Southern Sun Gold Reef City hotel offers a host of Johannesburg’s top attractions right on our doorstep. Our hotel is linked to the Gold Reef City Casino and Entertainment Centre which offers a choice of slots and table games as well as plenty of entertainment for younger guests at the adjacent theme park.
The hotel itself is situated South of Johannesburg – enabling easy exploration to sites in and around the city. Attractions near the hotel include the Apartheid Museum, Soccer City, Nasrec Expo Centre, the Lyric Theatre, and many more.
Discover our recommendations for some of the top Johannesburg attractions near the Southern Sun Gold Reef City hotel.
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Gautrain Park Station
Smit St, Johannesburg
0800 4288 7246
Gautrain is an 80-kilometre mass rapid transit railway system in Gauteng Province, South Africa, which links Johannesburg, Pretoria, Ekhuruleni and OR Tambo International Airport.
The Country Club Johannesburg
1 Napier Rd, Johannesburg, 2006
+27 11 710 6400
CCJ is a contemporary Club rooted in tradition, where friends meet and relax in comfort and safety while enjoying the serenity of the surroundings. Attention to detail and tradition blend to provide a unique membership experience.
The Market Theatre
75 Wolhuter St, Johannesburg, 2113, South Africa
011 832 1641
The Market Theatre, based in the vibrant inner-city suburb of Newtown in Johannesburg, South Africa, was opened in 1976, operating as an independent, non-racial theatre during the country’s apartheid regime.
Alberton City Shopping Centre
Corner Voortrekker and Du Plessis Road, Alberton, 1449
+27 11 866 3700
Get glamorous, and make yourself at home. Established over 30 years ago, Alberton City Shopping Centre has long-since been a pillar of community involvement. With over 120 stores to choose from, it's the place for friends and family to meet, share and connect with convenience.
Sandton City Shopping Centre
83 Rivonia Rd, Sandton, 2196
+27 11 217 6000
One of Africa’s most prestigious shopping centres, offering an unparalleled shopping experience and world-class selection.
University of Johannesburg (UJ) Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus
Cottesloe, Johannesburg, 2092
+27 11 559 1040
Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries.
44 Stanley Avenue, Johannesburg,2092
+27 11 482 4444
44 Stanley is a collection of speciality stores. Art. Antiques. Bars. Books. Collectables. Decor. Fashion. Furniture and Restaurants.
Bidvest Wanderers Stadium
Corlett Drive, Illovo, Johannesburg
+27 11 340 1500
Bidvest Wanderers Stadium is the premier cricketing stadium in South Africa. All atmosphere, all action, ALL IN!
University of Johannesburg (UJ) Doornfontein Campus
Saratoga Ave Doornfotein
+27 11 559 6736
Doornfontein Campus (DFC) has eight residences – one senior residence and seven junior residences. The junior residences are divided into two ladies' residences and five men's residences.
Lyric Theater Gold Reef City
Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg, 2159
+27 11 248 5168
Opulent performance venue hosting international and local stars of the stage, plus kids' shows.
Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, 2193
+27 11 646 2000
The Johannesburg Zoo is an 55-hectare (140-acre) zoo in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Northern Park Way and Gold Reef Rd, Johannesburg, 2001
+27 11 309 4700
The Apartheid Museum is a museum complex in Johannesburg, South Africa dedicated to illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa.
Constitution Hill is the home of the Constitutional Court, the protector of our basic Human Rights and Constitution.
Emirates Airline Park
Corner Currey and Staib Street Doornfontein 2028
+27 11 402 2960
Emirates Airline Park, also known as Ellis Park Stadium is a rugby union and association football stadium in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
Biccard St, Johannesburg, 2001
+27 11 877 6800
Venue offering 4 performance spaces for international and locally curated shows for all ages
The James Hall Museum Of Transport
Klipriviersberg 106-Ir, Johannesburg South, 2197
+27 11 435 9718
James Hall Transport Museum is located in Johannesburg South Africa.It is largest transport museum in Africa.
Wits Donald Medical Centre
21 Eton Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193
+27 11 356 6000
The Wits University Donald Gordon Medical Centre (WDGMC) is the first private academic hospital in South Africa.
Turffontein Race Course
14 Turffontein Rd, Johannesburg, 2190
+27 11 681 1880
Turffontein Racecourse is a race track in South Africa for Thoroughbred horse racing founded in 1887 at Turffontein, Gauteng by the Johannesburg Turf Club.
Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital
Jubilee Rd, Johannesburg, 2193
+27 11 488 4911
The Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, nicknamed Joburg Gen is an accredited general hospital in Parktown, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. It has 1,088 beds.
38-60 Lilian Ngoyi Street (Note: Bree Street has been renamed to Lilian Ngoyi Street) Fordsburg, Johannesburg 2092.
+27 11 838 6752
With 360 stores in the Oriental Plaza, you will find a unique shopping experience, which drives on tradition and culture. The Oriental Plaza has been rooted in the very heart of Johannesburg City since the 1970’s.
Nasrec Expo Centre Johannesburg
Cnr Nasrec & Rand Show, Johannesburg, 2000
+27 11 494 1920
Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) – South Africa’s largest purpose-built exhibition, convention and events venue – is one of Johannesburg’s best known landmarks. Home to South Africa’s oldest and most cherished consumer show, The Rand Show, as well as other world-class trade shows.
Lilian Ngoyi St, Johannesburg, 2033
+27 11 833 5624
Museum Africa is Johannesburg’s social and cultural history museum.
Montecasino Boulevard (Cnr William Nicol and Witkoppen) Fourways, Sandton, Johannesburg
+27 11 510 7000
Montecasino, located in Fourways, North of Johannesburg is known for being Gauteng's number one entertainment destination.
+27 11 247 5300
The stadium is the home ground of Kaizer Chiefs F.C. and the South Africa national football team. The stadium is also known by its nickname "The Calabash" due to its resemblance to the African pot or gourd.
The SAB World of Beer
SAB World of Beer, Miriam Makeba St, Johannesburg, 2113, South Africa
+27 11 836 4900
A museum designed to showcase the history of South African beer.
C/O Malibongwe Drive and R114 Road, Lanseria, Gauteng South Africa
+27 87 150 0100
The Lion Park has a wealth of exciting activities for the whole family to ensure an unforgettable wildlife experience.
O.R. Tambo International Airport
O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa
+27 11 921 6262
Tambo International Airport (IATA: JNB, ICAO: FAOR) (ORTIA) is a major international airport in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa, near the city of Johannesburg.
The Magic Company - Gold Reef City
Northern Park Way Ormonde Johannesburg 2159
+27 11 496 2668
Entertainment for the whole family.
Gold Reef City Theme Park
Northern Parkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg, 2159
+27 11 248 6800
Gold Reef City Theme Park has an abundance of adventures, it won't be long before you'll be drawn to the squeals of delight! Join the young at heart and test-drive these or any of the more than thirty adrenaline-boosting rides
Sandton Convention Centre
161 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196
+27 11 779 0000
Sandton Convention Centre is Southern Africa’s leading and most prestigious, multi-purpose exhibition and convention centre.
Gallagher Convention Centre
19 Richard Drive, Midrand, Johannesburg, 1685
+27 11 266 3000
Gallagher Convention Centre is one of Africa’s largest conference and exhibition venues.
Cnr Northumberland Road & Olievenhout Avenue, North Riding, Johannesburg, South Africa
+ 27 11 794 5800
The Ticketpro Dome, formerly known as the Coca-Cola Dome is an event venue located in the north of Johannesburg, South Africa. The seating capacity is 19,000
Mall of Africa
Lone Creek Crescent and Magwa Crescent
+27 10 596 1470
The Mall of Africa is South Africa’s largest shopping mall ever built in a single phase, with 130 000 m2 of retail space available. The Mall is home to over 300 shops, many of which are flagship stores.
Gandhi Square, Marshalls Town, Johannesburg, 2001
Gandhi Square (formerly Van Der Bijl Square and Government Square) is a plaza located in the Central Business District of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is named after the political activist and pacifist, Mahatma Gandhi.
Newtown is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region F and is one of five tourism developments aimed at inner-city regeneration.