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Gold Reef City

Amusement Park

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Gold Reef City is an amusement park in Johannesburg, South Africa. Located on an old gold mine which closed in 1971, the park is themed around the gold rush that started in 1886 on the Witwatersrand. Park staff wear period costumes of the 1880s, and the buildings on the park are designed to mimic the same period. There is a museum dedicated to gold mining on the grounds where it is possible to see a gold-containing ore vein and see how real gold is poured into barrels.There are many attractions at Gold Reef City, including water rides, roller coasters and the famous Gold Reef City Casino. The live shows of Idols South Africa are filmed live in the "Hippodrome", a large auditorium based in the park. Gold Reef City is located to the south of the Central Business District off of the M1. It is also the site of the Apartheid Museum.

Phone

+27 11 248 5000

Opening hours

  • Sunday 09:30 - 17:00
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 17:00
  • Thursday 09:30 - 17:00
  • Friday 09:30 - 17:00
  • Saturday 09:30 - 17:00
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