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6 School Holiday Activities To Do In Cape Town

Cape Town School Holiday Kid Friendly Family Friendly Activities To Do

School holidays in Cape Town offer an abundance of opportunities for families to bond, explore, and create lasting memories together. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, this vibrant city has something for everyone. Whether you're a local looking for new adventures or a visitor seeking to experience the best of Cape Town, here are some family-friendly activities you might enjoy in, and around the City Centre.

Cape Town school holiday activities for kids family friendly putt putt mini golf

Beach Road, Three Anchor Bay

021 434 6850

Step into a world fun this school holiday with a game of putt putt! With challenging obstacles and colourful landscapes, it's the perfect spot for families seeking an adventure. Kids can swing their way through challenging windmills and playful tunnels while parents cheer them on. Putt putt is a chance to create unforgettable memories with your loved ones in the form of a day of joy and excitement!


1 Game

R44 per person

3 Games

R88 per person


Monday - Sunday

09:00 - 21:00

Cape Town school holiday activities Iziko planetarium kids family friendly

25 Queen Victoria St, Gardens 021 481 3800 |

Discover the wonders of the cosmos this holiday at the planetarium! Step into a world of stars and galaxies, where kids gaze in awe at the mesmerizing night sky. With cutting-edge technology, share in the magic of the universe. It's not just a visit; it's an unforgettable journey through space and time that will leave the whole family inspired. Don't miss out on this stellar adventure!



R70 per person

Children (Age 5 - 17)

R40 per person

Pensioners & Students

R40 per person

Note: Bring a valid form of SA ID to pay the above prices. Otherwise, standard entry fee is R100 per person. Students to present valid student card.


Tuesday - Sunday

09:00 - 17:00

Cape Town school holiday blue train activity kids family friendly

The Lighthouse, Beach Rd, Mouille Point

084 314 9200

All aboard the fun train! Climb aboard the charming miniature blue trains, and chug away with the backdrop of the mountain. Take your little ones out for a journey of imagination and wonder. Visit The Blue Train Park for a day of endless fun and cherished memories with the whole family!


General Access (includes one free ride on the train)

R45 per person



Tuesday - Sunday

09:30 - 18:30



Tuesday - Thursday

12:00 - 18:00

Friday - Sunday

09:30 - 18:30

Cape Town Waterfront City Sightseeing cruise activity

V&A Waterfront, Bus Stop 1 by 2 Oceans Aquarium

Set sail on a seal-spotting cruise at the Waterfront! Families eagerly board, scanning the waters for playful seals. Spot seals against the backdrop of the beautiful waterfront scenery and experience the delight & playfulness of these awesome creatures.

Note: Cruise activity is weather dependent



R69 per person


R40 per person


Monday - Sunday

10:00 - 17:00

Cape Town school holiday activities Total Ninja chiildren family friendly

The Warehouse, Black River Park, Observatory

021 745 3089 |

Embark on an epic adventure at Africa's largest ninja-inspired indoor obstacle course. Get ready to unleash your inner warriors as you tackle thrilling challenges and race through ninja-themed obstacles. Kids will feel like true ninjas as they conquer each hurdle with speed and agility, while parents cheer them on from the sidelines.

PRICE (Per Hour)

Persons Aged 5+

R160 per person

Children Under 5

R80 per child


Monday - Friday

10:00 - 21:00

Saturday & Sunday

09:00 - 21:00

Cape Town school holiday activities for kids rollercade roller skating

Battery Park, Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront

072 064 3963 |

Lace up your skates and glide around the rink amid vibrant lights and pulsating music. It's not just roller skating; it's an electrifying experience where every moment is filled with thrills. Join Rollercade for an unforgettable journey that promises laughter, joy, and cherished memories for all!

PRICE (For A 2 Hour Session)


R180 per person

Bring Your Own Skates

R100 per person

Spectator's Fee

R40 per person


Wednesday & Thursday

Session 1 > 13:00 - 15:00 Session 2 > 16:00 - 18:00


Session 1 > 13:00 - 15:00 Session 2 > 16:00 - 18:00 Session 3 > 19:00 - 21:00


Session 1 > 10:00 - 12:00 Session 2 > 13:00 - 15:00 Session 3 > 16:00 - 18:00 Session 4 > 19:00 - 21:00


Session 1 > 13:00 - 15:00

Session 2 > 16:00 - 18:00

Session 3 > 19:00 - 21:00

Note: Friday & Saturday evening sessions at 19:00 are for persons aged 16+


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