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“A Family Entertainer”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Gold Reef City

Gold Reef City
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$32.22*
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Johannesburg Combo: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off and Soweto Tours
Ranked #8 of 171 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: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A Family Entertainer”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013

An excellent place for the entire Family. We were a group of 11 (8 Adults + 3 Children) and each one of us had something interesting. The rides were pretty good and the staff are very cordial. We did a Day tour to this place and I think that was a mistake. Ideally I would suggest people to stay atleast for 1 night so that they can enjoy the Day Rides activities as well as the Fun Filled Night Life at the place. It is a Haven for Gambling and also it has a very good Childrens play area where Parents can allow Children to play and they can indulge in some Gambling. On the whole it is a good place for all types of Groups to enjoy.

Visited April 2013
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Pretoria
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“Gold Reef City - Family outing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013

We had lots of fun at Gold Reef City last weekend. We stayed over in the theme park hotel for one night. Its really convenient to stay in the park. The only downfall was that most of the thrilling rides were out of order because of them being serviced. I will suggest to phone the park first before visiting especially if you like the big rides. If you have small kids like us then you wont be dissapointed. There is lots to do for small kids. We had dinner at a restaurant at the casino. To the moon and back. Really cozy restaurant with great food.

Visited May 2013
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“Place for the kids”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013

Although the rides are very very nice to go on , the que to get tikets and to get on the reverend rides can set you back more than 2 hours on some rides

Visited August 2012
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“great rides”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2013

the rides are great for adults and children. there is a wave pool with a bar that has party nights for clubbers. there is a restaurant that sells local food and drinks. staff are friendly. rides are highly recommended such as the anaconda, a large roller coaster through the trees and with twist and turns and fast and slow sections. water rides are also fun. all in all a great day out.

Visited June 2012
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Phoenix, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Overrated”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2013

The rides are for smaller children. The fun fair was overrun with schoolchildren in school uniform who were rude and pushy.
Dancing was scheduled infrequently and I felt it was designed for the tourists.
The gold mine tour, gold pouring and museum definitely interesting.
Not a bad experience, but OK.

Visited August 2012
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