Entertainment & Shopping
Gold Reef City Theme Park
Located on an old gold mine 8 kilometres from the centre of Johannesburg lies the Gold Reef City amusement park. The park is themed around the Gold Rush which occurred in Johannesburg around the 1880's. Enjoy one of the many rides in the park including the Anaconda, which is the fastest and tallest inverted roller coaster in Africa. There is plenty to do for the whole family including gold panning, going on a mine tour, eating at one of the many restaurants, or just soaking up the history of the gold rush.
Sun City Resort
The Sun City Resort draws thousands of visitors each year to its four hotels including two five-star hotels. The Palace of the Lost City which forms part of The Leading Hotels of the World) and The Cascades Hotel, the four-star Sun City Hotel and the three-star Cabanas Hotel. Guests can also enjoy magnificent sporting and recreational facilities including two world-class golf courses. The Gary Player Golf Course and the Lost City Golf Course as well as the magical Lost City water-park, The Valley of Waves. The wide choice of conference venues ensures a level of convention and banqueting facilities which few can beat.
Only 187 km from Johannesburg, the resort, situated in the bushveld of South Africa's North West province, is surrounded by the imposing mountains of the Pilanesberg. The malaria-free Pilanesberg National Game Park is home to South Africa's Big 5- Elephant, Rhino, Lion, Leopard and Buffalo.
Nelson Mandela Square
This incredibly popular square with its impressive statue of Nelson Mandela is an awesome place to chill between frenetic bouts of shopping. Relax at one of the many surrounding restaurants, enjoy the sunshine, and watch open-air performances and the passing traffic of people. The square incorporates a theatre, a library and is attached to the well-known Sandton City Shopping Mall. A must on your trip to Jozi!
Gauteng's premier entertainment destination, Monte Casino, is a distinctive complex with casino, shops, movies, fun arcades, restaurants, outdoor bird garden, Boogaloos New Generation Skate Park, Pieter Toerien theatre, Parker's Comedy & Jive venue and lots more.
Styled just like a Tuscan village, the casino is in the centre with all the shops, restaurants, cinemas and theatres surrounding it.