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice theme park with lots of rides for young and old. Those not into thrill seeking can enjoy the cultural/historical sites including a mine tour. We were there on a weekday with a moderate amount of visitors; yet the queues were in...More

Thank Mohnomishe
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The trip to Gold reef was thoroughly enjoyed by the adults and children. There were a great variety of rides to select from. There was many different vendors and restaurants for snacks and full meals. The adults in the group enjoyed the thrill of the...More

Thank Kasalikapako
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rides and activities at this park are phenomenal and there is something for the whole family. Lots of food options are available including halaal food. Go early and make the most of the day but try to leave by 15:00 to avoid Joburg traffic...More

Thank MohamedFayaz
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Non stop fun the whole day. You actually need more than one day to fully explore and enjoy the whole park. Loads of thrill rides to keep your adrenaline going. Loved it !!!

Thank Thinus1
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This theme park can easily compare to any around the world with excellent exhilarating rides (some too scary for me) my son and my nephews enjoyed it so much and always want to go back

Thank Thabo M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My kids love this place. We’ve been here a few times and will be back. Go early, spend all day and take your patience with you for some of the longer queues. Top tip for the water rides - you’re gonna get wet so a...More

Thank WarrenColes
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We always have fun when we visit Gold Reef City. But sadly the queues can be unbareable. You spend the entire day there but only end up going on a handful of rides if you are lucky. The entrance fee is also quite pricey so...More

1  Thank theresah0ffmann
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So we went from the Theme park to find dinner at Gold Reef City. Got seated at V&V. As we were about to order we were told, sorry there are no pizzas, oh sorry and no burger patties and neither prawns. What a disappointment. Went...More

Thank gerhard145
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nkosiphsgkhanyisile
13 July 2018|
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Response from Johandie v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Nkosi...you should not have a problem. I was in a similar situation. The staff also come around and check things are all good and tight and secured. Jo
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TashaGlasgow
12 July 2018|
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Response from Johandie v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tasha, Yes the kiddies should be more than o.k. Lots of rides, as well as a "fair" type of area where they can "catch" plastic ducks and, throw balls on glasses, etc. for prizes. Then also the petting zoo with horses... More
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Rentia B
7 July 2018|
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Response from Johandie v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rentia, From what I remember, it includes entry to the park, and some of the rides. It only excludes the Thrill rides as it depends on the the children's age and/or length. Best to call them and double check. Regards, Jo
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