Deep Sea fishing
This rather pricey outing makes for a perfect birthday or Christmas gift.
Holding in your arms a massive fish you caught yourself is a great adventure!
Jump & Ropeyard
It’s a great place for an active kids’ birthday party surrounded by nature.
You can test your physical boundaries without your parents being worried.
Parents with school-going kids love to join the full moon hike during summer months.
The child-sized, soft building blocks are great fun!
Franschhoek Wine Tram
The tour will take you right into the heart of the Franschhoek valley.
It’s so much nicer than driving around in the car!
The guides offer a wealth of interesting facts and information along the road.
It turns sightseeing into something fun!
Jolly Roger Pirate Boat
The trip provides a beautiful view of the coastline and docks, with a chance to see whales in spring.
Kids love getting their faces painted like a pirate!
It's one of few places worldwide where you can see fossils in the ground exactly as they were uncovered by archaeologists.
Kids love to join a mock dig and making your own fossil!
Oude Molen Eco Village
You can take home some fresh produce and home-made preserves.
Chasing chickens, feeding horses and climbing trees – it’s like a mini farm holiday!
Parents can taste wines on the farm while the kids peddle their hearts out.
Two speedy adventures in one venue – that’s fun guaranteed!
Shop in peace for plants while the kids play their hearts out.
It’s much more fun than the usual jungle gym set-up.
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.
It’s a fun outing that brings children closer to nature.
Kids love the 40-minute boat ride on the wetland’s canals.
The cakes at the quaint café are to die for.
Finally a place where picking flowers is officially allowed!
Passionate guides make sure you have a great experience while viewing the Mother City from the water.
Kids love spotting seals, dolphins and lots of fish!
Kayak Cape Town
The kayaks are very stable and every paddler gets a life vest.
Taking a trip to the penguins at Boulder Beach is absolutely awesome!
Upper Liesbeek River Garden
It’s a tranquil place where you can unwind while the kids feel like in a fairytale adventure.
Kids love to balance on the large flat rocks across the stream.
Mellow Yellow Water Taxi
Simon's Town, Kalk Bay
Taking the train from Kalk Bay to Simon’s Town and the water taxi back – or the other way around – makes for a fun adventure.
If you ask nicely, the captain will put his foot on the gas and cross the bay at high speed!
Being on the promenade is taking part in a Cape Town institution.
There's lots of even surface to safely ride your wheels.
SWAT Laser Tag
Laser tag is much less intimidating than paintball, so little ones can join the fun without worrying about getting hurt.
Kids love to play run-and-chase games, be it cowboys and Indians, cops and robbers or superheroes versus aliens.
It’s a truly sustainable water-adventure.
It's one of the coolest new activities to do on the water.
Rafting and Tubing
It’s an activity for all fitness levels so the whole family can join in.
Each rapid gives you a buzz, and if the raft flips you cool down with a quick swim!
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
All equipment is included, and after a short lesson, everyone paddles with a guide or alone.
It’s a great adventure for a group of friends, and you can even bring your dog along.
Winelands Light Railway
Bring a picnic blanket, buy snacks from various food trucks and relax in the shade of trees.
You pay once and can ride around as often as you want!
Simon’s Town Ghost Walk
It’s a playful way to introduce kids to Simon’s Town history.
It’s great fun to bring a flashlight and be spooked a little!
The tour is located inside a stunning nature reserve and World Heritage Site.
The 4x4 trip to the launch site is an extra bonus!
If you don’t want to balance on a tight rope, you can relax over a coffee or bite to eat at La Parada right next door.
Kids love to clip ‘sponge bob’ onto the line and zoom down the fuffy slide.
Pete’s Adventure Farm
The gentle and calm horses are ideal for young or first-time riders.
Combining horse riding with game viewing offers two adventures in one!
Wiesenhof Adventure Park
You can bring your own braai grid and wood for a barbecue in the spacious picnic area.
The red super slide is absolutely awesome!
Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve
It's the most wonderfully calm place to cure nature-deficit-disorder.
Spotting a flock of bright pink flamingoes is magical!
The boomslang offers spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, the botanical gardens and Cape Flats.
Standing atop the tree crowns makes your tummy tinkle, and life-size dinosaurs are wonderfully scary.
Galileo Open Air Cinema
It's a romantic outing, even with the kids in tow.
What an adventure to watch a movie outside, in the dark.
Bugz Family Playpark
If you want your kids to go wild and tire themselves out, this is the place to go!
The old-school carousel with the beautifully carved horses is a winner.
Oranjezicht City Farm
This is a great way to introduce your kids to organic food.
Kids like to taste all the different herbs and vegetables that grow here!
It's a skillful game with lots of laughter, and an opportunity to learn patience and teamwork.
It doesn’t matter how good you are, it’s always great fun.
Air Force Museum
Entry is free of charge!
Climbing into the cockpit of a vintage war plane is super special.
It's a family-friendly way to experience nature and literally view Cape Town from a different angle.
Kids love feeling the wind whizz through their hair as they safely speed down the hill.
Tommy the Tugboat
It's a safe little boats tour, especially for parents with toddlers and babies.
Watching the chubby seals laze about in the sunshine is too cute!
The scenery of the Kogelberg biosphere is spectacularly beautiful.
Exhilarating and extremely fun!
Blue Train Park
An extremely affordable outing that all kids will love.
Going on a pretend train journey along Cape Town’s beachfront is fabulous.
It's a great way to teach city kids about the great outdoors around Cape Town.
Kids love discovering fruit bats and rain spiders during the night walk!
Rondevlei Nature Reserve
Have a picnic at the tranquil tea room which overlooks the wetland (it can be rented for daytime events).
Kids love to spot hippo footprints along the one kilometre waterside trail!
Deer Park Forest
It’s in the middle of town, but makes you feel miles away.
Running up and down the wooden walkway is lots of fun!
It's charming, old-worldly family-fun and healthy food.
Having a lama eat out of your hand is awesome!
The Bike Park
You can relax over a delicious lunch at the farm’s Open Door restaurant after an active morning of biking.
There's lots of freedom to explore independently as the entire park is fenced off so no-one can get lost.
You can stay the night at the beautifully decorated lodges or tented camp and make a weekend of it.
Children love learning how to make a fire by rubbing sticks!
It’s a wonderful way of taking part in an ancient Cape tradition.
Who wouldn't love to watch a real cannon getting fired?!
Rein, who runs the kids’ programmes, is trained in Steiner Waldorf and Outdoor Education.
Learning how to track mammals is absolutely awesome!
Wine Valley Adventures
Riders are treated to spectacular views of the Du Toits Kloof mountains and Table Mountain.
Kids love the thrill of quad biking off-road through the hilly winelands.
You can taste the estate’s wines or have a bite to eat at the Green Vine eatery while waiting for your kids.
It's nerve-wracking at first, but absolutely amazing!
The company provides stand-up or toboggan-type boards for the little ones as well as helmets, goggles and buffs to keep everyone safe.
Falling in the sand doesn’t hurt one bit!
Atlantis and Melkbosstrand
Professional drivers at the front and back of the line make sure everyone is safe.
It’s heaps of fast fun!
Huckleberry Fish Farm
You can bring your own picnic basket or have a braai (wood is sold at the office).
There is lots of space to safely roam around, and there are farm animals, too!
The extremely friendly staff makes sure all guests have a great time.
The chocolate tasting is a winner!
Cape Town Scouts
This is wholesome childhood fun that will revive parents’ fondest childhood memories.
Kids love going on new adventures!
No special equipment necessary. Kids can dress like they are going to the beach (including sun cream, sun glasses and hats).
The instructors tirelessly wax the boards for optimal sliding fun.
Seal Island Cruise
The cruise offers beautiful views of the bay and Chapman’s Peak.
Few things can top the combination of a boat ride and animal encounter.