Gold Reef City, Johannesburg

3.9
A themed entertainment complex, Gold Reef City remains best known for its 1880s-reminiscent architecture, numerous amusement park rides, and a casino. Built on the site of a gold mine that closed in the 1970s, the park boasts a mining museum and hosts live music and theater performances with staff members in period costumes. Try your luck at the casino, check out the on-site restaurants, or choose from a multitude of rides suitable for all ages, from high-speed roller coasters to child-friendly water park slides. Plan to see Gold Reef City and other attractions that appeal to you using our Johannesburg trip planner .
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  • We visited the Gold Reef City theme park and had a pleasant day. It was a very well kept park. There is a variety of rides, I enjoyed the roller coasters. They also have some reasonably priced food op...  more »
  • Amazing theme park , numerous rides for kids and adults , lots of activities , mine tours, animal farm , 4 d cinema - all included Great value for money .  more »
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  • Great theme park. Lots of rides at various levels of intensity, catering for small children and families, right through those seeking that thrilling adrenaline rush. Experience the rich history of the gold mine, traditional dancing and even a petting zoo. Lots of great food options. A great day out. Wear comfortable shoes, you'll be walking a lot, and apply sun screen liberally.
  • Place to be for all ages. Amount of people that visit the place are the testimony that it is indeed a place to take out your kids to. Variety of activities which includes adrenaline rush activities and family activities all in one place. Rich history behind the place. The place offers fast food, snacks and refreshments. Enough parking space, helpful staff, well informed and knowledgeable. If you are a daring person you should try the adrenaline rush games to mention few, Anaconda and Golden loop. Very energetic and entertaining staff(dancers). More signage of directions would make it more simple to roam around.
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