Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (Western Cape)

Established in 1895, it’s the oldest and largest botanical garden in South Africa and one of the Seven Magnificent Botanical Gardens of the World. Kids will love exploring all the gardens and walk ways and older children will enjoy a short hike to the waterfall. Phone:  (021) 799 8783 Website:  www.sanbi.org/gardens/kirstenbosch

Gold Reef City (Gauteng)

An Amusement Park apparently situated on an old Gold Mine. Lots of fun for Adults and Children alike. Be prepared to get wet and dirty (and enjoy doing it). Tel: (011) 248-6800 Fax: (011) 248-6863 Email: info@goldreefcity.co.za Website:  http://www.goldreefcity.co.za