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Gold Reef City

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“gold mine”(87 reviews)
“tower of terror”(56 reviews)
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...more
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| Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
+27 86 144 7744
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My boy enjoyed the rides at the Theme park. The bathrooms at the Theme park are too far and isolated.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mmaswiswi
Reviewed 2 days ago

Theme park is not on Orlando standards! But a good day out loved the trip down the gold mine really informative and finished off with a quick visit to the casino, a good day out if looking for something to do in Johannesburg.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Foodie-YK
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Casino is big and flashy $200 Aus dollars or more More to do if your staying at theme park the one across the road is overpriced and deserted at night a lithe unsafe A little overpriced for value unless your a big gambler and stay...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Jessyj2512
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went there with our 8 year old and spent a day there- Gosh! We had super family fun! We shouted, laughed and cried- The attractions are safe and super fun! We tried nearly all the rides and as we returned back to the hotel,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Flocon001
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice moment there. Went with the kids, 14 and 11. Enjoyed the Anaconda Anaconda attraction, it was intense!! (those sensitive better avoid this attraction). We also visited the gold mine which were very interesting! I would recommand the Dressup Yesteryear Portrait...a trip back in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mauritus300877
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great venue for entertainment - Gild Reef City Casino complex offers it all: gambling, bowling, movies, a non stop action game arcade for kids and teens, fantastic restaurants such as Back of the Moon, high-class and fun entertainment at The Barnyard with many specials...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zunaidbux
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited with our 3 children on an educational trip to learn about gold. It was an added bonus that the kids could also ride the roller coasters and other rides while learning! They did the underground mine tour and loved every minute of it....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mellymos5
Reviewed 1 week ago

- average rides, some days really crowded, so book online and go early - trill rides are limited - mine tour is tourist - they should include more information & demo (it feels bit lame) but good to know the history of Joberg

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dhananjay V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there on 27th Dec in the middle of holidays/festive season. We booked online and even then the queue to collect tickets was about 15/20 mins. But this was way shorter than the one to purchase tickets so make sure you book online. Second piece...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lesandra2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a kind of boring if you are looking for some thrill rides. The mine tour is also very touristic, but good to know and do once. Don't expect to much. The waiting time was short today.

Date of experience: January 2019
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27 December 2018|
Response from STEPHEN N | Reviewed this property |
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11 December 2018|
Response from Choba14 | Reviewed this property |
R215 if you are over 1.3m tall and will be getting on the rides in the themepark. R125, for non-riders above 1.3m.
28 November 2018|
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Response from Sharon Flax W | Reviewed this property |
R215 if you are over 1.3m tall and will be getting on the rides in the themepark. R125, for non-riders above 1.3m.