Due to the number of options, we’ll offer just a few suggestions.
Sports are chiefly mountain-orientated like hiking, trail running, mountain biking and climbing or water/ocean-orientated, like surfing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, fishing and sailing. South Africa is also a golf, rugby, cricket and motorsport nation. Be sure to ask us about the different sport options available.
This treetop session is a great choice for those with a more adventurous streak. You can move from tree to tree on different obstacle courses and enjoy two hours of climbing. Children as well as adults are welcome to try this activity in the forests of South Africa.
Tiny Beach near Simons Town just beyond the Penguins – be face-to-face to them. The beach itself is small and made up of a number of small covers surrounded by large boulders. There is an entrance fee, which goes towards paying for conservation of the endangered African penguins that live here.
This 65-hectare farm accommodates 40 breeding birds. They live in big camps to ensure there are always plenty of eggs to incubate. Being a breeding farm, everything is done with comfort in mind.
Get the chance to encounter one of South Africa’s most majestic wild cats at this conservation and outreach centre that is also home to small predators, like servals and foxes, and Antolian Shepherd dogs. They also offer personal encounters with adult cheetahs and cubs.
Cool Runnings is a family park with the first downhill tobogganing track in Africa! Loads of steel tracks and wheeled bobsleds make this great fun for children and adults! If that’s not enough, you can also enjoy an astonishing view over Cape Town. Feeling peckish after the ride? Have a break in the lovely park café.
This island is home to thousands of Cape Fur Seals. From Hout Bay, you can take a 40 minute cruise to Duiker Island to watch the seals in their natural habitat and learn more about these interesting creatures.
This historical Cape farmstead offers something special for everyone. The homestead now houses the Blue Water Café, while the stables, silo, smithy, old slave quarters and milking sheds, are occupied by local artists, furniture and food shops. At Imhoff, kids can experience beach rides, camel rides, farm animals, and a reptile sanctuary.
View the stars and constellations of the South African sky from the comfort of this state-of-the-art celestial theatre. Let the little ones be entertained at the various educational shows, while older kids learn about stargazing and local astronomy.
Over 1000 crocodiles are housed in these dams. Visitors have an opportunity to touch a baby croc, and during summer months, witness a feeding. There is also a licensed café, featuring many safe play areas for children.
This rescue centre is a sanctuary for more than 230 exotic primates. Most of the 27 species are endangered. The park is designed in such a way that the visitors wander through walkways while the monkeys roam freely.
Home to Bob Skinstad’s country pub, Franck Dangereux’s culinary skills, the Cape’s best bakery, an eco-hotel, funky shops and much more. This place loves: food, kids, sport, art and life! It is the heart of the Noordhoek community, offering country charm under shady oaks.
A visit is a magical journey for both young and old. With more than 3000 enchanting sea animals, like fish, sharks, turtles, octopi and birds, this underwater kingdom will keep you enthralled for hours.
As the largest bird park in Africa, it has over 3000 birds, 400 different bird species, small mammals, some reptiles, and 100 walk-through aviaries in a tropical garden setting. There is also a playground & picnic area.
6 Scott Street, Gardens,
+27 (0)21 462 71 97