Gold Reef City, Johannesburg

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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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  • I took my 7 year old son, he loved it just that shame he was a bit short for the more thrill seeking rides like Tower of Terror, Miners Revenge,etc. I went out of season and during the week so i got t...  more »
  • Proper planning and you have the time of your life. I really enjoyed being there, it was packed but I ad fun  more »
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  • I went for my birthday and got free entrance. I always wanted to have an amusement park birthday and my dream came true. Because it was also out of holiday season it wasn't too crowded and we didn't wait long at all for the rides. It was really fun and great to experience some of the water rides on a sunny day and the 3D movie ride was actually quite fun. The convenience of the casino being next door means you can grab a movie and a nice dinner after all the rides. Also great places to take pictures. I'd advise going in the morning so you can enjoy the shows there too and because there is so much to do and explore! 10/10
  • Gold Reef City is an amazing amusement theme park where rides are to thrill, enjoy and make your adrenaline rush too. You can belong to any age category, still you will enjoy this theme park. I didn't do the rides as I bought a non-rider ticket but my family enjoyed all the rides for adults. They have separate section for small kids where they also enjoy the rides. Plenty of good fast food centre and restaurants offers superb food. You can also celebrate your kids birthday party here till he/she turns 13 years old. Thanks
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