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Review of Gold Reef City

Gold Reef City
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$32.95*
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Johannesburg Combo: City Sightseeing Hop-On Hop-Off and Soweto Tours
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$14.12*
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City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #8 of 180 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: Lockers / storage, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
Reviewed July 22, 2013

Good fun for the family, but looking a bit tired in places. Restaurant seemed a bit chaotic, as is not able to cope with school holiday influx.

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Reviewed July 19, 2013

If you are into costers and good rides, it is a stop worth doing.
The rest of the city has not changed much though....

Thank tinyhunter
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

A must do for the young at heart. Junk food abounds and a sugar rush easily found.

Do the big rides early, as the queue can become long for them. Weekends and holidays are busy,

We had a daughter get married here seven years ago and it was a magical experience enjoyed by all. We visit regularly and have not found the park unkept,although rides may be out of order. There are a variety of restaurants to be enjoyed, and you can spend a fortune shopping at the gem store or other shops, which are not excessively priced.

Improvements we would like to see would include drinking fountains

Thank gailgibson
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

needs to be updated, a bit boring, have the same stuff, since the dark ages, needs more rides, and restaurants, and more experiences and performanes, they could take a lesson from disney

Thank Ben N
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

Gold reef mine tour is worth visiting whilst in Johannesburg..
They take us 225m underground & show how the process of Gold making...
Nice Experience all together. Thembek was our guide & she did a good job... A small documentary movie is very nice picturised in the Theatre...
Coming to Amusement park, be ready 2 wait in Long queues. Rides are amazing with the Fear factorz ranging from 06-10. Snow World is created which was open for a limited time was d Highlight of the tour... Snow Climbing & snow slides with Hot Chocolate was amazing...

Thank Mumbai89
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