Gold Reef City 2

Waking up in a silent theme park is utterly surreal [photo story]

If you’re familiar with Gold Reef City, you already know everything there is to know about this theme park straight out of Jozi’s gold rush days. There are rides that shoot down mine shafts at 100km/h, you can dress up in clothing from 1886 and watch molten gold being poured, and the buildings are set in that quaint Victorian style you still see in old Joburg, with broekielace and everything. Last year, we were invited to spend the night in the newly refurbished Gold Reef City – but we had to use our voucher by the end of March. In […]