Gold Reef City Theme Park
Welcome to Gold Reef City Theme Park in Johannesburg
Known as the city of Gold of South Africa, Johannesburg becomes very famous around 1886 with the discovery of gold, which was then known as the gold rush. Gold Reef City is an activity and amusement theme park which was built on an old mining site in Johannesburg, South Africa. This gold mine closed its operations in 1971,. The Park building got the inspiration of replica of the same building which was then in the mine area. The Witwatersrand area where the theme park is has become one of the top 10 attractions in Johannesburg for couples, families, children, youth, and seniors. Highly recommended on any Johannesburg tour or vacation.
The Gold reef theme park is one of the top 10 highlights and things to do in Johannesburg. For thrillers seekers enthusiastic, consider a full day at the Gold reef city, which has a component of educational part regarding the gold rush in South Africa as well as thrill rides such as the anaconda, the tower of terror, and roller coaster ride with many other activities for all ages ranging from kids to youth and adults.
Where to Go?:
Other places of interests near the Gold reef city theme park are places like Soweto, the Apartheid Museum, the Carlton Centre, Maboneng as well as the Johannesburg central business district.
When to Go?:
Being one of the top 10 most popular attractions in Johannesburg, the Gold Reef City remains a destination of all seasons. During South African School holidays, the Gold Reef City becomes very very busy and one needs to be there early at around 0&H30 am to beat the long queues. Please note that the Park is not operational on Mondays and Tuesdays. During the months of winter (June to August), Johannesburg is extremely cold, and the Park sees fewer people as the majority of the park goers stay indoors.
Best Time to Go: Best: Good:
- Gold Reef heritage tour
- Best thrills ride such as
- Anaconda Ride
- The tower of terror ride
- World-class roller coaster
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