It was the first region to set up a wine route back in the early s.
Daily arts and crafts activities also keep the young children happy. The museum provides some kids activites sheets at the reception desk.
Ready for more science and hands-on interaction? There are lots of hands-on-displays and kids are encouraged to experiment and explore physical concepts. The science centre with more than interactive exhibits is a great place for kids of every age and you certainly will find many new things which inspire kids to experiment. There are structured kids activities and birthday parties organised. The Artscape Theatre in the city CBD often stages shows for children, varying from pantomimes and fairy tales to ballet and dance shows.
This Artscape theatre complex is so easy to reach now with the MyCity bus service, which has the main station just outside the Artscape Centre. They have regular shows for children, mostly in English, especially during school holidays.
And not to forget a bit of magic! This is a great family activity for rainy days and very popular activity for kids in Cape Town too. So be sure to call ahead and book a on-hour tour at Cape Town's fabulous stadium in Greenpoint.
If soccer is not your interest, then maybe visit the SA rugby museum or join some proper sports activities such as ten-pin bowling at 'Let's go bowling' which have bowling alleys in Claremont in the Stadium on Main shopping centre.
Their bowling alleys are modern and you will have fun competing with your children in a game. Please confirm opening times, location and prices, as the ones given on this Kids Activities page are for general information purposes only. Scifest, Cape Town youth ballet and own images. Here you will find some great tips and fun things to do on Heritage Weekend Our expat guide informs about jobs in South Africa and work visa categories and shares tips for working in Cape Town.
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The lodge is a raw testament to the realities of two centuries of slavery in the region. It also explains the blending of original immigrant slave cultures that make Cape Town the city it is.
The historic Company's Garden near the lodge is a stunning city garden in the middle of this historic district. Greenmarket Square — A few blocks from the Slave Lodge, this historical market is set on cobblestones in the heart of town and is a great spot for kids to pick out local crafts and as well as crafts from all over Africa. Camps Bay is always busy with families, but is fabulously scenic with gentle tide pools for kids, palm trees and lots of beachfront dining.
Muizenburg has white sand beaches and turquoise waters, plus, a small water slide park. Table Mountain — Tours to the top of the 3,foot Table Mountain are easy via a cable car. Kids will be fascinated by the fishbowl shaped cars that complete a degree rotation on the way to the top. Once at the peak, you can hike around the plateau for views of the peninsula and glimpses of Robben Island, where Nelson Mandela was held prisoner.
Cape Town weather controls the gondola, so check the forecast to plan your Table Mountain visit as soon as you arrive. Party with the penguins — Not to be missed is the colony of wild African Penguins at the picturesque Boulders Beach on the False Bay seaboard. Swimming is easy in this spot and the penguins are ever-present across the large, round rocks.
Super cool things to do with kids: Mini-golf even a one-year-old can play; cradling crocodiles for little thrill seekers and wall-to-wall trampolines for the energetic are just three of the many options. Cape Town tobogganing is suitable for the whole family, where Mom, Dad and the kids can enjoy the same activity, each getting as much enjoyment out of it. Location: Western Cape Book this activity here. In the fascinating city of Cape Town, South Africa, tourists will find, or a thriving whole world of arts and entertainment, a cultural heritage that is rich with historical importance.