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“Great place to be”
Review of Gold Reef City

Gold Reef City
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US$17.58*
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City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #18 of 194 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, Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Gold Reef us not only about gambling, but hey, take your family down memory lane. Greater movie theatre with great specials on all movies with the members card you enjoy many benefits, go to see for yourself. Restaurants for family outing. You have a choice of buffet from two restaurant, kiddies game hall, bowling hall and more. You need to be in the place to experience for yourself...

Thank benik774
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We went on a week day and it wasn't very busy so the queues weren't long. But annoyingly some rides had a long wait until there were enough people to ride. The park had a few good looking thrill rides. We went on a couple but missed out on a couple. We queued twice to the front of the queue for tower of terror to be told the current car was the last due to rain. In years of attending theme parks in the usa and uk amongst others, I've never known the rides shutting down for a bit of drizzle. We decided to get some lunch to get out of the rain but there just wasn't adequate indoor seating and this was a quiet day without many people in the park. In addition, certain ride attendants were very slow at loading rides, probably quadrupling (at least doubling) wait times in the queues eg. waiting for the ride to go, come back and empty before letting the next lot into the holding pens. Im probably spoiled by Disney, but this all dragged me down. The chocolate fountain was good though, and some of the rides looked good, we just didn't get to ride.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Always great for all ages. Be prepared to get a bit wet. Expect long queues on a busy weekend. Endless fun.

Thank Vilash B
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

For a day out with a child, nothing beats the Theme Park at Gold Reef City. Sunshine, fresh air, junk food and dozens of super fun rides. Every visit is a 100 percent success!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Great theme park for families. Kids play until they are completely wiped out. Nice restaurants on the premises.

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