The Gold Reef City Casino is one of Johannesburg’s most popular entertainment venues. Discover a state-of-the art casino with the latest gaming technology, a hotel, and live entertainment venues, plus a recreated gold rush town in the adjacent theme park and the Apartheid Museum right next door.

Did you know?

Gold Reef City is built around an original 1887 gold mine

The Gold Reef City Casino is Johannesburg's oldest casino, and is adjacent to the Gold Reef City theme park and the Apartheid Museum. This combination of heritage, first-class entertainment, and leisure options makes Gold Reef City a popular destination with locals and visitors alike.

The casino at Gold Reef City is open 24 hours a day and caters for everybody's gaming tastes with slots, tables, and Salon Privé for the high rollers.

Gold Reef City Casino is a cashless environment. Get a safe and convenient Strike it Rich smart card and you’re ready to hit the slots! The casino features approximately 1 700 slot machines including the latest video games, with the progressive slots being a favourite entertainment.

Fans of table gaming won’t be disappointed at the Gold Reef City Casino, where punters can seek their fortunes at American roulette, three reef routine poker, baccarat, blackjack and touch table multPLAY roulette tables.

If you're a big time roller, then head for the comfort of Gold Reef Casino’s Club Egoli – Salone Privé, which is spacious and exclusive.

There’s more besides gambling on offer at this casino at Gold Reef City. Attend a live show in the Lyric or the Globe theatres, enjoy a good steak and live jazz at Back O’ the Moon restaurant, or enjoy the Boston BBQ’s all-you-can-eat buffet.

End your stint at Gold Reef City at the 4-star Gold Reef City Casino Hotel, steeped in bygone gold rush glamour.

Travel tips & Planning info

Who to contact

Gold Reef City Casino
Tel: +27 (0)11 248 5000

How to get here

Gold Reef City has its own shuttle bus service from most major hotels in Johannesburg. It is easily accessible by car and taxi.

Best time to visit

The Casino is open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.

Around the area

Visit the Apartheid Museum next door, enjoy rides and thrills at the Gold Reef City theme park, or take a trip to see Johannesburg on an open-top City Sightseeing Bus that departs right outside the casino.

Tours to do

Gold Reef City's historic tour is worth doing and includes an optional ride down a mine shaft.

What will it cost

Entrance to the casino is R10.

What to pack

There's no dress code for the casino, but smart casual attire is advisable.

Where to stay

There are two hotels at Gold Reef City: the Southern Sun Gold Reef City hotel, a small, four-star, hotel, and the Gold Reef City Theme Park Hotel, located inside the theme park.

What to eat

Gold Reef City has a wide range of eateries, from fast food outlets to smart restaurants.

What's happening

Live entertainment shows at the Gold Reef City's two theatres, the Lyric and the Globe, change constantly, and there's often new attractions at the adjacent theme park.

Best buys

You'll find plenty of African curios and souvenirs for sale at Gold Reef City.

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