Directions From O.R. Tambo International Airport (± 24km)
- Approximate driving time 25 mins hour/s
- Head east on Elsburg Rd/R554 toward Century Rd, 850m.
- Slight left at Heidelberg Rd/R23.
- Continue to follow R23, 6.4km.
- Slight left at Range View Rd, 1.1km.
- Slight left at Harpur Ave, 230m.
- Turn right at Bunyan St, 1.5km.
- Turn left to merge onto N12 toward Johannesburg, 6.6km.
- Take exit 429-Boksburg toward M41/Rondebult Rd, 1.4km.
- Take exit 429 to merge onto R21 toward Pretoria, 4.6km.
- Take the exit, 270m.
- Keep left at the fork, 900m.
- Slight right, 400m.
- Slight right, 260m.
- Turn right.
- Destination will be on the left, 100m.
Conveniently located on the outskirts of Johannesburg in Brakpan, Carnival City is an exciting casino and entertainment complex that is always buzzing with activity, attracting all types – from families to gambling fundies! The complex forms part of the internationally acclaimed Sun International group, providing visitors with the backing of a solid and reputable company.
As its name implies, Carnival City has placed strong emphasis on fun and entertainment, and incorporates a top casino, restaurants, retail stores, a hotel and more. The complex also hosts top sporting events that are regularly broadcast around the world.
Carnival City is one of the premier destinations for South Africans seeking out quality gambling entertainment. The casino boasts one of the largest non smoking gaming areas in the entire region and this provides a backdrop for the many games that can be found in the complex.
At Carnival City, players will be able to indulge in slots and video poker entertainment at over 1750 machines on the casino floor. In addition, 60 tables are available for the most popular games in the industry. Games that are on offer at Carnival City include: baccarat, blackjack, American roulette, Mini Punto Banco, Raise ‘em Poker, video slots, slot machines.
Regular and loyal gamblers can take advantage of the Carnival Club Prive, which serves the casino’s most exclusive customers and spoils them rotten with great promotions and special deals. The casino is open 24 hours a day and seven days a week, meaning that visitors are always assured of top gambling entertainment around the clock.
Dining and Bars
Besides offering one of the best gambling experiences in South Africa, Carnival City provides a delight to visitors’ culinary senses with its wide range of restaurants and bars spread across the complex. There are no less than ten different establishments in Carnival City, each providing its own unique offerings to hungry and thirsty patrons.
The Fast Food Court is for those looking for quick food fix, where all the top names in the industry are represented including Milky Lane, London Pie and Juicy Lucy. For a drink before, during or after those fast paced gambling sessions, visitors could try the Magic Bar, the Carnival Bar (which features live bands and bar top dancers) or the Supersport Bar which offers intimate live entertainment with hands on action!
Diners have a number of delicious options, ranging from spectacular steaks at Squires to an authentic Italian kitchen at Giovannis. Matsuya is where to head if you’re in the mood for a Chinese or Japanese, while the Ocean Basket is seafood at its best.
The Carnival Club Hotel boasts 105 rooms in standard and luxury forms, with all the amenities to make your stay comfortable – including a private pool, lounge and beauty clinic. The Road Lodge, situated next to Carnival City, offers affordable accommodation in nearly 100 tastefully decorated rooms for the more budget-oriented.