Gold Reef City

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  • Address: Northern Parkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg, 2159, South Africa
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +27-112486800
  • Ticket Price: 175 ZAR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Amusement Park, Theme Park, Entertainment, Family And Kids, Rides

The Gold Reef City of Johannesburg is a large centre for urban recreation and amusement, and its name owes to its location venue around the gold mines of Witwatersrand, which was the site of a huge gold rush once upon a time. The Reef City derives it central theme from that very era. Everything is fashined after the traditions of the 1880’s, from the buildings to the attire of the park hosts. A large gallery here explains the functioning of a goldmine in spellbinding detail.

To enhance the liveliness of the centre, a real gold ore along with the ore vein is permanently exhibited which illustrates the extraction of gold. Among the attractions of the Reef City, apart from the fun water rides (which include the world’s largest inverted roller coaster named Anaconda, the River Rapids ride, the Jozo Express, and the Golden Loop) is the Hippodrome- a fairly large show hall which hosts the live shows of the national TV series.

  • Thrill Rider R 175 per person above 1.3m; Major Rider R 135 per person above 1.3m; Non Rider R 100 per person above 1.3m; R 110 per person under 1.3m; R 150 per pensioner 60+ years (incl. thrill rides if physically safe); R 115 per pensioner 60+ years (incl. major rides if physically safe).
  • R 150 per student, upon presentation of a valid student card.
  • R 550 family ticket (2 parents and 2 children under the age of 16 years).
  • Children under 3 years are admitted free of charge.

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  • Gold Reef City Address: Northern Parkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg, 2159, South Africa
  • Gold Reef City Contact Number: +27-112486800
  • Gold Reef City Timing: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Gold Reef City Price: 175 ZAR
  • Best time to visit Gold Reef City(preferred time): 09:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Gold Reef City: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 18.27% of people who visit Johannesburg include Gold Reef City in their plan

  • 75.51% of people start their Gold Reef City visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Gold Reef City

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

69.14% of people prefer walking in order to reach Gold Reef City

People normally club together Apartheid Museum and The Market Theatre while planning their visit to Gold Reef City.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Fast and professional staff. Immediate help from when you queue outside to pay and collect your tickets till you climb in and strap in for your first ride. They have shade at every ride so you won't get burnt while waiting for your turn. The queues do get a bit lengthy around mid day and ease off during lunch and after. Best to arrive at 9:30 to enjoy a full action packed thrilling day. Most rides won't allow you to queue after 4:30 so make sure you have a last ride in mind before 4:30. Kids area with plenty of rides for young ones. And an even bigger better variety for those above 1.5m? Or 1.3m can't remember. Plenty of food options. Would go again. Price is about 220 per adult. Cheaper if you book online before.

  • Gold reef is always the best place to take your friends and family.. however, ensure it is not during school holidays or public holidays... Queues were really long to get inside and queues really long to get onto rides... Hope this helps... Overall though, gold reef theme park is awesome.. lots to do and lots to see... Amazing rides

  • Gold reef city is always first choice if you want to have fun with family. Amazing staff with helpful behavior. There are rides with different levels of fear factor check and ride any you want. Please make sure checking public holiday or school holidays before you visit to avoid long queue for rides😃 have fun and enjoy 😄

  • Gold Reef City is always a nice place to escape from the daily struggles of life. The atmosphere at the food court is always vibrant and lively. Enjoy my meal at Ocean Basket. Had a good lunch with my friend. Ample parking space and very easy to get to. It's always a vibrant place with many things to do. Had a good time watching a movie and seeing a show at the the theatre. The bowling alley needs more lanes, it can get packed sometimes, otherwise had good fun bowling. Thanks had good fun, definitely coming back to visit.

  • Great place. If your kids are around 8 years and about 1.3m tall, opt to purchasing thrill passes to allow them to go on most of the rides. The kiddies rides kind of suck this age group. Come early so you can ride while lines are small. Patience is key and have fun.

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  • are they any discount during the week

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    • You may avail discounts if you are a Tsogo Sun Cardholder. For more information call Gold Reef City on  27 11 248 6800.

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