Family Activities in South Africa

Here is a quick idea list of activities you can plan to do with your family in South Africa:

  1. Catch a train to Simon’s Town or Kalk Bay. There are so many different things to do once you climb off including visiting the little shops & restaurants, going to the beach, seeing the penguins, visiting museums and more!
  2. Visit the Waterfront and go to the aquarium, shopping or jump on a sightseeing bus.
  3. Go to Kirstenbosch for a Summer Concert or a picnic.
  4. Go for a hike in the Table Mountain Nature Reserve.
  5. Take a bike ride on the Durban beachfront.
  6. Play with animals at the Animal Flag Farm at Sheffield Beach.
  7. Enjoy the water slides at the Ushaka Aquarium and Water World.
  8. Visit Bayworld in Port Elizabeth.
  9. Picnic at the Addo Elephant Park!
  10. Feed the birds at Monte Casino Bird Gardens.

What are your favourite South African Family Activities? Share them with us below!


  1. Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens (Western Cape)

Author: Denise

Denise is our Head Family Treasure Hunter. She is a Mom, Wife, Daughter, Web Designer and Business Coach. She loves her family, her faith, her friends, her work and SHOES! Based in Beautiful Cape Town, she loves sharing all the local happenings that are great for families to enjoy. Connect with her on Social Media.

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