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Gold Reef Casino

Gold Reef City Complex is made up of a Theme Park, Casino facilities and an Apartheid Museum. The package-deal of fun, fantasy, historical fact and safe parking offers the guest real value for money.

Tourists savour the Traditional African music, dance and history found throughout the complex. The carefully-documented history of Apartheid, well depicted in the Museum, is a must-see on a South African visit.

The visitor will also experience a comprehensive and colourful depiction of mining life at the turn of the nineteenth century.

Countless companies have chosen Gold Reef City to host conferences or other events. Good value, fun and variety are only part of the story behind Gold Reef City's success. Enjoy the magnificent entertainment atmosphere, the abundance of gaming choices, or test-drive one of the over 30 thrilling fun-rides!

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The Gold Reef City Casino is open 24 hours a day boasting exciting casino action, an abundance of gaming choices and highly trained, friendly staff.
The main floor can accommodate both smokers and non-smokers while the Prive includes a stylish reception, lounge and a private gaming room.

Slot Machines

1 700 Slot Machines on the Gaming floor, ranging in denominations from 1c up to R100.
The casino is completely coinless, offering safe and convenient Smart Gaming.
The unique ‘up to 99%’ Payback, Stand-alone progressives, are the only low denomination Slots with such high payback percentages in South Africa.


Table denominations run from R10 - R500

Smoking Casino - Barney's

Gold Reef City Casino is one of the largest smoking casinos in Southern Africa. There are 570 machines, such as new video games including Wizard of Oz, Cash Fever, Bigger Bang Big Event, Deal or No Deal.

Try to win with the Mystery Moola Jackpots - Denominations run from 1c - R100. The novelty range includes Monopoly and Roulette multi-stations. Barneys is also one of the 1st casinos in South Africa to offer Touch Table MultiPLAY Roulette which is an electronic form of roulette but with a live dealer.

Casino Rewards Program

Gold Reef City Rewards members get to enjoy all the thrills, fun and entertainment for less!
Begin with free parking, and then take advantage of the great benefits and instant discounts. 
Special offers include entry into the thrilling Theme Park, discounts on movie tickets, theatre shows and special events. Also receive instant savings at a variety of restaurants and the two hotels.
Earn points each time you play in the casino to qualify for the chance to play more, or to win exciting cash and car prizes. The more you play, the more Rewards you earn!

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Hotels and Theme Park

The unique Gold Reef City Theme park and Casino offers two hotels:

Southern Sun Gold Reef City
Step into the grandeur of a bygone era to a time when elegance, hospitality and service were paramount. Each of the 38 rooms has been decorated with comfort in mind so that guests think of it as their own personal home away from home.

Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel
This hotel is based on a turn-of-the century mining town with a full range of amenities.
The 75 luxuriously styled en-suite rooms cater for young and old, families with children and business travellers.
Hotel guests get free access to the Theme park which offers fun-filled attractions and entertainment.

Africa's greatest Entertainment Theme Park is created around the 19th Century Gold Mine.
The Theme Park offers 16 thrilling rides and 14 dedicated rides for children.
Enjoy an authentic Underground Mine Tour, Gold Pouring and Historical Exhibits.
Other attractions include the 4D Theatre, Jump City Trampoline Park, Animal Farmyard, Science Exploratory, Gold Panning, Helicopter Flights, Mini Gold, Retail Stores, Restaurants and much more.

Amusement Attractions

From: Operating hours: Tuesday - Sunday : 9:30 - 17:00
Operating hours: From 09h30 - 17h00 Wednesday to Sunday and all Public Holidays
During public Gauteng school holidays the park is open Monday - Sunday


The Barnyard Theatre

The in-house productions are world class and have been enjoyed by audiences across Europe, Middle East and other African countries. Recently Barnyard Theatre artists performed to sell-out audiences at the Madinat theatre in the 5-star Jumeirah Resort, Dubai!
The Barnyard Theatre has a seating capacity of 400 and includes in-house catering serving pizzas, snack baskets, platters, buffet options and more.

The Apartheid Museum

Located next to Gold Reef City, the Apartheid Museum depicts the story of the human spirit over adversity and oppression. The path through the museum leads you on a journey from the beginning with segregation, the rise of black consciousness and the armed struggle.
Finally witness the release of Nelson Mandela after 27 years of imprisonment, which led to the peace negotiations.

Family Entertainment Zone

Experience the New family Entertainment Zone with a charming train station themed Movies@ Cinema complex, Magic Company arcade with a 12 lane Ten-Pin bowling alley, Restaurants, Fast Food Court and the Kiddies Express crèche.

The Lyric Theatre

The theatre has 1 100 luxurious seats in an intimate Victorian-styled setting. State–of–the–art technical facilities provide audiences with the highest level of production value. Offering local and international musicals, ballet, the latest bands, stand up comedy acts and more.

Conference Centre

The superbly appointed Conference Centre offers a variety of options to suit different types of meetings, product launches, exhibitions and team building.

Formal banquets and elegant weddings are also catered for with excellent tailor made menus designed to your individual requirements.

Gold Reef City Casino Contact Details

Physical Address
Cnr Northern Parkway and Data Crescent
Johannesburg, 2159

Gold Reef City Casino: +27 11 248-5000
Gold Reef City Theme Park: +27 11 248 6800 
GPS Co-Ordinates: 26° 14' 15" S 28° 00' 48" E

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