Monte Casino - Entertainment Paradise

Monte Casino in Johannesburg was opened in November 2000. Since its opening it has become the most visited attraction in the province, averaging about eight million visitors a year. Being the most popular entertainment attraction has been affirmed by the venue receiving readers choice awards, including Best Entertainment Complex, Best Cinema Complex and Best Casino.

The theme of the Casino is old Tuscan, and the architecture is simply magnificent. Inside you can look up at at blue skies, and peep into the windows and lives of the permanent residents. Washing lines overhead, cobblestone streets, and ducks wading underneath the bridges, transport you to a completely different world and has you spellbound from the moment you enter.

If the architecture and pinpoint detail accuracy does not keep you entertained, there are 20 restaurants, a fifteen screen cinema complex, 76 retailers, children’s entertainment center, theatre, skate park, Monte Casino Bird Gardens and of course, the spectacular casino. Monte Casino is also host to the South African leg of the Duke of Edinburgh Cup Golf Tournament. This tournament has raised more than 6.2 million rand for the selected organizations.

The Monte Casino Bird Gardens, houses a collection of over 142 African Cycads species, the biggest in the world, and in total, over 1 000 reptiles, small animals and birds. All the animals are housed in their natural surroundings, and the walk through aviary, is the largest exhibit in Africa, of its kind. The Monte Casino Bird Gardens also has a free flight bird show that is guaranteed to thrill spectators.

You can rub shoulders with the rich and famous in the Monte Casino Paparazzi Room, or take a chance in the 8500 square meter casino. With plenty of big jackpots just waiting to be won, 70 gaming tables and 1700 gaming machines, you will be relieved to know that the casino operates 24 hours and has highly trained staff to ensure that you enjoy your gaming experience.


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