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Cape Town Family Guide
Kids' Cape Town
Cool things for kids to do in Cape Town:
  • the penguin colony at Boulders (just beyond Simon's Town on the way to Cape Point)Hout Bay Ferry
  • The Two Oceans Aquarium (shark feeding is at 3.00pm)
  • Trip to Seal Island from Hout Bay harbour (allow an hour)
  • World of Birds in Hout Bay
  • An Ostrich Farm (there is one near the entrance to Cape Point, another on the N7 freeway)
  • The Cheetah Experienceat Spier estate (on the R310 on the way to Stellenbosch)
  • The Raptor Experienceright next door to the Cheetah Experienceat Spier estate (on the R310 on the way to Stellenbosch)
  • Butterfly World, just off the N1 on the way to Paarl
  • 'Scratch Patch' - fill a bag with semi precious stones - there is one at the Waterfront and another just before Simon's Town{short description of image}
  • Putt Putt (crazy golf) - course by the sea at Three Anchor Bay near Sea Point, also in Muizenberg
  • The entertainers at the V&A Waterfront (roving jugglers, mime artists etc)
  • The Cable Car up Table Mountain
  • The SA Museum & Planteariumin the Company Gardens
  • Ratanga Junction theme park at Century City on the N1 freeway just outside the centre of Cape Town - you can spend a whole day there. Only open in season.

Some kids will also enjoy Kirstenbosch gardens and Groot Constantia.

Ali, a Cape Town mum, has put up a really useful site about enjoying Cape Town as a family

Enjoy Cape Town!

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