Gold Reef City theme park prices, rides, packages, and operating hours in 2024

Gold Reef City theme park prices, rides, packages, and operating hours in 2024

Johannesburg-based Gold Reef City offers unforgettable entertainment and holiday experience to people of all ages. You can dine at their fine restaurants, have fun at the Gold Reef City Theme Park, game at the bowling alley, watch movies at their cinema complex, or relax in their fully furnished hotels. Find out about the Gold Reef City prices in 2024.

Gold Reef City prices
Entrance to Johannesburg-based Gold Reef City. Photo: Subodh Agnihotri (modified by author)
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Gold Reef City is one of the best entertainment destinations in Johannesburg. It perfectly represents the city's rich history, and your family will not have a dull moment.

Gold Reef City prices in 2024

There is something for everyone at Gold Reef City, and you can visit the facility at any time of year. They offer unlimited entertainment at affordable ticket rates.

Gold Reef City theme park prices

How much is it per person at Gold Reef? Adults must pay R250 per person to access the theme park for a full day. Children under the age of three are allowed free entry. Theme Parks have unlimited full-day entertainment for the family, including;

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  • 16 thrilling rides
  • 7 family rides
  • 21 rides for kids
  • 4D theatre experience
  • Trampoline Park at Jump City
  • 12 dining options
  • Multiple retail stores
  • 15 different attraction sites

The prices for the Theme Park bookings are as follows:

General admissionR250 per person
Gold rewards cardholder general admissionR225 per person
Platinum rewards cardholder general admissionR210 per person
Black rewards cardholder general admissionR200 per person

Theme Park group bookings are also available. Below are Gold Reef City entrance fee family packages.

Group of 1 to 50 peopleR250 per person
Group of 51 to 200 peopleR235 per person
Group of 201 to 700 peopleR225 per person
Group of 701 to 1,500 peopleR215 person
Group of 1,501 to 2,500 peopleR200 per person

Note: Gold Reef City Theme Park tickets can only be purchased online.

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Movies@ Gold Reef City prices

Gold Reef City guarantees the best cinema experience with its Victorian train station-themed cinema complex. To watch the latest Bollywood and Hollywood box office blockbusters, make your bookings on their website. Movie ticket prices are:

CategoryPrice for 2DPrice for 3D
Kids under 18R80R90
WOW WednesdaysR80R85

Full-priced tickets and tickets for discounted rewards cardholders can be purchased online, while pensioner and kids' tickets are purchased at the cashier. Rewards Members enjoy real discounts from 30% off ticket prices for 2D and 3D movies.

Note: Rewards cardholder discount does not apply to the WOW Wednesday promotion as this as a promotional price already.

Gold Reef City heritage tour prices

Visitors can tour Johannesburg's gold mine and the Gold Reef City museum houses. The rates for guided tours and Theme Park rides are as follows:

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Walk-in and STO (Rides and tour)R390
Walk-in and STO (Tour only)R180
Billings STO (Rides and tour)R300
Billings STO (Tour only)R180
General admission and mine tourR340

Note: Pre-booking essential.

The current rates for tour without a guide are as follows:

Mine tour onlyR90
General admission and mine tourR320

Note: Children under the age of 4 will not be allowed on the mine tour.

Gold Reef City school tours prices

Schools can make bookings at the Theme Park for pupils to have fun away from books. The Gold Reef City prices for students

Schools heritage (Mine tour only)R110
Schools grade R (Rides only)R120
Schools fun day (Rides only)R155
Schools combo (Rides and mine tour)R180

Gold Reef City bowling price

Gold Reef City provides bowling shoes. To access the ten-pin bowling alley, you need to pay the following for a single game:

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Monday to ThursdayR55 per person per game
Friday, Saturday & Public HolidaysR75 per person per game

Note: Bowling shoes are provided and refreshments are available for purchase.

Gold Reef City rewards programme

The program rewards loyal members with several benefits, including instant discounts on various entertainment services offered at Gold Reef City. There are three card statuses, including gold, platinum, and black.

Gold status does not have minimum points to qualify for membership. You need at least 27.5 points to qualify for platinum status and above 150,000 points to become a black cardholder. Black rewards cardholders get a 60% discount at the movies and save over 20% at the Theme Park.

Gold Reef City's operating hours

The Johannesburg-based entertainment destination has varying operating hours for different activities:

Gaming houseMonday to Friday: 08h00 to 04h00. The toll gate closes one hour prior
Cinema complexMonday to Thursday: 11h30 to 20h30Friday to Saturday: 11h30 to 23h00Sunday: 11h30 to 20h30
Theme ParkThursday to Sunday: 09h00 to 17h00Open on all public holidays except Christmas
Cosmic bowlingMonday to Thursday: 12h00 to 20h00Friday, Saturday, and public holidays: 10h00 to 00h00Sunday: 10h00 to 23h00
The Magic CompanyMonday to Thursday: 12h00 to 20h00Friday, Saturday, and public holidays: 10h00 to 00h00Sunday: 10h00 to 23h00
The Apartheid MuseumMonday to Sunday: 09h00 to 17h00

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Which side of Johannesburg is Gold Reef City?

Gold Reef City is located to the south of the Central Business District off of the M1 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

How much is the Gold Reef City’s entrance fee in 2024?

The general entrance Gold Reef City prices for adults is R250 per person. The fee covers the entire day's activities at the Theme Park.

Can you pay at the gate at Gold Reef City?

The park only allows online bookings. No tickets are available to purchase at the gate.

How much is a Gold Reef City ticket for kids?

Children below three years are allowed free entry while the rest pay R250. Gold Reef City kiddies rides prices are inclusive in the entry fee. You get to enjoy to the unlimited access to the Theme Park's rides and Trampoline Park-Jump City.

What is the Gold Reef City entrance fee on your birthday?

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The birthday person is allowed free entry to the Theme Park upon presentation of a valid identity card, passport, birth certificate, or Driver's License.

If your birthday falls on the day the Theme Park is closed, you should visit on the Sunday before or after your birthday. The person celebrating the birthday does not have to book online, but family and friends accompanying them must book before visiting the park.

Is a kiddie’s birthday party allowed?

gold reef city entrance fee on your birthday
A birthday set up table. Photo:, @fu zhichao
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Birthday parties for children can also be held at the facility. All birthday parties must have a minimum of five children excluding the birthday child.

All the children attending the party should pay R350 each, while those below three years should pay R150 each for food, toys, and other fun activities.

Can you bring your own food to Gold Reef City?

Only birthday cakes from outside are allowed, but other foods and drinks are not permitted into the Theme Park.

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Gold Reef City prices are some of the most affordable compared to other entertainment destinations in Johannesburg. You are also guaranteed value for your money.

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