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Rainy Days & Kids Fun

With so many sites to browse we've saved you time by putting together our own personal recommendations covering travel guides, things to do, eat/drink/dance, further-a-field and recommended accommodation.

Whatever and where-ever you end up we hope you have a great trip!

Phone: 021 418 3823

TWO OCEANS AQUARIUM

…celebrating the meeting point of two oceans with over 3000 living animals, 88 species, including fish, invertebrates, reptiles and birds. Get up close to the ragged-tooth shark and African penguin plus there is a children's play centre, and restaurant.

Open daily 9.30pm-6pm

Two Oceans Aquarium
Phone: 021 783 4545

IMHOFF FARM

...located close to Kommetjie this old farm caters for the whole family. Camel, horse & pony rides, snake & reptile park, paintball, cheese dairy & shop, craft & gift shops, bakery, farm shop & tea garden, pizzeria & coffee house.

Open daily 9am - 5pm

Imhoff Farm
Phone: 021 430 7346

CAPE TOWN STADIUM VISITOR CENTRE

...fun walk around that takes in the stands, player's changing rooms, VIP/Hospitality area and the prison cell! Though you cannot stand on the pitch you can walk along-side and fully appreciate this 68,000 seater stadium.

Entrance C, Granger Bay Boulevard
Tues, Thurs & Sat - hour long tours at 10am, 12pm & 2pm

Cape Town Stadium Visitor Centre
Phone: 021 434 4639

INVERDOORN GAME RESERVE

...the Western Cape is not known for "the big 5" however if you have limited time in South Africa then this reserve, 2.5 hours drive from Cape Town, is your best option. Day game drives in 10,000 hectares with 1200 wild animals dedicated to conservation.

Inverdoorn Game Reserve
Phone: 021 421 6129

ART JAMMING

...this one is great for kids and anyone who wants to express themselves on canvas. Relaxed atmosphere and jammers are provided with canvases, paints on tap and all the tools.

27 somerset Road, Green Point
Daily 9am - 9pm

Art Jamming
Phone: 021 419 9429

SCRATCH PATCH

...scratch your way through thousands of tuble-polished gemstones such as Tiger's eye, Jasper and Crystals. Popular with all ages and a fun way to learn about different stones.

V&A Waterfront - Dock Road
Open daily 9am-9pm

Scratch Patch
Phone: 021 421 0909

PIRATE BOAT CRUISES

...the Jolly Roger sets sail (under motor!) on daily cruises from the V&A Waterfront. Fun packed for kids and adults with pirate shows. The sunset cruise is very popular and a great way to see Cape Town from a different angle.

Quay 5, V&A Waterfront
Daily every hour from 10am

Pirate Boat Cruises
Phone: 021 858 1060

MONKEY TOWN

...located close to Somerset West this centre houses over 200 primates. Offering an educational experience close up this is a fascinating day spent seeing different types of monkeys as well as many bird species and small antelope.

Mondeor Road, Somerset West
Open daily 8am-5pm

Monkey Town
Phone: 021 949 4439

COOL-RUNNING'S TOBOGGAN FAMILY PARK

...great fun, ride the 1.25km twisting steel half-pipe and reach up to 40km/h and suitable for all ages.

Opposite Bellville Velodrome, Tygervalley
Mon - Fri 11am-6pm
Sat - Sun 9am - 6pm
School & Public Holidays 9am-6pm

Cool-Running's Toboggan
Phone: 021 881 3242

CHEETAH OUTREACH

...educational and community-based programme helping to protect this endangered species. Great for kids to see and touch the fastest land animal in the world.

Paardevlei, Somerset West
Open daily

Cheetah Outreach
Phone: 021 972 1955

CAPE TOWN OSTRICH RANCH

...educational tour that takes in museum, leather factory, chick incubator and the option to sit on a live ostrich.

Van Schoordsdrif Road, Philadelphia

Cape Town Ostrich Ranch
Phone: 021 786 2329

BOULDERS BEACH

If you heading down the Peninsula to Cape Point then you have to visit the famous colony of formerly known Jackass Penguins, so called for their hilarious braying call. There is an entrance fee, which gains one access to the different walkways and view points, as well as the beach. You can also walk for free along the parameter wooden walkway.

Kleintuin Road
Daily 8am - 5pm

Boulders Beach

CINEMAS

Ster-Kinekor and Nu Metro are the two major cinema chains in South Africa showing mainly main-stream movies. Located in most large shopping centres. For more art house and alternative movies check out the Labia Cinemas in the CBD or Ster Kinekor Cinema Nouveau at the V&A Waterfront and Cavendish Square.

www.sterkinekor.com
www.numetro.co.z
www.labia.co.za

SAND CASTLE COMPETITION

A great way for kids and family to enjoy Hout Bay beach sometime in March. An annual charity event, organised by a local school, just pitch up with your buckets and spades and let your imagination go wild. Fun to walk through contructed whales, cars and castles and pick your favourite.

Sand Castle Competition
Phone: 021 418 2502

CAPE WHEEL

...a temporary attraction for the World Cup in 2010 was so popular it stayed, relocating to the bustling harbour frontage of the V&A Waterfront. Great views of Table Mountain and the city.

Cape Wheel
Phone: 021 434 6805

MOULE POINT PUTT PUTT

...a cheap fun activity for families or friends right next to the sea. Busy with locals on weekends and public holidays.

Beach Road
Moule Point
daily 9am - 9pm

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