Here are 10 adventure parks in and around Cape Town to take the kids

Don’t know what to do with the kids? Here’s a list of some adventure- and adrenaline-filled outings that will entertain them. Also read: 50 things to do in Cape Town with kids in 2023 1. Acrobranch Cape Town The Acrobranch experience in Constantia will have kids navigating cargo nets, zip lines, barrels and much more. With a choice of four... Read more → The post Here are 10 adventure parks in and around Cape Town to take the kids appeared first on CapeTown ETC.

Here are 10 adventure parks in and around Cape Town to take the kids

Don’t know what to do with the kids? Here’s a list of some adventure- and adrenaline-filled outings that will entertain them.


Also read: 50 things to do in Cape Town with kids in 2023


1. Acrobranch Cape Town

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The Acrobranch experience in Constantia will have kids navigating cargo nets, zip lines, barrels and much more. With a choice of four courses, each with its own challenges, kids aged 3 and up can tackle 18 obstacles designed to test their balance. Each adventure is closely monitored by regulated safety instructors. The park also offers a beginners’ course named Monkey Moves, which is perfect for those who want to take things a bit slower. The course gradually increases in height from 1.1m, so still offers that pinch of excitement.

Location: 1 Hout Bay Main Road, Constantia Nek
Contact: +27 86 999 0369
Opening times: September to April: Wednesday to Sunday from 9am to 6pm | May to August: Wednesday to Sunday from 9am to 5pm | Open on public school holidays and public holidays
Cost: Ages 3 to 6 years R160 | Ages 7 to adults: from R200 depending on course
Tickets: https://acrobranch.co.za

2. Bugz Family PlayPark

Picture: Bugz Play Park – buzplaypark, Instagram

Bugz is the largest playpark in the Western Cape. The massive outdoor playground has been carefully designed to challenge minds, work muscles and burn energy. Also featuring an indoor area for kids between the ages of 2 and 10, filled with obstacles, puzzles and imaginary play.

Location: 56 Tarentaal Street, Joostenbergvlakte, Kraaifontein
Contact: +27 21 988 8836
Opening times: Weekends and certain public and school holidays from 10am– 4pm
Cost: VIP day pass (3 – 12 years) R160 | Adults and teenagers (13+) R55 | Pensioners R45 | Kids under 3 Free
Tickets: https://www.bugzplaypark.co.za

3. The Rotary Blue Train Park

Picture: The Rotary Blue Train Park

A good old classic, this park has been operating for more than 60 years. Its miniature ‘Old Lady’ blue train has transported the hearts of both young and old. The site also features a mini skate park, a 6m half pipe dirt bike track, a cement path bike track, pedal push carts, a 30m zip-line, two long slides, see-saws, a climbing rock, two jungle gyms, an obstacle course, an astroturf soccer pitch and much more. An onsite kiosk has a selection of ice creams, chips, cold drinks and sweets on offer.

Location: Next to The Light House, Beach Rd, Mouille Point, Cape Town, 8005
Contact: +27 84 314 9200
Opening times: Summer: Tue – Sun: 9.30am to 6.30pm, Closed Mondays | Winter: Tue – Thur: 12pm to 6pm, Fri-Sun: 9.30am to 6.30pm
Cost: R35 per person (includes 1 free train ride)
Tickets: https://thebluetrainpark.co.za | at entrance

4. Wonderdal

Picture: Wonderdal

This edutainment experience blends creative design, educational resources and technology to combine learning with play. Children aged 5 to 13 can explore the worlds of science, nutrition and nature via an array of developmentally designed indoor and outdoor experiences. Packages include bookings for day passes, school groups and kids’ parties.

Location: Hazendal Wine Estate, Bottelary Road, Stellenbosch
Contact: +27 21 205 5624
Cost: Tuesday to Thursday R125 for 2 hours | Fridays to Sundays and holidays R190 for 2 hours | safety socks R40
Tickets: https://www.wonderdal.co.za

5. FREEDOM Adventure Park

Picture: Freedom Adventure Park

This family-friendly venue offers breakfast, lunch and even dinner from a fully equipped wood-burning pizza oven. Parents can also stow away in private ‘hustle work pods’ while the kids have fun. Freedom offers a 50 m long hi-line indoor rope course, climbing walls, a customized trampoline dodgeball arena and so much more.

Location: Inside the South Palms Shopping Centre, Retreat, Tokai
Contact: +27 83 279 4453
Opening times: Tuesday to Thursday 11am to 7pm | Friday 11am to 8pm| Saturday 9am to 7pm | Sunday 9am to 6pm
Cost: Kids under 1: first hour is free | 1 – 3 years: R50 per hour | 3 – 13 years: R100 per hour | Adults: Free entrance
Tickets: https://secure.activitybridge.com

6. Ipic Play

Picture: Ipic Play

Ipic is the largest indoor adventure park in the Northern Suburbs that also features an on-site Knead Bakery and cafe. Kids under 2 can choose between colouring on a digital wall and seeing their art come to life, a mini slide and play area, while kids between 3 and 12 years can slide down a giant spiral tunnel, climb up walls, jump on different sized trampolines, gladiator pit and even a wave-like slide – and more.

Location: Cnr Aurora & Burton Streets, Aurora, Durbanville
Contact: +27 21 205 3844
Opening times: Monday to Thursday, Saturdays 8am to 6pm | Fridays 8am to 9pm | Sundays 8am to 7pm
Cost: Toddler play R75 per 2 hours | 3 – 5 years R90 per hour | 6 and older R125 per hour
Tickets: https://ipicplay.co.za

7. Kids Factory

Picture: Kids Factory

This indoor play park features jungle gyms, soft play structures and slides for young families with children ages one to 10. All equipment is safety tested and approved.

Location: Bottelary Rd, Brackenfell at The Palms Restaurant
Contact: +27 83 349 4516
Opening times: Bookings only
Cost: R80 per child/hour | R40 for an additional hour | Grip socks R35 per pair
Tickets: http://kidsfactory.co.za

8. be.UP Park

Picture: be.UP Park

This indoor fun park caters to adults and kids alike with trampolines, climbing walls, a kids’ maze and an aerial play area. Parents are encouraged to participate with their kids or can relax in the cafe with good food and free Wi-Fi. The cash-free playground also has a dedicated soft play area for the little ones.

Location: Gardener Place, Rose Innes Street, Pinelands
Contact: +27 87 057 1400
Opening times: Monday to Thursday 11am to 5pm | Friday 11am to 6pm | Saturday 9am to 10pm | Sunday 9am to 5pm
Cost: Prices from R90 depending on activity and age
Tickets: https://beuppark.co.za

9. The Kids Shack

Picture: The Kids Shack

Children up to 12 years old can play in a garden setting with jungle gyms, zip across a bike and scooter track, zip line and splash play. The large indoor play space is equipped with climbing gear, fantasy play, soft play and crafts for rainy days. Parents can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and something to eat at the in-house coffee shop.

Location: 16 Norton Way, Marsh Memorial Grounds, Rondebosch
Contact: +27 21 761 4240
Opening times: Friday to Sunday 9.30am to 4.30pm
Cost: Under 2 years: R100 (unlimited play time) | 2 years and older R110 (unlimited playtime)
Tickets: https://thekidsshack.co.za

10. Bounce World

Picture: Bounce World

As the largest inflatable play area in South Africa, Bounce World has offered kids 9 years and under a safe space to play for more than 23 years. The site is also home to the Montague Action Sports Arena in Montague, featuring seven international courts which can be modified to play action cricket, action soccer or action netball.

Location: 15 Montague Drive, Montague Gardens
Contact: 021 552 3165 | 021 551 5220
Opening times: Saturdays, Sundays 09:00 – 18:00 | Public Holidays 09:00 – 15:00
Cost: R110 per child
Tickets: https://bounceworld.co.za

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Also read:

5 of the best places to host kids’ parties in Cape Town

Picture: Bugz Play Park

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