Here’s how to keep the kids entertained in Cape Town these school holidays.
THE SPRINGBOK EXPERIENCE RUGBY MUSEUM
Make the world cup fever and get your kids into the spirit with a trip to The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum. Little ones can witness the history of SA rugby with over 60 audio-visual displays telling the story, and trophies, jerseys and memorabilia showing off our success. Or, everyone can get active at the Springbok Trials game zone where they can sharpen up their kicking, passing and reaction skills.
Where Portswood House, Dock Road, V & A Waterfront
When Daily 10 am – 6 pm
Cost Adults R65, Scholars (6 -18 years) and pensioners R40, Free for kids under 5
Contact [email protected], +27 21 418 4741
BOOT CAMP SA
If your children are between the ages of 7 – 14 years, you’re in luck! Boot Camp SA will be hosting an adventure getaway from Monday to Thursday during this short October holiday. Kids can enjoy night fishing, paintballing and archery as well as canoe river trips and sleeping under the stars. Your children should walk away from the experience feeling more confident after learning survival, leadership and life skills.
Where Buffalo Drift River Lodge, R44, Tulbagh
When 5 October – 8 October 2015
Cost R 1 995
Contact [email protected], +27 82 455 6723
Considered the most classical ballet of all time, Giselle is a fairytale that all little ballerinas and ballerinos will fall in love with. Although the tale is a tragic one, the classical choreography and the costumes are all a dream to watch. There will be guest appearances by the internationally acclaimed dancers Hikaru Kobayashi and Frederico Bonelli from the British Royal Ballet.
Where Artscape Theatre, DF Malan Street, Foreshore
When 30 September – 4 October 2015 (matinee performances on the Saturday and Sunday)
Cost R 120 – R 250
Contact [email protected], +27 21 410 9800
RED BUS TOUR OF THE CITY
From the Aquarium to Table Mountain including Camps Bay to the Green Point Urban Park. The red city tour on the iconic double decker bus is a fun way for the kids to get to explore the Mother City. The whole family can enjoy what Cape Town has to offer with City Sightseeing’s special – two children are allowed to ride for free with the purchase of an adult ticket.
Where Stops around Cape Town
When 1 May – 15 October 2015
Cost R 180, buy online for an extra R20 discount
Contact [email protected], +27 861 733 287
HAMLEY’S BRINGING TOYS TO LIFE
Hamley and Hatty Bear, from the famous Hamley’s toy shop, will be having a ball of fun with your kids every day during lunch for the week-long break. The teddy bears will be waiting at the Amphitheatre to play games and give away all kinds of prizes. Plus, if your tiny tots spot the Hamley’s Toy Soldier, they’ll be in line to receive one of 50 free tickets to the train ride. The password for a train ticket is ‘Bringing Toys To Life’.
Where Amphitheatre, V&A Waterfront
When 3 October – 9 October 2015 1 – 2 pm
Contact Facebook event, + 27 21 418 2927
Photography Courtesy, V & A Waterfront