Gold Reef City Casino

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the heart of Jozi lies the cities greatest attraction, Gold Reef City. Originally opened in the 70’s as an amusement park, Golf Reef City has grown into one of the country’s greatest entertainment attractions. Built on an old gold mine which closed in 1971, the entire entertainment complex is themed around the gold rush that started in 1886.

Since then Gold Reef City has developed into not only an amusement park, but a casino and entertainment complex, complete with two luxurious hotels. 

There is so much to do at Gold Reef City Casino. The atmosphere is electric and the casino complex oozes of vibrance and energy.  Experience the thrill of lady luck in Gold Reef City’s state-of-the-art casino or watch a show at The Lyric Theatre. Catch a movie or take the kids Ten Pin Bowling.  Be adventurous and visit the exhilarating Theme Park full of thrilling rides. Whatever you’re looking for, there’s definitely something for everyone at Gold Reef City.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”5028″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]


Consisting of over 1700 slot machines and 50 tables with designated smoking sections, Gold Reef City Casino is packed with an abundance of gaming choices. For avid players looking for privacy, the Private lounge promises private gaming in exceptional luxury.

Priding themselves with being a fore-runner in the casino industry, Gold Reef City casino is always among the first to have the latest games. All slot machines are completely coinless offering players a safe and smart gaming experience. The main floor has 1000 slot machines while Barney’s Smoking Casino boasts another 570 machines with denominations running from 1c to R100.

The casino also offers exciting table games in a comfortable environment. Choose from Blackjack, Baccarat, Roulette or Raise Em’ Poker.

Gold Reef City Rewards Programme

Gold Reef City offers a wonderful rewards programme to loyal players. It’s free to sign up and players are able to earn points every time they play at the casino. Rewards members also get special offers at a range of entertainment options at Gold Reef City such as movies, restaurants, the theme park and the theatre.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”5027″ img_size=”full” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]


The Lyric Theatre

Inspired by the opulence of the world’s greatest opera houses, the Lyric Theatre is able to accommodate an audience of just over 1000 guests. As one of cities most prestigious stages, you’ll often find comedy shows, international ballet performances as well as both local and international superstars gracing the stage.


Taking you back to the Victorian era, this train station come cinema complex is a first in the country. Along with the most inspiring design themes, Movies@Gold Reef City offers the latest blockbuster movies to guests.

Family entertainment

The newly opened family entertainment zone at Gold Reef City features a Magic Company arcade complete with Ten Pin Bowling, an amazing 400 seater Spur Steak Ranch, numerous fast food outlests as well as a kiddies Express creche. Gold Reef City lives up to its name of being the best family entertainment destination in Jozi.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]


For guests wanting to explore the city further and stay over at Gold Reef City, there are 2 hotels to choose from.
Southern Sun Gold Reef City

Offering 38 immaculate rooms, the Southern Sun Gold Reef City transports you back in time to the magnificence and elegance of a past era. With exceptional service standards and only the best facilities, this is the perfect stay over at Gold Reef City.

Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel

Located within the theme park, this 75-room hotel draws on inspirations of the mining town. Staying here grants guests with complimentary access to the theme park.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Conferences and meetings

The charismatic old-world charm of Gold Reef City makes it an ideal destination for conferences and events.

Hosting a conference, corporate dinner or launch, there are a range of venue’s to choose from. It has 6 conference venues, one of which is the Lyric theatre. Other venues offered are Auctioneers, Barnato, JSE, Ruby and Prospectors all located in the theme park.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]

Contact Details:

Province: Gauteng
Address: Cnr Data Crescent & Northern Parkway, Ormonde, Johannesburg
Phone: +27 11 248 5000


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