Jozi is a bustling concrete jungle with very limited open spaces and outdoor places for kids to be active, run wild and burn off that pent up energy- or is it?
As much as parents generally feel that there’s not much the city has to offer, it may be surprising to learn that it’s often not the case. Check out our activities for kid’s page to find some great kids activities in Johannesburg and surrounds.
We have also compiled a short cheat sheet list below of some fun kid’s activities we feel you’ll love.
Acrobranch is situated in Melrose Arch and offers kids a truly fantastic treetop experience. All the courses are designed with obstacles such as zip lines, bridges and swings. Acrobranch affords kids the opportunity to swing from the treetops and fly through lush forests whilst experiencing nature at its best. Sessions at Acrobranch last approx. 2 hours and kids are trained by experienced professionals prior to the event. Each of the courses are varying levels of difficulty so to ensure that no child takes on more than what they can handle. Acrobranch is the perfect outdoor activity for your kids.
The Honeydew Maze (situated in Honeydew) is a massive, giant maze that kids will love exploring. The maze is open primarily on weekends and is a fantastic day out with the whole family. Kids need to be accompanied by an adult inside the maze and there are shorter courses for parents with prams and very small children. After exploring the giant maze (which can take up to 90 minutes to complete), patrons are encouraged to stay on for a family picnic or play the extra puzzles and games available in the courtyard.
The Honeydew Maze is also the perfect spot for a birthday party or gathering of friends and is a fun and fantastic outdoor activity for your kids.
Rollegoli is a fantastic 1000 square meter roller skating rink in the heart of Bryanston. Active kids have the opportunity to rent skates and zoom around the rink with their friends and family. The rink is suitable for both beginners and more advanced riders. At Rollergoli there is also a jungle gym, trampoline and zip line available for the kids to use. The venue also provides big screen TVs in case parents want to chill out and watch various sporting events.
Rollegoli also boasts a wonderful restaurant where the whole family can enjoy wood fired pizzas, gelati, waffles, milkshakes and more.
Rush Trampoline Park in Greenstone Mall is a place like no other, offering 17 000 square feet of wall-to-wall interconnected trampolines this is the perfect kids activity for your young ones. Over and above the trampolines, Rush JHB also provides 2 dodgeball courts, tumble lanes, stunt style jump into foam pits as well as a range of ladders and beams that kids can climb.
All jumpers (kids and parents) are required to purchase a pair of Rush socks prior to jumping as these are specially designed for non-slip and safety reasons. Rush also caters for some great kids parties, so be sure to check the venue out at Greenstone Mall for your next kiddies birthday.Go Back