Fun Kids Activites In Cape Town

The beautiful city of Cape Town radiates with adventure and is one of the best cities in the country to raise your kids. The city also boasts a wide range of fun, educational and exciting activities for kids of varying ages.

We have also compiled a short cheat sheet list below of some fun kid’s activities we feel you’ll love.

Cool Runnings Toboggan

The Cool Runnings Toboggan track is situated in Tygervalley and is the only toboggan track in South Africa at the time of this article. The track was created by a German invention company whom selected Cape Town as the preferred destination for their track.

The sled can hold a max of 2 people and can reach speeds of up to 40km/h. The Toboggan track is built on the foundation of safety and thus kids aged between 3 and 7 must be accompanied by an adult in the sled. Cool Runnings Toboggan also caters for active kids parties and is a fantastic day out for the whole family.

Cool Runnings


Waterslides is the perfect water activity your kids will love! Situated on Beach Road in Strand, Cape Town Waterslides provides a fantastic variety of water slides, solar heated pools, picnic spots for the family, under cover patios as well as a stunning kids corner with fun adventure slides.

As Waterslides is situated so close to the beach, families are encouraged to visit both the ocean and the fun park. Waterslides also caters for kids parties and group events so be sure to contact them direct for more info.


Kids on the move

Kids on the move is proudly brought to Cape Town parents by the Sports Science Institute of SA. As a kids exercise program, Kids on the move aims to get kids of varying levels of fitness active. The program has been designed to keep children entertained whilst building up their fitness and self-esteem. Kids on the move is also a great place for kids to meet new people and make new friends.

All the children are exposed to a range of fun and challenging exercises to aid in developing their motor skills, cardio, flexibly and balance. At Kids On The move, all children are assessed regularly to gauge their level of fitness so to ensure that all exercise programs are aligned with their capabilities. The program is specifically designed for kids between 7 and 14 years of age.

Kids On The move

Jolly Roger Pirate Boat

The Jolly Roger Pirate Boat offers kids and parents the most unforgettable boating experience in South Africa. Cruises are offered daily and can hold a total of 75 patrons. The Jolly Roger Pirate boat is one of South Africa’s only truly authentic looking pirate boats and kids have a blast sailing around to various places whilst watching the ocean underneath.

The Jolly Roger also caters for great kids parties each lasting two hours so be sure to contact the jolly Roger Pirate Boat for more info.

Jolly Roger Pirate Boat

School Of Rock

For those music lovers at heart the School of Rock in Claremont is where it’s at! The School Of Rock is the best, most rocking educational and fun activity for your kids in Cape Town. The school prides itself in teaching kids of all ages the theory and practice of music and believes that music teaches kids discipline and responsibility whilst developing them culturally.

The school offers an assortment of different instruments for kids that are keen to learn music (and even parents who would like to try their hand.) Be sure to contact the School of Rock for further information.

School Of Rock

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