between Steenberg and Noordhoek
The dam is only a short stroll from the parking lot, with a set of public toilets at its entrance.
You can go on an exploration on the little footpaths next to the dam.
Spread out a blanket for a chilled picnic on the designated tables and benches.
There is lots of grass and a play area to run wild and kick a ball.
Observatory Swimming Pool
It’s not the prettiest pool, but has a distinct, lovely neighbourhood feel.
A great place to meet kids from the neighbourhood!
Kids under 12 eat for free every Wednesday.
Swim, play, eat – the perfect outing!
between Camps Bay & Bakoven
It's quiet and small - a perfect place to relax and keep an eye on the kids at all times.
It's great fun to go on little adventure walks between the boulders.
It's a top spot for a sunset picnic.
Kids love climbing the granite boulders at either end of the beach.
Soetwater tidal pools
btw Kommetjie and Scarborough
The pool is located in midst of a rich biodiversity area.
There is a deep pool to swim and a shallow one to splish and splash.
De Kom lagoon and tidal pool
Flamingos love to visit this spot!
Kids like to explore the Slangkop Lighthouse nearby.
Buffels Bay tidal pools
It’s a great spot for hiking and cycling, too.
You can spot a zebra, ostrich or eland close to the pool.
btw Kalk Bay and Clovelly
The big flat rocks next to the pool are a great place to sit and watch the kids.
Kids love how the waves crash over the rocks during high tide.
Glencairn tidal pool
The beach lends itself to long strolls along the water and is dog-friendly.
The rocks in the pool are a great spot to look for little fish, crabs and tiny starfish.
Miller’s Point tidal pool
It’s almost never crowded due to its secret location.
During whale season, and with luck, you can watch humpbacks jump as you go down the slide.
Dalebrook tidal pool
The pool is in walking distance from many yummy lunch places in Kalk Bay.
The rocks inside the pool are fun to climb on and jump off.
St James tidal pool
This beautiful pool almost seamlessly melts into the ocean.
The water gets deeper very gradually, so that non-swimmers can have a carefree time.
It's a great location with scenic views of the mountains and the sea, and good value for money.
Because each slide has a different speed, kids of all ages can join the fun.
Muizenberg Swimming Pool
Eight lifeguards on duty (in high season) make sure all swimmers are super safe.
Apart from the beach, there are a jungle gym, mini golf and a waterslide park right next door.
It's an awesome family park that caters to kids of all ages, from 0 to 14.
Kids love to hold hands with their best friend as they shoot down the double speed slide.
The boulders provide some shade on hot days and a sense of privacy.
Playing hide and seek between the boulders is the best!
Maiden’s Cove tidal pools
The views of the Twelve Apostles, Camps Bay and the Atlantic Ocean are exquisite.
Different pools, a play area and grass to run - a kids' paradise!
Camps Bay beach & tidal pool
Apart from all the obvious perks, there are lots of (restaurant) toilets nearby!
Kids love walking around the tidal pool’s stone walls and jumping off!
A trendy yet family friendly beach option, easy to reach from town.
There's lots of space to play ball and many other kids around.
Sea Point Swimming Pool
Families love the different pool options for kids of different ages.
Jumping off the diving board is thrilling every time.
Long Street Baths
Parents love the nostalgic architecture and the old-world wall tiles.
Kids are allowed to jump in from the side of the pool.
Shimmy Beach Club
It feels like spending the day in an exclusive holiday resort.
A swimming pool, a play area and lots of space to zoom about make this place a winner.
Several eateries around the park’s piazza offer good coffee and delicious snacks with relaxing canal views.
It’s great fun to run through the piazza’s water fountain to cool down on hot days.
The extremely friendly staff makes sure all guests have a great time.
The chocolate tasting is a winner!
The water is chlorine-free to protect young skins.
Kids love the great play equipment in the water.
It's one of Cape Town’s most special and yet free of charge animal encounters.
Splashing in the water with a penguin is hard to top.
The programme is great for building confidence, improving social skills and learning to work as a team.
Being a lifeguard in training – it doesn’t get much cooler than that.