Gold Reef City Tour

Feel the rush and experience the Gold Rush


The world famous yet uniquely South African Gold Reef City is just eight kilometres from the centre of Johannesburg. It's a theme park that is rich in history and a replica of old-time Johannesburg. Enjoy an incredible underground gold mine tour, gold pour demonstrations, traditional miners gumboot dancing, and more. Take a step back in time as you ride on a penny farthing and enjoy other rides too.


  • Relive the Gold Rush by visiting Mining Shaft 14
  • Go deep underground and see gold being poured
  • Ideal for adults and children with array of activities
  • Located next to the informative Apartheid Museum

You will be picked up from your hotel in the early afternoon and transferred to Gold Reef City. The complex contains a theme park, a number of hotels and restaurants and is ideal for families with activities for everyone. It has history too and you can go underground and visit Mining Shaft 14. If you are lucky you may see gold being poured and ingots being made! Your tour also includes an introductory film and a visit to three historic houses.

You will be transferred in a luxury Microbus or Coach and your safety and security is assured. Throughout the tour, you have the services of an experienced local guide who can answer all your questions.

Explore Gold Reef City

Johannesburg is South Africa's biggest and busiest city and it owes its existence to the discovery of gold on the Witswatersrand during the 1880s. The Gold Rush led to an influx of miners, labourers and their families as the settlement swelled dramatically. On this tour you can visit Mining Shaft 14 and actually go underground with the chance of seeing gold ingots being made! The rest of Gold Reef City is worth exploring with its theme park, Casino and entertainment.

Includes and Excludes:

All transport and entrance fees are included, as well as services of an English speaking guide. Lunch, beverages and gratuities are excluded, though these are at your discretion.

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