Family Fun Treasure Trove
Cape Town – the perfect family destination
Constantia & Surrounds
High-flying adventures await at Acrobranch, an action-packed aerial park that will have visitors of all ages reveling in exhilarating tree-top adventures.
Then there is Kirstenbosch, one of the great botanical gardens of the world – few others can match the sheer grandeur of its breathtaking setting. Marvel at the garden’s staggering flora, and let the kids run wild amongst rivers and trees.
Right next door you will find the ‘Enchanted Forest’ jungle gym at Earthworx Garden Centre. Child minders take care of the kids while you enjoy a coffee at the adjacent café or head to the Clay Café, where the kids can create their very own crockery.
City, Waterfront & Atlantic Seaboard
You could also explore the stars at the Iziko Planetarium, embark on a Castle of Good Hope Tunnel Tour that will take you beneath the surface of the Mother City, or take a stroll in beautiful Green Point Park.
Table Mountain & Lion’s Head
Blouberg & Beyond
There’s the Cheetah Outreach Project in Somerset West for example, which enables you to come face to face with these majestic felines.
Smaller creatures can be found at Butterfly World near Paarl, a sanctuary for colourful butterflies from around the world, as well as many birds, reptiles and other exotic animals.
Focusing on African wildlife, Giraffe House aims to provide a place for people to experience and learn about wild animals – including Gerry, the hand-reared giraffe.
For something snappy, head to Le Bonheur Crocodile Park near Stellenbosch, where guided croc pond tours lead you to over 1000 of the sharp-toothed reptiles.