Things To Do In Cape Town This School Holiday

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School’s out and you’re probably thinking how on earth you’re going to keep the kids entertained for 3 whole weeks!

Don’t despair, I’ve got you covered.

If you’re staying in Cape Town for this school holiday, here’s a list of fun things to do with your kids!

Things To Do In Cape Town This School Holiday

Table Mountain Cableway Kidz Season

As a part of the Kidz Season experience, all children will receive a treasure hunt map. Other treats for youngsters include something sweet when they hand in their voucher at both the Shop at the Top and the Café!

Dont forget to check or find @TableMountainCa on Twitter, facebook or Instagram to find out if the Cableway is open and the weather conditions at the top!

An Adventure Under the Sea At Canal Walk

A watery adventure under the sea with an adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s tale of The Little Mermaid.  The captivating story of curiosity, friendship and love that crosses all borders, will feature a stand out cast, magnificent costumes, breath-taking sets and charmed puppets that will thrill the whole family in a magical musical makeover at this year’s Canal Walk Theatre.

Tickets cost R100 per person or family packages for families of 4 or more – Book at Computicket. For more info visit

kids school holidays cape town

Disney On Ice

Get ready to enter a winter wonderland as Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse bring the most magical moments from across the Disney kingdom to Cape Town.

Get whisked away into the wintery world of Disney`s Frozen, to join royal sisters Anna and Elsa, the hilarious snowman Olaf, rugged mountain-man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven as they help the sisters along the way in a story full of action, adventure, magic and unforgettable characters!

Ticket prices range from R50 to R350. You can book your tickets here

The Ice Slides Are Back At Cape Gate

From 14 June – 7 July, enter into a magical ice age-themed world at Capegate Shopping Centre and zoom down three different toboggan- style ice slides.

This year you and your family can try out a 28m long curved slide, a 24m long dipper as well as a 1.5m kiddie’s slide, which are all made from real ice.

Kids will also get to play will real ice at the Ice Play station. Also look out for the life-sized animals in the area!

Tickets cost just R80 for a full rider, R50 for a mini rider and just R30 for a non-rider.

For more information, please visit

kids school holiday cape town

Cape Town Science Centre

The Cape Town Science Centre is celebrating International Year of the Periodic Table at the with a jam-packed holiday programme!

Check out the edutaining activities they have on offer for the duration of the school holidays – which include daily hands-on workshops, busking, demonstrations, Camera Obscura Tour, Science Shows and so much more.

There’s something for kids of all ages. You can download the full programme here.

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Holiday Club At Canvas Club

Crafty kids, listen up!

Kids from ages 18 months to 13 years are welcome at the Canvas Club! Draw, cut, model, paint, sculpt, squish, mark, make, model, imagine, create, think, squirt, experiment and make new friends!

Click here to find out more about the courses and book online.

ELECTRO WIZ KIDS At Willowbridge

From 15 -24 June, you can visit ELECTRO WIZ KIDS brought to you by bpas Architects, Willowbridge Shopping Centre & Split Second Science. A new concept designed exclusively for Willowbridge Shopping Centre by Split Second Science.

The fun takes place opposite Art Jamming, Willowbridge Shopping Centre.

 Full details are available here.
kids school holiday cape town

So these are the events happening this holiday. Are you also in the mood for a drive to the winelands with the family for a day? Then check out my top kid friendly wine farms in Paarl here and here!

Happy Holidays




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