Fun Things to Do in Cape Town with Kids
Discover 76 exciting activities across Cape Town, from the Atlantic Seaboard to the Cape Winelands, that will keep children of all ages entertained
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Cape Town is a fun holiday destination. It is a city that appeals to visitors across the board.
Most of Cape Town’s suburbs cater for visitors of all ages and a variety of interests.
There are hundreds of exciting activities for children, ensuring you will not run out of ideas for things to do in Cape Town with kids.
Fun activities to keep the kids entertained
As you’ll see below, Cape Town offers many fun activities. Most places have activities for children of all ages. Some are even free or cheap. Families on a budget will also have loads of exciting options for fun things to do around the city.
Be sure to have a look at our insider’s guide which helps families visiting Cape Town choose the best place to stay (area and accommodation).
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Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard has upmarket suburbs offering luxury self-catering villas and
apartments where families of all sizes will find the perfect place stay.
Atlantic Seaboard activities
When booking your self-catering vacation rental on the Atlantic Seaboard, you will enjoy a central seaside location. The suburbs of Camps Bay, Clifton, Bantry Bay, Sea Point, Green Point and Mouille Point are close to the Mother City’s best beaches. Besides visiting Camps Bay Beach, there are also plenty of fun activities for kids of all ages.
More things to do with kids on the Atlantic Seaboard:
Booking your accommodation in Sea Point is idea because it’s near the V&A Waterfront where you will find loads of activities for kids of all ages.
City Bowl activities
The Table Mountain range is a playground in itself. It surrounds the City Bowl. There are many interesting activities here. Enjoy easy access to these activities from Camps Bay. It is only a short drive over Kloof Nek road from your seaside rental to these hotspots.
Take note of our comprehensive guide on safety tips for tourists to ensure a happy family vacation in Cape Town.
South Peninsula activities
The South Peninsula comprises the area from Noordhoek’s Long Beach to Kommetjie, through to Cape Point. On the False Bay side, the laid-back seaside suburbs of Simons Town, Fish Hoek, Kalk Bay and Muizenberg await.
Offering some of the hottest properties around the world, we guarantee your accommodation in Clifton will be nothing short of spectacular.
Southern Suburbs activities
Discover Cape Town’s leafy Southern Suburbs. All the fun things will amaze you. It is only a 20-minute drive from the Atlantic Seaboard.
When is the ideal time to visit Cape Town? We believe that every month has something special to offer visitors to our majestic Mother City.
Northern Suburbs activities
Cape Town’s Northern Suburbs is worth the 30-minute drive from town. There are loads of fun things to do with kids.
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Cape Winelands activities
The Cape Winelands is a mere 45-minute drive from the city centre. The Helderberg area features Strand, Gordons Bay and Somerset West. Stellenbosch is a popular, leafy student town. Nearby Paarl and Franschhoek are also worth the visit.
Wine tasting is at the order of the day for adults. Plenty of children’s activities make a Cape Winelands visit the ideal family-friendly outing.
More things to do with kids in the City Bowl
Cape Town, the heartland of South Africa’s wine culture, offers a diverse range of A-list vineyards along world-famous wine routes to explore.
Find a place to stay in Camps Bay
Find the best accommodation with Nox Rentals. Then plan your itinerary of fun things to do in Cape
Town with your kids. Your family will love you for it!
Cape Town is a great destination for kids
When you are on a tight budget, remember many fun activities in nature is free. You can also choose action adventures and splurge to your heart’s content. Find luxury self-catering family accommodation with Nox Rentals to settle into holiday mode. You will find so many things to do in Cape Town with kids.
Ready to start planning your trip? Find the answers to your travel-related questions in our handy, one-stopCape Town holiday planning hub – complete with info-packed guides and resources that will make planning your visit a breeze.