Parks and Playgrounds
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.
The stone table and benches make for a wonderful picnic spot.
If you swing high on the big rope, it feels like you can touch the sky!
It's a great place to shop for plants, have a bite to eat and entertain the kids.
There are little trollies and two teeny-weeny kids’ toilets next to the coffee shop!
It's a wonderful place for runners, walkers and dog lovers with kids.
You can hire canoes and take them up the river!
Shop in peace for plants while the kids play their hearts out.
It’s much more fun than the usual jungle gym set-up.
Mouille Point Park
A couple of child-friendly eateries are located directly across the road.
Kids love to scale the green dragon.
De Waal Park
Because it’s a community-run park, it’s always in top shape.
The doggy-shaped benches are lots of fun!
The annual ‘Shakespeare in the Park’ plays are legendary!
There's space to run, trees to climb and a stream to skip over.
The park has a great neighbourhood feel and a nice coffee shop right next door.
It’s a great place to meet your friends and make new ones.
Pavilion Rotary Park
Bring a drink and snack and relax at the picnic table while the little ones play.
Kids love the multi-seat-rocking horse.
Choo Choo Park
It's a great pit-stop if you live nearby or have kids obsessed with trains.
Playing in the vintage locomotive never ceases to amuse.
There are lots of shady picnic spots for summer. Bring a blanket and a book.
Kids love feeding the ducks!
The connected Deer Park café has free wifi, toilets with toddler seats, yummy food and delicious coffee.
The tall slide is so fast, it blows your hair back!
Green Point Urban Park
The ‘Tea in the Park’ café is a great place to grab a coffee or snack.
Lots of special jungle gym equipment that you find on no other playground in the city.
Being on the promenade is taking part in a Cape Town institution.
There's lots of even surface to safely ride your wheels.
The mix of history, vegetable garden and mountain views make for the perfect setting.
The park has a bell tower and lots of walls to balance on.
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.
Gully Road Playground
A great place to take a shady break if it gets too hot on the beach.
The playground even has a zipline!