Fun Ideas For Kids Around Cape Town

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©Ann Gadd
Fun activities for kids at the Two Oceans in Cape Town, Western Cape.

There's no shortage of things to occupy the kids when the sun's shining, but what about when the weather won't play along? Before everyone starts climbing the walls, head undercover for some adrenalin-charged action-climbing and ice-skating, with some educational bits in between.

In case you're travelling in other directions, there are more fun options along the N1, around the Cape Peninsula and along the N2 in Somerset West, plus some outdoor activities for when the weather's being more obliging. All these venues are guaranteed to banish adult boredom as well. So go on, release your inner child.

Kid-Friendly Indoor Activities in Cape Town

At GrandWest you can find the only indoor ice-skating rink in the Western Cape. The venue has an Olympic-size ice-skating rink and a separate mini-rink for the very small ones, with tables all around so you can keep an eye on them....more

Kid-Friendly Outdoor Activities in Cape Town

Pack a picnic, brolly and loads of sunscreen and head for the beach. Boulders, past Simon's Town, offers safe, calm bathing amid huge boulders, with penguins to keep you entertained....more