5 Family-Friendly Activities in Cape Town’s Southern Suburbs

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If you’re looking for a variety of family-friendly activities in Cape Town, the Southern Suburbs is worth a visit.

Here is our list of family-friendly things to do in the Southern Suburbs:

College of Magic

This fun school has been around since 1980 and is a wonderful way for kids to unleash their imagination. This magical arts training organisation has a unique one-of-a-kind curriculum. The junior courses are held on Saturday mornings. The students at the college also put on amazing public shows. You could also hire a performer for your event, children’s party, staff party, or birthday.


Rush Trampoline Park

Rush Trampoline Park, an indoor park filled with trampolines for you to jump on to your heart’s content, is in Claremont. Their main attractions include the air walk, wall-to-wall trampolines, dodgeball courts, basketball slam dunk lanes, long trampoline lanes perfect for doing flips, a battle beam, and loads more.


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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

Hailed as one of the most beautiful gardens in the world, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden makes a perfect day out with the family. Take a walk along the treetop Boomslang Canopy Walkway, picnic under a shady tree, explore the Sculpture Garden, or attend The Galileo Open Air Cinema or Kirstenbosch Summer Sunset Concerts during the summer season.



Newlands Forest

Situated against the eastern slopes of Table Mountain, Newlands Forest is a firm favourite for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, offering everything from beginner to challenging hikes, serene picnics, and some of the most picturesque views around. After you work up a sweat on the trails, gather at the designated picnic spots to recharge and soak in the tranquil beauty of the forest. Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash.



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be.UP Park

Fun for the young and old alike, this indoor playground boasts a Trampoline Zone, an exclusive ALTIGAME®, Climbing Walls, and a Kids’ Maze. Visitors here can enjoy hours of fun with the option to host kids’ parties, corporate events and school groups. Once you have worked up an appetite, head to the Halal-friendly café for a bite to eat.


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