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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...more
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| Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Joburger this is my local amusement park and the kids and I always have lots of fun there. Our only disappointment every time we visit is the amount of people who queue jump with no enforcement against this by park staff. It happens...More

Thank st3veB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome rides for young and old alike, rides that give adrenaline and leave you wanting more, one price is applicable to a group of rides, so one has much fun as they need on given day, great place to go out as family, friends, team...More

Thank wendy06080
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go to GRC on a regular basis and what a pleasure! My kids love the place and so do we. They have entertainment from a busy day with the kids to a romantic night out with your loved one. This is a definite must!!!

Thank Lélani S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have a quick snack before a nice movie, especially on 3D, then grab a perfect meal for the occasion, accompanied by a glass of wine...enjoy!!!

Thank Mandla M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gold reef City, City of Gold!!! 1. Great day out for the entire family. 2. The Theme Park is wonderful, fantastic rides for the kids as well enjoyed for adults 3. Many restaurants spoiled for choice, as well as fast food 4. If you like...More

Thank Reddygirl312578
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is awesome, rides are out of this world, just everything is perfect. I will definitely visit again this month I want to try more rides.

Thank brilliant2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Still a fun day out, but some rides are tatty and need a huge overall. its not clean and it looks quite neglected in some areas. The food not great.

Thank maxine1andonly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A place for all, family and friends. Children provided for, dining and wining, movies and the those hoping to win something in the slots machines.

Thank tonykJ9442AM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mu family and I do not enjoy wild rides, so we didn’t go to most of the attraction. There are very few milder attractions, such as the ferris wheel, the log, runaway train and others, that were very nice. But what we enjoyed most was...More

Thank Priscila M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Once a year we spend a weekend at Gold Reef City with a stay over St the Theme Park Hotel. Always great value for money and incredible fun.

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Levert O
9 August 2018|
Response from Johandie v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Levert, No there is no Entrance fee to the Casino section. you can walk in and around the casino floors to all the restaurants.
Liza R
8 August 2018|
Response from Johandie v | Reviewed this property |
Hi Liza, I think there are group discounted tickets. But you will have to possibly pre-arrange it with the park, as i am not sure if it for 10 or more, or bigger groups. As it is still a bit chilly some days now, there are... More