In need of a weekend away with your loved ones? Or keen on some thrills and the chance to win big? Whatever your reason, Johannesburg has just the thing! There's a handful of lively and vibrant casinos scattered throughout the city to ensure you're entertained, offering everything from delectable dining and exciting shows, all the way to something fun for the kids and more. There's also a few casinos within driving distance from the city if you're looking to getaway for a little bit, but not too far from home.
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Known to have the only theme park in the province, Gold Reef City Casino & Theme Park is just the place that'll entertain visitors of all ages! Head to the theme park and spend the day exploring all the various thrilling rides ranging from the fearful Tower of Terror and the exciting Anaconda roller coaster to the massive Giant Wheel offering spectacular views of the city. Here, guests can also enjoy other activities including Jump City, The Exploratory, Mini Golf, as well as Gold Reef City’s heritage tour taking visitors on a magical trip into the city's Gold Rush era. Don't forget to visit the casino side of the property, offering everything from thrilling casino gaming and amazing restaurants to fun for the kids, the latest blockbusters, live shows at the Lyric Theatre and much more.
For a little bit of Italy in the middle of bustling Johannesburg, the ever-popular Montecasino is the place to be! Resembling the beautiful city of Rome, Montecasino offers guests a wide variety of entertainment that's perfect for all ages. For the little ones, they'll have a blast playing a few games at the Magic Company, playing a few rounds of Ten-Pin Bowling, watching the latest animations at [email protected], challenging their friends to some laser tag, and viewing the beautiful feathery friends at the Bird Gardens. Grownups can try strike it lucky at one of the many slot machines on the casino floor, or visit the theatre (Pieter Toerien or Teatro) to see what's currently on show. There's also a wide selection of restaurants to choose from, including Thava, The Fireroom, Billy G, Donatellas, La Rosa Mexican Grille and Tequileria, Verdicchio, YuMe Japanese Restaurant and many more.
You can find thrilling family entertainment in the West Rand at Silverstar Casino! Located in Krugersdorp, this is where family can enjoy casino thrills, amazing entertainment, fantastic cuisine and exciting shows that you don't want to miss! Catch the latest movies at [email protected], enjoy an amazing show at the Barnyard Theatre, dine out at one of their wonderful restaurants on The Square, play a few fun games at The Magic Company, or even do some Ten-Pin Bowling. Also, the interactive fountain on The Square is perfect for summer fun. The options are endless at the West Rand's favourite entertainment destination!
For the best in luxury and exciting entertainment, Emperors Palace is the place to be. Found in Kempton Park, this thrilling destination has everything you need for a fun day or night out with family and friends. Here, you'll find a wonderful array of restaurants that'll delight all taste buds and cravings, from popular fast food joints to gourmet delights such as Aurelia's, Rosetta's, and Taste of Mumbai. As for entertainment, visiting their buzzing casino, see what's on stage at the Theatre of Marcellus or Barnyard Theatre, or check out The Magic Company or Nu Metro for some family fun!
Discover a world of nonstop entertainment, thrills and fun at Carnival City Casino & Hotel in Brakpan! This entertainment hub is not easy to miss, just look for the carnival-themed marquee and all the brightly coloured lights and you'll know you have arrived. Try your luck at their thrilling slots and table games, dine out with the family at their selection of restaurants, and even let the kids run wild with loads of cool activities including The Magic Company, Lazer Zone, ten-pin bowling and go-kart racing. There's plenty of fun for everyone here. Also, don't forget to take a look at what shows they have lined up at their Big Top Arena.
Casinos Within Driving Distance From Joburg
Visiting Pretoria any time soon? If so, why not visit Time Square Casino if you're looking for only the best in entertainment, dining and nightlife? Even better, why not book accommodation at The Maslow Time Square Hotel and make it a fun-filled weekend you'll never forget? The casino boast world-class entertainment ranging from top notch restaurants such as La Rosa Mexican Grille & Tequileria, Guy Fieri's Kitchen + Bar and Forti Grill and Bar, to amazing shows at the Sun Arena, family fun at the Magic Company and so much more.
Situated on the banks of the Vaal River, Emerald Resort & Casino is just the destination if you're looking for relaxation, tranquility, luxury, and exciting entertainment perfect for the whole family. Spend a weekend away enjoy their exciting resort experiences, which includes adventure golf, the ever-popular Aquadome, Animal World, bowling. wall climbing and even going on game drives. But if you're more interested in relaxing, the a visit to the Emerald Spa is an absolute must.
For a getaway that's not too close and not too far from home, laying on the border of the Pilanesberg National Park, Sun City Resort offers a tranquil yet thrilling setting perfect for a fun-filled and relaxing escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Only a two-hour drive from Johannesburg, the Resort offers visitors and guests a unique destination for a quick weekend getaway with the family or a romantic holiday with your sweetheart. Offering everything from surf and safari and plenty of family entertainment to exciting adventures, the ultimate pamper sessions and luxurious accommodation, Sun City Resort is an absolute must-visit for all ages!