18 thrilling rides, 13 dedicated kids rides, Jump City Trampoline Park, the only authentic underground mine tour in Johannesburg, 12 dining options, multiple retail stores, plus 15 other attractions all set against a gold rush era backdrop.
This is the ideal place to spend your free time during the holiday season! Not only will guests have a blast, but they'll also get their adrenaline pumping and enjoy the lovely summer weather.
However, things are a little different now, so tickets are available for purchase online. They also recommend wearing a buff instead of a mask as it is less likely to slip off during an exhilarating ride, keeping you safe throughout your visit.
Jozi South’s favourite upmarket buffet, Billy G, is back just in time for the festive season at Gold Reef City. Billy G reopened on Friday 20 November 2020, and is once again serving delicious main course choices range from succulent cuts of meat at the carvery, a variety of freshly prepared casseroles, curries and vegetarian offerings to seafood, pasta dishes, wood-fired pizza and fresh salads. The starters and mains are perfectly complimented by an indulgent assortment of decadent desserts.
Billy G offers something to suit every palate and exceptional value for money:
Bookings are essential due to COVID-19 seating capacity restrictions. Visit their website to check Billy G’s operating days and times.
Enjoy discounts of up to 60% as a Gold Reef City Rewards Member (sign up is free) at Movies @ Gold Reef City, which is now open! Shows will be screened from Wednesdays to Sundays – visit their website for show times.
For more information on what’s happening at Gold Reef City Casino and Theme Park, visit www.tsogosun.com.
You can also contact them on 011 248 5000 or [email protected].
For exhilarating entertainment in Joburg South, be sure to visit the bustling and thrilling Gold Reef City Casino & Theme Park! Here, there's sure to be something exciting and fun for all ages. From the latest blockbusters and theatrical productions to great dining hot spots for any occasion, family entertainment and much more, this is a must visit for the whole family! Here's what you can look forward to when you next visit Gold Reef City.
Visit the hip Vigour & Verve for a variety of great burgers, cheesy pizzas, signature sarmies, hearty pastas, decadent cakes, desserts and pastries, and so much more! You can find this coffee bar-style café at the newly refurbed area at Gold Reef City Casino.
Gather the whole family and make your way to Billy G Buffet to indulge in an all-you-can eat buffet delight! Once you have gotten your table, take a stroll through the different counters offering everything from hot and cold starters and a wide variety of main courses and decadent desserts to see what's on offer. There will most definitely be something to delight your palate.
Craving some delicious Portuguese cuisine? Then be sure to stop by Calisto's! They specialise in delectable seafood as well as the best chicken dishes you’ll ever find. All in all, this restaurant offers an amazing dining out experience that will bring you back for more.
Although Gold Reef City is all about the entertainment, dining and thrills, there's also a handful of retail stores that you can explore withing the precinct, offering everything from mementos to novelty gifts and a few goodies to nibble on. These include Candylicious which is jam-packed with a wide selection of sweet treats that's sure to delight, Copper Africa offering a wide range of South African souvenirs, and the Old Mine Shop that sells everything from African beaded dolls and Big Five printed T-Shirts to fairy and angel ornaments.
Offering historic charm and warm hospitality, the Southern Sun Gold Reef City is just the place to book a stay if you're planning a lovely weekend away with the family. The hotel offers guests a choice from 38 comfortable well appointed rooms,complete with complimentary Wi-Fi, DStv, tea and coffee station, mini bar, electronic safe, and more. There is wheelchair-enabled access available, as well as smoking rooms upon request.
Take a trip back into the past at the Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel. This hotel is situated right in the middle of the bustling theme park and is an authentic portrayal of a turn-of-the-century mining town hotel. Take your pick from 75 luxurious en-suite rooms, enjoy the hotel’s private pools and gardens, and have a blast with free access to the bustling theme park. There's also a host of family-friendly dining options to choose from when you're all ready for a bite to eat, including Barney’s Restaurant and Bar and several other well-known franchise restaurants, all located within the precinct.
Gold Reef City's casino arena boasts over 1 700 slot machines and 50 tables, offering guests a wide selection of games and thrills to enjoy. This is the ideal place to see if Lady Luck is on your side! The main casino floor accommodates both smokers and non-smokers in divided sections while the recently renovated Privé now includes a lavish reception, lounge and a private gaming room. Click here to see what slot machines you can expect to enjoy on the casino floor and click here to take a look at their variety of table games.
One of the main reasons families visit Gold Reef City is to enjoy a day out at the thrilling theme park! Here, families can enjoy a wide range of exciting rides, from the daring Tower of Terror and the winding Anaconda, to the relaxing Lazy River and the Giant Wheel offering stunning sights of the city. Although there are age and height restrictions when it comes to the various rides available within the theme park, there are plenty of fun things that visitors of all ages can enjoy. Click here to see a full list of all the rides at Gold Reef City Theme Park.
Offering a wide selection of classic and old school arcade games, fun activities and exciting crane machines, The Magic Company will certainly keep the kids entertained for a couple of hours. Best of all, most of the machines will issue tickets which can be exchanged for cool prizes to take home after all of their gaming (and pocket money) is all gone.
Keep the children secure and entertained at Gold Reef City's Créche. Here, parents can let their children enjoy a fun experience at the casino with peace of mind, without having to worry about their safety. There will be a wide variety of fun activities and things to do that'll keep your little ones busy, while you head off to one of the many restaurants for a well-deserved date night for two or try your luck on the casino floor.
In mood for a little bit of theatre? Gold Reef City Casino plays home to the luxurious 1100-seat Lyric Theatre, complete with rich decor and atmosphere, plush fittings and elegance. This theatre caters to all performance preferences, from large Broadway shows making their debut to ever-popular musicals, hilarious comedy skits and much more.
Looking to treat the family to an on-screen adventure at Gold Reef City? Then be sure to visit Movies @ Gold Reef City to see what's on circuit on the big screen! There's sure to be the perfect film on show, whether it's something to delight the little ones or a movies that'll scare the you out of your seat. Don't forget to visit the kiosk to grab a few snacks to enjoy while watching the big screen.
Need to host a productive business meeting with various delegates? Or are planning a big celebration that's going to bring people from far and wide? No matter what the occasion, Gold Reef City is sure to have the space for you. Their conference venues include a Conference Centre offering a variety of setup options to suit all meetings, conferences, product launches, exhibitions and team building requirements. Formal banquets and beautiful weddings are also catered for, complete with customised menus with the very best in taste and suitability to your individual requirements.
Tel: 011 248 5000
Address: Corner of Northern Parkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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.
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.
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!
The Savanna Comics' Choice Awards 2019: Main Awards Show will showcase the results of a record number of comedians voting for who they feel should take home the 12 glittering Waldo statuettes. You're in for a treat as the comedy industry gathers at The Lyric Theatre for a comedy variety show unlike any other. Expect everything including music, sketch, dance and mime - all celebrating the best of their industry.
This year, the show theme is Funny Money and takes the form of a Broadway Musical. CCA Musical Director, Fabian Sing will collaborate with a host of comedy writers, actors and comedians to bring a hilarious tale of the people who control the money in the comedy world. There will be sketches about agents, managers, clients and comedians - all in a story about fame, riches, bookings, commissions and fees. Who knows? There may even be some love.
In Therapy sees the return of various popular theatrical characters such as Uncle Bala, Harry Mama, Dollia Mausie and Professor Pyarelal. All of these endearing characters have become household names after being created for popular radio shows since 1994. The versatile and talented Vikash Mathura, who plays all of the characters, will be joined on stage by his real-life wife, JJ Mathura, for the first time ever. This laugh-a-minute comedy is set in JJ’s lounge. A typical day in her life, during which she is visited by various “friends” who want to discuss their deepest thoughts, challenges and secrets. Don’t miss this laugh-a-minute comedy!
The multi-award-winning Benjamin Dube is a respected name in South Africa and worldwide. You cannot talk about Gospel or Gospel Worship Ministers without mentioning Benjamin Dube. This is going to be a worship night from another dimension. Bishop Benjamin Dube is a worshipper in and out, he is anointed and God has entrusted him in this ministry. There are VIP tickets and standard tickets available. VIP ticket holders have seats that are close to the stage and with a good view; also they get a welcome drink and a lanyard card signed by the Bishop.
Passion and pride are the order of the day at Boktown, the official Springbok Supporters Club. Now, proudly hosted at the Bullion Room, Gold Reef City. This unique Springbok supporter’s experience is the best place to watch the game LIVE on the Big Screen if you can't get to the stadium. Guests can expect edge-of-your-seat action, as well as live entertainment and fun activities perfect for the entire family. So, show your support for our boys in green and gold and visit Boktown at Gold Reef City!
Comedic sensation, Sifiso Nene brings the best comedy combination to kick start spring. The Combo Comedy Show boasts about its unique ability to place South Africans from all walks of life, under one roof to share a few good laughs. The lineup includes performances from local comedy greats such as Sifiso Nene, Skhumba Hlophe, Thenjiwe, Simphiwe Shembe and more. This is a must if you're looking for some side-splitting comedy to tickle that funny bone.
Flavours of India is back, exhibiting the best of Indian clothing, jewellery, carpets, appliances and more. This exhibition brings colour, flavour and the best of Indian entertainment to Gold Reef City. Flavours of India is not complete without the delicious cuisine, ranging from the famous Durban Bunny chow, fried mealies and samoosas to burgers and hot dogs. Visitors can also enjoy live entertainment which includes live bands, dance groups and a live Bhangra bash with Lenz FM’s top DJ’s. And for the little ones, a kiddies corner will be a first this time around with mascots.
Die Campbells are out to set a live performance like no other seen before. The Campbells are one of South Africa’s favourite Afrikaans duos with their most popular songs being You’re My Mate, Rooi Rok Bokkie, Stoutgat and Hillbilly Rock Hillbilly Roll. Their musical talent and lively performances are perfect for the whole family and they are sure to get old and young fans on their feet, singing and dancing.
Enjoy a meal, laughter and family fun at the Jozi Urban Market, as well as the Shades Of Pink Zumbathon! Sundays are great to spend quality time with friends and family. Join the Jozi Urban Market on the first Sunday of the month and indulge in gourmet coffee, craft beer, fine wines, cocktails, gourmet food, laid-back music, design, fashion, art and more! There will be a variety of stalls offering a variety of activities on the day including the Shades Of Pink Zumbathon! Registration is from 09:00 to 10:00 on the day and the event starts at 10:00.
Experience the the delicious delights at the Curry & Craft Festival! A variety of food stalls exploding with flavour, smell and all things curry from various cooks awaits! Experience the curry cook off between the stalls where one winner will receive a trophy for the best curry, Best Bunny in Jozi Competition, Show & Shine, Bhangra and Thunee competition! Bhangra is from 20:00 until midnight at R80 per person.
For more information about Gold Reef City and their upcoming events, visit www.tsogosun.com.
You can also contact them on 011 248 5000 or [email protected].
Make Valentine's Day extra special this year with a little bit of help from the Mall of the South and Gold Reef City! Spend R300 or more at ANY Mall of the South store, and you'll stand a chance of winning a Gold Reef City Key to the City experience valued at over R10 000!
This romantic experience for two includes:
To enter and be in the running for this Key to the City experience, simply complete an entry form (available in-stores and on the Mall of the South website), attach your till slip valued at R300 or more, and slip your entry into the competition boxes located at strategic points throughout the mall as well as at Centre Management.
This is an amazing experience for you and your sweetheart! Make sure you enter now, as entries close on Sunday, 17 February 2019 at 17:00.
Terms and conditions apply.
For more information about this experience or the Mall of the South, visit www.mallofthesouth.co.za to keep up-to-date with their news and events.
When was the last time you went ten-pin bowling? Not too sure? Well, grab the gang and head to the bowling alley at Gold Reef City. With 12 state of the art ten pin bowling lanes, the alley offers cosmic bowling under UV lights that will add excitement to your matches. Once you're done bowling, head to [email protected] Reef City. Tsogo Sun Rewards cardholders can score 30% off their tickets!
Let the kids enjoy some gaming of their own at The Magic Company. Sporting a newly remodeled, bright and exciting look, this spot is great fun for both young and the young at heart. There are plenty of fun activities and, of course, the latest and classic arcade games. Play as many games as you want and collect as many tickets as you can, then pop by the Prize Shop to exchange your tickets for some prizes.
Experience the thrill of it all as you take on the house and dance with Lady Luck. The gaming area is fitted with food stands, a bar, and friendly staff that will warm up the coldest winter days. And if you don't feel like taking a drive home, why not book yourself a comfortable room at the Southern Sun Gold Reef City hotel or Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel? Also, please remember to gamble responsibly.
With several restaurants to choose from, such as Vigour & Verve and Calisto's, there is something for everyone. If you join the Tsogo Sun Rewards programme at Gold Reef City you will score 10% off your bill at participating restaurants. And if you need just a quick bite before you get back to all the entertainment, there are many fast food spots to choose from.
During off-peak season the Gold Reef City Theme Park sees less foot traffic, meaning you can go on the Anaconda as many times as you want to. You can also expect tasty treats, hot dogs and burgers on sale too! With 16 thrill rides, 14 dedicated rides for the little ones, a Jump City Trampoline Park, the only authentic underground mine tour in Johannesburg, 12 dining options, seven retail stores, plus 15 other attractions, there won't be a dull moment on your radar when you visit this winter wonderland.
Feel like a little bit of theatre? Then be sure to check out what will be taking centre state at the Lyric Theatre this winter. One show that'll definitely keep the cold at bay is Ignited, a fiery new extravaganza that'll certainly warm you up with amazing dance performances and music. It'll be taking stage from Friday, 24 May 2019 until Sunday, 16 June 2019. Tickets cost R100 per person and can be bought at www.goldreefcity.co.za or Computicket. Click here to find out more about this show.
For more information on Gold Reef City and their winter lineup, visit www.tsogosun.com.
You can also contact them on 011 248 5000.