It’s that time of year again, the winter school holidays in South Africa. You may be at home with the kids or you may be looking forward to spending some time with them on the weekend when you are off, but what is there to do in Cape Town this school holidays?!

Visit Kirstenbosch for FREE!

Over the School holidays from Saturday 15 June to Monday 8 July 2019, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden will be hosting its annual Winter Wonders Special. Children 17 years and younger get FREE entry to Kirstenbosch and the chance to enjoy an exciting kids’ programme packed with free activities from 11h00 – 16h00 every day at the Moyo Kirstenbosch Restaurant. These include drumming, arts and crafts, slime-making, movies, rides and more.

Rainy Day? No Problem…

Join Bugz Family Playpark Indoor Activities

From Building a Ginger Bread house and decorating Cooking to decorating dolls and more, Bugz Playpark have you covered. Plus there are so many other activities to enjoy in the Playpark itself! For more info, visit

Watch Snow White at the Artscape Theatre

This is the story of Snow White, who has to run away from her wicked stepmother, who is jealous of Snow White’s beauty.

If you would like to book, visit Computicket

Visit the Capegate Ice Slide

Enter into a magical ice age-themed world and zoom down three different toboggan-style ice slides from 14 June to 7 July!

This year you and your family can try out a 28m long curved slide, a 24m long dipper as well as a 1.5m kiddie’s slide, which are all made from real ice.

Kids will also get to play with real ice at the Ice Play station.

Learn more about different, life-sized animals that lived during the ice age!All animals are set to simulate their natural environment and habitat of their time. You can learn all about the Woolly Mammoth, Saber-toothed Tiger, Irish elk, Terror Bird and Glyptodon.

All tickets are valid for a 45 minute sliding session and include the ice age animal expo, which are available at the event entrance as well as online via WebTickets.

Visit Table Mountain Cableway and 2 kids go in FREE!

Explore the natural beauty and grace of Table Mountain with your children during the Cableway’s Kidz Season, when two kids ride for free with an adult who has purchased a Kidz season adult return ticket online or from the Lower Cable Station.

This offer is available from 26 April to 30 September 2019, 7 days a week (excluding the Cableway’s annual maintenance from Monday 8 July to Sunday 18 August 2019). 

Your children can enjoy a day of fun, food and natural beauty atop Table Mountain, and even a kiddies’ treasure hunt.

As a part of the Kidz Season experience, all children will receive a treasure hunt map.

The Table Mountain Café is also offering a yummy Kidz Season Café deal for mini-Cableway explorers for just R55. Hungry little adventure-seekers can enjoy a slice of tasty Dassie pizza, a glass of fruit juice and a dried fruit roll. Visit for more info.

Visit Cape Point and take 2 kids on the Funicular for FREE!

Our annual winter special returns yet again to heat things up! Head to Cape Point between the 1st of June 2019 and the 31st of July 2019 where two kids (aged 6 -16) ride for free on the Flying Dutchman Funicular, when an adult return ticket is bought for R80. The funicular is the only one of its type in Africa and takes its name from the local legend of the Flying Dutchman ghost ship. Hop in for a ride which will take you all the way to the top station, whilst enjoying the amazing Cape Point views. Once you’ve built up an appetite, head on down to the Two Oceans Restaurant. Kids receive a FREE dessert with every sit-down kid’s main meal ordered for kids 12 years and younger. Simply advise your waiter you’d like to claim the kids winter special – it’s that simple!

For more info, you can visit .

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