The Mother City’s well-known as a hub of art, culture, fashion, and fine dining, but did you know that it’s also a premier destination for family fun?

These are our top choices of activities during your family holidays in Cape Town.

Activities for Small Children

While Cape Town’s beaches and tidal pools are enough to keep kids immersed in play for hours, there are many other activities to keep them busy during your trip.

Why not try some of these kid-friendly activities: 

  • Visiting the penguins at Boulders Bay

  • Exploring Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

  • Indoor trampolining in Claremont

  • The Blue Train Park at Mouille Point

  • Scootours on Table Mountain

That’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to keeping kids busy during your trip. You’ll also find abundant outlets offering arts and crafts, treasure hunts, and animal experiences.

The Best Things to do With Teens

Teenagers are seldom impressed with our efforts to amuse them, but they won’t be able to stifle a smile with these top activities for the whole family: 

  • Table Mountain cable car

  • Shopping at the V&A

  • Sandboarding

  • Ice skating at Grand West Casino

  • Go-Karting at Canal Walk

  • Paintballing at Imhoff Farm

  • The Shred Skateboarding Park

If you have nature loving teens, you can take walks and hikes around Cape Point, head up Lions Head on foot, or go horse riding on the beach.

What if the Family Pet Wants to Tag Along?

De Waal Park and Green Point Park are set up for exercising your pets, but if you want to enjoy a family outing with your dog in tow you can head to the following places: 

  • Scarborough Beach

  • Bloubergstrand Beach

  • Tokai Lower Park

  • Newlands Forest

  • 12 Apostles Hotel

Make the Most of Family Holidays in Cape Town

With so much to see and do, it’s no wonder that this vibrant city is a top destination for visitors from across the globe.

So, if you want to get in before the crowds return, it’s best to book your family holidays in Cape Town ASAP. Get in touch and we’ll connect you with the best luxury accommodation available.

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