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“Fun fun fun”
Review of Gold Reef City

Gold Reef City
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$32.51*
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Johannesburg Combo: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off and Soweto Tours
Ranked #8 of 172 things to do in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities
Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fun fun fun”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

A great day out for the whole family. A lot of rides were closed for renovations when I visited, but there was still more than enough to do.

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Perth, Australia
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36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great way to kill a day”
Reviewed September 21, 2012

Very cheap themepark. lots of rides even for those who are into thrill rides. Tower of terror will test the best of us...
We had to share the park with lots of school kids as they often do day excursions there. Luckily most of them cannot go on the thrill rides as they are too short so that is ok. Very pleasant day and you really need about 5 hours there to do all the rides(we are fit 26 year olds who rush from ride to ride to complete them all, 7 hrs if you want to relax and eat along the way). Then there is always the gold mine tour as well as the casino.
When planning this is directly next door to the apartheid museum. You could technically do both in one day if you get there first thing in the morning.
Entry was $120 rand (80 rand if student) and 40 rand to get unlimited acces to thrill rides

Visited September 2012
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hartbeespoort
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“great fun”
Reviewed September 19, 2012

The place to enjoy a carefree fun day . The rides are good fun for youngsters but the quees can be long for the popular rides. There are lots to see and do for the adults, especially if you are interested in mining and history. Good restaurants to cater for all tastes.

Visited July 2012
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Secunda, South Africa
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Entertainment”
Reviewed September 15, 2012

It is bursting with beautiful memorabalia of South Africa. Amazing rides for the old and young. Great restaurants. Lots of entertainment.

Visited April 2012
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Melkbosstrand, South Africa
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233 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
“Well worth the visit”
Reviewed September 13, 2012


Gold Reef City more than just a casino, restaurants, accommodation, theatre, amusement park it is well worth a visit in JHB close to all major routes. Visit day or night a full day experience

Visited September 2012
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